Kathy Pierce

04/25/2017 - 10:42am
The possibility of Ogden closing one of its school buildings struck hard throughout the community. After all, many living here spent their elementary years in that building, later sending their children through the fourth grade there and now even grandchildren. Howe School was built in 1955 and additions were put on in 1999 and 2004. “The three school buildings served our district well and...
04/25/2017 - 10:40am
This month Alfred B. Dogden is sporting a medal that represents the “No-namers” group, one of 15 Districts that make up Bulldog Nation, a new concept OHS Principal Jenn Peter and Athletic Director Ben Van Wyk are hoping will take hold at the high school. Bulldog Nation is about opportunities for leadership, helping students become more...
04/25/2017 - 9:50am
The marquee of the former Ogden Theatre (now home to McGraw Senior Center) has been an icon on main street for over 75 years. Its status had come under question after severe water damage was detected. Repairs would be expensive. Apparently community members feel strongly about restoring this downtown feature - after just a short period of time a...
04/18/2017 - 10:04am
February of last year, when Curt Erickson took ownership of Country Aire Mobile Home Park east of Ogden just off of Hwy. 30, the 62-capacity park had just 20 occupied homes. His intentions were to keep the park and make improvements. But upon learning that the 40-year-old lagoon was inadequate and not in compliance with the DNR, he made the tough...
04/11/2017 - 10:57am
In this day and age, having an online presence is crucial. What is the first thing someone does when seeking information about a topic? They reach for their smart phone and “Google it.” A wealth of information is instantly available at our fingertips.  Ogden is taking advantage of technology to promote its community. We in Ogden...
04/04/2017 - 9:28am
When doing our 60 Years Ago column each week, I notice numerous small articles dotting the society page. Card clubs were popular during the 1950s and 1960s when many women, who were stay-at-home moms, gathered weekly and played cards. Their creative names easily revealed what their club was about: U-Delt-Em Club, Hoos-Hi Bridge, Tuesday Pinochle...
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