Kathy Pierce

01/09/2019 - 10:02am
We were introduced to “Blue” in a Christmas letter when Dave and Cindy Pierce of West Des Moines announced they have a new family member. Or you might call Blue a long lost family member who found his way back into the family. I had actually met him years ago, long before he had gone through a transformation. He was even a guest of ours, spending over 10 years on our farm. We’ve...
01/09/2019 - 9:59am
“It’s hard to explain the excitement,” said Wade’s father Doug Sundell after it was announced his son had won the world championship. “He’s been reserve champion a couple times and placed third once. It came down to the tenth round and he was just about the last horse coming out. We knew it was close.”...
01/03/2019 - 5:05pm
Cal Hennick has spent the past 44 years snipping hair from his little shop on mainstreet, and after 50 years in the barbering business is stepping away from the barber chair and will officially be retired April 1. Hennick followed in his grandfather’s footsteps making barbering his career. After graduating from the Iowa Barber College in Des...
01/03/2019 - 4:52pm
Maneuvering the halls of Ogden High School has been a challenge lately, one the students don’t really seem to mind, though. Most recently, arrows and signs direct them through the back doors and across the auditorium stage as the auditorium undergoes a face lift and expansion. A new front office/ foyer and middle school addition are part of...
12/24/2018 - 10:09am
    I talked with John Jones on the phone after hearing about the fire, and as typical this time of year, was about to wish him a Merry Christmas as our conversation drew to a close . . . then caught myself. It just seemed wrong. Celebrating a holiday is the last thing on his mind, after last Tuesday. I could hear it in his voice -...
12/05/2018 - 9:22am
Coach Ben Van Wyk feels he is working with a more experienced team than last year when he took over the helm as Ogden girls basketball coach. A number of them he says were playing varsity for the first time last year on a struggling team that finished 8-15. That experience has gotten them off to a good start on the new season as they are...
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