Shannon Wirtz

12/12/2017 - 2:35pm
It is no secret that Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I enjoy the lights, the music, the decorating. All of it. The things I enjoy the most during this time of year, though, are the traditions. One being, the Sing-A-Long at Battin Chapel.  The little white country church down the road from my family farm has always had a special place in my heart as well as two very special men in...
08/08/2017 - 9:23am
Thirty flags were donated to the City of Ogden on Monday evening on behalf of the Dan Sesker Memorial Poker Run. These flags will be used to replace or add to the display put up by the Ogden Water Buffaloes at Glenwood Cemetery.  With the help from the community, this year’s benefit brought in around $12,000 that is used to help support...
06/13/2017 - 11:20am
There’s always something for everyone at a garage sale I think! I started my garage sale career young as my grandma lives and breathes the season!  Thanks to my good friend, and new mom, Bailee, who took time out of her busy new life to help this crazy lady prepare for the garage sale of the decade, we got it done. We had everything...
03/28/2017 - 9:07am
I wasn’t sure what to expect when a friend, coincidentally who I got to know through 4-H, asked me to come listen in on the annual lease agreement meeting between the Boone County Fair Board and Boone County Supervisors last week. What drew us to this casual sit-down? The discussion of allowing the Fair Board to serve alcohol during the...
03/21/2017 - 10:50am
You probably remember reading about our great adventure last spring, and if you are our friends on Facebook you have probably already seen that we continued our tradition this year although we were missing one.  Yes, while traditional college kids were heading south to avoid Mother Nature’s cold attitude last weekend, my crew and I hung...
03/21/2017 - 10:44am
Our community mourns the loss of a young woman whose life was claimed in a tragic car accident Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Colorado Spring, Colorado. Kelby Engleen, 21, is the daughter of Troy Engleen, of Ogden, and Laurie (Johnson) Engleen of Boone. She was a 2013 graduate of Ogden High School.  Police say a 2001 Jeep Cherokee driven by 22-...
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