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01/22/2020 - 9:01am
Efforts are underway to save a piece of history: Eldon and Bekki Kirkland’s 101-year-old barn in rural Ogden. The Kirklands’ barn is one of the largest brick barns left in Iowa at 75 by 55 feet. Since purchasing the property a little over three years ago, the couple has installed new windows and doors as they could afford to. But this past fall, they realized the condition of the barn...
01/15/2020 - 11:26am
This story is part of a series of spotlights on local businesses. No job is too big or too small for Tyler Wisecup and his crew at Wisecup Trucking just north of Ogden. The company specializes in demolition services and excavation, offers 25 and 30-yard roll off dumpsters, and operates a salvage yard. Wisecup Trucking has most recently been...
01/15/2020 - 11:22am
Clean-up has started on the remains of the Ogden Mart. The loss of the town's grocery store in a fire last November was a tragic blow to the community but the new year will see the lot cleaned up for new possibilities. Cleaning up the remains is a big task, made all the more complicated by the expectation of asbestos in the rubble. The day...
01/08/2020 - 12:59pm
Sternquist Garage and Tire, located at 1823 W. 3rd St., Boone, is celebrating a century of service in 2020, as owner Don Elsberry continues a tradition of offering great customer service and getting the job done right. The comprehensive auto repair and maintenance shop offers free estimates and everything from oil changes, tire repair and changes...
12/31/2019 - 11:41am
2019 was the last year of the 2010s, and a memorable year it was for the Ogden community. The year began with a workin- progress for the Ogden Community School district as construction of an addition to the high school and middle school. Work on the new additions continued through the year, updating the facilities to 6-12 graders for years to come...
12/24/2019 - 12:31pm
Students from Sacred Heart met with a very special alumni recently as the school arranged for three students to interview 103-year-old Bernardine Gorman. Gorman, who graduated from Sacred Heart in 1935, is the oldest living alumni of Sacred Heart. Her family moved to Boone from South Dakota to escape the Dust Bowl, enrolling her in Sacred Heart...
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