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01/22/2020 - 9:05am
The first annual Kyler Kiner Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament will be held at the Ogden High School here Saturday (Jan. 25). The tourney was developed this year and will continue in future years in memory of Kiner, according to Ogden wrestling head coach Jesse Sundell. He noted part of the profits will go to fund a scholarship in memory of Kiner, who passed away this past fall. Kiner was well-...
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...
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 - 11:42am
Asbestos was inspected and identified in certain areas of the fire site. Abatement is expected to begin late next week. Asbestos is a fiber that when inhaled is harmful to your respiratory system, Wisecup Trucking will be taking every safety precaution to prevent the release of any asbestos fibers. Large signs, plus red asbestos tape will be...
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