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04/01/2020 - 5:05pm
If you’re cooped up at home with schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ogden elementary teacher Rachel Kelly’s advice is to “read, read, read!” Students can work to improve their skills with parents’ help at home. And parents can play an instrumental role in making sure no time is lost this spring in educating their children. “Read to your kids. These...
04/01/2020 - 5:03pm
Katelyn Anderson has a goal, to light a fire in her students and to remind them that all things rural don't need to relate to people who live on the farm. Anderson is the new agriscience instructor/FFA advisor for high school and 7th and 8th grade students in Ogden. While the middle school program is more of an exploratory nature the students...
03/28/2020 - 2:37pm
A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Boone County according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) Saturday, March 28. According to the update the individual is between the ages of 18 and 40.  For update information on COVID-19 you can visit the IDPH here: https://idph.iowa.gov/or go to the Iowa website on...
03/25/2020 - 4:54pm
“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music,” singer and songwriter Billy Joel once said. While students are at home with schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ogden’s K-5...
03/25/2020 - 4:50pm
The past week saw the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak when the World Health Organization declared the disease as a pandemic on March 11. With that event, information flow has been constant as this fluid situation continues to change. With that abundance of information, there’s also the possibility of misinformation to be spread. This...
03/25/2020 - 4:46pm
Cornelius Burton, owner of Rhyno Pressure Washing, isn’t just a businessman; he’s a dad. And he isn’t taking the COVID-19 outbreak sitting down. On Tuesday, March 17 Burton and his family stopped by Ogden’s city park to disinfect the playground. “We power wash houses and businesses, so with the coronavirus around and...
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