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02/26/2020 - 11:07am
On February 10, the United and Ogden Community Schools’ Boards of Education held special meetings. At these meetings, each board voted to enter into an operational sharing agreement for superintendent services. Per the agreement, Ogden Superintendent Dr. Pam Dodge will assist United Schools as interim superintendent for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year and as a shared superintendent...
02/05/2020 - 10:35am
Making a difference in the lives of others while offering unique, quality products is a priority for Carol Christensen at New Moon Mercantile at 325 W Walnut, Ogden. This month, she’s expanding her product line to include Oak Lane Candle Co.’s Wings of Refuge candle line and bracelets made by survivors of sex trafficking. New Moon...
01/29/2020 - 12:16pm
Teaching kids how to exercise, eat right and decrease screen time – while having fun – is the goal as Boone County ISU Extension and Outreach offers the Healthy Hearts After School program to students in kindergarten through fourth grade at Ogden Elementary School from 2:10-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons this February. Each program...
01/29/2020 - 12:13pm
Five Ogden High School students, Alex Bebb, Edward Chumbley, Levi Russo, Jordan King and Linden Seeger were among Iowa’s top science and math students who competed on Jan. 25 in an intense question and answer competition in the 30th annual Ames Laboratory/ Iowa State University Regional High School Science Bowl. The Ogden team joined other...
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...
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...
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