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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:52am
The town library used to  be housed in the basement of the old City Hall next to where the Ogden Telephone Company is now. Most people will agree with me when I say there was some sort of magic in that basement. The City Council room, with the...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 9:27am
Ogden’s state hopes came to a close along with their season in a 6-1 loss to Collins-Maxwell-Baxter whose pitching was nothing short of exemplary.  CMB pitcher Brady Stover had a heck of a game, striking out 18 batters in seven innings....
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 9:03am
From the office of the Boone County Attorney: The Boone County Attorney’s Office has completed its review of the June 27, 2016, law enforcement shooting of Michael Disbrowe in Boone County, Iowa.  The State of Iowa’s Division of...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 9:01am
You’ll need to let up on the gas a little from now on when coming into town from the overpass or leaving town on 1st Street. Ogden Police Chief Mick Bailey announced the following changes in speed limits:  The 45 mph speed limit sign...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 8:56am
  The deposit for The Freedom  Rock was donated by Mysty Stumbo, which was the first step in getting the rock to our Boone County location. According to David Bollenbaugh, this has been a two year process. There was choosing a location in...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 8:47am
It’s been a day-to-day point of interest for Kathy and me across the street. We first heard about it the end of 2015. Plans were being made for the “Treloar Building.” There would be three service businesses downstairs and the...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:13am
After 20 years of serving their warm treats to Boone County Fair goers, Ray and Dorothy Kruse made a tough, emotional decision. Their funnel cake trailer would not be parked at the fair this year. It was just getting to be too much work for the...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:11am
Max Porter is a man of few words, but I got to visit with him for a short time recently. He has a connection with the Northern Natural Gas story we shared from Herrold Rickey. It was either 1955 or 1956 when Max was sixteen or seventeen years old,...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:10am
Melissa Dunlap has replaced Kris Van Pelt as Ogden Community School District Business Manager. She comes from Central College where she worked in the business office as the Accounts Payable Director. She is working on certification for this position...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:09am
Joe Schmidt grew up just a few blocks away from Ogden’s Spinning Wheels Skating Rink. He spent many hours there and has lots of positive memories from those years. When the opportunity came for him and his wife to purchase the business from...
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