Kathy Pierce

02/20/2018 - 1:03pm
They were just four amateur musicians who came together after school and on weekends, doing what they loved, making music. You may even say they became quite the entrepreneurs, booking gigs all around central Iowa and earning a nice profit along the way. Their stint lasted only three years. They graduated high school and went their separate ways. Over fifty years later, “The Bushmen”...
02/13/2018 - 3:00pm
Just what are Ogden’s housing needs? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community Economic Development shared results of Ogden’s Housing Needs Assessment during two town hall events Monday, Jan. 28 at the Leonard Good Community Center. Abbie Gaffey, ISUEO Community Economic Development Program Specialist presented data...
01/23/2018 - 1:39pm
McGraw Senior Citizen Center, located at 241 W Walnut Street in the heart of downtown Ogden,  once served as the local theater. William McGraw purchased the Ogden Theatre in June of 1949, showing movies seven nights a week. Ogden Reporter editor Gary Alban, in a tribute to the beloved McGraw wrote: “There were many nights when nobody...
01/17/2018 - 9:17am
As fall progressed into winter boat sightings on Don Williams Lake diminished. And along with the boats, the fishermen. Then the water froze over and fishing picked up - ice fishing that is.  Tanner Scheuermann, Boone County Conservation Director, said that since the first of the year he is seeing on average, about five to six ice shacks on...
01/17/2018 - 9:13am
Back in June of 2017 voters passed a $10.875 million bond issue allowing the district to proceed with a facility project that involves a sixth through eighth grade classroom addition at Ogden High School and remodeling of the classroom areas at the middle school to accommodate pre-K through fifth grade. After that, “it’s been a...
12/19/2017 - 10:51am
One aunt’s personal experience was the inspiration for a special gift she has given to each of her nieces and nephews. But the gift isn’t just for their benefit. Jenny Carlson would relish the time spent with each of them before they left for college. Her gift, a two-week vacation to Europe.  Upon graduation from Ogden High School...
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