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02/21/2017 - 11:08am
The Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church was organized Feb. 4, 1914, at the Congregational Church, under the leadership of Pastor C.A. Johnson of Swede Valley Lutheran Church. Twenty-nine charter members and 42 children were received into membership on that day. The congregation was received into the Iowa Conference of the Augustana Lutheran Church when it met at Stanton, Iowa, in 1915. Recorded...
02/21/2017 - 11:05am
District large group speech contest was held Saturday, Jan. 21 in Perry. A total of 21 students combined for six entries Two entries, both improvisation advanced to state competition Saturday, Feb. 4 at Valley High School in Des Moines. Improvisation participants draw three topics, then have two minutes to plan out a storyline based on one of the...
02/21/2017 - 11:01am
Registrations are now being taken for the Fourth Annual Bulldog Ball hosted by the Ogden Alumni Association. (See ad on page two this week). The event will take place Saturday, March 25 at TK’s Event Center, 1805 Mamie Eisenhower Avenue in Boone. This year the Alumni Association and guests will be honoring the Ogden wrestling program. Early...
02/21/2017 - 11:00am
World Day of Prayer for 2017 will be observed in the Ogden area at Community United Methodist Church on Friday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m. World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led my Christian women who welcome anyone to join them in prayer and action for peace and justice. The women of the Philippines have written the program this year...
02/21/2017 - 10:56am
A mother walks into her young teenage son’s room, bends and scoops up a shirt and sock from the floor. She shakes her head at the scrunched bedspread, more off the bed than on. When she attempts to straighten the bedding a CD case drops to the floor and pops open. But there is no CD inside. She sees what appears to be a scale. She was...
02/21/2017 - 10:51am
An anonymous donation of $400 came into the Ogden School District last December from who Supt. Dr. Tim Hoffman described as “an alumni with a heart.” The donor stipulated it be applied to families who have overdue lunch accounts. He/she had apparently read a story about schools having issues with growing balances from students charging...
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