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04/24/2018 - 3:30pm
McGraw Senior Citizens Center is one of three Ogden entities who applied for and received a grant from Boone County Endowment. The Center was requesting financial assistance to convert the existing bathrooms to unisex and handicapped accessible. They were awarded $12,000. Ogden Athletic Boosters are receiving $5,000 to purchase and install a new scoreboard; and Ogden Legacy will be applying...
04/24/2018 - 2:52pm
The Ogden Total Fitness building at 625 East Walnut was taken down Tuesday, April 17 to make room for a new Dollar General store. Dollar General, an American chain of variety stores,  purchased the property from Chad and Valerie Arnold who will be relocating to downtown Ogden in the former Patio Pros Building at 218 West Walnut Street....
04/24/2018 - 2:39pm
He was asked once. He was asked again, then finally on the third call Paul Dragoo felt he should maybe give it some consideration.  “I thought it was the craziest thing,” Paul said. “I was just an old farm kid.” But he admits it was one of the best jobs! He had been working for the county as an assistant foreman, when...
04/24/2018 - 2:36pm
As a 100-year-old building, one expects to hear creaks and cracks, but Boone County’s Courthouse employees know there is more to tell. They call him Gaylord, named by then custodian Brian Gustafson 33 years ago. Meet the resident ghost. Gaylord would often make an “appearance” in the evening, roaming the halls after the offices...
04/17/2018 - 8:42am
Science room, art room, media center, nearly every available room at Ogden High School was occupied. A guardian at the door was an indication that room was one of the nine centers. Musicians from a dozen schools invaded Ogden Saturday, April 7 when OHS hosted the State Solo and Ensemble Contest. Parents, grandparents, fellow students quietly take...
04/17/2018 - 8:37am
Hunter Swanson-Arthur, left, a 6’2” 280 lb. lineman for the Bulldogs, has signed a letter of intent to play football at William Penn University in Oskaloosa. He is the son of Heather and Craig Swanson-Arthur. Cole Gunderson, son of Mike and Kayla Gunderson, has signed with Graceland University in Lamoni. At 6’ 5”, 200 lbs...
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