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Easter, 2018

March 18, 2018 In a couple of weeks, we will celebrate Easter, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It happens this year to fall on April 1st, traditionally considered April Fool’s Day. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

March 15, 2018 Did you attend the Tama County Historical Society’s sponsored program “Hati”? It was well attended and it was very interesting. more »»

That small town atmosphere

March 11, 2018 I know I reminisce often, but the way the world today is and the shape it’s in, taking a look back in time takes the edge of a bit, don’t you think? By the way, did you notice that last week’s... more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

March 8, 2018 The chairman of the Wieting Theatre Guild, Denise Fletcher, will give a report on our community’s project of providing special housing for the people of Haiti. more »»

Catching a mouse

March 4, 2018 Last week we discovered that a mouse had moved in to our home. Uninvited and unwanted. But that didn’t deter him at all. He move in and took occupation in, of all places, our bathroo. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

March 1, 2018 It looks like we will be starting some of the renovation on the theatre sooner than I had anticipated. more »»

My Country Tis Of Thee...

February 25, 2018 ...Sweet Land of Liberty, of thee I sing. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

February 22, 2018 The Wieting Theatre Guild has their annual meeting each year to inform everyone what has happened at the Wieting during the previous year. more »»

What Did We Do Way Back Then???

February 18, 2018 Cable TV with hundreds of channels, the Internet, Facebook, Cell Phones and all the other electronic and technological gadgets and advancements we have today has made our lives so much more fun,... more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

February 15, 2018 My oldest son Jimmy’s class is having their 50th class reunion at the Stoplight Festival this July. more »»

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

February 11, 2018 Valentine’s Day is a few days away. But for many “romantically-challenged” of us guys, it’s time to prepare. This day more than any other is stressful for men. I’m not sure why, it just is. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

February 8, 2018 I got to thinking about the good lod days and how we did a lot of different things to keep the Wieting doors open. I discovered that we have a lot of talented people and we still do. more »»

Faces on Facebook

February 4, 2018 Facebook is quite an interesting phenomena, don’t you think? Who would have thought that twenty years ago or so, one could stay in touch with friends, relatives and classmates all at the push of a... more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

February 1, 2018 Since we acquired our last grant for Phase II we will be getting everything lined up to proceed with the backstage project. When this takes place we will be closed for awhile. more »»

“King of the World”

January 28, 2018 The other night after I had gone to bed for that long winter’s night nap, I was whisked off to one of my favorite places..... more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

January 25, 2018 I haven’t been informed about any live entertainment booked for the Wieting. more »»

Small Town, U S A

January 21, 2018 I don’t have any definite proof and haven’t looked for any statistics or studies about this, but I get the feeling that readers of newspapers are somewhere in the golden years of their live. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

January 18, 2018 The theatre guild and theatre just received great news yesterday. The last grant we needed to finish our Phase II fundraiser task has just come through. more »»

Hollywood and awards!!!

January 14, 2018 How do you spell “hypocrisy”? H O L L Y W O O D ! I sure hope that my faithful, intelligent, wise and down-to-earth readers of this column did not waste your time watching the Global Golden Goose... more »»

On the Stump - Politics 2018

January 12, 2018 Washington, DC: Continuing to advocate for Draining the Swamp, Rep. Rod Blum (R-IA) has introduced four new bills to add to his "Drain the Swamp" Package. more »»



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