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Urge support for south Tama Revenue Purpose Statement vote

April 2, 2016 Dear Editor, We would like to encourage the South Tama voters to support the South Tama County School District by voting YES to extend the STC’s Revenue Purpose Statement on April 5th. more »»

What's happening at the Wieting ?

March 31, 2016 The final Fine Arts event in this years series is “Dancers & Company”. This takes place Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wieting. Tickets are available at the door starting at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Easter Week, 1958

March 27, 2016 In my home town of Chelsea, Easter week was huge. Especially when you were seven years old. Chelsea was a town of about 385 people except during holidays, summer vacations and spring breaks. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

March 24, 2016 Don’t forget on Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. at the Wieting we will have the last event of the Fine Arts series. This will be “Dancers & Company. more »»

“Spring Is A-Coming”

March 20, 2016 This coming Sunday, (me thinks), March 20 will be the first day of spring. We’ve enjoyed (or not), the prelude to spring with Daylight Saving Time and now we’re ready for spring. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting

March 17, 2016 Did you go to “The Fez concert? I understand it was wonderful. You get your money’s worth. They played from 7-10:30 p.m. The theatre was close to being ful. more »»

Spring Forward; Fall Back

March 13, 2016 As many of you know, this column is here to keep you informed and up-to-date on just about any and every thin. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

March 10, 2016 The Wieting Theatre Guild will have their annual meeting at the Toledo Library on Thursday, March 17 at 5:30 p.m. The yearly report by the Guild treasurer will be presented. more »»

Life is precious

March 6, 2016 Two weeks ago, my wife and I attended a funeral of a six month old baby girl. Her name was Brittany Rose. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

March 3, 2016 The next event at the Wieting will take place Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m. The group is called :The Fez” The show is a tribute to “Steely Dan”. One of the performers is a local man. Jeremiah Murphy. more »»

Obituary of Common Sense!

February 28, 2016 Today, we mourn the passing of an old friend by the name of Common Sense. Common Sense lived a long life, but died from heart failure at the brink of the Millennium. more »»

Valentines At The Shedas

February 21, 2016 Now, this column is not going to be easy for many of you. It’s not exactly tough love stuff but it’s something, that’s for sure. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

February 18, 2016 Next week we have two events taking place at the Wieting. On Thursday, February 18th the PEO of Toledo is having a fundraiser for Phase II of the Wieting. more »»

Now, What???

February 14, 2016 Well, here we are—the middle winter in Iowa. The Iowa Caucus is over, (aren’t we all glad about that?), and now the Super Bowl is behind us. more »»

What's happening at the Wieting?

February 11, 2016 Before I start my column I want to give you the dates for Camp Creamery. The dates are July 26 thru July 30. We haven’t heard about the cast yet. more »»

The Caucuses: Iowa spoke

February 7, 2016 After a grueling six months or so, the Iowa Caucuses are over. The entire nation had its’ eyes on us. The cable networks of CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and others were all in Des Moines and other places. more »»

What's happening at the Wieting?

February 4, 2016 Another encounter with Ella happened to a projectionist. He was in the projection booth putting the film together. When he had finished he left the booth, locked the door and started down the steps. more »»

The Iowa Caucuses

January 31, 2016 For the past several months, our great state of Iowa has been all over the new. more »»

What's happening at the Wieting?

January 28, 2016 Every once in awhile I write a column about my memories of different things that happened at the Wieting, This is a short story about my first encounter with Ella Wieting, The old guild members were... more »»

Those Good Old Days, (Again)

January 24, 2016 Do you remember watching TV way back when. Later 50’s and early 60’s, for example. Now compare the shows back then to what we are forced to watch today. more »»



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