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What’s Happening at the Wieting?

It is time to reflect on the happenings this past year at the Wieting.Some of the happenings in 2019 have been; trivia night, bus tours, special dinner show with an entertainer from the midwest, Camp Creamery school and performance by the students, open house for the new addition, use of the ...

What’s Happening at the Wieting?

I would like to say "Thank You" to everyone for their kind words to my family. God bless you.A big thank you to the community for the support of the renovation of the Wieting and the new addition. It has been a long process but it is now finished except for paying off the balance owed.Thank you ...

What’s Happening at the Wieting?

I need to make a correction on what is available at the concession stand. You may buy a coupon and receive a small bag of pop corn; small candy and a bottle of pop, Gatorade or a bottle of tea. This is called a concession stand Snack Pack. I called it the wrong thing last week.The punch card ...

Christmas Quiz – Just for you!

In the song "Frosty the Snowman," what made Frosty come to life?In the Bible, wise men gave gifts to the babe. How many wise men were there?Name the reindeer Santa uses that start with the letter "D."How many reindeer are featured in the poem "T'was the Night Before Christmas?"What well-known ...

The gift-givers and receivers!

We take many things for The gift-givers and receivers!granted. With the early October snow, all I could think of was winterizing the car, cleaning the garage, mowing the lawn one last time, etc. But I didn't think about the beautiful gift of snowjust all the work it generated.What about the ...

What’s Happening at the Wieting?

Are you in need of a gift for anyone? The Wieting has a gift for sale that will please anyone who enjoys going to a movie.We have two different gifts that are available.First we have a five punch card to any movie either a 3-D or 2-D.Also available are combo cards. You get a small pop corn, a ...

It’s time to get politically correct!!

Do you remember being asked these two questions from time to time; "If not now, when" and "If not me, who"? Well folks this ol' curmudgeon has decided the time is now and it's me that has to change.I am entering the "politically correct" world. At least to the best of my ability. Won't be easy ...

Touring the Evening Skies

I can't tell you how disappointed I was the morning of November 11 to wake up and see all the clouds and read the weather forecast. Every day for a week or so before the predicted "Transit of Mercury", I had been checking the forecast hoping it would change for the better. Unfortunately, it ...

Medicare-For-All

Letter to the Editor:Medicare-For-AllToo expensive? Not if we once again insure that corporations and the wealthy are actually paying taxes owed and also restore higher taxes upon both as was comparable in decades past. Whatever increase might come to the middle class will be more than made up ...

Black Friday-now, black plates!

What is it with black? Now, we have black license plates. I remember when the plates were black on white, then going to colorful license plates. I liked them.The business world enjoys "being in the black." As a kid, I drank "black cows."Blackened skies are not a good signneither are black ...