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Tama County Jail Bookings & Arrests

February 14, 2020 Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always established in a court of law. Jan. 21 2:27 p.m. more »»

The art of being a sesquipedalian

February 13, 2020 I’ve never been convicted of being the brightest light bulb in the Sheda family, but I think of myself as having a certain acumen when it comes to winter banality and jejune times. more »»

Take A Mulligan, (Litertally)

February 9, 2020 As you are well aware, this column is called “Take A Mulligan.” For the few that never heard this phrase, it comes to us from the world of golf. more »»

My “Kind-Of, Sort-Of, Bucket List”

February 2, 2020 Ever since that movie with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman a few years back, a lot of people began formulating their own “bucket list.” Have you? Nah, me either. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

January 30, 2020 The four ladies in the photo last week in front of the concession stand left to right are Pam Kacer as the duck (she also made her costume), Judy Chamberlin as a black cat. more »»

What I’ve learned so far about life

January 26, 2020 Do you ever get those times where there is nothing, absolutely nothing coming our of your head? You don’t? Hmmmm............I get those days quite frequently. more »»

The Higher Order!

January 25, 2020 Jumping in the car, I noticed how messy it had become! I cleaned and vacuumed the car, washing and waxing it three weeks ag. more »»

Winter storm warning for Tama County, portions of Iowa

January 23, 2020 Do you know these former guild members? They are dressed for Halloween movies in 1986. The answer will be here next week. more »»

Christmas Vacation

January 19, 2020 Several years ago the Sheda clan decided to do away with presents for Christmas. more »»

Record breaking normal!

January 18, 2020 When our children were growing up, we played a car game of oxymorons…like “widely scattered darkness” and “heated ice. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

January 16, 2020 It’s a new year and things to be done so let’s get to it. Carol Matta and I are having a fundraiser for Phase II of the Wieting Theatre’s renovation. It is set for Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 7 p.m. more »»

The Good Old Days !!

January 12, 2020 Let’s jump in the in the time machine and head backwards to a more peaceful and serene place. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

January 2, 2020 It is time to reflect on the happenings this past year at the Wieting. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

December 26, 2019 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. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

December 20, 2019 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. more »»

Christmas Quiz - Just for you!

December 15, 2019 In the song “Frosty the Snowman,“ what made Frosty come to life? In the Bible, wise men gave gifts to the babe. more »»

The gift-givers and receivers!

December 14, 2019 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, et. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

December 12, 2019 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. more »»

It’s time to get politically correct!!

December 8, 2019 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 chang. more »»

Touring the Evening Skies

December 6, 2019 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. more »»



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