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John’s 50th Class Reunion

July 15, 2019 I believe it was around 1965 that about 13 young impressionable 8th graders graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic school in Chelsea. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

July 11, 2019 The parking, sidewalks, curbsa and entrance to the parking lot of the new addition are poured and scored. The landscaping is yet to be done and then I believe Phase II will be accomplished. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

July 5, 2019 Market Report for June 28, 2019 Two months of the Toledo Farmers’ Market is done. With that being said we have four more months of market. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

July 4, 2019 If you have been by the Wieting lately you know how much of the new parking lot has been poured. It is all coming together now. Soon it will be all done. more »»

Summertime in Chelsea in the 60’s

June 30, 2019 School’s out for summer! St. Joseph’s Catholic School and the Chelsea Public School are officially closed for the summer months. The town kids in Chelsea are free as bird. more »»

Mud and slop!

June 29, 2019 Growing up on a farm in northern Iowa as a small kid, I got bored and looked for fun. My favorite was annoying the hogs. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

June 28, 2019 Market Report for June 21, 2019 The rain finally let up before the Toledo Farmers’ Market started, but the wind took over. We had a few vendors stay at hom. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

June 27, 2019 July will be a busy month at the Wieting. Starting July 11, 12 and 13th will be the stage production of “Our Town”. The performers are all local people. more »»

Things I have learned

June 23, 2019 Ya know, after inhaling & exhaling for some sixty-seven years, you’d think a guy should have learned some things along the way. Haruumph! Well, I have. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

June 21, 2019 Market Report for June 14, 2019 It was a grand night for the Toledo Farmers’ Market. Our musician was unable to perform on this Friday night. We wish Dave Gray a speedy recover. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

June 20, 2019 Thank you to the people who called with the information about who some of the projectionists were at the Wieting. more »»

Lawn Bloopers!

June 15, 2019 There’s a side to every one of us that we like to keep hidden; and that’s when we find our stupidity on full display. Years ago, we bought a house located on a steep hill. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

June 14, 2019 Market Report for June 7, 2019 What a super night for the Toledo Farmers’ Market. At the strike of 5 the whistle blew and everyone was off to the tables. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

June 13, 2019 I’m sorry about not getting my column done for last weeks paper. Maybe I did too much partying for this old girl. The cast of the “Our Town” production have been practicing so hard. more »»

End of the School Year Test

June 9, 2019 School kids throughout Tama County are finished with school for the next couple of months or so and each one brought home that coveted Report Card which showed whether on not they were being elevate... more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

June 7, 2019 Market Report for May 31, 2019 Wow, one month of the Toledo Farmers’ Market done. With that being said we have five more months of market left. Plenty of time to do some shopping. more »»

Nostalgia, 101

June 2, 2019 For the last month or so, nostalgia has been ever so present. First, I’m gearing up for my 50th High School Reunion at South Tama. Wow! Secondly, my nephew, T.J. more »»

We need more Grizzly Adams!

June 1, 2019 Cutting up some lumber the other day, I discarded pieces into the trash only to stop and think how wasteful I was being. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

May 31, 2019 Market Report for May 24, 2019 The South Tama High School and Middle School Jazz Bands did an awesome job entertaining at the Toledo Farmers’ Market. There was a nice crowd who enjoyed the musi. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

May 30, 2019 We are in the process of putting a list together with the names of the past projectionists at the Wieting. If you can recall any names please inform Denise Fletcher or myself. more »»

 
 

 

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