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What's Happening at the Wieting

January 9, 2014 Thank you for your support and attendance at the Wieting for 2013, now on to 2014. Our events booked so far are: Jan. 19 “The Floppy Show” Mar. 9 “Dances In Company” Mar. more »»

The Chelsea Sesquicentennial

January 5, 2014 Ya know, when you think about it, the “good ol’ days” really were the good old day. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting

January 2, 2014 Jim Roan reported to the Guild at their monthly meeting that the debt still owed on the renovation is now down to $75,000. The Wieting guild has contributed $23,000 to bring this total down. more »»

Happy New Year

December 29, 2013 2014 is breathing down our necks. I’ve seen quite a few new years begin and I’ve even managed to remember most of them, although the early twenties, (age not year), were somewhat of a blur. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting

December 25, 2013 Our next event at the Wieting is the “Duane & Floppy Film Festival 2014. more »»

Iowa Juvenile Home benefactor benefited from his stay

December 23, 2013 To the people of Iowa Thank you! Thank you! I am one of, my guess, 10,000 kids from all over Iowa that your tax dollars have help through the services of the Iowa State Juvenile Home, in Toledo. more »»

What's Ha[[ening at the Wieting

December 19, 2013 Let’s do a little catching up. more »»

Christmas 2013

December 19, 2013 If you’re at all familiar with this column, you know that I’ve been in Africa for the past few week. more »»

Tanzania, Week No. 2

December 15, 2013 We are beginning our second week here in Tanzania. I am traveling with two men, one being Bill Reed from the Winthrop/Lamont area, who is on about his 20th Mission trip here. This is my fourth. more »»

What's happening at the Wieting

December 12, 2013 Our next event at the Wieting is on Sunday, Jan. 19th. It will be Jeff Stein’s presentation of “The Floppy Show”. Yes, the Floppy Show we adults loved to watch when we were youn. more »»

Hello from Tanzania

December 8, 2013 Can you believe the magic of the Internet? Here I am some eight to ten thousand miles away from you, (ha, you can’t get rid of me), and with a push of the “Send” button, I am right in the Living Roo... more »»

What's happening at the Wieting

December 5, 2013 “Tis the season to be jolly.” How about being happy and singing or humming to the Christmas concert music on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. more »»

Home on the Range

December 4, 2013 If I close my eyes, and think real hard, I can almost hear grandpa singing one of his cowboy songs. I imagine it to be “Home on the Range. more »»

Happy Thanksgiving

December 1, 2013 This coming Sunday, I’m leaving for Tanzania, East Africa, for a two week Mission Trip. This will be my fourth time going there and after my first trip there in 2006, I returned a very changed man. more »»

Some time

November 27, 2013 “If I had a box just for wishes And dreams that had never come true The box would be empty Except for the memory Of how they were answered by you” -From “Time in a Bottle” by the late crooner Jim... more »»

Where were you when...

November 24, 2013 If you were born before November 22, 1963, you most certainly remember where you were, what you were thinking and wondering what the future might hol. more »»

What's happening at the Wieting

November 21, 2013 It looks like November is going to be a busy month at the Wieting. On Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Reinig Center we will have our annual “Trivia Night” fundraiser. more »»

A day late and a dollar short

November 20, 2013 It was February 26, 1983. I had been living in SW Florida for almost 2 years. I grew up an Iowa boy. I read the Des Moines Register most every morning. more »»

I am pro-life ––period

November 17, 2013 Sometime back, I wrote a column about my position on Pro-Life and it really struck a chord. more »»

What's happening at the Wieting

November 14, 2013 Our next two events are back to back. On Saturday, Nov. 23 we will sponsor our annual "Trivia Night." Each table rents for $80. You may have up to 8 people on your team. more »»



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