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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 »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

January 21, 2016 The guild doesn’t have the date when the Camp Creamery will be at the Wieting for a week of training and then the performance of the groups. We do know it will be in Jul. more »»

Last thoughts for 2016

January 17, 2016 First it was my New Year’s Resolutions, then my New Year’s Predictions. Forgive me, but before we move on with the rest of 2016, here are some final thoughts about the upcoming new year. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

January 14, 2016 This last weeks movie is a good example for you to be on your toes - I’m talking about a movie being changed at the last moment. more »»

Resolutions or Predictions?

January 10, 2016 Last week faithful readers of The Tama News got to read my New Year’s Resolutions. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting

January 7, 2016 As of today the upcoming events at the Wieting are: Fine Arts Series: FEZ on Sat. March 5 at 7 p.m. Opera Iowa - Cinderella on Thurs., Feb 18 Fine Arts Series: Dancers and Company on Sun. more »»

Disability Rights Iowa lists election goals

January 7, 2016 Disability Rights Iowa- the federally-funded attorneys organization in Des Moines- announced in a press release on Monday, Jan. more »»

2016- The Best Is Yet To Come

January 3, 2016 Closing out 2015! Seems like Y2K was just a few years ago. more »»

What's Happeing at the Wieting?

December 31, 2015 As I was leaving the News-Herald in Tama last weekI picked up a copy of the Traer Star-Clipper. I looked in the second section and I saw an article about the Wieting Theatre. more »»

Out With The Old; In With The New

December 27, 2015 Every year has its ups and downs and 2015 was no different. Probably for each one of you, there were times of celebration and times of sadness and disappointment. more »»



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