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Democracy is not dead, McCabe tells us

By Linda Wyeth Mike McCabe came back to his hometown of Curtiss here in Clark County a few weeks ago to talk about getting money our of politics and to promote his new book, “Blue Jeans in High Places: The … Continue reading

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Gilman faces stark choices with referendum vote

By Linda Wyeth In addition to the legislative and gubernatorial candidates to vote for on the November 4 ballot and the question of a Constitutional amendment for the state transportation fund, the people of the Gilman School District will need … Continue reading

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Pfeffer and Hanson want separate discussion of police chief’s legal bills

By Linda Wyeth Last week, the Owen Common Council met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, and quickly plowed through a number of routine matters. However, the final item on the agenda caused Aldermen Patrick Pfeffer and … Continue reading

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Common Council approves CSM for Dollar General with no discussion

By Linda Wyeth After months of questions and concerns about the location of the Dollar General store, the Owen Common Council approved without any discussion the final Certified Survey Map (CSM) for the business at its regular meeting on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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“I don’t understand”: Pfeffer and Hanson during budget discussion

By Linda Wyeth Owen’s Common Council members discussed two main issues at their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at City Hall. The first was approval of the site plans for the Dollar General Store. The Planning and Zoning … Continue reading

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Council approves Willow Road culvert replacement project

By Linda Wyeth Members of the Owen Common Council met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at City Hall. The first item up for discussion was, again, what to do about the deteriorating culverts on Willow Road. … Continue reading

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Police chief Schade finds the “missing” audio

By Linda Wyeth I was able to watch the video of the incident with Phil Goerl, known in Owen as “Lawnmower Phil” or “Ponch,” on Friday, August 1, 2014. However, the video appeared to have been “sanitized,” and it had … Continue reading

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Curtiss quilt show: Cabins, critters, and a diary

By Linda Wyeth Thirty-plus woman, mostly from Curtiss and surrounding towns, gathered for the 27th annual Curtiss Corners Quilt Show last weekend to show off their “stuffs” and attend workshops and share patterns and ideas for future projects. The event, … Continue reading

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Alderman Pfeffer again targets CDA Director Swiggum (July 22, 2014)

By Linda Wyeth Owen Police Chief Andrew Schade’s request to purchase four new video surveillance cameras for the police department office raised a few eyebrows at the regular common council meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2014, at City Hall. Schade … Continue reading

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Police chief challenges authority of mayor

By Linda Wyeth Friday before last, on August 1, 2014, what this reporter thought was a simple procedure — getting copies of the Owen Police Department’s video and audio recordings of the June 17, 2014, run-in between two police officers … Continue reading

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2 Responses to News

  1. Local Band’s Star Rose At An Early Age
    (50 Year Anniversary 4-4-1964 Attila and the HUNS – Filet of Soul)

    Ben, Wally, Barry, Denny, Doug and me are still waiting for second part printed a couple weeks ago. Do you have a copy or photo to send me this e-mail so I can see it.

    • Linda Wyeth says:

      Michael, Thanks for submitting your comment. I apologize for my late reply. I have been recuperating from a broken shoulder and arm and so haven’t been paying close attention to the web site. However, I have now passed it on to Travis, the editor of The Sentinel & Rural News, and I am sure he will respond to you soon. Thanks, Linda Wyeth

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