Missing Dad Earl: Five Years Gone

On August 28, 2012, in Anniversaries, The Families, by Jody Ewing

Five years ago today, my family received news no family ever expects to hear. We were fortunate, however, in that we received a gift few families get to experience when crime comes knocking on one’s door; we each got the opportunity to see and speak to our loved one — and him to us — […]

Earl Thelander Videos

On January 27, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Earl Thelander Videos News Reports and other Videos Concerning Earl Thelander Copper Theft Death Homicide Earl Thelander 80 YOA Home Residence: 710 1st Street, Onawa, IA Crime Location: 20877 Gum Ave., Onawa, IA, Monona County Date of Crime: August 28, 2007 Date of Death: September 1, 2007 Earl Thelander of Onawa, IA, died from second- […]

Mom and Earl – They’re Famous, You Know; You’ve Probably Heard of Them

On March 7, 2008, in The Families, by Jody Ewing

I swear I wasn’t intentionally eavesdropping. In fact, I’ve wanted to tell this story for a long time. I’d been saving it for a chapter in my book, but feel now I’ve got to share at least part of it as it relates to “Dad Earl” and my mother, Hope. The year is 1992. We’d […]