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Slow Burn

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IRVINE PRAIRIE – Sometimes it takes more than a spark. Last Thursday, three plantings in the southeastern corner of Irvine Prairie located north of Dysart were subjected to a slower-than-usual prescribed burn thanks to a combination of challenging wind conditions, spotty fuel load, and ...

Union approves sharing agreement with La Porte City

Education

LA PORTE CITY - Union Community School District and the City of La Porte will soon share more than just a geographic location. During the Monday, April 1, special meeting of the Union Board of Education held at the high school, Superintendent John Howard shared that the La Porte City Council ...

Northern Tama County residents observe total solar eclipse

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A total solar eclipse was visible from the United States this past Monday, April 8. While Iowa was not in the path of totality which stretched from Texas to Maine in a narrow band, the state did experience somewhere between 70 to 85 percent of the eclipse depending on location. The peak ...

Dysart Historical Society to hold annual meeting April 14

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DYSART – The Dysart Historical Society’s annual meeting will be held on Sunday, April 14, at the Historical Center’s Agriculture Museum starting at 2 p.m. The meeting will begin with a program by nationally known local artist Mary Snyder Behrens. The title for her program is ...

North Tama FFA to provide free farmer breakfast April 20

Education

TRAER – National Agriculture Week was recently celebrated but North Tama FFA knows that we should celebrate farmers all year long. FFA is a student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. Through classes at North Tama, youth learn about horticulture, animal science, ...

The Dig Inn to celebrate annual Record Store Day April 20

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REINBECK – Record collectors, vinyl lovers, music enthusiasts and beer drinkers are invited to come out to The Dig Inn in downtown Reinbeck on Saturday, April 20, starting around 11 a.m. for the annual Record Store Day. Record Store Day – which first took hold in 2008 — is an annual ...

Hora-Machacek Auxiliary holds sewing day and meeting

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CLUTIER – Hora-Machacek Legion Auxiliary held a sewing day on Tuesday, April 2, beginning at 9 a.m. Those attending were: Diane C, Collette W, Pauline S, Marilyn S, Linda D, Brenda H, Valerie S, Denise S, Deb K, Cyndy B, Rosemary V, and Veronica P. Sewing lap quilts together and cutting ...