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Dysart News

Dysart Community Foundation grant applications now available

The Dysart Community Foundation held its Annual Meeting on March 15 at the Dysart Community Building. The 2021 Board of Directors for the Foundation elected during the meeting, include: Bret Hennessy, Chair, representing Farmers Savings Bank & Trust; Pamela Thiele, Vice Chair, ...

UHS Music Department to present “Into the Woods”

“Into The Woods” brings the Brothers Grimm to the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and how the choices we make affect our lives. The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes ...

Power of Connection grant to benefit Dysart community

A local effort to meet child care needs has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC). With a population of 1,400, Dysart is a community with a vibrant business district, excellent schools, many ...

La Porte-Dysart FFA stay busy into 2021

This FFA season has been far from ordinary. Due to the coronavirus, there have been limited events and activities. To keep all members active, the La Porte-Dysart FFA made many modifications to this year's agenda, all while still staying safe throughout this unique time. This summer on ...

Clark to be inducted into wrestling hall of fame

DES MOINES – The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) announced the 2021 class for the IHSAA Wrestling Hall of Fame on Monday. Union alum Trey Clark (2000) will be honored as a member of this year’s Hall of Fame class, joining his former Knights coach Dick Ingvall who was inducted ...

Knights mount up for state tournament

Saturday wrestling in February has long been a fruitful endeavor for the Union Knights high school wrestling team. In 2021 that is something which has remained constant, despite so many routines and traditions altered this past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Four Union wrestlers, ...

Union Schools announce Homecoming Court

Union Community Schools announced their 2020-21 Homecoming Court late last week. Pictured are, front row: Sarah Roberts, Sophie Winkelpleck, Madelon Rathe, Sunshine Gray, Ellie Behrens. Back row: Kolten Crawford, Adam Ahrendsen, Jacob Hill and Dallas Blackburn. Not pictured: Cameron Bruess. The ...

Little Knights daycare building bigger in Dysart

Dysart’s only daycare service continues to move forward on a new facility project that will provide much needed space both to the daycare classes but also to the elementary classes at the Dysart-Geneseo Elementary. Little Knights Learning Center (LKLC) conducted a town hall meeting last ...

La Porte-Dysart FFA Member Takes part in World Food Prize

The World Food Prize event was held virtually Oct. 12 -16, and the Global Youth Institute was held in conjunction Oct. 9 - 23. The World Food Prize event is a famed international conference held in Des Moines, Iowa annually and honors the legacy of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s efforts to feed the ...

Union Carolers ready for holiday season

A Holiday staple in the Cedar Valley for the last 18 years is determined to not let the pandemic dampen their ability to spread holiday cheer. The Union High School Vocal Department is currently taking bookings for the Union Carolers for any holiday event in the Northeast/Eastern Iowa area. ...