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Dysart News

Local baby safely back at home thanks to watchfulness and a tiny sock

The night of July 26 proved to be one of the scariest of their lives for young parents Bri and Logan Lorenzen but thanks to a little sock known as the ‘Owlet’ and some guardian angels watching over their four-month-old daughter Amelia, the family is back at home in Dysart – safe, healthy, ...

Norma Anders and Traer public libraries receive state accreditation

The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Norma Anders Public Library in Dysart and the Traer Public Library have met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Sixth Edition.” Achieving accreditation requires a ...

Union Middle School students meet with Sen. Grassley as part of D.C. trip

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) met with Union Middle School students during their visit to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Grassley and the students discussed how he began his journey in politics and his recent work in the Senate when they met on the steps of the U.S. ...

20th Annual Classic Car, Truck & Bike Show held in downtown Dysart

Dysart’s 20th Annual Classic Car, Truck & Bike Show sponsored by Dysart Development Corporation was held last Friday, July 22, on Main Street. Classic vehicles spanning the decades shimmered under the hot sun – lining the downtown from end to end – while members of the public perused ...

Dysart Class of ‘62 celebrates 60th reunion

The Dysart Class of 1962 met on Saturday, July 16, at the former Bottoms Up Bar for a 60th class reunion celebration. Greg & Jackie Obrask catered the dinner. The group of 15 met classmates at the Dysart Historical Museum prior to the dinner. It was an enjoyable evening with lots of shared ...

Dysart Golf Car Cruise set for August 10

Dysart will hold its 10th annual City Golf Car Cruise on Wednesday, August 10. Everyone with a golf car is invited to take part in the cruise. The event is being sponsored by the Dysart H.A.T. Team and the DDC. The theme this year is “Catch the Spirit! Sesquicentennial ’23 Kickoff ...

Happy Birthday, America!

The stormy weather that made its way across Iowa the morning of Monday, July 4, may have caused some holiday revelers to alter their plans, but the weather proved no match for Dysart’s annual 4th of July Celebration which began at noon – an hour and a half later than scheduled – with the ...

Corteva celebrates 80th Anniversary of Dysart facility

To celebrate 80 years of serving farmers, the Corteva Agriscience production facility in Dysart welcomed the community during an Open House on June 17. Approximately 150 guests, including local farmers, retired employees and community members, attended the event. Team members led ...