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Union Knights XC laces up in honor of teammate Craft

The Union Knight’s annual Homecoming run is taking on new poignancy this year. Next Friday, Sept. 30 while Union’s football team is busy readying for their Homecoming match-up with the Oelwein Huskies, members of the school’s cross country team will be lacing up to run the game ball ...

North Tama Schools seeking public feedback regarding facility needs

The North Tama County Community School District is inviting community members to take a survey to evaluate and provide input on potential solutions to the district’s facility needs. The anonymous survey will be open through the end of the day on Tuesday, October 4. “Over the past 18 ...

September message from Union Supt. John Howard

Greetings from the Union Community School District! I hope everyone had a fantastic Labor Day weekend. This is my first monthly correspondence. The goal is not to communicate everything that occurs in the district but to give community members an overview of important topics in an accurate, ...

North Tama celebrates Dot Day!

Under the guidance of music teacher Terry Shay, students at North Tama observed International Dot Day last Thursday, Sept. 15. Dot Day – a celebration of courage and creativity – was founded by Shay back in 2009 in conjunction with Peter H. Reynolds, author/illustrator of the children’s ...

North Tama selects Independence firm for facility project

The North Tama school district’s facility improvement project took another step forward recently as the school board approved a motion to hire an Independence firm to act as the Construction Manager at-Risk (CMaR) for the district. Using the CMaR project delivery model versus the more ...

Tama County Historical Society to present “A History of Aprons” Sept. 7

The Tama County Historical Society will hold a program on the history of aprons on Wednesday, September 7, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wieting Theatre located at 100 S. Church Street in Toledo. Joann Neven has more than 200 aprons and will talk about their history. Those in attendance are encouraged ...

North Tama recognizes milestone years of service

On Monday, August 22, the North Tama Community School District recognized staff members who have achieved certain milestone years of service to the district as of the conclusion of the 2021-2022 school year.

Area students head back to the books, districts bring on new staff

Under beautiful, mostly sunny skies and amid mild temperatures perfect for all those back-to-school summer outfits, both North Tama and Union school districts welcomed students back to the classroom this past Wednesday morning while also bringing on many new staff members. Shortly after 8:00 ...

Community greetings from Union’s new superintendent

It is with great pleasure that I write this introductory piece for the wonderful community of Dysart. Since I took the position as superintendent of the Union Community School District on July 1, 2022, I have spent many hours in Dysart meeting (some) city officials, talking to citizens, touring ...

Kopriva graduates from Park University

Park University announces its Spring 2022 graduates. The list of graduates includes those from the University’s flagship campus in Parkville as well as its 40 additional campuses across the country and online worldwide. The University had 963 students eligible to graduate — 214 students ...