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Earley named to IBCA Academic All State Team

Will Earley was among the select few individuals chosen for the 2017 Iowa Basketball Coaches Association's Academic All State Basketball Team.Earley, a senior at North Tama, earned the honor for his excellence in the classroom.This year's group was selected from a pool of 170 nominees. The ...

Dysart-Geneseo P.T.O. sponsors Daddy Daughter Dance

Is there anything more fun than a Dad twirling his daughter(s) on the dance floor? On Friday, February 10th the Dysart-Geneseo P.T.O. (Parent Teacher Organization) sponsored a Daddy Daughter Dance at D-G Elementary. We spent an hour and a half dancing and having fun with our Dads and ...

Ahrendsen selected for 45th Shrine Bowl

Michael Ahrendsen, stand-out lineman from Union High and recruit to powerhouse DII Northwest Missouri State has been selected to participate in the 45th Shrine Bowl Classic football game to be held at the UNI-Dome July 29. Game day will start with a giant Shrine parade in the morning with game ...

McCann to speak on new book March 14

Linda Betsinger McCann will be speaking at the La Porte City Library on Tuesday, March 14 at 6 pm about her newest book, The Civilian Conservation Corps in Northeast Iowa. Everyone is invited and there is no admission charge. She will have copies of all her books with her.The CCC was a federal ...

Iowa Beef Quality Assurance session March 14

Beef producers in eastern Iowa are encouraged to become Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certified in 2017. BQA is the foundation for the Tyson FarmCheck program which will be required for all who sell cattle to Tyson Foods.A training session sponsored by the Benton County Extension and Benton ...

NtBASIC 2017 Banquet set for Feb. 26

NtBASIC will host its 2017 banquet at the Traer Memorial Building on Sunday, February 26. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. and the meal & program start at 6 p.m.The NtBASIC Banquet is our opportunity to show how God is working within our group.This is also our major fundraiser as most of ...

Union Vocal Music Dept. building ocean liner for spring musical

That's right, UHS vocal music is building a 2 story ocean liner..not one that will float, mind you, but you will get the idea. This elaborate build is for their Spring Musical "Anything Goes" on March 17 & 18. "This is by far the most elaborate construction we have done for a musical ...

North Tama School Board meeting moved to Feb. 20

North Tama Board of EducationMonday, February 20, 2017(Meeting originally scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2017. Rescheduled for Monday, February 20, 2017)7:00 p.m. in the North Tama Junior High CommonsRegular Meeting Agenda1.Call to Order, Roll Call and Determine Quorum2.Approve Agenda ...

Hora-Machacek holds sewing day

Hora-Machacek Legion Auxiliary held a sewing day on Tuesday, February 7th at the post home in Clutier. Day began at 9am tearing and sewing carpet rags for rug weaving for IVH in Marshalltown. Those in attendance were: Pauline Sienknecht, Eileen Hora, Linda Dvorak, Marcella Caslavka, Mary Seda, ...

IMT Group names Owens & Associates a 2017 Gem Agency

The IMT Group, a leading provider of personal and commercial insurance products in the Midwest, recently announced its list of 2017 Gem Agencies, distinguishing Owens & Associates as one of the qualifying recipients.The IMT Group is proud to recognize Owens & Associates as one ...