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Fake survey is latest scam targeting local residents

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I'd like to draw your attention to a scam that has been affecting local residents. Local residents have received letters claiming to be a paid Wal-Mart survey that has turned out to be anything but a quick buck.Essentially, the scam uses techniques we've seen previously in cases around the ...

Tama County S.K.I.P. to present wellness series

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Wellness Series: Helping you help your family choose healthy habitsWant to learn how to make healthy meals in a hurry? Need help making money last? Need help keeping calm in chaos?Making family wellness a priority is difficult when trying to balance busy schedules, limited budgets and ...

Tama County Young Guns learn about local fur business

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On Thursday, January 19, 2017, the Tama County Young Guns 4-H Club and several parents visited the Smith Fur Company of Toledo, Iowa. Jim and Nancy Smith, owners, taught the 4-Her's about their fur business. The 4-Her's observed how raccoon and muskrat pelts are prepared, cleaned, dried, and ...

Beauty & The Beast rehearsals start Feb. 20

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Union Middle School Students Auditions for Prairie Fire children's Theatre's original musical production of "Beauty and the Beast" will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. in the auditorium at Union Middle School in Dysart.Up to 75 students are needed to play the roles of Beauty, ...

Dysart Lions Club to host Pancake Day Feb. 12

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The Dysart Lions Annual Pancake Day will be held on Sunday, February 12 at the Dysart Community Building. Serving will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and it is a free will offering event. Pancakes, sausage, and all the breakfast drinks including orange juice, milk, and coffee will be served.The ...

Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart at D-G and UMS

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February is National Heart Month! Grades K-8 at Dysart-Geneseo (D-G) Elementary and Union Middle School (UMS) will be participating in the American Heart Association (AHA) Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart event. All of the funds raised are donated to the AHA to fight heart disease, fund life-saving ...

Annual Free Throw Contest winners

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The Traer-Dysart Knights of Columbus held their annual Free Throw Competition on Sunday, January 22 at the North Tama Gym. The winners include, front row (L to R): Johnathan Cochran (1st place, 9 year old boys), Jared Dvorak (1st place, 10 year old boys), Danika Wrage (2nd place, 9 year old ...

North Tama joins “Promise of Iowa” to support public schools

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The Board of Directors of the North Tama County Community School District has passed a resolution in support of "The Promise of Iowa" campaign. The goal of the statewide campaign is to focus attention on the future of Iowa public school students and to rally support for public education in ...

North Tama Honor Roll

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North Tama Junior High School Honor Roll 2016-2017The honor roll is based on the 4-point system. A 3.667 GPA is required for the "A" Honor Roll, and a 3.000 GPA is required for the "B" Honor Roll.For the 2nd Quarter, students on the "A" Honor Roll are Addie Bradley, Cale Bradley, Kaitlyn ...

Valentine Dinner & Concert at Church of Promise

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The Church of Promise is hosting a VALENTINE DINNER and CONCERT featuring the group 4TEH. The public is invited, with no charge, but reservations are required. There will be a lasagna dinner, along with dinner music featuring the group 4TEH singing valentine songs and closing with gospel music. ...