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Letters to the Editor

D-G Maturity Clinic

The Dysart-Geneseo Elementary School Maturity Clinic will be held Tuesday, April 29, through Thursday, May 1. Kindergarten teachers will use Monday to prepare for the clinic. Parent conferences will be held on Friday, May 2. There will be no school for the regular kindergarten students during ...

Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart Mar. 10-14

There will be an assembly to kick-off Union Middle School's Jump Rope for Heart / Hoops for Heart event in the UMS auditorium on Friday, March 7. After the assembly, students will receive their Jump Rope for Heart / Hoops for Heart information and donation collection envelopes. Checks should ...

Democratic convention Mar. 8

The Tama County Democratic Party will hold its 2014 county convention on Saturday, March 8. The convention will be held at the South Tama Elementary School, 1611 Country Club Drive in Tama. The convention will start at 1:00 p.m. People who were elected as delegates or alternate delegates at ...

Winter Blues Pie Tasting Festival

Join your neighbors, friends and visitors on Main Street in Dysart for our Winter Blues Pie Tasting Festival, Saturday, March 8, from 4-7 p.m. This is a one of a kind festival. This festival is not a pie judging contest, although our patrons will certainly have their favorites, and it is not a ...

Loeb cancer benefit Mar. 29

Zach Loeb, who is a graduate of our very own Union High School, has had a few rough bumps in the road lately. Zach currently lives in La Porte city with his wife Ashlie. Zach and Ashlie got married not long ago, in August of 2011.They have been enjoying life as newlyweds so far. They are also ...

Troop 325 gets CERT certification

The weekend of February 13, three scouts and three adults from Boy Scout Troop 325 earned their Community Emergency Response Team Certification (CERT). The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and ...

Food, fun and furry friends at Sunnycrest

Sunnycrest just had its annual state inspection, and things are going fantastic! Every year the facility is inspected by the state to make sure everything is running properly and smooth. The main focus of the inspection is the care of the residents, but everything in the entire facility is ...

Thomsen, Holschlag win state titles

Max Thomsen joined an elite list of three-time state champions with his 5-4 decision in the Class 2A state wrestling championship match in Des Moines on Saturday.Thomsen, who had not lost a match all year, pinned his first three opponents en route to the final at 138 pounds, where he faced ...

Winter Blues Pie Tasting Festival Mar. 8

Join your neighbors, friends and visitors on Main Street in Dysart for our Winter Blues Pie Tasting Festival, Saturday, March 8, from 4-7 p.m. This is a one of a kind festival. This festival is not a pie judging contest, although our patrons will certainly have their favorites, and it is not a ...

Senior citizens to hold dinner

The Dysart Senior Citizens will meet on Tuesday, March 11, for a pot luck dinner at noon at the Community Building. Bring your own table service and a dish to share. The Catholics will do coffee and clean up. 500 is played after lunch. Everyone is welcome. If you need help to carry your things ...