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Letters to the Editor

Dysart Emerald Ash Borer meeting Mar. 17

The Dysart Tree Board will hold a special meeting for the residents of Dysart and neighboring communities on the Emerald Ash Borer problem which is progressing across Iowa. The Emerald Ash Borer has been discovered in Waterloo and many Dysart residents have voiced their concerns to the Tree ...

Dysart receives Ripple Effect grant

Iowa Network Services (INS), located in West Des Moines, Iowa, announced the award of a $5,000 Ripple Effect grant to the city of Dysart for the city's "Remembering Our Past, Renovating for the Future" project. The INS grant was applied for on behalf of the city by Farmers Cooperative ...

Fun at Nature Center Mar. 29

The Fundraising Committee for the Tama County Nature Center has been busy planning the annual spring fund-raiser for the facility. The event, to be held on Saturday evening, March 29, has become known for a fun evening offering a delicious buffet meal, interesting program and many diverse and ...

Chelle’s offers new menu choices, specials

Chelle's Bar and Grill opened its doors last fall on October 11th. The restaurant's new owner, Rachelle Frost, said it has been a great start to her new exciting adventure. Rachelle has actually been with the restaurant for much longer though. Under its previous management, Rachelle started ...

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 ...