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Letters to the Editor

Dinner & musical at UHS Mar. 22

The Union Fine Arts Department will be presenting a special dinner and showing of the musical "Ragtime" on Saturday, March 22 in La Porte City.For just $25, attendees can enjoy a meal and a performance of an all-time classic. Dinner will be from the Blue Night Supper Club, serving up a ...

UMS announces Honor Roll for second trimester

6TH GRADEGrace Asmussen, Hailey Bathen, Madeline Bonner, Jonathan Bronner, Cole Brunner, Kaylin Brustkern, Curtis Brustkern, Jr., Jasmyn Bush, Emma Carlson, Noah Damro, Trevor Davis, Cheyenne Driscol, Jadelyn Elliott, Madison Frush, Samantha Glenn, Kianna Gloede, Brayden Grosse, Gracie Hall, ...

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 ...