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Letters to the Editor

Spring Style Show April 28

The La Porte City Women's Club will be presenting their Spring Style Show 2014 on Monday, April 28, at the La Porte City Golf Club, 9699 Bishop Road. The Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m. Dinner will be Chicken Croissant, two salads and dessert. At 6:30 p.m. Spring ...

DDC hosting annual meeting, membership drive

The Dysart Development Corporation (DDC) will be holding its' Annual Meeting/Membership Drive on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Dysart Community Building. The DDC is a non-profit community development organization open to all citizens in the Dysart area. Goals of the group include supporting ...

Weber makes gracious birthday donation

Belle Weber, daughter of Brian & Deb Weber, celebrated her 11th birthday in February. Belle's birthday wish was to help others by making a donation to the Dysart Community Building and Dysart City Park project. In lieu of a gift to Belle personally, she asked each guest to bring a ...

KE Black open for business

Dysart will be welcoming another new business to town this month. KE Black Mercantile will be opening its doors April 1st, and they have a grand opening scheduled for the day of April 12th. The new store will be located in the former Community Service Insurance Building. They have done some ...

Dysart Fire Dept. hosts annual dance

The Dysart Fire Fighter Association held its annual Fireman's Dance this past Saturday, March 22nd. The event had live music and fun for all ages. This event raises money in order to help the fire department operate all year long. Without the local support and donations the fire departments ...

DCF accepting grant applications

The Dysart Community Foundation held its annual meeting on March 18, at the Dysart City Hall. The 2014 Board of Directors for the Foundation, elected during the meeting, include: Chairperson Ruth Schafbuch representing the Dysart Development Corporation; Vice-Chair Marilyn Mehlhaus representing ...

Union students at MATHCOUNTS

Recently Union competed in the nationwide math competition called MATHCOUNTS. The top 10 students in order were: Lauren Harrigan, Payton Hellman, Daniel Johanningmeier, Emily Schmidt, Josh Lawrinenko, Carter Spore, Taylor Short, Kody Crawford, Austin Timmer, and Isaac Sebetka. Congratulations ...

UHS to host ReVoiced

ReVoiced The A Cappella Experience will be performing at Union High School in La Porte City, Iowa on Saturday, April 12that 7:00pm as part of the 2014 Music In Schools Tour.ReVoiced is pure a cappella. No instruments, no background tracks. When you see them live, you won't believe your ...

New dining, shopping experience at Gypsy Souls

Gypsy Souls Up-cycle shop and Tea Room will be a new addition to Dysart in the coming days. A Gypsy Soul is a free spirit not confined to one place or one idea. This pretty much sums up Carol Zeien, owner of Imagine This, and Shawn Grimm, owner of Orphan Annies, in a nutshell.Both have the ...

UHS hosts first-ever Dance Marathon

The Union High School National Honor Society (UHS NHS) just finished planning and hosting its first ever "mini" Dance Marathon event in partnership with the University of Northern Iowa Dance Marathon. The UNI Dance Marathon strives to provide hope and comfort for families with children facing ...