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Letters to the Editor

Pancake Breakfast Mar. 23

Dysart Boy Scout Troop 325's all you can eat Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday, March 23rd from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dysart Community Center. This annual event serves as the only fundraiser for the Troop.The breakfast will feature Krusteaz pancakes. There will also be ...

Hat Day raises big bucks

The D-G Elementary Kindergartners held a hat day last week to help raise money for the "Inner City Slickers" program in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Above are a few of the Kindergartners who helped take donations that morning at the school. They are: Rafael Govea, Bailey Brown, Maddi Martin, and Kruiz ...

ISU Extension Field Day in Dysart

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a beef feedlot manure management field day on Monday, March 24, from 9:00 to 10:30 am at the Earnie Anniss farm south of Dysart, Iowa. The purpose of this field day is to demonstrate dry manure spreader calibration, manure management, ...

STEM Festival Mar. 30

The Tama County Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Festival, co-sponsored by the Union Community School District along with numerous other area agencies and school districts, will be held on Sunday, March 30, from 1-4 p.m. at North Tama School in Traer. The STEM Festival is ...

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 ...