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Opinion

City of Dysart takes steps – COVID-19

Letters to the Editor

Update:All City buildings are currently closed to the public until April 8, 2020, to help minimize exposure in the community. The situation will be re-evaluated at that time.The City of Dysart is working with local, state, and federal partners to keep our community informed about the ...

Meskwaki Settlement woman diagnosed with coronavirus

Letters to the Editor

UPDATE: Lindsey Johnson‘s breathing worsened on Sunday and she was sent to the hospital where she is under observation. Lindsey Johnson was one of the first people in Tama County to be diagnosed with COVID-19. She received the diagnosis on Saturday and has been isolated since ...

COVID-19 cases now stand at 14 in Tama County

Letters to the Editor

Note: As news regarding Covid-19 continues to change on a daily basis this article has been updated from the time of deadline.From the last report available on Wednesday, April 1 the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 52 additional positive cases of Iowans with ...

Community Calendar

Letters to the Editor

First Wednesday of every monthIs someone's (past or present) drinking or drug use affecting your life? Maybe Alanon can help! This is a free, anonymous, support group that meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m., 226 Eldora Road Hudson, IA (In the basement of the Community Church, ...

Union schools aiming for free meals for students

Letters to the Editor

Fellow Knights,Many of you have seen schools providing grab-and-go meals for students in their district and are probably wondering why Union has not made any announcement about offering these meals.I have been working with Tina Hanna, Union's Food Services Directorand the state office. Some of ...

Legion / Auxiliary cancels Tama County Government Day

Letters to the Editor

The Tama County American Legion Posts and Auxiliary Units along with our Tama County government officials have cancelled Tama County Government day scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 at the Reinig-Toledo Civic Center this year due to the restrictions placed on social events and the COVID-19 ...

“Stormy Outbreak!”

Local Columns

As a kid, our family vacationed in northern Minnesota; and the fishing was GREAT! Once, I rented my own boat. But heading out on the lake one beautiful day, a sudden storm kicked up white capped waves and I thought my boat was going to flip over.I believe life shows several kinds of ...

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Editorials

Letter to the Editor:This time of the year there's a lack of sleep for everyone at my house. Yes, daylight saving's time is one factor, but March through May is 'calving season' on our farm when our mama cows are due to have their babies. And as a cattle farmer that means getting up, putting on ...