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Opinion

Iowa Senate Responds to COVID-19

Editorials

Monday night and early Tuesday morning, the Iowa Legislature passed a series of resolutions to pause the legislative session for 30 days while the state works to slow the spread of COVID-19.We passed a resolution, SCR 102, to allow us to adjourn until April 15, 2020 and pause the legislative ...

Message from Dysart’s Mayor

Letters to the Editor

Given the current events and the national emergency we all face, our community is prepared to face it together. Dysart will and is prepared to our best ability to help those who need assistance and continue to provide essential city services. Things have moved quickly and this pandemic will ...

Postponement of Relay For Life

Letters to the Editor

Out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of protecting the health of our survivors, caregivers, volunteers and broader community, we are postponing our event which was scheduled for March 29 in Dysart to a future date.When the risk associated with COVID-19 (coronavirus) has subsided, ...

Tama County District Court

Letters to the Editor

Before Judge Kevin McKeever in Tama County District Court in Toledo:Jared Joseph Troxell, 46, Tiffin, Iowa, entered a written guilty plea to 1st offense drunken driving. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with all but four days suspended and credited for any time already served, fined and ...

News from the Norma Anders Public Library…

Letters to the Editor

NEW NONFICTION:Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan HeathThe Compound Effect: Multiplying Your Success, One Simple Step at a Time by Darren HardyThe Art of Explanation: Making Your Ideas, Products, and Services Easier to Understand by Lee LeFeverThe Enchanted Hour: ...

Union Middle School annual winter sports assembly

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday March 10th, Union Middle School held their annual winter sports assembly, that gives recognition to the students participating in boys and girls basketball & wrestling.As coach for the 8th grade girls basketball team, I wanted to give a shout out to this group of young ladies ...

Coronavirus slows, stops area activities

Letters to the Editor

City of Dysart:The City of Dysart is working with local, state, and federal partners to keep our community informed about the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.The City is working to minimize exposure of City employees so that they can continue to provide essential services to our community. ...

Severe weather forecast for Central Iowa

Letters to the Editor

National Weather Service- Des Moines- Situation Report4:28 a.m.- 3-19-20-Enhanced risk of severe storms over much of central/southern IowaLarge Hail & Damaging Winds most likely hazardsIsolated Tornadoes also a possibility especially during afternoonTiming - 2 to 8 PM TODAYLocally ...