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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 ...

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, ...