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Ollendieck readies for challenges ahead for Tama County Economic Development

May 3, 2019 Katherine Ollendieck of rural Dysart was named Economic Development Director of the Tama County Economic Development Commission (TCEDC) on April 9, and since then she’s feels the need to hit the... more »»

 
 
 
Connell street project approved for this summer

April 19, 2019 The Dysart City Council has approved a pavement and storm sewer replacement project along Connell Street from Jefferson Street to East Street with Anderson-Bogert Engineers this summer. more »»

Toenges named next Union High Principal

April 15, 2019 Union High School will see a brand new face walking its hallways next school year as Jason Toenges has been selected as 9-12 Principal starting this summer. more »»

#LetsStartTalking brings speakers to Dysart for suicide prevention

April 12, 2019 Real life experiences regarding mental illness and suicide prevention were brought to the stage as #LetsStartTalking came to Dysart on Wednesday, April 3 in the Community Building, sponsored by Hatc... more »»

Tama County Relay for Life raises $12,053 in new venue

April 8, 2019 Cancer survivors, supporters and community gathered in the Dysart Community Building on Sunday, March 31 for the Tama County Relay for Life, recognizing the fight against cancer many battle and... more »»

Author Trent Reedy speaks in hometown Dysart

April 5, 2019 Dysart native and award-winning author Trent Reedy returned to his hometown on Friday, March 29 in a crowded Norma Anders Library to relay his life experiences in the Iowa Army National Guard that... more »»

ITC proposes rebuild of transmission line at public meeting

April 4, 2019 ITC Midwest (ITC), the area electric transmission company, proposed on Thursday during a public meeting to rebuild an existing 161 kV transmission line from the northeast corner of Dysart to their... more »»

UMS Dance Team wraps up shortened season in Ollendieck’s final year

April 1, 2019 Winter weather was a not a friend to the five members of the Union Middle School Dance Team and coach Katharine Ollendieck as a majority of their events this season were cancelled. more »»

City adopts tax abatement program

March 25, 2019 The Dysart City Council on Wednesday, March 13 voted to proceed with a proposed Urban Revitalization period in town, granting access for tax abatement to residents The council held a scheduled... more »»

Union High paints colorful performance of “Joseph”

March 22, 2019 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat came to life on the Union stage this past weekend as the cast and crew battled the bleak weather to deliver a bright performanc. more »»

Dysart Police to host Citizens Police Academy

March 14, 2019 he Dysart Police Department has announced the creation of a Citizen’s Police Academy, a six-week course for residents to learn more about law enforcement and the department to engage with the publi. more »»

Toddler Time growing in Dysart

March 8, 2019 Young families in Dysart have developed a noticeable cabin fever in recent months with winter weather playing it’s worst, so Chris and Jenny Dumas have created a Toddler Time group at the Dysart... more »»

Lip-off rolls into Round 3

March 3, 2019 The 10th annual Lip-off contest cruised into Round 3 at Union Middle School on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Each group lip synced one minute of a song or skit on stage for the entire student body. more »»

Union Speech sees 14 events off to State

March 1, 2019 Union Speech sent 23 events and 19 students to the District Individual Speech Contest at Maquoketa Valley High School on Monday, Feb. 25, with 14 events moving on to state. more »»

Community steps up to get patient to hospital safely

March 1, 2019 Winter weather and deteriorating road conditions couldn’t stop the people of Dysart from helping the ambulance service transport a pregnant patient to Cedar Rapids on Sunday, Feb. more »»

Cayton resigns as UHS principal

February 22, 2019 Union High School Principal Jim Cayton will resign at the end of the current school year, with his retirement approved by the Union school board on Monday, Feb. 18. more »»

Union Dance Team ends season with showcase

February 15, 2019 Members of the Union Dance Team performed one last time together on Sunday, Feb. more »»

Pospisil named head football coach

February 15, 2019 The Union football program has promoted Jared Pospisil from a volunteer coach to the head coach of the Union Knights for the 2019 season, succeeding Joe Hadachek after his resignation in Dece. more »»

Union schools records eight consecutive snow days

February 8, 2019 Students, faculty and administrators at Union received a surprise second winter break as record-low temperatures and snow kept them out of school for nearly two weeks between January 22 to January... more »»

The Petshed returns to Dysart

February 8, 2019 Dysart residents and area dog owners will once again have a grooming salon in their vicinity as Sue Rutledge has reopened The Petshed LLC in Dysart again after moving the business to Oelwein. more »»

Public hearing set for tax abatement

February 1, 2019 The Dysart City Council approved to move forward in the process to adopt tax abatement in town during a special meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 23, establishing a public hearing for the March 13 meeti. more »»

 
 

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