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Looking Back - 12/21/2012

December 21, 2012
Dysart Reporter

Dec. 22, 1932

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Wilson are the parents of their first child, a boy, born on December 18, at the home of Mr. Wilson's parents. He has been given the name of James Barry Wilson.

Albert Tritch and Miss Mary Sloan, both of the Dysart vicinity, were married at Vinton Saturday, December 17.

Dec. 31, 1942

Geneseo relatives received word of the birth of a baby girl, Louise Nadine, to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Gregory of Dike in Allen Hospital on December 22.

Dec. 20, 1962

Doug Mehlhaus of Dysart, Hawkeye basketball player, became the first Hawkeye to pull in 10 rebounds in a single game. Also, Doug came through with 14 points, five field goals, and four free throws Monday night in a win over Clemson, 74-64.

The Dysart rural firemen were called to the Mrs. Emma Lamprecht farm east of town Monday morning. The tenant house on the farm had caught fire. There was extensive damage to the home.

Dec. 21, 1972

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kusel of Vinton will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, December 28, with a family gathering and reception at the Lutheran parish hall in Dysart.

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Sawyer will be observing their 60th wedding anniversary January 1, 1973.

Dec. 23, 1982

The First National Bank of Tama County opened its doors in Dysart at 8 a.m. Monday, December 20.

Holly Higgins, 22, of Traer, has accepted a position with the Chicago Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a surveillance economist.

Dec. 31, 1992

Sandra Jean McBroom and Michael Roy Andorf were united in marriage Saturday, October 17, at St. John American Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.

Meskwaki Bingo and Casino is opening for business on New Year's Eve, December 21, in Tama.

Dec. 26, 2002

Kerry and Brad Blackburn of Dysart proudly announce the arrival of their new son, Dallas Jeffery, on December 17. He was born on July18.

Jared and Lori Messer of Ankeny became parents of a baby son named Cade Arthur born on October 30, in Des Moines Methodist Hospital.School District.



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