Dysart Reporterhttp://www.dysartreporter.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 23 Nov 2014 02:00:48 EDTSun, 23 Nov 2014 02:00:48 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCranston 50th anniversaryhttp://www.dysartreporter.com/page/content.detail/id/509499.htmlLarry and Margaret Fowler Cranston of Merriam Woods, Missouri, formerly of Dysart and Waterloo, will be observing their 50th wedding anniversary November 21 and celebrating at a later date. They were married at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTPaid Leave or Paid Vacation?http://www.dysartreporter.com/page/content.detail/id/509501.htmlThe old saying is, there's strength in numbers. The federal government workforce is so large that thousands of employees are allowed to stay home and get paid to do nothing, sometimes for months or even years at a tim.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTWe Want Veterans to Make Iowa Their Homehttp://www.dysartreporter.com/page/content.detail/id/509500.htmlIn 2007, the Iowa Senate established a Veterans Affairs Committee, which has since approved wide-ranging initiatives to help veterans, service members and their families.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTCivic Duty Requires Morehttp://www.dysartreporter.com/page/content.detail/id/509489.htmlDemocracy is key to the American experience. You have the right to vote, and most of you exercise that right. This gives us equal say when choosing the persons to best represent our interests. For many of us, voting is more than a right.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life - Dear diaryhttp://www.dysartreporter.com/page/content.detail/id/509488.htmlDear Diary, I used to write in you each night before going to bed. You were like a best friend forever except you'd never talk behind my back or give out my locker combinatio.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT