War in Mexico has an effect on Iowans at home, skunk farming proves profitable, fire in Waterloo, a dead horse, university salaries, melon farming, button factories and the news from around Tama County are covered this week.
War is declared with Mexico, the State Hospital for the Insane is profiled as well as the Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Toledo, four men are executed for a murder in New York, Waterloo is headed to the Panama Exposition and a dispute is brewing over the new Geneseo School.
Police are looking for a body in a trunk shipped to Iowa from Montana, residents seek relief from pain in the mineral springs of Colfax, wolves are being shot just outside of town and much more.
Coal mining accident in Iowa, for the love of cars, baseball continues to grow and a big church conference are in the news this week.
This week we explore Iowan’s commitment to bettering themselves and their towns and much more.
In this Special Addition we explore one Native American’s extraordinary quest through Iowa and other states to gain recognition for his people.
The introduction of pheasants into the Iowa countryside, Grinnell Aeroplane Company, a decrease in Iowa’s population and a small town mayor gets into a very public fight.
A horrible tragedy in Clutier, the development of the Cedar Valley District Fair and there are new businesses in Dysart,
This week hog cholera effects local farmers, a pioneer couple celebrate their anniversary, several businesses change hands, Valentine’s Day celebrations, a housing shortage in Elberon and more.
This week plans for the electric plant get even more secure, the Senior Class at Dysart High School makes plans, a teacher is attached by a bird and yellow jaundice claims the life of a local man.
This week we talk about an electrified town, an orphan train child gets married, pigs running loose in the opera house and the terrible toll that tuberculosis takes.
This week we talk about tuberculosis treatment, Oakdale Sanitorium, Dysart Brick & Tile Company, Chief Red Fox’s visit to the school and an auto accident.
The news from the second week of January 1914 in Dysart, Iowa, provides a glimpse of everyday life.
The news from the first week of January 1914 in Dysart, Iowa, provides a glimpse of everyday life.
I’m starting a one year project to bring to life stories of Dysart Iowa’s first 150 years and here’s the reason why.