The News From Tama County & North Central Iowa – First Week of May 1914

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.

The News From Dysart & North Central Iowa – Last Two Weeks of April 1914

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.

The News From Dysart & North Central Iowa – First Two Weeks of April 1914

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.

The News From Dysart & North Central Iowa – Last Week of March 1914

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.

The News From Dysart and North Central Iowa – Second & Third Week of March 1914

This week we explore Iowan’s commitment to bettering themselves and their towns and much more.

Special Edition: Red Fox James

In this Special Addition we explore one Native American’s extraordinary quest through Iowa and other states to gain recognition for his people.

The News From Dysart and North Central Iowa – First Week of March 1914

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.

The News From Dysart and North Central Iowa – Last Week of February 1914

A horrible tragedy in Clutier, the development of the Cedar Valley District Fair and there are new businesses in Dysart,

The News From Dysart – Third Week of February 1914

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.

The News From Dysart – First Two Weeks of February 1914

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.

Dysart – The Golden Buckle of the Cornbelt

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.