The citizens of Dysart continue to show their civic pride and patriotic spirit; land is being sold; barns are being built and several students have graduated.
Built in 1891 to sell hardware and other items needed by a growing town, the big brick building on the corner has continued to serve the community for 130 years. Today, learn about it’s history!
News from the state including Walcott, Amana, Cedar Rapids, Williamsburg, Munterville, Burlington, Ottumwa, Fort Madison, Burlington, Black Hawk County, Fort Madison, and Ames.
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.