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December 30, 2009
Dysart Reporter

Jan. 9, 1930

Husky twins arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rampton east of Dysart early Thursday morning, January 9.

Miss Marjorie Milne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Milne of La Porte City and John C. Kettelsen of Cedar Rapids were married last Wednesday at the Little Brown Church near Nashua.

Jan. 11, 1940

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Losenicky entertained guests at a dinner Sunday to honor their 19th wedding anniversary.

Walter A. Moeller began work last week in the Farmers Bank at Traer as assistant cashier.

Jan. 5, 1950

Mr. and Mrs. George Bunz, Sr., observed their golden wedding at their farm home Wednesday, January 4.

Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Vaubel celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary as dinner guests of the Bill Norrises of Waterloo on New Year's night.

Jan. 7, 1960

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jenkins are the parents of a son born at Schoitz Memorial Hospital in Waterloo on December 31.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Karr of Traer are the parents of their second son born Wednesday, January 5, at Schoitz Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.

Jan. 1, 1970

The all new Brown's Rec Center in Dysart is now open for business. The center has three new pool tables, a juke box, and will serve short orders and soft drinks.

Mr. and Mrs. Keith Peters of Dysart announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan C., to Lawrence Kroemer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kroemer of Wheatland. A March wedding is being planned.

Jan. 3, 1980

Sharon Marlene Ingle and Dennis Stoakes were united in marriage on December 1, at the Geneseo United Methodist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lorenz of rural Dysart are the parents of a baby girl born December 21, at St. Francis Hospital in Waterloo. She has been named Bridget Elizabeth.

Jan. 4, 1990

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cizek of Clutier will observe their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, January 14.

Farmers Servistar Lumber Company of Dysart assumed ownership of La Porte City Lumber Company this week.

Jan. 6, 2000

Margaret Young of Traer will be honored on her 80th birthday with an open house on January 9.

Three Union High School instrumentalists have been chosen for participation in Meistersinger Honor Band. They are Amanda Johnson, Will Griffin, and James Livingston.



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