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Looking Back - 01/25/2013

January 25, 2013
Dysart Reporter

Jan. 26, 1933

Mr. and Mrs. John Sutherland, pioneer residents of north Tama County, residing northwest of Dysart on the same farm for more than 60 years, were privileged to pass their 62nd wedding anniversary at their home on Thursday, January 19.

Mrs. Mary Siemens of Dysart had the honor last Saturday of celebrating her 78th birthday anniversary with friends and family.

Jan. 28, 1943

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Vaubel will go to Des Moines Friday to attend the "Capping" exercises for the nurses class, of which their daughter, Lorraine, is a member.

Word reached our office shortly before going to press that E. E. Taylor, 81, for 65 years editor and publisher of the Traer Star Clipper, had died at 10:20 this morning.

Jan. 24, 1963

Dr. and Mrs. Curtis Wuest of Amana are parents of a baby girl, Debora Kay, born January 13, in Cedar Rapids.

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Summers are the parents of a daughter born Sunday, January 20, in Waterloo.

Jan. 25, 1973

Delos Seebach of Dysart was recently honored for his 1972 sales achievement with Pioneer Seed Company of Des Moines. Seebach was named a member of the Top 20 Club.

Early Thursday morning a large double decked straight truck overturned and caught fire about four miles west of Dysart on Highway 8. The truck was loaded with 200 feeder pigs, four of which were killed, and the rest rounded up after daylight.

Jan. 27, 1983

The Dysart Police Department is investigating three break-ins reported over the weekend of January13-17. One at a new home under construction on Leer Street, one at the Dysart Laundromat, and one at a recently vacated home on West Street.

Fred Ruedy of Dysart has received an award from Funk Seeds International for outstanding seed sales in his district in 1982.

Jan. 28, 1993

The Union Booster Club has purchased new varsity wrestling uniforms for UHS grapplers this year.

Glen Sailsbury began work for Farmer's Cooperative Telephone Company on July 20, 1992, and resides in rural Dysart with his wife Susan and children Travis and Serena. They moved here from Ames.

Jan. 23, 2003

Rachel Reiter and Fasha Yates were chosen as All American Cheerleaders from the Union Knight cheerleaders to participate in the Capital One Bowl half-time show on January 1, 2003, in Orlando, Fla.

Brady Hakeman, a senior at Union High School, got his 100th win on Saturday at the wrestling tournament in Cascade. Hakeman wrestles at 160 pounds for the Knights.

 
 

 

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