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Looking Back - 08/09/13

August 9, 2013
Dysart Reporter

Aug. 10, 1933

Grandpa and Grandma Charles Zobel of Dysart received word the last of the week announcing the safe arrival of a baby son in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zobel residing in Reynolds, N.D. The young man has been given the name of Eugene Charles.

Russell Meeker and Miss Betty Lincoln, both of Waterloo, were married Monday, August 7. They are enjoying a wedding trip to scenic points in Wisconsin.

Aug. 12, 1943

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Matthiesen, who live near Grinnell, are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born August 9. She has been named Joan Leigh.

Mr. and Mrs. William Cranston announce the birth of a son at the Vinton hospital Tuesday morning. This is the couple's third child and second son.

Aug. 14, 1953

A bright blue-eyed girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Rinderknecht Tuesday morning at the Vinton hospital. The little miss weighed 10 pounds.

Aug. 8, 1963

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Coffey are parents of a son born July 28, in North Carolina where the Coffey's are spending the summer.

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Helm of Dysart will observe their 25th wedding anniversary on August 10. They are the parents of three children.

Aug. 9, 1973

After early season problems and breakage, the Eggleston and Lechtenberg dragster has raced to two consecutive eliminator victories at Neita Raceway north of Cedar Falls.

David Feuerbach of Dysart earned the grand champion market beef of the Tama County 4-H Fair held last week at Gladbrook.

Aug. 11, 1983

Pete and Elsie Fehr of Dysart were honored for their years of work for the Yankee Rider Saddle Club at the club's jackpot horse show August 5, at the Dysart fairgrounds show ring.

Eugene Elliott and the employees of the Elliott Brothers Truck Line Inc., will be celebrating 50 years of transportation services in the Midwest on August 13.

Aug. 12, 1993

The 1993 Summer Tournament for the Dysart Women's Softball League will be held this Sunday, August 14, beginning at noon at the Dysart City Park.

The Farmers Cooperative Telephone Company of Dysart will receive a boost thanks to a more than $2.6 million loan from the Rural Telephone Bank (RTB) Iowa Senator Tom Harkin announced recently.

Aug. 14, 2003

This fall history will take place with the first season of the padded, full-contact youth football for grades 3rd/4th and 5th/6th. The two teams will be members of the MFL (Marshalltown Football League) and have acquired the nickname Broncos.

Dysart's first Old Iron Days will be held at the Dysart City Park on Friday and Saturday, August 22 and 23. "Models of Yesteryear" will be the theme for this fun event.



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