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The City of Dysart

Winter Blues Pie Tasting Festival

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    Winter Blues Pie Tasting Festival

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    Win a 2-night resort get-away! When: March 8 4-7pm Where: Inside participating businesses on Main Street Cost: $10 Person unlimited homemade pie tasting specialty drinks complimentary pie plate automatically entered to win a FREE 2-night stay at Iowa’s own Honey Creek Resort on Lake Rathbun! Sponsored by: Dysart Development Corporation...
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    Dysart Drive In

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    The Dysart Drive In holds many memories for loyal customers, but most especially for owner Rhonda Harrison.  The drive in has been a mainstay in the Dysart community for 53 years.  Vivian Wiebbecke successfully ran the business for 18 years before Rhonda’s parents, Tony and Dorothy Pospisil, took over the...
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    Feeling Groovy

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    Come Join Dysart’s Blast From The Past! “Looking for fun and feeling groovy!” Saturday, July 27th 10-3PM Brunch, Entertainment, Shopping, Gifts, Drawings, and More! $25 Per Person Reserve Seating Will Be Available – Call to Reserve Your Seat Today! Call 476-3680 or  476-3607 Sponsored by the DDC and Dysart Business...
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    “Lion in the Park” Dedication

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    The Dysart Lions Club was joined by Mayor Pam Thiele, Lions Club dignitaries, and community members during a “Lion in the Park” drinking fountain dedication at the Dysart City Park on June 23. The event began with a ceremony and ribbon cutting. Lions Club Member Dennis Tompkins is credited for...
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    Back Roads Vintage Market

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    When it was decided that Dysart should try it’s hand at this vintage market craze, we looked at our Main Street and thought, “If we could get 40 vendors, it would be amazing.” Well, well, well…we still have another month to go before the “deadline” approaches for vendors and guess...
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    Dysart’s Fourth Annual Chocolate Walk

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    Dysart’s Fourth Annual Chocolate Walk was held on March 23rd from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Dysart Business Builders and the Dysart Development Corporation sponsored the Chocolate Walk. An estimated 400 people sampled chocolate candy, cookies, cupcakes, fudge, truffles and more during the event. The chocolate vendors had a...

Dysart Statistical Information

  • Population 1,379

Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey

Geography/Climate

Gently rolling mid-continent fertile / high yield farmlands.

Employment

Corn, soybeans, cattle & hogs anchor agricultural economy. Larger Payrolls:

Housing

Median value of:
  • Single family house $95,200
  • Median mortgage $970

Source: 2005-2009 American Commuinity Survey

Utilities

  • Electric Dysart Municipal Utilities
  • Natural Gas Alliant Energy
  • Water City of Dysart
  • Sewer City of Dysart
  • Phone Farmers Coop Telephone
  • Internet Farmers Coop Telephone
  • Internet Mediacom
  • TV Cable Mediacom
  • TV Cable Farmers Coop Telephone

Educational Insitutions

Union Community School District  

Health Care

Public Library

  • Books & Serial Volumes 12,633
  • Total Circulation 24,316
  • Children’s Materials 10,014
  • Public Internet Terminals 8

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2005

Taxes

  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • State Income Tax 0.36% – 8.98% plus base rate

Source: Iowa Department of Revenue, 2008

Houses of Worship

Financial Institutions

Source: Federal Deposit Ins. Corp., 2008

Social Characteristics

  • High School Grad or Higher 95%
  • Bachelors Degree or Higher 16%
  • Civilian Veterans 16%

Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey

Funded by the D.D.C.

The Dysart Development Corporation is a non-profit, community development organization open to all citizens and businesses in the community of Dysart and the surrounding area. Its primary objectives are, (a) to improve the quality of life for its residents of all ages, (b) to promote growth and diversification of the local economy through the retention and expansion of existing businesses and industry, (c) to promote the recruitment of new business and industry, and (d) to promote community revitalization by providing assistance and support.

Recreation

City park, Dysart Family Aquatic Center. C.R. Roberts Memorial Trail. Swimming, fishing, boating, camping at Hickory Hills Park, 5 1/2 miles north of Dysart. 18 hole rolling hills golf course & clubhouse. Museum with a one-room country school. Downtown artist studios and boutique shops.

Dysart City Hall

601 Wilson, Dysart, IA 52224 319-476-5690 dysart@fctc.coop www.dysartiowa.com
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