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Redhawks return to doorstep of state tournament

Local News

The crowd was loud. The stakes were high. The volleyball was enthralling. Monday night’s matchup between Class 1A No. 12 North Tama and Montezuma was a high-level match of volleyball in the Region 6 semifinals. It was the Redhawks (29-10) who came out on top, advancing with a 3-0 sweep ...

Redhawks runners punch team ticket to state, first time since 2007

Local News

The Redhawks girls cross country team has run their way to state this year. On a balmy, cool Thursday last week, the North Tama girls team placed second with 50 points in the Class 1A State Qualifier on the Fillmore Fairways Golf Course in Cascade and will now be running in the 2021 Cross ...

Redhawks head to round 2 of playoffs

Local News

The Redhawks just barely advanced out of the first round playoffs last Friday by beating the Wapello Indians, 23-22, and will next take on Class A No. 9 (AP poll/Week 8 ), South Iowa Cedar District Champion Lynnville-Sully (8-1) this Friday, October 29 in the second round. The Redhawks are ...

Local UAW 838 members part of strike at Deere Waterloo Works

Local News

Members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 838 who live in Tama and Grundy counties and work for John Deere Waterloo Works were part of the more than 10,000 Deere union workers in Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas who went on strike at midnight on Thursday, October 14 after the tractor ...

North Tama welcomes guest author with page from her own book

Education

North Tama School District knows how to roll out the red carpet. Guest author Martha Brockenbrough visited North Tama on Tuesday, October 12 as part of the district’s visiting author series. Brockenbrough — who is based in Seattle — arrived on campus at 8:20 a.m. by way of a fire truck ...

Make your voice heard in the 2021 city/school elections

Local News

Early voting in Iowa’s 2021 combined city/school election began Wednesday, October 13 as part of the lead-up to Election Day which falls on Tuesday, November 2 this year. Voters will have the opportunity to select candidates for mayor, for their local city council, and for school board. ...

Lidgett captures conference crown, Redhawk girls second

Traer News

Iowa Star Conference Meet The North Tama Redhawks cross country team competed in the Iowa Star Conference Meet on Thursday, October 14 at the Wartburg Max Course in Waverly. The girls team took second place with 44 points. Collins-Maxwell was the Iowa Star Conference team champion. North ...

Six things to know from Dysart City Council

Local News

Adding sewer debt fees to vacant properties, a new pocket park, and the resignation of a city employee were just a few of the items addressed during the regular meeting of the Dysart City Council on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 in City Hall beginning at 7 p.m. Mayor Tim Glenn presided over the ...

Reward issued in Traer homicide case

Local News

Four months to the day since the murder of Ryan Cooper at a rural Traer residence, an area non-profit organization has put forward a reward. On Tuesday, Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers announced a $17,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the Cooper case. Cooper was found dead in ...