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Grassley tours Clearline in Traer

Local News

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) made his second stop in the last four months to Tama County on Jan. 13. In early September Grassley made a stop in Toledo to meet with local officials and business leaders. Grassley began a day of county visits in Traer, Iowa with a factory tour and ...

Redhawks bounced by Baxter

Traer News

TRAER — It was all going according to plan for the North Tama men’s basketball team through one half of action Tuesday night. The Redhawks jumped out to an early lead and held an eight-point advantage when the first half was over, sitting pretty and holding onto hopes of a big Iowa Star ...

Freed fundraiser sees big support

Local News

In times of great difficulty, great acts of kindness often emerge. Through the holiday season the community of Traer has been rallying around one of its own. Joe Freed has been a local auto mechanic with A.W.E Auto Service in Traer for the past 13 years, working with a team that made sure ...

North Tama falls to Bolts at home

Traer News

TRAER — Early on in Tuesday night’s Iowa Star South girls’ basketball action, the pace of the game was clear — and it was set by the Baxter Bolts. With a full-court press on and no breathing room for the North Tama ball handlers, it was a frustrating 32 minutes for the Redhawks. The ...

Search begins for new conservation director

Local News

Tama County Conservation is once again in search of a new director. Former director Logan Roberts submitted her letter of resignation to the Tama County Conservation Board in December and finished her last day with the county on Dec. 25. Roberts has taken a new position as a business ...

How to get the vaccine if you’re over 65

Local News

Editor's Note: This article has been updated as the age group for 1B was recently changed from 75 to 65. Tama County Public Health (TCPH) announced this week they are looking to compile a list of residents in Tama County aged 65 or over who are interested in receiving a COVID-19 ...

Members 1st offering college scholarships

Education

Members1st Community Credit Union announced their 2021 College Scholarship Program is now open. Members of the credit union have the opportunity to apply for five high school senior scholarships and two post-high school scholarships. Members must be entering or continuing their education at a ...

County Administration Building to reopen Jan. 25

Local News

County officials announced Monday that the Tama County Administration Building, 104 West State Street, Toledo, will re-open their offices to the public on Monday January 25th. The Administration Building, which houses the county treasurer's office, auditor's office, driver's license station, ...

Union Schools announce Homecoming Court

Education

Union Community Schools announced their 2020-21 Homecoming Court late last week. Pictured are, front row: Sarah Roberts, Sophie Winkelpleck, Madelon Rathe, Sunshine Gray, Ellie Behrens. Back row: Kolten Crawford, Adam Ahrendsen, Jacob Hill and Dallas Blackburn. Not pictured: Cameron Bruess. The ...

Public Health seeking those over 75 for vaccine list

Local News

Tama County Public Health (TCPH) announced this week they are looking to compile a list of residents in Tama County aged 75 or over who are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. TCPH will be moving to Phase 1-B of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the coming weeks which includes all ...