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Union to celebrate homecoming this week

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The 2021-2022 Union High School Homecoming Court includes King candidates, back row (l-r): Gus Camarata, Gabe Hanson, TJ Freeland, Grant Behrens and Jack Carlson; Queen candidates, front row (l-r): Carlie Spore, Ellie Rathe, Laura Rempe, Elle Hookham, and Ava Corpman. The 2021 Homecoming ...

Cast selected for Wolf Creek Players fall play

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Wolf Creek Players recently announced the cast for their upcoming production of “The Boardinghouse” by Vern Harden. The cast features 10 actors including Pat Arp, Reta Callahan, Jeremy Hartman, Sandi Hulst, Ruth Laackmann, Missie Purdy, Jennifer Reese, Brayden Ryan, Christian Ryan and ...

Candidates file paperwork for upcoming city and school elections

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The deadline to file as a candidate for area city and school board elections passed last week Thursday for the upcoming November 2 election and several new candidates have thrown their hat into the ring along with many of the area’s incumbents. The North Tama School Board has four seats up ...

Farmers Coop receives broadband grant worth $2.7 million

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Rural Dysart residents within the 476 telephone exchange received some good news this past week when it comes to broadband access in their area — $2,724,134.40 worth of good news. In a September 14 press release, Governor Kim Reynolds announced the recipients of the latest Empower Rural ...

Weber receives MercyOne scholarship

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Arielle (Belle) Weber of Buckingham was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to pursue a degree in medicine. MercyOne Friends of Cedar Falls Medical Center selected six recipients this year to receive a $1,000 scholarship including Weber. The scholarships are awarded thanks to generous ...

Redhawks hammer Huskies on HOCO

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The Redhawks handily harnessed the Huskies Friday night, beating Nashua-Plainfield 50-22 for a Homecoming win that provided the crowd with plenty of stellar action to cheer about. The Redhawks retained their Class A fifth spot ranking this week and are now 4-0 with district wins over AGWSR, ...

2,997 Flags Over Traer

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“Where were you on 9/11?” — and just like that, an important conversation begins. Military mother Sara Knoop spent several days last week in the lead-up to the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks posing that very question to visitors to her Cherry Street yard in Traer. A ...