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U.S. 63 from Iowa 96 to Traer set to close for resurfacing

Local News

An asphalt resurfacing project on U.S. 63 from the intersection of Iowa 96 to Traer will require closing U.S. 63 beginning Monday, May 23, at 7:00 a.m. through Fall 2022, weather permitting. During this closure, traffic will be detoured around the work zone. The detour route will use Tama ...

Car fire in Traer swiftly stopped by local responders

Local News

A car fire was quickly put out last Thursday afternoon in downtown Traer thanks to the swift response of the Traer Fire Department. Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on May 12, an older Chevy Camaro which had been driven around town earlier in the day by its owner – while no doubt finally enjoying the ...

North Tama Class of 2022 graduates, moves on to new beginnings

Education

North Tama County Community High School held Commencement for the Class of 2022 this past Sunday, May 15, in the gym, sending 39 seniors off to “new beginnings,” in the words of Superintendent David Hill. “Many of you entered these halls as young, impressionable five-year-olds,” Hill ...

North Tama & Union track and field athletes headed to state

Local News

Two dozen local athletes from across North Tama and Union high schools punched their tickets to state this past Thursday, May 12, at district meets and will be lacing up their track spikes to head south to Des Moines May 19-21, for the Iowa High School State Track & Field ...

Bolt honored at annual Traer Museum meeting

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The Traer Historical Museum held its annual meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the museum. Twenty people attended the event. President Mark Watson opened the meeting, thanking our board members and our loyal volunteers. Visitors were given a tour of the museum, which is in the process of ...

D-G Elementary 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Winners

Education

Poster winners include (l-r): Taryn Petersen and Madi Sparks, third place awards; Jackson Schellhorn, second place award; Paige Pipho, first place award. The theme from The Arbor Day Foundation this year was “Trees Are Terrific, Today & Tomorrow.” –Submitted photo

Clutier Auxiliary prepares for Memorial Day

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Hora-Machacek Legion Auxiliary #453 held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 3, at 1:30 p.m. with six members in attendance. President Veronica opened the meeting in a regular forum. She called the roll call and read last month's minutes which were approved as read. Treasurer Diane reviewed ...

All State Park Tour Coming to Gladbrook, you’re invited to join

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Jump in your favorite car, fire up the engine, roll down the windows, turn up the radio, and put on your biggest smile. It is time to hit the road to show your support for state parks in Iowa. The crew for Anna Rea, the 1930 Ford Model A invites everybody to drive along for the visit to Union ...