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Clutier News

Clutier Legion Auxiliary hosts sewing day

CLUTIER – Hora-Machacek Legion Auxiliary held a sewing day on Tuesday, February 5. Those in attendance were: Diane C, Pauline S, Mary S, Linda D, Marilyn S, Valerie S, Deb K, Collette W, Brenda H, and Veronica P. Day began at 9 a.m. Several ladies attached back, middle and lap quilt tops ...

Local students named to Central College Dean’s List

PELLA – Central College recognized 408 students who were named to the Fall 2023 Dean's List. The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester. The following local students were ...

Trump takes Tama County

TAMA COUNTY – In the end, it really wasn’t much of a contest. Much like the rest of Iowa, Republican caucusgoers in Tama County overwhelmingly favored one candidate Monday night for the 2024 presidential nominee – former president Donald Trump who garnered more than 58% of the caucus ...

Hora-Machacek Auxiliary has sewing day

CLUTIER – Hora-Machacek Legion Auxiliary met on Tuesday, January 2 at the post home in Clutier. The day began at 9 a.m. sewing lap quilts together. Those sewing were: Collette W, Diane C, Marilyn S, Pauline S, Brenda H, Deb K, Valerie S, Denise S, and Veronica P. They sewed together 8 lap ...

Deck the (ZCBJ) Hall!

CLUTIER – It’s time to deck the halls! Last Saturday afternoon the inside of Clutier’s ZCBJ Hall was literally aglow in thousands of twinkling Christmas lights thanks to the efforts of husband-wife duo Thomas Krueger and Michelle Brundage who spent four days this month readying the ...

Clutier swears in all-female government

CLUTIER – This one’s for the girls. Following the 2023 city/school election held on Nov. 7, four members-elect of the new, six-member Clutier city government took the oath of office during the Monday, Dec. 4 council meeting – ushering in what is most likely the municipality’s first ...

Several city/school election races decided by write-in votes

Following the official first and second canvass of the Nov. 7 city and school elections in Tama County, the winner of Union’s District 1 school board seat as well as city government races in Clutier, Garwin, Tama, and Vining were decided by write-in votes. Union school board The Union ...

​​Hora-Machacek holds sewing day and meeting

CLUTIER – Hora-Machacek Legion Auxiliary #453 met on Wednesday, November 8 at the Clutier post home. The day began at 9 a.m. with the following members and guests: Collette W, Bev C, Diane C, Pauline S, Julia B, Mary S, Linda D, Veronica P, Deb K, Brenda H, and Valerie S. Some placed quilt ...

Elections without candidates, ballots without voters

CLUTIER – Many city and school elections in Iowa go uncontested, with only one name on the ballot. The difficult part comes when there aren’t any names at all. In Clutier, population 213, no one filed to run for mayor or any of the five seats on the city council. It’s not the only ...