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Konicek’s to hold family reunion

The Konicek and Mochal Reunion is Sunday, June 28th at noon at the Elberon United Methodist Church basement. Bring a covered dish, table service and items of ancestor's to share. Beverage will be funished.For information you can contact Wilma Parizek at 319-439-5439

Local troop holds awards ceremony

Front (l to r): Katie Brandvig, Destany Himschoot, Olivia Pargeon, Sara Howard, Abi Watson, Brieanna Ewoldt. Back: Gretchen Pargeon, Anna Kvidera, Alexa Dostal, Jessi Jacobs, Rachel Kopriva, Carly Ackman, Julie Dostal.Photo provided

Local troop holds awards ceremony

On Wednesday, May 27th, Traer Girl Scout Troop 260 held their awards ceremony at the United Presbyterian Church. Prior to the awards ceremony, a meal was prepared by the troop and served to the families. The meal consisted of salad, chicken parmesan, garlic bread, lemon bars, brownies and ...

Camp E.D.G.E Vacation Bible School to be held Aug. 3-6

Children ages four through fifth grade are invited to attend this year's Traer Ecumenical Vacation Bible School. Camp E.D.G.E is this year's theme. Campers will Experience and Discover God Everywhere through five fun-filled learning centers: Extreme Bible Trek, Crafts, Rec, Scientific ...

2009 Swimming Lesson Schedule

Session #1-June 16-279:00-9:45Level 6: Catron Breanna, Catron Erin, Carroll Kenny, Kaufmann Noah.9:45-10:30Level 5: Podhadjsky Brett, Earley Joe, Earley Will, Carroll Trevor, Hlas Jake.Level 4: Brandvig Cole, Catron Brittany, Spinler, Kyra Barabara.10:30-11:15Level 3: Hulme, Hale, Ketter, ...

Generosity beautifies Main Street

With the help of two Dysart businesses, the La Maison Women's Club was able to purchase flowers, potting soil, and fertilizer for the flower pots on the streets of Dysart. Mark Harvey, manager of Farmers Cooperative Telephone Company, presented a check to the club for $400 to go towards this ...

Tama County Board of Supervisors

By Joyce WeiseTama County Supervisors Larry Vest, Dan Wilkens, and Kendall Jordan met Tuesday, June 2. Two public hearings were held for the purpose of vacating two different roads. The 9:30 a.m. hearing was to consider the vacating of a portion of 220th Street between F Avenue and G Avenue ...

Dale Thomas and the Bandera Boys to play in Dysart

Dale Thomas and the original Bandera Boys will be playing in Dysart at the Community Building on June 19, at 7 p.m. The group formed in 1956 and played together until 1964. This is the fifth year that they will hold their Summer Reunion concert. They play 50's music and were inducted into the ...

Hemesath

Stu Hemesath graduated Sunday, May 17, from the University of Iowa. He earned a Bachelor of Business degree from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business with a finance major. He also made the Dean's List numerous times. He has accepted a position with Wells Fargo Finance in Des Moines. He is ...

Traer welcomes new business

By Tracey PetersCopy EditorThere is a new business in town located at 604 Third Street.Owner and operator, Shawn Larmore has moved his already established business from his home to the building that formally housed Ernie's Plumbing & Heating. This allowed for extra room and a more ...