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Redhawks fly past Warriors in season openers on the hardwood

The North Tama girls’ and boys’ basketball teams took on the Meskwaki Warriors Tuesday, Nov. 29 at home during both squads' season openers with each team winning their respective hardwood match-ups. Both Redhawk teams have new head and assistant coaches this season, new athletes in the ...

Redhawks, Knights boys’ wrestling roll out season in Parkersburg

The North Tama and Union boys’ wrestling teams rolled out their respective seasons on the road this past Thursday evening, traveling to Aplington-Parkersburg High School for a quad meet that also included Vinton-Shellsburg. North Tama The Redhawks made their 2022-2023 season debut ...

Otter Creek Lake restoration project takes off

The November meeting of the Tama County Board of Conservation featured more good news in regard to the ongoing Otter Creek Lake Restoration project – a project that began over a year ago and is finally full steam ahead. “As you can see, a lot happened since the last time you all were ...

No action taken by North Tama school board on 8-Player football

It’s beginning to look a lot like the Redhawks will not be moving to 8-Player varsity football for the immediate future. During both the annual meeting of the North Tama Board of Education and the regular monthly meeting — held back to back on Monday, Nov. 21 — the topic of possibly ...

Ethics complaint against Wulf tossed

An ethics complaint filed against Representative-elect Derek Wulf (R-Hudson) has been dismissed by the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board. During the Nov. 16 meeting of the six-member board which, as part of its work, oversees enforcement of Iowa’s Campaign Disclosure Act and ...

Clutier’s 2nd annual “Deck The Hall” Christmas event

The 2nd annual "Deck The Hall" Christmas event, sponsored by the Clutier ZCBJ, will be held Saturday, December 10, 2022, from noon to 2 p.m. at the ZCBJ Hall in Clutier. The event will include a free drawing for a turkey, ham and gift cards. Santa will be present to hand out treat bags and ...

Update from Tama County Historical Society

Due to the recent resignation of the Tama County Historical and Genealogical Society’s President Elizabeth Reece, Joan Hayward Helm was elected to take over as president. Connie Pugh has replaced Helm’s seat on the board. Current board members are as follows: President Joan Hayward ...

Four things to know from Nov. 21 Tama Co. Supervisors’ meeting

1. In the Knebel vs. the Board of Adjustments lawsuit, the Board appointed an attorney. 2. Three Windstream utility permits were signed for: north of Toledo on 300th St. going west to lay a line to H Ave, on the bridge over Deer Creek on Business 30 for moving connected lines, and near ...

North Tama 2022-23 Quarter 1 Honor Rolls

The honor roll is based on the 4-point system. A 3.667 GPA is required for the ‘A’ Honor Roll, and a 3.000 GPA is required for the ‘B’ Honor Roll. Junior High Q1 A Honor Roll Isabella Allen Shawna Cibula Brayton Cibula Kahlia Even Rebekah Frana Isabelle Gropper Griffin ...

Traer Chamber honors Schafer with 2022 Outstanding Service Award

The Traer Chamber of Commerce recently held its Annual Chamber Dinner during which Donna DeBoef presented the 2022 Outstanding Service Award to Laurie Schafer. Schafer serves the Traer community in countless ways through both her work as the Programming Librarian at the Traer Public ...