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Traer Chamber of Commerce August meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Traer Chamber of Commerce was held on August 8th at Sunnyside Tavern and Cafe. The meeting was called to order at 5:35 by Vice President Ashley Cizek. Others in attendance were Secretary Patty Suess, Treasurer Cindy Blaine, Past President Pat Rishel, Board ...

NWS recognizes Tama County as StormReady

NOAA's National Weather Service has recognized Tama County Emergency Management as a StormReady county. The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. StormReady sites have made a strong commitment to implement plans and resources in an ...

NWS recognizes Tama County as StormReady

NOAA's National Weather Service has recognized Tama County Emergency Management as a StormReady county. The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. StormReady sites have made a strong commitment to implement plans and resources in an ...

Seniors meeting for Sept. 13 potluck meal

The Senior Citizens will have a dinner on Tuesday, September 13 at noon with the Catholics serving the meal at the Community Building. Everyone is welcome - bring a friend!$3 will be charged at the door. Please bring your own table service.Call in your reservation by Friday, September 9 to: ...

Bible Marathon comes to Tama Co. Sept. 6-13

The Iowa 99 County Bible Reading Marathon, sponsored by the Iowa Prayer Caucus Network, is taking its show on the road and will visit Tama County in September.The event, which was done in the rotunda of the State Capitol on January, travels across Iowa's counties and will be taking place in ...

Tama Co. Repubs to host BBQ event

The Tama County Republicans will be hosting their 2016 BBQ and fundraising event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 25 at the Otter Creek Lake and Park Nature Center.Attendess will enjoy a delicious barbeque dinner! Free will donations to help fund this election season's activities are ...

Class of 1971 meets for reunion

North Tama Class of 1971 held their class reunion August 12, 2016. Members of the class include: Richard Arp, Terry Boldt, Mike Clark, Laurel Claussen Wright, Kathy Degner Kvidera, Gayle Fehr Kucera, Monica Hayek Brezina, Jane Hoeppner Seeley, Dennis Hosek, Ron Howard, Michele Jenkins Carstens, ...

Hora-Machacek gets visit from Iowa Girls Stater

Hora-Machacek Auxiliary met on Tuesday, August 2nd at the post home. There were six members present inaddition our Girl Stater Elizabeth Worthington and her mother, Glenis were in attendance. The evening began at 6pm with a meal which was prepared by Veronica Pavlicek. Elizabeth gave her report ...

Tama County Sheriff setting up volunteer team

The Tama County Sheriff's Office has been working on a plan to be employed in the event of a child abduction should one ever take place here. This plan was started after evaluating other recent abductions that have taken place, the problems faced by those officers, and the lessons learned ...

Chelsea Savings Bank proud to support Dennis Field renovations

The school districts in our area play a powerful role in our community and for our children. The Dennis Field Renovations would not be possible without the overwhelming support of the Traer community members, businesses and organizations. Chelsea Savings Bankis proud to invest in this ...