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Memorial Day pageantry in Clutier

Hora-Machacek Post 453 of Clutier held Memorial Day services on Monday, May 29. Pictured is the gun salute at Oneida Cemetery.

Cancer survivors, caregivers to be honored at Relay for Life June 3

Cancer survivors, caregivers, and community members will unite for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Tama County in an effort to honor, celebrate, and raise funds and awareness of cancer. The opening ceremony will be at 6:00. There will be 3 walking laps. First lap will be ...

210 Traer Ambulance Fundraiser

The Traer Ambulance Service would like to express our gratitude to the community of Traer and surrounding areas that we serve, for the overwhelming support of the Ambulance Service Annual Fundraiser.This year's winners of our raffle drawing of "Chamber" Bucks and CO detectors donated by Martin ...

Youel is PBIS Person of the Year

Mr. Josh Youel, North Tama Elementary Principal, was presented with a very special award at the Learning Supports State Conference in Des Moines, Iowa. On May 9, Mr. Youel received the honor of PBIS Person of the Year for the state of Iowa in 2017! Mr. Youel is a great example to the students ...

Tama County volunteers needed for Bible Marathon

Last year, 2016, was the first year that the Bible was read in every one of Iowa's 99 counties! Thousands participated by reading aloud at County Courthouses. This year, we are expanding this reading to our cities and towns.In Tama County, this will include Tama, Toledo, Garwin, Montour, ...

Traer Community Foundation announces grants

The Traer Community Foundation Board of Directors has announced the 2017 disbursements for a total of $37,255.00.This is the 25th year of awarding grants, and the Foundation's gifts to the community now total $660,000 including the 2017 grants.These are the community betterment projects by ...

Cancer survivors, caregivers to be honored at Relay for Life June 3

Cancer survivors, caregivers, and community members will unite for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Tama County in an effort to honor, celebrate, and raise funds and awareness of cancer. The opening ceremony will be at 6:00. There will be 3 walking laps. First lap will be ...

Tama County volunteers needed for Bible Marathon

Last year, 2016, was the first year that the Bible was read in every one of Iowa's 99 counties! Thousands participated by reading aloud at County Courthouses. This year, we are expanding this reading to our cities and towns.In Tama County, this will include Tama, Toledo, Garwin, Montour, ...

Seniors host dinner June 13

The Senior Citizens will have a dinner on Tuesday, June 13 at noon with Sunnycrest 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, June 9 to: Wilma Loutsch at ...

UMS Band members recognized for outstanding achievement

Band students are awarded with outstanding achievement points, which are points earned for doing those things that help them improve their musical skills in playing their instruments and their contribution to the growth and success of the whole program. Students earn points for progressing ...