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MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union donates $10,000 to Emergency Relief Fund

Special to TheStar-ClipperMARSHALLTOWN - MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union is donating $10,000 to the Iowa Credit Union Foundation's new Emergency Relief Fund. Donations will be used to assist Iowans in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused a major disruption to the state's ...

Traer Community Foundation accepting grant applications

The Traer Community Foundation board members are pleased to announce they are now accepting grant applications from non-profit Traer area groups, for the 2020-grant program. Board members include: chairman, Pat Wood, representing the Traer Chamber of Commerce, vice-chairman, Stephen Foster ...

Tama County Emergency Disaster Declaration

Tama County Supervisors unanimously approved the Declaration on Monday morning, March 30, during their regular meeting conducted on the internet using the Zoom Service which provides for meetings to take place with participants at different locations.To view or take part on Zoom the Tama County ...

-Message from Traer Mayor Pete Holden-

My fellow citizens, I wish to speak to you about what we expect over the next few weeks and months as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) moves through our country. As you well know, we are strong and resilient. We have weathered many storms together, and I am confident we will face this challenge with ...

Tama County Emergency Disaster Declaration

Tama County Supervisors unanimously approved the Declaration on Monday morning, March 30, during their regular meeting conducted on the internet using the Zoom Service which provides for meetings to take place with participants at different locations.To view or take part on Zoom the Tama County ...

Supervisors approve $28.4 million budget for 2020-21, is up 17 percent

While Tama County spending topped $28 million in next fiscal years budget, the tax levy rate remained the same for both urban and rural property. The Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 Monday to approve the budget following a public hearing with no comments heard.The biggest increase was seen in ...

News & notes from the Traer Public Library….

We will continue with curb side delivery this week, along with home delivery and my porch delivery.CURB SIDE DELIVERY: Call the library to ask for materials to be selected for you, or go on to our catalog and select the items yourself. After arranging a time for pick up with you, we will take ...

City of Dysart takes steps – COVID-19

Update:All City buildings are currently closed to the public until April 8, 2020, to help minimize exposure in the community. The situation will be re-evaluated at that time.The City of Dysart is working with local, state, and federal partners to keep our community informed about the ...

COVID-19 cases now stand at 14 in Tama County

Note: As news regarding Covid-19 continues to change on a daily basis this article has been updated from the time of deadline.From the last report available at Star-Clipper press time the Governor's office said the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 52 additional ...

Meskwaki Settlement woman diagnosed with coronavirus

UPDATE: Lindsey Johnson‘s breathing worsened on Sunday and she was sent to the hospital where she is under observation. Lindsey Johnson was one of the first people in Tama County to be diagnosed with COVID-19. She received the diagnosis on Saturday and has been isolated since ...