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Two arrested for Traer theft, damage

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Two Waterloo men have been charged with the attempted theft and damage to a pair of collectable cars and damage to buildings at rural traer.The pair were arrested by the Tama County Sheriff's Office on Friday night, June 2, in the 1700 block of T Avenue, rural Traer.John McCarthy Fitzpatrick, ...

Wendels serve as Grand Marshals at Corn Carnival

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The Gladbrook Corn Carnival Corporation was recently celebrated with Marvin and Judy Wendel as the 2017 Corn Carnival Parade Grand Marshalls.Corn Carnival Corporation President Teri Luehring stated, "Judy and Marvin have been longtime local business owners as well as being involved with the ...

Forever Be Sure concert July 12 at Calvary Baptist

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Calvary Baptist Church of Dysart, IA (407 Main St) invites you to join us for a Forever Be Sure concert July 12th at 7PM. Come hear this ladies trio present original music compositions with spoken testimony & Scripture recitations. The concert is free, though a Love Offering will be ...

Seniors to host July 11 potluck

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The Senior Citizens will meet on Tuesday, July 11 for a pot luck dinner at noon in the Dysart Community Building. Bring your own table service and a dish to share. The Lutherans will do the coffee and clean-up.500 is played after lunch. Everyone is welcome! If you need help to carry in your ...

Forever Be Sure concert July 12 at Calvary Baptist

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Calvary Baptist Church of Dysart, IA (407 Main St) invites you to join us for a Forever Be Sure concert July 12th at 7PM. Come hear this ladies trio present original music compositions with spoken testimony & Scripture recitations. The concert is free, though a Love Offering will be ...

Knights travel for 7-on-7 tourney, training camp

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The Union Knights had a BIG weekend with 14 young men traveling to Northern Illinois to play in a 48 team 7 versus 7 tournament. The Knights went 3-1 before lightning prevented the 5th game from being played. Pictured are (front row, L to R): Tate Hookham, Brit Rolison, Kaleb Roach, and Hunter ...

Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team donates to wildfire relief

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June 1, 2017, Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team (MIYBT) members presented $4,000 in Wildfire Relief funds the team raised to the Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation (ICF) Board members for distribution to the victims of the horrific wildfire losses in Kansas, Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma. Picture (l-r) MIYBT ...

Steel Shooters of Traer do well at state competition

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The Steel Shooters of Traer competed in state competition recently at the Dragoon Chapter Izaak Walton League in Elkhart. They managed to place in the top 3 of each event.The Centerfire Pistol Team of Tanner Calderwood (64.38), Clayton Sienknecht (63.27), Brian Stewart (70.37) and Spencer ...

Hora-Machacek holds June meeting

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Six members of the Hora-Machacek Legion Auxiliary met on Tuesday, June 6th at 7PM at the post home. Flags were in place already. Mary Seda said prayer and The Vacant Chair. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Preamble to the Auxiliary was recited by all. Secretary Margaret called the roll and ...

Unique crop design on display at Dostal estate

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This unique work is located in a field four miles south of Traer belonging to the Leonard Dostal estate. Other fields surrounding it belong to other Dostal families. The work was done by Leonard's son, Jeff Dostal of Traer with a farm grain drill. (photo provided by Lillian Dostal of Clutier ...