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Wiges book signing at library Oct. 9

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Linda Wiges has published a new book. It is called GIVE ME GLORY. A public signing will take place Sunday afternoon, October 9 in the Talen Community Room of the Traer Public Library at 2:00.GIVE ME GLORY takes place on the Meskwaki Settlement in Tama and is a continuation of Wiges's first ...

Fall Festival Oct. 9 at Otter Creek Park

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On Sunday, October 9, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Tama County Conservation Board will be hosting a fun and interesting Fall Festival celebration. The event will be hosted at the Tama County Nature Center, Otter Creek Lake and Park. The day's festivities are offered free of charge.The event will ...

Union celebrates homecoming with 69-0 win

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Big homecoming winThe Union Knights only had 28 offensive plays in four quarters in Friday night's 69-0 win over Waterloo Columbus in La Porte City but 16 of those plays were first downs and ten of the plays were touchdowns. Resulting in a TD every 2.8 plays.Isaiah Vaughan had a big night with ...

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9-15

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Fire Prevention Week 2016 will be held from October 9-15 this year with lots of local activities!On Tuesday, October 11 at 9:15 a.m., 3 year-olds from Raggedy Ann & Andy Preschool will be at the fire station. The 4- and 5-year-olds will meet at the station on Friday, October 14 at 9:15 ...

Seniors host dinner Oct. 11

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The Senior Citizens will have a dinner on Tuesday, October 11 at noon with the Lutherans serving the meal at the Community Building. Everyone is welcome - please bring a friend!$3 will be charged at the door. Please bring your own table service. 500 cards will be played after lunch.Call in your ...

Fall Festival Oct. 9 at Otter Creek Park

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On Sunday, October 9, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Tama County Conservation Board will be hosting a fun and interesting Fall Festival celebration. The event will be hosted at the Tama County Nature Center, Otter Creek Lake and Park. The day's festivities are offered free of charge.The event will ...

Teams gather for Union Powder Puff Game

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In a display of sportsmanship, members of both teams that participated in the Annual Powder Puff football game at Union High School on Thursday, September 29 are pictured. A good time was had by all!

Thorne-Petersen wedding

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Lindsay Petersen and Ryan Thorne are happy to announce their marriage on May 21, 2016 in Des Moines, IA.Parents of the bride are Diana Sells and step-father Tim Sells of Dysart. Parents of the groom are Glenn and Dorothy Thorne of Traer.The 5 p.m. outdoor ceremony was officiated by Bret Agard ...

Kaufmann selected as Wendt Character Scholar

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Paul Kaufmann, of Traer, was accepted into the prestigious Wendt Character Scholars program at the University of Dubuque (UD).The program operates under the direction of the Wendt Center for Character Education, which promotes a campus culture of excellent moral character and purposeful lives. ...

Become a Soil Conservation Commissioner

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If you are qualified to vote in a general election and reside in Tama County, you are eligible to be a candidate for election to the board of the Tama Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). Commissioners may come from all walks of life. All you need is an interest in protecting our ...