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Traer Pool Committee in search of better bids

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The bids opened in October for construction of the new pool in Traer came in at $3.6 million, $600,000 over budget. These bids were rejected by the City Council. Since then, the Pool Committee has met and looked for ways to make the pool more economical to build and still keep the features ...

North Tama’s Clausen, Schafer receive scholarships

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Two Tama County students pursuing higher education opportunities have received additional financial assistance this fall thanks to scholarships from the Tama County Community Foundation and its host foundation, the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. These scholarships totaling over $1,500 ...

UMS Band members chosen for District Honor Band

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Three students from the Union Middle School Band program were chosen to participate in the NEIBA Honor Band held at Oelwein High School on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. Students chosen for honor band were Sarah Roberts on flute, daughter of Steve and Diane Roberts from LaPorte City, Iowa, Emma ...

DDC Annual Turkey Drawing

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The annual Dysart Development Corporation holiday turkey drawing was held at the local Christmas on Main event at the Community Building on December 3rd. The drawing was coordinated by the local H.A.T. (Hospitality & Tour) Team. Winners this year were: Marcella Hach, Joyce Folsom, ...

Dysart Historical Society honored by Silos & Smokestacks

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Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) honored the Heritage Area's finest during its 12th Annual Golden Silo Awards & Barn Party, Thursday, Nov. 3, at Beck Orchard and Historic Barn in Buckingham, Iowa.Awards are presented to individuals and organizations whose ...

Christmas on Main in Dysart

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Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand for the annual Christmas on Main celebration in Dysart held last Saturday. For more photos, pick up a copy of the December 9 print issue.

Traer Gift & Craft Show, Lions Soup Day Saturday

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This Saturday, Dec. 3, the Traer Gift and Craft Show combines with Traer Lions Soup Day to create a fun-filled shopping and eating experience.Shoppers enjoying the Holiday Happenings events should make the Traer Memorial Building one of their stops, as lots of crafters and vendors display their ...