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Opening night for Vietnam War documentary September 17

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Everyone is welcome to view the opening night of "The Vietnam War" documentary at the Tama Legion on Sunday, September 17.The Sons of The American Legion in Tama contacted Iowa Public Television several months ago to host a "public viewing of public television." This film by Ken Burns and Lynn ...

Spore is Kid Captain at Iowa

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Sam Spore, 15, of Dysart, will serve as the Kid Captain at this Saturday's Iowa Hawkeyes home football game against North Texas.Sam, the son of Chad and Heidi Spore, was born in Uganda and spent the first 12 years of his life in an orphanage there. Diagnosed with hydrocephalus and spina bifida, ...

Girls Staters visit Auxiliary

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Girls Staters Holly Rigel, daughter of Deborah and Matt Rigel, and Olivia Schrier, daughter of John and Martha Schrier were special guests of the American Legion Auxiliary in July. They spoke about their activities at the annual Girls State held in June at the Drake campus in Des Moines.

Thomsen is Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame inductee

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The Iowa 4-H Foundation sponsors the annual Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. Inductees into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame represent the many people in Iowa who have contributed countless hours to the 4-H program. They work tirelessly to see that Iowa's youth have a ...

Bench dedication held during Winding Stairs Festival

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Nearly 100 friends, family members, former students and teachers gathered on Saturday afternoon, August 12, outside the North Tama County Community School gym entrance for a formal bench dedication honoring Mr. Don G. Lau, a beloved teacher and friend.Through the generosity of classmates from ...

Knights get first win of 2017 with victory at V-S

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After an opening night defeat at Marion, the Union football team earned their first win of the 2017 season with a 42-14 thrashing of Vinton-Shellsburg.Quarterback Troy Hanus was 11-of-20 for 234 yards and three touchdowns, two of which went to Koby Alpers. Alpers had 134 yards receiving and two ...

Free and reduced meal info for Raggedy Ann & Andy Preschool

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Raggedy Ann and Andy Preschool has announced their sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals through the program are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Child care participants who are members of FIP or Food Assitance households or ...

We Build Champions Camp

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The 2017 We Build Champions Camp was held at the Dysart City Park on August 27. Pictured here are the egg toss champions Steele Schmitz and Landry Mouton.

Traer Class of 1957

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Traer Class of 1957, 60 year class, seated: Shirley Halupnik Austin, Donna Nelson Davis, Bruce Altenhein, Arleen Zhorne, Marilyn Chizek, Karla Yazarian, William "Bill" Calderwood; back, John Sternberg, Betty Pennell Tomlinson, Carol Weber Borden, Leo Svoboda, Stan Podhajsky, Duane Lewis, Dan ...

Traer-Clutier Class of 1962

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Traer-Clutier Class of 1962, 55 year class, seated: Judy Ross Martin, Karen Dalziel Tallman, Carol Novotny Vokoun, Kathleen Kremenak Brundage, LaRetta DuToit Dvorsky, LaRue DuToit Sebesta, Ann McKinley; back, Roselynn Draper Edwards, Ellen Grover Young, Sam Young, Ron Adamek, Gary Dinsdale, ...