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Traer News

Tama County Vietnam Veterans journey to D.C. as part of Waterloo Honor Flight

For a trio of Tama County Vietnam Veterans, Wednesday, May 11, will certainly remain in their hearts and minds as a day of both joy and somber reflection – the day each man visited Washington, D.C. for both the very first time and as a member of the 27th Sullivan Hartogh Davis Cedar Valley ...

U.S. 63 from Iowa 96 to Traer set to close for resurfacing

An asphalt resurfacing project on U.S. 63 from the intersection of Iowa 96 to Traer will require closing U.S. 63 beginning Monday, May 23, at 7:00 a.m. through Fall 2022, weather permitting. During this closure, traffic will be detoured around the work zone. The detour route will use Tama ...

Car fire in Traer swiftly stopped by local responders

A car fire was quickly put out last Thursday afternoon in downtown Traer thanks to the swift response of the Traer Fire Department. Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on May 12, an older Chevy Camaro which had been driven around town earlier in the day by its owner – while no doubt finally enjoying the ...

North Tama Class of 2022 graduates, moves on to new beginnings

North Tama County Community High School held Commencement for the Class of 2022 this past Sunday, May 15, in the gym, sending 39 seniors off to “new beginnings,” in the words of Superintendent David Hill. “Many of you entered these halls as young, impressionable five-year-olds,” Hill ...

Bolt honored at annual Traer Museum meeting

The Traer Historical Museum held its annual meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the museum. Twenty people attended the event. President Mark Watson opened the meeting, thanking our board members and our loyal volunteers. Visitors were given a tour of the museum, which is in the process of ...

North Tama Schools holds public input session, gives tour

North Tama County Community School District moved one step closer to updating its facilities on Wednesday, May 4, by welcoming members of the public into the conversation through both a community input meeting and building tour. Over the past year with the assistance of Align Architecture ...

Highway 8 closes for culvert replacement

Beginning Monday, May 2, drivers along Iowa Highway 8 in Tama County’s Clark Township encountered a road closure between the junction with Iowa Highway 21 west of Dysart and county road V18 east of Traer. The project was let earlier this year and includes the removal and replacement of an ...

Taylor Howard selected as North Tama’s 7-12 principal

The North Tama County Community School District is pleased to announce that North Tama Alumnus Mr. Taylor Howard has accepted the offer to serve as the district’s new 7-12 Principal. Principal-elect Howard currently serves as a School Administration Manager in the Southeast Polk School ...

American Legion turns 103!

The American Legion turned an impressive 103 years old on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. In celebration of this significant day, American Legion posts across the country held events such as an open house at the post home or a dinner with cake. In Traer, the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post No. 142 ...

Traer Legion Auxiliary News

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 142 of Traer met on the evening of Tuesday, April 12, at the Traer Community Building with 17 members present. Sharon Finzen & Kay Klavido provided delicious refreshments. Sue Ewoldt presented a very interesting program on Retrieving Freedom dogs, based in ...