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Traer News

Redhawks fly past Comets for homecoming win, 36-6

TRAER – Amid the backdrop of Homecoming 2023-24, Redhawk football flew past the BCLUW Comets last Friday night to claim their second win of the season — and cement running back Josh Dostal’s status as a player to watch. Barely two minutes into the game and on the Redhawks very first ...

North Tama earns first win of the season, 34-18 over AGWSR

TRAER – North Tama earned its first win of the season last Friday – and first win ever under new head coach Andrew Knaack – taking down AGWSR, 34-18 in an exciting District 3 game featuring a late first quarter pick 6 by Josh Dostal that fueled the team’s subsequent success while ...

North Tama announces 2023-24 Homecoming Court candidates

The North Tama Community School District’s 2023-24 Homecoming Queen candidates include Lydia Taylor, Larissa Morrison, Jamie Jacobs, Izzy Hallett, and Kinsley Even. The 2023-24 King candidates include Tyler Popelka, Case Monat, Ryan Hosek, Henry Hansen, and Jared Dvorak. The ...

Tama County adds record seven Heritage Farms in 2023

DES MOINES – A record seven separate Tama County farm families were honored on Thursday, August 17, at the Iowa State Fair Livestock Pavilion with 2023 Heritage Farm designations. The seven farms were located throughout the northern Tama County landscape and include Abernathey Family Farms ...

Redhawks rocket to No. 3

TRAER – In just the first week of the 2023-24 season, Redhawk volleyball has rocketed in the rankings, from No. 15 to No. 3 – taking down every 1A opponent they’ve faced while also competing with several ranked teams including 3A No. 4 Union last Saturday at the North Tama Volleyball ...

North Tama 2023-24 new staff

TRAER - North Tama added more than a dozen new staff members for the 2023-24 school year including (l-r) Tammy Kimbrell (foodservice/kitchen assistant ), Amanda Hall (elementary secretary), Hannah Donelson-Brown (paraeducator), Jaceline Rogers (bus driver), Molly Ramirez (sixth grade ...

Friday Night Lights Returns: Redhawks poised to compete under new head coach

TRAER – North Tama football looks to get back to its hard-nosed roots this fall. Under new head coach Andrew Knaack, the Redhawks are looking for 100 percent effort with around 30 kids suiting up on Friday nights this fall. “The kids we roll out every Friday night are gonna be ready ...

Traer Lions Club Cow Chip Bingo winner announced

President Bruce Morrison, left, presented a $1000 check to Pat Wood on Aug. 17 for winning the Traer Lions Club Cow Chip Bingo Contest which occurred during the Winding Stairs Festival. Congratulations to her and a big thank you to all who bought tickets, enabling the Lions Club to fund ...

Traer Class of 1961 observes two milestone birthdays

TRAER – Nine classmates from the Traer High School Class of 1961 didn't hesitate to celebrate their 80th birthdays along with their hometown's 150th year. On Saturday afternoon, August 12, they met at the Traer Historical Museum to reminisce and make new memories. The open house brought ...