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Traer News

Danker pleads not guilty, retains private counsel

TOLEDO – In a written arraignment filed last week, Shellsburg resident Huston William Danker entered a plea of not guilty to first degree murder in connection with the 2021 death of rural Traer resident Ryan Cooper. Back on April 29, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the ...

Meet Dave Sires, Republican candidate for Iowa Senate District 38

Ahead of the June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing sent questionnaires to all three candidates running for the Republican nomination in Iowa Senate District 38 including James McCullagh of Cedar Falls, Steve Schmitt of Waterloo, and Dave Sires of Cedar Falls. The district is currently ...

Geneseo Alumni to hold annual banquet June 8

BUCKINGHAM – The Geneseo Alumni Association banquet will be held this year on Saturday, June 8, at the Geneseo Methodist Church located at 3127 115th Street in rural Buckingham. This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the first graduating class from the Geneseo Consolidated School. Some ...

Traer Historical Museum announces Wednesday hours

TRAER – Beginning June 1 and lasting through October 31, the Traer Historical Museum located in downtown Traer will be open to visitors every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is an exciting change for the museum only made possible with the help of our dedicated volunteers who stepped up ...

Dan Oltman graduates from Morningside University

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – 215 undergraduate students and 209 graduate students graduated from Morningside University on Saturday, May 11 at the commencement ceremony held at Elwood Olsen Stadium on Morningside’s campus including Dan Oltman, MAT, of Traer. Morningside’s 2024 commencement ...

Rebekah Leipold recognized at the 2024 Millikin University Honors Convocation

DECATUR, Ill. – The Millikin University community gathered again for the annual Honors Convocation and Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Thursday, April 25, at Kirkland Fines Arts Center to honor faculty, staff and student accomplishments as the academic year approaches its close. Over 125 ...

Morgan Smith named to BVU’s Spring 2024 Dean’s List

STORM LAKE – Morgan Smith of Traer was recently named to Buena Vista University's Spring 2024 Dean's List. Smith was among more than 500 students named to the Dean's List this semester. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students achieving a 3.5-grade point average or higher for the ...

Meet the trio running for Tama County Supervisor District 3

Ahead of the June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing reporter Ruby McAllister sent questionnaires to all candidates running in contested races for the Tama County Board of Supervisors including those running for the Republican nomination in District 1, District 3, District 4, and ...