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Traer News

North Tama board declines to address OSHA mandate for now

Discussion of potential federal vaccine/testing requirements for employers and the use of the county’s canine assistant in-school program occupied much of the North Tama School Board meeting on Nov. 15. Prior to those discussions, four board directors that won seats in the Nov. 2 school ...

Traer Time Machine: Giving Thanks

An editorial from an edition of the Traer Star-Clipper published on Friday, August 28, 1953, caught my eye this past week while searching through our archive books for stories on the late LeRoy Kopriva — 1954 Traer High School graduate, Redhawks starting quarterback, and great-uncle to this ...

Traer Lions Club sponsors lighting contest

The Traer Lions Club is sponsoring its annual home Christmas lighting contest once again. All residents in the city of Traer who have displays of Christmas lights or lawn decorations will automatically be entered in the judging contest. In order to qualify, the rules state that lights and ...

Freewill chili, pulled pork, and dessert meal offered in Traer

Come celebrate the two year anniversary of the North Tama Dollars for Scholars program! A free-will donation will go to fund our scholarships of $1000 each. Carryout meals will be available. Join us Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the North Tama Schools lunchroom.

Traer Chamber celebrates 2021 service winners

The outstanding Service Award Winners for 2021 were honored at the recent Traer Chamber of Commerce annual dinner. A hearty congratulations to Joe Morris with Joe Morris State Farm Insurance Agency, Jay Owens with L.L. Owens Insurance, Jim Owens with L.L. Owens Insurance, and Marv Boldt with ...

Traer Sesquicentennial talks murals, seed money

Murals and seed money were the main topics of discussion during the Traer Sesquicentennial Committee’s third organizational meeting held on Monday, November 15 in the Traer Library basement. Dawn Breakenridge with the Winding Stairs Festival Committee was in attendance to share some ideas ...

Redhawks managers part of winning formula this season

It takes more than just the players and coaches to make a high school football team like North Tama great — and great the Redhawks were this season finishing with an 8-3 record and making it to the state quarterfinals. It also takes a couple of dedicated team managers like Emily Hulme and ...

Hoskey gives students unique experience on Veterans Day

North Tama students experienced Veterans Day this year through the eyes of a familiar face — their teacher. North Tama Social Studies teacher and 2006 South Tama High School graduate Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Hoskey is in his first year of teaching but is certainly not new to ...

2022-2023 STEPS-IMA Cohort Announced

Six Iowa organizations have been chosen to participate in the 2022-23 STEPS-IMA cohort. STEPS-IMA is a learning group utilizing the AASLH STEPS curriculum to build the capacity of small and mid-size history organizations to function at basic, good, or better practices. STEPS-IMA will utilize an ...