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Whannel recognized for 70 years of Legion membership

May 2, 2014 Leroy Whannel (right) is pictured here receiving his 70th year certificate for continuous membership in the American Legion. The certificate was presented by Local Post #142 Commander Wilfred Yusk. more »»

Traer Pool Committee update

May 2, 2014 The Pool Committee is in the process of reorganizing and reenergizing to take the next steps in getting a new Aquatic Center in Traer. more »»

Tama County K-9 unit is functional, friendly

May 2, 2014 Man’s best friend could be man’s worst nightmare if one were to find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Meet Nikki, the Belgian Malinois who works for the Tama County Sheriff’s Office. more »»

Annual meeting of Traer Historical Museum

May 2, 2014 Thousands of hours of work were represented at the Traer Historical Museum annual meeting Thursday, April 2. more »»

NT goes to NY

May 2, 2014 The week of April 2 through April 7 was eventful for the North Tama High School band as they went on their band trip to New York City. more »»

Congrats to Troy Weber

May 2, 2014 Congratulations to Navy Sailor Troy Weber of Traer, Iowa. Troy graduated April 11, 2014 from the Naval Academy in Great Lakes, Ill. He is currently at “A” School in Port Hueneme, Ca. more »»

Scouts visit Traer Star-Clipper

April 25, 2014 Scouts from Troop 304 visited the Traer Star-Clipper office last Monday to learn about the process of putting together a newspape. more »»

TAG students in Battle of the Books

April 25, 2014 Enthusiastic readers from North Tama’s seventh grade TAG program recently competed in the Battle of the Books competition by reading and studying 40 selected books from varied authors, genres, time... more »»

1st District Democratic forum Apr. 25

April 25, 2014 As a precursor to the 1st District Democratic Convention, the five Democratic candidates for Congress will participate in a public forum on April 25, 2014. more »»

Ferentz, Bluder at Marshall Co. I-Club

April 25, 2014 University of Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz, women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder, men’s basketball assistant coach Andrew Francis and wrestling assistant coach Ben Berhow, will be the featured... more »»

Sixth Grade Career Day

April 25, 2014 Career Day - a day that North Tama sixth graders look forward to for many reasons. Career Day was held at North Tama Schools on Thursday, April 3rd. more »»

Mayor proclaims May 3 "Gracie Lidgett Day"

April 25, 2014 At the April City Council Meeting Mayor Pete Holden proclaimed that May 3, 2014 shall be known as Gracie Lidgett Day in Traer. Grace was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of one. more »»

Festival helps cultivate student interest in STEM

April 18, 2014 579 students and parents attended the Tama County Family STEM Festival on March 30, doubling last year's attendance and matching a growing trend nationwide of an increased interest in STEM educatio. more »»

Work continues on Green Castle Lake

April 18, 2014 FERGUSON — Work continues on the drained lake at Green Castle Recreation Area south of Ferguson, with hopes to have it back up to speed this fall. more »»

Historic Chambers Ford Bridge needs new home

April 18, 2014 In the spring of 2014, the Tama County Engineer’s Office will remove the Historic Chamber’s Ford Bridge over the Iowa River, along 380th Street near Chelsea. more »»

North Tama students learn about water quality

April 18, 2014 Last month the 5th grade class at North Tama did a unit on water in reading and writing. Students studied water in its many forms. They discussed how we have a limited supply of drinking water. more »»

Easter Egg Hunt is April 19

April 18, 2014 Everyone is invited to the Traer Community Easter Egg Hunt on Sat., Apr. 19, at Taylor Park. Visit the Easter Bunny at 9:30 a.m. and begin hunting for eggs at 10 a.m. more »»

Clutier Alumni Banquet honored classes

April 18, 2014 The Annual Clutier Alumni Banquet has been set for Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Clutier Legion Hall. Honored classes this year will be: 1929, 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964 and 1989. more »»

Tama County Relay for Life

April 11, 2014 The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in Tama County (and around the world) a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer,... more »»

TCF accepting grant applications

April 11, 2014 The Traer Community Foundation board members are pleased to announce they are now accepting grant applications from non-profit Traer area groups, for the 2014-grant program. more »»



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