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Roy Draper of Traer is the first Democrat to file for the nomination for the Tama County office in the June primary.
The Traer town council agreed Monday night to initiate preliminary work on one of the town's greatest needs - review of the towns ordinances. Not since 1926 have Traer's ordinances been reviewed for possible revision.
Superintendent Donald Lenth has announced that the girls' sectional basketball tournament at Traer ranked 14th among the 64 sectionals in attendance receipts. The Traer tournament grossed $ 1,310.45 of which 20 percent will be returned to the Traer Community school District.
One hundred forty person attended the silver anniversary open house for Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stoakes.
Carl Wilson, official weather observer at Traer for the U.S. Weather Bureau has figured that this community has had a total of 47 1/2 inches of snow since last November.
The making of Kolaches, the favorite Czech yeast roll which many good cooks of the Clutier Community have helped to popularize is to be demonstrated for television audience during a program over the Ames station, WOI-TV.