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Bike Night begins in Tama

“You don’t have to have a bike to have a good time,” encouraged Derek Doran, bar manager at The Pump bar and grill and one of the organizers of the recently established Tama Bike Night events. Over 120 motorcycles descended upon 3rd Street in Tama on June 24th for The Pump’s ...

We Stand Tall

We stand tall, was the message Julie Matta had for her classmates. South Tama County held an in person graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 28. While the 2020 graduation looked different from years past, members of the STC staff worked to overcome the adversity brought on by COVID-19 to provide ...

The long road home

Last Thursday was an emotional day that was, for some, difficult to fully describe. Marisol Mora entered the break room at her place of work and found her mom with tears in her eyes. "You're staying," Marisol's mother said to her. The United States Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling blocked the ...

South Tama to hold graduation Sunday

South Tama County Graduation is set for Sunday, June 27 at 2 p.m. In order to comply with COVID-19 guidelines STC will break from tradition to hold graduation outside at the STC Football Field. Graduates will be seated in the home stands, physically distant from one another. Each graduate ...

A week away- June 5- It’s Farmers Market Time

The Toledo Farmers’ Market is excited to start the season, but obviously with concerns about safety of both our vendors and our customers. The following changes have been made to the market effective for the 2020 season, until it is deemed safe to do otherwise. This will not be the year to ...

National Guard, Meskwaki Assembly of God food distribution

Pastors Kenny (left) and Sharon Mervin (center) along with members of Alpha Company 248 Iowa National Guard, Waterloo, on a Task Force Log, andy Tama Meskwaki Celebration Assembly of God Church congregation distributed about 15,000 lbs. of food in Tama on Thursday morning, May 14. The food was ...

AAUW hosts Inman’s War author Jeffrey Copeland

TOLEDO CHRONICLE-Jeffrey Copeland was shopping at a flea market when he stumbled upon an old suitcase full of love letters. Those letters became the subject of a book later written by Copeland, Inman’s War. The book is a wonderful story of Inman Perkins, raised in Iowa, a graduate of the ...

Iowa Valley Board reelects Dejardin, Mallory

TAMA NEWS-HERALD- Conrad Dejardin, Marshalltown, and Yvonne Mallory, Toledo, were re-elected as Board President and Vice President when the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors met this week. New Board member Deborah Crosser of Eldora was administered the oath of office at ...

Castanon named Student of the Week

TAMA NEWS-HERALD- South Tama High School has announced Adrian Castanon as the PBIS Student of the Week. Adrian was nominated for being helpful and proactive in class and for being respectful to staff and peers. Adrian’s parents are Consolacion Cepeda and Jose Castanon. Adrian is involved in ...