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Education

Lincoln Savings Bank giving away children’s books through drive-thrus

Lincoln Savings Bank has announced that several of their branches will be giving away free children's books to drive-thru customers while supplies last. The bank partnered with children's book vendor, Scholastic, to help young Iowa readers reconnect with the books they know and love. ...

Toledo, Iowa Public Library reopens Tuesday

The Toledo Public Library will be reopening by appointment beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. New temporary hours for the library will be Monday thru Friday from 10-5. The library will continue to offer Curbside service to those that still wish to use it. Contact the library at ...

South Tama schools look to boost technology by CARES Act

South Tama schools share of the federal CARES Act providing funding for costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic is $303,450. School districts across the state were reported to receive a total of $71.6 million at Governor Kim Reynolds May 5 news conference. This amount was the state’s ...

MCC inducts 21 menbers into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

MARSHALLTOWN - Marshalltown Community College Phi Theta Kappa advisors Pele Waddilove and PJ Colbert are pleased to announce that 21 students were accepted into the Alpha Iota Rho Chapter at Marshalltown Community College this spring.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the induction ceremony ...

South Tama staff members offer encouragement

Two South Tama County Elementary staff members Melody Cole (left) and Anita Townsley (right) hung a sign on the fence of the former site of the STC Primary building. The sign reads stay safe, stay strong, stay connected, friends at STC Schools. The sign was purchased by the two staff members ...

Iowa State College of Ag and Life Sciences announces spring 2020 graduates

AMES- Iowa State University has named students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who will receive bachelor of sciences degrees upon completion of the spring 2020 semester.The following local students will join a network of 46,000 CALS alumni sharing their talents and making a ...

Scholarships are awarded by MEMBERS1st

MARSHALLTOWN - MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union has announced Katelin Froelich, Toledo, a post-high school recipient, and Carlie Gorder, (Buckingham, a high school senior, are among 10 area winners of the credit union's 2020 College Scholarship program! We were originally planning to award ...

Foresee possible delay in second South Tama middle school bond vote

It appears the South Tama School Board may look to next spring if a second middle school bond issue vote is brought before district voters. Brad Leeper, an architect with the Invision firm which developed plans for the March bond proposal, reviewed options for the board during a two and ...

Chelsea students keep busy replacing street signs during COVID-19 restrictions

The City of Chelsea is benefiting from a grant from the Iowa Department of Transportation's Traffic and Safety Bureau's program to replace damaged, worn out, obsolete, or substandard signs, and signposts.In the fall of 2019, signs throughout Chelsea were identified for replacement, and during ...