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STC underdogs in playoff run

Following the conclusion of arguably the strangest Iowa high school baseball regular season, the South Tama County Trojans (7-16) entered the playoffs with something to prove. They played the underdog role as a seventh seeded team and emerged victorious through the first two rounds with wins ...

STC School Board talks return to learn, tennis courts, IJH/Middle School

The return to school planning and strategizing process continues at South Tama County as Dr. Jared Smith, STC Superintendent provided updates to the school board during their regular meeting on Monday, July 6. Smith indicated that with so much of the coronavirus situation being fluid and ...

Dr. Jared Smith going live on Facebook, 5 p.m.

South Tama County School Superintendent, Dr. Jared Smith, will be live on Facebook tonight, Monday, June 22. Smith will host the Facebook Live event to answer questions regarding COVID-19 and STC Schools. Join the meeting at STC's Facebook page: South Tama County Community School District.

Conservation Best Practices Manual the subject of June 17 webinar

AMES- Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 17 at noon about the Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual. The Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual brought together many experts with the sole purpose of developing best management practices for the ...

Area students earn college honors

Jerrod Bridgewater graduates from BVU STORM LAKE- Jerrod Bridgewater of Toledo graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts in business education (5-12 teaching licensure) from Buena Vista University in the spring of 2020. Named to BVU’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List STORM LAKE- Buena ...

Rerun of South Tama Middle School bond issue appears on hold

A second effort to pass a $20.8 million bond issue to build a middle school addition to the South Tama High School looks be put on hold for this year. Although there was no vote, discussion pointed toward not bring the issue back before voters in September of this year. School Board President ...

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 ...