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2020 Double D Rodeo Cancelled

Local News

On June 17 the Double D Rodeo announced via Facebook the following statement: "Due to current circumstances it is with great sadness we are canceling the Double D Rodeo fundraiser for the Easter Seals. Iowa, God willing we will see you August 6 and 7 2021. Stay safe and well." The 2020 ...

Absentee Ballot Request Forms Now Available

News Briefs

Any registered voter in Iowa can now request an absentee ballot through their county auditor. To download an absentee ballot request you can do so by visiting the Iowa Secretary of State website. Signed and completed absentee ballot request forms must be delivered to your county auditor. ...

Toledo Public Library News

Community News

Welcome Back! The library is now open its regular hours of Monday thru Thursday from 10-6 pm, Friday from 10-5 pm and on Saturday from 9-Noon. We are still offering Curbside service for those that wish to use it. Summer is officially here and with that is our Summer Reading Programs. We ...

Tama Public Library News

Community News

Virtual Summer Reading at the Tama Library: Week 2 & 3 and Phase 2 Our virtual summer reading program is rolling along. During week two the kids watched a great presentation from Darrin Crow-Storyteller. Darrin shared stories about Thor and Loki and Viking myths. During week ...

State Bank of Toledo Names New Director & Assistant Cashier

Business

Jason Lekin was appointed to the State Bank of Toledo Board of Directors during the June meeting. Jason brings over 20 years of expertise in beef production and sales and is the owner and manager of Tama Livestock Auction Co. Inc. Since 2009 Jason is a Licensed Real Estate Agent and ...

Bike Night begins in Tama

Local News

“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 ...

Iowa Outdoors

Local News

The Sandhill Crane has become a common sight nowadays in and near Otter Creek Marsh in southern Tama County. A sighting of this bird here is notable considering the fact that the bird is not commonly seen in Iowa. Sandhills can be seen throughout the marsh and in agricultural fields near the ...

Tama Beautification Committee Forming

Community News

On Tuesday, July 14th at 6:30 PM, there will be the first meeting of the Tama Beautification Committee. We will meet in the large room at the Civic Center. All interested people are welcome to attend. We will be looking at ideas of ways we can make Tama more attractive. At their June 15th ...

Market Report for June 26th

Community News

What a great night for the Toledo Farmers’ Market. It’s so nice to see customers making their purchases along with saying a quick hello to their friends, neighbors or family. Thanks to all that participate in the social distancing. This week Rod and Cindy brought peas, potatoes, ...