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First Amendment auditors take on Tama County

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It has been 232 years since the first amendment of the Bill of Rights was signed into law, enshrining the freedom of speech, religion, press, and so much else into the Constitution. Lately, a new trend among the American people has citizens testing that law with what they call "audits,” and ...

Tama County Sheriff candidates answer questions, part two

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Ahead of the Tuesday, June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing correspondent Michael D. Davis sent questionnaires to all three candidates running in the Republican primary for Tama County Sheriff including Lucas Dvorak, 38, of rural Gladbrook; Trevor J. Killian, 48, of Toledo; and ...

Taking the next step

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MARSHALLTOWN — A celebratory mood was in the air on Friday night as over 500 Marshalltown Community College and Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG) graduates from all over the world — including a large contingent from Tama County — received degrees, certificates and diplomas during a commencement ...

Three things to know from the May 6 STC School Board meeting

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At their regular meeting on Monday, May 6, the South Tama County Board of Education approved a new 28E agreement relating to their natural gas utility with the Iowa Local Government Risk Pool Commission. The 28E will cover the 2024-25 school year. This agreement introduces the Education ...

Meskwaki principal Clyde Tarrence hired to lead GMG Secondary

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Meskwaki Settlement School will soon need a new middle school/high school principal. During the Monday, May 13, meeting of the Green Mountain-Garwin (GMG) Board of Education held at the elementary school, the board approved as part of the consent agenda the hiring of Clyde Tarrence as the ...

Toledo Police Department holds ‘Coffee with a Cop’

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Chief Dan Quigley and the officers of the Toledo Police Department hosted “Coffee with a Cop” at El Charro in Toledo on Saturday morning. The initiative, which has become widespread across the country, allows officers to connect with citizens in an informal setting and build stronger ...

The short agenda

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This week's Toledo City Council meeting was over and done with in a flash as the council rocketed through its short list of items. The main bit of business was the approval of Shane Manfull to the Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center board. Up next was a discussion about a possible grant for the ...

Public comment ordinance passes

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TOLEDO - As the Monday morning sun rose in the sky, it brought with it two things, a brand new week and another Tama County Supervisors meeting. This week's meeting brought a resolution to the public comment ordinance debate of the last several weeks. Supervisor Dan Anderson reported on how ...

Montour School class reunion is May 25

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MONTOUR - Graduates of the Montour School will be celebrating its 137th Anniversary on May 25 at the Montour Community Center. The first graduating class was in 1881 had only students, Nelle Blake and Gertrude Poyneer. All graduates, as well as anyone interested in the Montour Celebration ...

Mayor Hanus signs Tama poppy proclamation

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Tama Mayor Brian Hanus recently signed the proclamation for poppy distribution to begin during the Lincoln Highway Days, coming up this weekend. Brenda Youngbear, American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Chairman, looked on and approved. The proclamation reads as follows: “I, Brian Hanus Mayor of ...