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Tama Council to return to Zoom meetings

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Due to current health conditions, Tama Council will be returning to zoom meetings. The link is https://zoom.us/j/92143843919 Meeting ID 921 4384 3919 or by phone at 408-638-0968. City buildings will be closed to the public. Tonight's meeting begins at 6 p.m. Tama Council Agenda August 3, ...

South Tama school board to meet Monday

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The STC School Board is meeting for a regular session Monday, August 3 at 5 p.m. Superintendent Jared Smith will be present at the Partnership Center Gymnasium for citizens who plan to attend in person and will limit the number in attendance. The meeting can also be accessed in “real time” ...

Come Together

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The good times kept rolling Saturday, July 25 as the 10th annual Chelsea Car Show provided entertainment for community members and car enthusiasts alike. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, and everything in between filled the downtown area in Chelsea south of the railroad tracks for the show that ran ...

STC to start year with hybrid plan

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Plans for the return to school in August took another step forward at South Tama County last week when the school board voted to begin the fall semester using an A/B hybrid scheduling model. Superintendent Jared Smith presented findings from a parent survey as well as a response from the ...

Takeaways from Tama Co. Board of Supervisors

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• The Board of Supervisors approved quarterly reports, Monday, for the County Recorder, Veterans Affairs and Auditor’s Office: -The recorders report included fees for hunting and fishing license writing fees, real estate transfer stamps, auditors transfer fees, record management fees and ...

Bookings and Arrests

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Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always determined in a court of law. June 1 Juvenile arrested in the 400 block of Rider Street on charges of 1st degree burglary, 3rd degree kidnapping and 4th degree criminal mischief by the ...

Dems have fundraising advantage in Iowa Legislature races

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Democrat Christina Blackcloud, of Tama, raised significantly more than her opponent, Rep. Dean Fisher, (R-Montour), in the race for Iowa’s 72nd House District. The district contains all of Tama County and parts of Marshall and Black Hawk counties. Blackcloud had 244 individual contributions ...

CAREforce begins in Tama County

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Iowa Women’s Foundation, Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa Launch ‘CAREforce for our WORKforce” in Support of Child Care Professionals By Erin Monahan VINTON, IA - Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa and the Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) have joined forces to launch a campaign ...

Summer school to move forward while fall school plans halt

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Update: The South Tama School board voted 3-1 Thursday morning to adopt a hybrid plan for returning learn. More details will be in the July 31 News Chronicle. Plans to go with a hybrid option were in the works for South Tama, that is until Governor Reynolds held a press conference ...

STC’s run cut short

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VAN HORNE — There were too many twists and turns to count in Wednesday night’s Class 3A Substate 3 baseball final between South Tama County and Benton Community. For so long it looked as though South Tama was on its way to completing a shocking run to state for just the second time in ...