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Tama-Toledo becomes fixie for 50th RAGBRAI

Local News

On Thursday, July 27, RAGBRAI will be coming to Tama-Toledo for an overnight stay. The last time Tama-Toledo hosted RAGBRAI was back in 2008. Katherine Ollendieck, the Executive Director of Tama County Economic Development, helped lead the proposal that was presented to RAGBRAI. “Peace. ...

Blankets for babies

Local News

TAMA — On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the Sunny Hill Care Center residents started making blankets for babies in need. These tie blankets are being donated to Tama County Storka Nest and Iowa City Stead Children’s Hospital this year. “We are making these blankets for the babies that are in need of ...

Attorney John J. Willett retires after 57 years of practicing law

Local News

A driving desire to serve his clients and a love of working with people has kept John J. Willett practicing law for 57 years. His ambition was to serve his clients for at least as long as his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather did. However, illness is causing him to retire at this ...

Seed Treatment Course set for Feb. 15

Agriculture

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, February 15, 2023. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP), is ...

Seven things to know from Monday’s Toledo city council meeting

Government

Bills paid from 1/10-1/23 in the amount of $96,916.56 and payroll in the amount of $28,380.11. Fareway was approved for their class E alcohol renewal. An amendment to update Kwik Star #710 ownership was approved. Clint Werner of the South Tama School board requested the council waive the ...

District 53 Newsletter Jan. 26, 2023, from Rep. Dean Fisher

Government

On Monday of this week, both chambers of the House passed House file 68, the Students First Act. On Tuesday, Governor Reynolds held a formal public signing ceremony for that bill with hundreds of supporters in the Rotunda to witness it. I’ve written about this bill in detail in past ...

Nominate someone for 2024 Iowa Teacher of the Year

Education

Will the 2024 Iowa Teacher of the Year hail from your school district? One thing is sure: She or he won’t if you don’t nominate a teacher for the honor. And that’s the beauty – anyone can nominate a teacher: administrators, colleagues, students, parents, college faculty, and ...