Behrens ready to put the focus back on conservation

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OTTER CREEK – Curtis Behrens was recently hired as Tama County’s next Conservation Director, replacing former director Stephen Mayne who resigned in August. And while Behrens has only been in the position since Nov. 6, he said he’s ready to put the focus of his department back on ...

Toledo native Jeff Stein to screen documentary in Traer on Dec. 7

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TRAER – The American Legion Auxiliary, Kubik-Finch Unit No. 142 is pleased to sponsor a Humanities Iowa educational program on Thursday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Traer Public Library. Jeff Stein, a Toledo, Iowa native, will screen his documentary, “From the Battlefront to the ...

New Toledo photo studio to host Santa event in December


TOLEDO - A new photo studio in Toledo is hosting a Santa event in December. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2, 3, 10, 16 and 17 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Dec. 23, Beautiful Crazy Photography Studio, 109 E. High St., Toledo, will be taking pictures with Santa. No appointment necessary.

A dog day morning

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TOLDEO - Bow wow, wow yippy yo yippy hey, this is what went on at this week's Supervisors meeting. Dogs, pooches, K-9s, whatever you want to call the furry little creatures, they were the main subject of the meeting. Kayla Kerkove, director of the Tama County Humane Society, came to Monday's ...

Toledo council accepts Officer Savage’s resignation

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This week's Toledo Council meeting was a bit of a snoozer. Everything kicked off with the sale of a vacated alley at 301 N County Road. During the 30 second public hearing, only crickets could be heard. The sale and everything with it went through and was approved without a hitch. The ...

Area Women’s Club hosts November meeting

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ELBERON — The Elberon Area Women's Club met Nov. 20 with five members present. President, Norma Riha called the meeting to order. Secretary, Amanda Nettesheim gave a report on the October meeting and treasurer, Doris Parizek gave the financial report. Both approved as read. The group put ...