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Business

State Bank of Toledo Names New Director & Assistant Cashier

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 ...

Meskwaki Bingo and Casino set to re-open July 1

Meskwaki Bingo Casino and Hotel (MBCH) is tentatively set to reopen on Wednesday, July 1 after a shutdown that has lasted over three months. Closure of the casino and hotel was announced via Facebook on March 16. The Meskwaki Tribal Council and MBCH Executive Management jointly agreed upon the ...

Grinnell Regional Medical: $36 million impact on local economy

Grinnell- A new study shows UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is having a significant economic impact on the community in addition to providing health care services for patients from a six-county rural region. Toledo medical clinics operated by UnityPoint Health- ...

Tama Co. Economic Devp. aiming new campaign at aiding small businesses

Recently, Salt Creek Wind Project representatives reached out to Tama County Economic Development and asked what they could do to help. After visiting with contacts throughout the county, our schools and helping the economy recover were identified as the priorities. In Tama County our ...

Foresee Toledo rate hikes for water / sewer, landfill fees

Increases for Toledo city residents and businesses on water / sanitary sewer service bills and for monthly landfill support fees are in the works. Mayor Brian Sokol advised council members during their meeting Tuesday night, the city needs to increase water rates annually to keep up with higher ...

Meskwaki Casino tentative reopening set July 1

The Meskwaki Bingo • Casino • Hotel, rural Tama, is now tentatively scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, July 1. This was the announcement made on the Sac and Fox Tribe social media page today - Friday May 29. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds lifted the COVID-19 closings for casinos in the state ...

Tama SWCD to host June 23 soil health event, “Beefing” Up Your Soil

Tama SWCD to host June 23 soil health event, “Beefing” Up Your Soil Join Tama Soil & Water Conservation District for its 2020 soil health event on June 23! It will begin at 3:00 p.m. at 2587 130th Street in rural Traer. There will be emphasis on integrating cattle and soil health. ...

Property rezonings pave way for new business developments in Toledo, Iowa

An adjustment to the plat of Chyma’s Second Addition and the final plat were approved by the City Council on a 5-0 vote Monday night, May 11 meeting in an internet Zoom electronic session because of COVID-19 precautions. It is another step paving the way for a $10 million assisted living and ...

Welcome to The Tama-Toledo News Chronicle New Website

As promised as you can see The Tama-Toledo News Chronicle updated website makes its first appearance today as the consolidation of The Tama News-Herald and Toledo Chronicle. Founded in 1853, The Chronicle has been the mainstay newspaper of the Tama County seat for 167 years. The Tama ...

Add pair of Tama County businesses to the Iowa Small Business Relief Program

In the third round of grant recipients from the Iowa Small Business Relief Program announced for the period April 29-May 7 a total of $11.7 million was awarded.The funds were awarded to Iowa business applicants impacted by COVID-19.In the this round, Tama County awards listed were- Carl Hensch ...