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Measured openings allowed today in Tama County

Despite continuing as one of 22 Iowa counties on the COVID-19 hot spot list, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced during her Wednesday, May 13, news conference a number of businesses will be able to reopen today including in Tama County.Among those included are restaurants, hair salons, barber ...

News Chronicle to debut May 22

Next week your community newspaper will have a new name, fresh look and more content.On May 22, Tama/Grundy Newspapers is introducing The Tama-Toledo News Chronicle. This combined newspaper will continue to serve the communities of Tama and Toledo and will deliver to your mailbox as usual on ...

Scholarships are awarded by MEMBERS1st

MARSHALLTOWN - MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union has announced Katelin Froelich, Toledo, a post-high school recipient, and Carlie Gorder, (Buckingham, a high school senior, are among 10 area winners of the credit union's 2020 College Scholarship program! We were originally planning to award ...

Candy making, baked goods and more at rural Montour

It's open house day today, Friday, May 8, at Country Candies located in a brand new building just outside of Montour. The new retail store portion of the business is open Monday- Saturday with the exception of certain holiday and religious observances of the Amish family.You'll find a wide ...

Chris Nelson earns certificate from Consumer Credit School

Chris Nelson of State Bank of Toledo, Toledo successfully completed the Iowa Bankers Association Consumer Credit School, March 2-6, 2020 in Ankeny.The school is an intense one-week program sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association. The purpose of the IBA Consumer Credit School is to prepare ...

Dept. of Ag assisting pork producers impacted by packing plant closures

DES MOINES- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced several initiatives underway to assist Iowa pork producers impacted by meat processing plant closures related to COVID-19."The disruptions at the meat processing facilities have a ripple effect on the entire livestock industry ...

Now issuing hemp licenses and seed permits

DES MOINES- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has issued its first round of hemp licenses and seed permits for the 2020 growing season. To date, 11 hemp licenses and 38 seed permits specific to hemp have been ...

Beef producers face concern

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt cattle markets. Having a market that will take finished cattle at a suitable date has become a concern. In addition, the current live market prices, and limited sale opportunities for fat steers have left many cattle feeders searching for solutions to ...

Meskwaki Settlement shelter in place to June 1; casino closing continues

A social media post over the past weekend advised: "The Tribal Council has approved the extension of the Shelter in Place order until June 1, 2020.Tribal Operation Employees and Casino Employees will not return to work until then.The Tribe will continue to pay for the wages for all employees ...

Iowa Crop • Weather Report

DES MOINES- - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November."With the corn crop insurance planting date behind us, many ...