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STC, local businesses team up on ‘Adopt a Family’ initiative

On Dec. 11, gifts were purchased and distributed as part of the annual “Adopt a Family” program in the South Tama County school district. The pictures highlight some of the community contributions to fulfill the wish lists of 306 individuals from 75 families. Financial contributions ...

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.

Blaine’s annual ‘Heart of Gold’ toy drive returns

For the last six years now, Blaine Fisher and his mom have been teaming up with area businesses on the annual “Heart of Gold” toy drive to collect Christmas gifts that are donated to the Salvation Army in Marshalltown. The drive is back again this year with a whopping 20 business partners, ...

Garcia happy to serve Tama, Toledo communities at Medicap Pharmacy

Marisol Garcia, a Marshalltown native and 2009 MHS graduate, took a bit of an unconventional path toward becoming a pharmacist, first attending Iowa State University and majoring in psychology as an undergrad student. “It took me a little while to go back. I did a few different jobs ...

‘It’s different. It’s an experience’

MONTOUR — For as long as anyone could remember, the late Glen Rubenbauer always dreamed of opening up a steakhouse. “Rube,” as he was affectionately known, and his namesake restaurant still live on in Montour a half century after it launched, and, as evidenced by the myriad press ...

The new garbage man in town

TOLEDO - A new business is in town, cleaning up the city. Garwin native Daltin Dillingham just started up D's Garbage Service, which is now operating in Toledo. Mr. Dillingham's family has been in the local garbage business for three generations. When he grew up, Daltin started working ...

Behounek Family receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

CHELSEA – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to the Behounek family of rural Chelsea during an event held on their farm this past Tuesday morning. Consisting of a purebred Suffolk sheep herd, a purebred Large White swine herd and crop ...

Stochl joins Pinnacle Bank in Toledo

Pinnacle Bank announces the addition of Caitlyn Stochl to its Toledo staff as customer service representative. Stochl is a graduate of South Tama and has most recently worked at Murph’s Creamery & Grill. She currently resides in her hometown, Tama, and has one son, Cash. “Joining ...

A fairy good time

CHELSEA — If you felt magic in the air or saw an enchanted winged beauty flit by this weekend, that is because this weekend was dedicated to the fairies. Windy Goat Acres in Chelsea hosted yet another fabulous event filled with fantasy and fun. The Faery Experience was an immersive ...

Fevold, Murty team up for 2023 Iowa Governor’s Charity Steer Show

DES MOINES – The 24 teams competing this year as part of the 41st Annual Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair were recently announced and include exhibitor Colbie Fevold of rural Gladbrook. The show will take place on Saturday, Aug. 12 beginning at 4:30 p.m. A ...