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See the Aug. 31 issue of The Tama News-Herald

Special reports on The 2019 Tama County Fair, Tama County's "Best of the Best" and Century Farms and the Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) was in Iowa last week on a 100th Anniversary Convoy across the United States with some 65 historic military vehicles retracing the original ...

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk planned Sept. 11

The 2nd Annual Cemetery Walk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, with a rain date of Sunday, Sept. 25. The walk will begin at 2 p.m.This year the walk will begin at the Oak Hill Cemetery shelter house. There will be refreshments provided.The tour will present information about the lives of the ...

Christmas Contata is Sat., Dec. 5

The Christmas Cantata, "Sing and Rejoice," under the choir direction of Dolores Harris is scheduled for Saturday evening, Dec. 5, beginning at 5 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 700 Harmon St., Tama.A meal will be served following the presentation with a free-will oferring accepted.The public ...

Historical Society monthly program is postponed

The Tama County Historical Society meeting and program normally comes on the first Wednesday of the month, however, the September program will be postponed until Tuesday, Sept. 15.Watch for more about this program in next weeks issue

Opera Iowa is coming to the Wieting Feb. 22

Opera Iowa returns to the Wieting Theatre in Toledo on Friday, Feb. 22, with a live performance of Gaetano Donizetti's romantic comedy The Elixir of Love.Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for students and children.Tickets are available at The State Bank of Toledo and Lincoln Savings Bank and ...

Tama-Toledo Eagles Auxiliary celebrates 60th year

The Eagles Auxiliary Madam State President Judith Wheeler of Maquoketa was in attendance at the Tama-Toledo Eagles Auxiliary's 60th Anniversary Open House on Sunday, July 22nd held at the local Eagles Club. She was welcomed heartily by a good assembly present and was presented a corsage by the ...

LaVoy “Bud” Thiessen on Eastern Iowa WW II Honor Flight

On the April 22 Eastern Iowa Honor Flight, COL (Ret) Sam Thiessen, Chapter Leader from the AUSA Denver Centennial Chapter, escorted his Dad, Technician Second Class, LaVoy "Bud" Thiessen, to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.Bud Thiessen, rural Chelsea is an 85 year-old World War ...

Johnson Strings to perform at 1st Presbyterian Church

The Johnson Strings will perform at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Toledo on Sun., April 29 at 10 a.m.From the heartland of America, the Johnson Strings, an award-winning family string band, has been entertaining audiences across the Midwest for 6 vears.Paul and Linda and their six children, ...

Tama-Toledo Eagles members meet to organize annual Charity Day

Seventeen members of the Tama-Toledo Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary #2828 gathered together on Monday, February 13 to set up the Annual Charity Day which will be held on Saturday, March 17. Mr. Jake Roush and his wife Barbara are serving Iowa this year as State Presidents. Their State Project is ...

Historical and Genealogical Society invite guests to Nov. meeting

The public is invited to a potluck dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. (note the earlier time), at the Tama County Museum in Toledo. Members and guests are cordially asked to bring a covered dish.There will be time to socialize after the meal. This will be followed by a showing of "Making ...