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Toledo Public Library News

Welcome Back! The library is now open its regular hours of Monday thru Thursday from 10-6 pm, Friday from 10-5 pm and on Saturday from 9-Noon. We are still offering Curbside service for those that wish to use it. Summer is officially here and with that is our Summer Reading Programs. We ...

Tama Public Library News

Virtual Summer Reading at the Tama Library: Week 2 & 3 and Phase 2 Our virtual summer reading program is rolling along. During week two the kids watched a great presentation from Darrin Crow-Storyteller. Darrin shared stories about Thor and Loki and Viking myths. During week ...

Tama Beautification Committee Forming

On Tuesday, July 14th at 6:30 PM, there will be the first meeting of the Tama Beautification Committee. We will meet in the large room at the Civic Center. All interested people are welcome to attend. We will be looking at ideas of ways we can make Tama more attractive. At their June 15th ...

Market Report for June 26th

What a great night for the Toledo Farmers’ Market. It’s so nice to see customers making their purchases along with saying a quick hello to their friends, neighbors or family. Thanks to all that participate in the social distancing. This week Rod and Cindy brought peas, potatoes, ...

Toledo Farmers Market opens Friday evening, June 5

The Toledo Farmers Market on the Tama County Courthouse Square downtown opens for the season from 5 - 7 p.m. on Friday, June 5. Market Master Dawn Troutner expects early garden produce, baked goods and more within the restricted guidelines due to COVID-19 precautions. Best practices ...

Sanitizer available in Tama, Traer

Rick Mull obtains hand sanitizer from a public dispenser in the Tama Civic Center north parking area on Friday, May 22. It is available free from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. and also is offered at the Traer City Hall. Tama Chief of Police, Jason Bina worked to secure gallons of donated hand sanitizer from ...

Memorial Day 2020

Toledo Legionnaire Martin Christensen holds the flag staff during a firing sqaud salute on the Tama County Courthouse Square on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Events were curtailed or cancelled in many places due to Covid-19 regulations this year. News-Chronicle photos/John Speer

Lincoln Savings Bank giving away children’s books through drive-thrus

Lincoln Savings Bank has announced that several of their branches will be giving away free children's books to drive-thru customers while supplies last. The bank partnered with children's book vendor, Scholastic, to help young Iowa readers reconnect with the books they know and love. ...

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 ...