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Toledo City-Wide Cleanup is Friday

TOLEDO CHRONICLE -The annual fall clean up for Toledo residents is this Friday, Oct. 22. City crews will pick up items left curbside which are sorted by material at no cost. Appliances will be picked up if a $10 disposal tag is obtained from the Toledo City Clerk’s Office.The fee is charged ...

Richie Lee, Car Show, Crusin’ Saturday

TAMA NEWS-HERALD - More classic and antique vehicles than ever before are just part of what is promised for the annual Tama-Toledo Car Show and Cruise set for this Saturday, Sept. 18. The event is sponsored by the Tama-Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce. Richie Lee’s Rock and Roll ...

Flooding forces Powwow change

TAMA NEWS-HERALD - The 96th annual Meskwaki Powwow will be held in the arena on the south side of the Meskwaki Bing • Casino • Hotel next week (Aug. 12-15.) Flooding from the adjacent Iowa River has forced the change from the traditional Powwow Grounds. More details Page 1B.

Lincoln Highway “Buy-Way” special coming

TAMA NEWS-HERALD - A Lincoln Highway-Buy-Way special section will appear in The Toledo Chronicle, Tama County Shopper and The Tama News-Herald the week of Aug. 2. The 6th annual yard sale event is coming to Iowa for the first time and follows the route of the Lincoln Highway across the state. ...

1st annual Toledo Stoplight Festival planned July 9

TOLEDO CHRONICLE - Family fun and food will abound at the 1st annual Toledo Stoplight Festival set for Friday evening, July 9 on the Tama County Courthouse square. To be held in conjunction with the Toledo Farmers Market and the T-T Area Chamber of Commerce BBQ Cook-Off contest, the celebration ...

Flags to fly at IJH

TOLEDO CHRONICLE -The Iowa Juvenile Home will once again proudly raise their "Avenue of Flags" on campus grounds for Memorial Day Weekend, in remembrance of individuals and groups for which flags have been dedicated, either as a memorial, or a living tribute. At a dedication ceremony, planned ...

Area Memorial Day Services

Toledo- Friday, May 28 Iowa Juvenile Home, 701 S. Church 3 p.m. Dedication ceremony for Avenue of Flags (See story this page) Saturday, May 29 Toledo American Legion Post 72 7 a.m.- Flag raising at Woodlawn Cemetery 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Services at rural cemeteries See schedule Page 6 Monday, May ...

T-T city-wide garage sales coming

The annual Tama-Toledo city-wide garage sales are set for Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1. For full details, see ad in the classifieds, Section B of the April 15 issue of The News-Herald.

Blood drive in Toledo Wednesday

TOLEDO CHRONICLE - Winter weather has forced recent blood drive cancellations. The Blood Center of Iowa is in need of donations to restore the local blood supply back to normal levels. The Toledo and Tama Communities Blood Drive, Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 2 - 6 p.m. at South Tama Toledo ...

Way to stay safe from scams and bad check

TAMA NEWS-HERALD - The general public and store owners are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Tama Civic Center starting 6:30 p.m. Information from the Iowa's Attorney General Office, local police departments and banks will be given at this meeting. Sponsored by ...