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Government

Three things to know from Toledo Council

1. Contractor Ray Pettengill of La Porte City was before the Toledo City Council during their regular meeting on Sept. 13. Pettengill is the owner of the property at 124 N Broadway St. that formerly held a two-story apartment building two doors north of Bumblebee’s Pizza. The building was ...

Supervisors talk roads, ATVs

The Tama County Board of Supervisors heard from County Engineer Lyle Brehm on an update from his Roads Department during their regular meeting on Sept. 13. Crews will be spending time hauling rock in the near future and look to soon begin a bridge replacement project on E Avenue in western ...

Weekly Record, Sept. 16

TAMA COUNTY ARREST REPORT - 9/2-9/8 Sept. 2 Richard Derek Wolf, 49, was arrested by Tama County Sheriff’s Department for violation of parole. Mary Alice Mitchell, 43, was arrested by Tama County Sheriff’s Department for felon in control of a firearm. Mitchell was released on her own ...

Six things to know from Tama Council

1. Tama County Economic Development Director Katherine Ollendieck spoke to the council at their regular meeting on Sept. 8 about a housing development program she hopes could be a solution to address empty city lots and a need for workforce housing in the area. Over the past several years the ...

State auditor to hold town hall in Toledo

Iowa Auditor of State Rob Sand announced earlier this week his plan to hold a town hall gathering in Tama County. The meeting is open to the public and will take place from 1:45-2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at the courthouse lawn in Toledo. Sand has been visiting Iowa county seats during a ...

Hinson makes food pantry stop

U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) made a stop at the South Tama Food Pantry in Tama Feb. 8. The Tama stop was one among a number of visits Hinson was making during an in-district work week. Hinson along with two food pantry volunteers toured the facility and sat for a brief discussion about the ...

County Administration Building to reopen Jan. 25

County officials announced Monday that the Tama County Administration Building, 104 West State Street, Toledo, will re-open their offices to the public on Monday January 25th. The Administration Building, which houses the county treasurer's office, auditor's office, driver's license station, ...

County swears in elected officials, honors years of service

At the most recent Tama County Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 28 the four county officials elected in November’s general election were sworn in. Newly elected District 2 Supervisor Bill Faircloth joined District 3 Supervisor Dan Anderson, Tama County Sheriff Dennis Kucera and County ...

County Administration Building closed to in-person services

It was announced yesterday that the Tama County Administration Building in Toledo will be closed to in-person public services following the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 30 and until further notice. The decision to close the facility to the public was made by county department administrators ...

Work release escapee fails to report to facility

Maurice Lamont Turner, 45, failed to report back to the Department of Corrections Marshalltown Residential Facility on Saturday. Turner is a Black man, with a height of 5’7″ and a weight of 262 pounds. He was convicted of domestic abuse assault in Tama County and was admitted to the ...