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Tama County underwater

It started with one drop, then there was a second and a third, and before you knew it, the Toledo Heights soccer field needed a lifeguard. Between the wind and the rain and everything else that seemed to fall from the sky, last week's storm was a doozy. Cherry Lake filled back up for a few ...

Doland, Faircloth seek GOP nomination for Tama County Supervisor District 4

Ahead of the June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing reporter Ruby McAllister sent questionnaires to all candidates running in contested races for the Tama County Board of Supervisors including those running for the Republican nomination in District 1, District 3, District 4, and ...

Sen. Grassley holds town hall at Tama County Courthouse

TOLEDO - U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley was in Toledo last Monday, May 13, passing through as he travels across the state for his yearly 99-county tour. Grassley held his town hall in the big courtroom of the Tama County Courthouse with a sizable crowd in attendance. Grassley answered multiple ...

Supervisors declare EMS an essential service

It was a rainy morning this Monday, and the usual group braved the puddles to gather for the supervisors meeting. It started like usual with the Tama County Engineer giving his report. Jerico is being delayed from starting dust control due to the rain, the DOT will take control of the dust ...

Updates, ordinances, and concrete saws

This week's City of Tama Council meeting had a rather light agenda that kept them moving right along. The meeting started with public comments of which they had a few, questioning once again the traffic cameras, amongst other topics. Katherine Ollendieck then stood up and gave an Economic ...

Tama SWCD celebrates Soil & Water Stewardship Week with 6th Grade donations

In celebration of Soil & Water Stewardship Week 2024, Tama Soil & Water Conservation District donated northern red oak seedlings to 322 sixth graders in the Green Mountain-Garwin, Meskwaki, South Tama, Union, North Tama and Gladbrook-Reinbeck School Districts. This continues Tama ...