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Tama County celebrates EMS Week

This week is the official EMS week. Here is a picture in celebration of all of the local people who are a part of the Emergency Services team in Tama. (Picture Left to Right) Front Row: Amanda Morris-Paramedic, Jordyn Cremeans-Driver, Arianna Sprague-Emt, Jessica Wilkerson-AEMT, RN, Don ...

Tama County Sheriff candidates answer questions, part two

Ahead of the Tuesday, June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing correspondent Michael D. Davis sent questionnaires to all three candidates running in the Republican primary for Tama County Sheriff including Lucas Dvorak, 38, of rural Gladbrook; Trevor J. Killian, 48, of Toledo; and ...

Toledo Police Department holds ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Chief Dan Quigley and the officers of the Toledo Police Department hosted “Coffee with a Cop” at El Charro in Toledo on Saturday morning. The initiative, which has become widespread across the country, allows officers to connect with citizens in an informal setting and build stronger ...

The short agenda

This week's Toledo City Council meeting was over and done with in a flash as the council rocketed through its short list of items. The main bit of business was the approval of Shane Manfull to the Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center board. Up next was a discussion about a possible grant for the ...

Public comment ordinance passes

TOLEDO - As the Monday morning sun rose in the sky, it brought with it two things, a brand new week and another Tama County Supervisors meeting. This week's meeting brought a resolution to the public comment ordinance debate of the last several weeks. Supervisor Dan Anderson reported on how ...

Mayor Hanus signs Tama poppy proclamation

Tama Mayor Brian Hanus recently signed the proclamation for poppy distribution to begin during the Lincoln Highway Days, coming up this weekend. Brenda Youngbear, American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Chairman, looked on and approved. The proclamation reads as follows: “I, Brian Hanus Mayor of ...

Meet the trio running for Tama County Sheriff

Ahead of the Tuesday, June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing correspondent Michael D. Davis sent questionnaires to the three candidates – Lucas Dvorak, 38, of rural Gladbrook; Trevor J. Killian, 48, of Toledo; and Casey Schmidt, 37, of Dysart – running in the Republican primary ...

Public hearings and Bible readings

TOLEDO - For the third week in a row, the main subject rattling around in the minds of those in attendance at the Monday supervisor's meeting is the public comment ordinance. This was the third public hearing for the proposed ordinance, and multiple people stood up to speak out against it. ...

Closing the streets

TAMA - The Tama City Council meeting moved the needle on the excitement meter just a tad throughout its evening business on Monday. The long list of council to-do's started with the approval of four resolutions back to back to back to back. The first resolution was to temporarily close ...