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South Tama schools evaluation issued

By John SpeerEditorjspeer@tamatoledonews.comSouth Tama schools evaluation in meeting state goals, including measures of progress is laid out in the annual report on school performance recently released by the Iowa Department of Education. The report of the progress notes some of the scores ...

Meeting on South Tama school bond issue set for Feb. 17

A meeting of a group called South Tama County Concerned Citizens is set for Monday, Feb. 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the Reinig-Toledo Civic Center 1007 S. Prospect Dr."There are many people who have concerns with the upcoming bond vote," Adam Todd, an event sponsor said in part the announcement of the ...

Three-part Downsizing series begins Feb. 17

Iowa Valley Continuing Education will host a three-part "Downsizing: Planning Your Next Move" series on Feb. 17, Feb. 24 and Mar. 2. The classes will meet on Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the IVCE Conference Center (room 610) at 3702 S. Center St. in Marshalltown."Anyone who's considering ...

Tama County District Court

Before Associate Judge Russell G. Keast in Tama County District Court in Toledo:Sharissa Sue Wolf, 40, Tama, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of assault. She received a deferred judgment and was assessed a civil penalty and court costs totaling $255. Wolf orignally was charged on a county ...

South Tama County Schools delayed two hours on Thursday

Due to tomorrows cold temperature forecast South Tama County Schools will be delayed two hours tomorrow (Thursday, February 13).Morning preschool will run from 10:20 a.m.-12:20p.m. Afternoon preschool will run from 1:20 p.m.-3:20p.m.

Downtown Toledo street light pole falls

A street light pole fell in the 100 block of North Broadway across from the eats side of the Tama County Courthouse just after 8 p.m. Wednesday night, Feb. 12. Toledo Firefighters, Police and an Alliant Energy crew were dispatched to the scene. It was not immediately known if the winter storm ...

State Bank of Toledo aids Tama Library

State Bank of Toledo presented Tama Public Library Director Julie Shook with a check for $915. Employees on hand to present her check were left to right: Marlene Packer, Chris Nelson, Amanda Clinton, Krystal Peshel, Jenni Rendell, Laurie Velky, Wes Upah, Julie Shook, John Kavalier, Brian ...

Univ. of Northern Iowa Fall Deans List

Cedar Falls- Area students are among the students named to the Fall 2019 semester Dean's List at the University of Northern Iowa.To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the ...

Supervisors look to bonding options for county emergency radio system

With a cost not to exceed $6.75 million for a new radio system, Tama County Supervisors began discussions on bonding options on Monday, Feb. 3, with Northland Securities representative Heidi Kuhl.No final decisions on the bonding have been made so far, board secretary and Tama County Auditor ...