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Emergency Medical Tech training program starts Jan. 8 in Toledo

Registrations are due by Jan. 3 for those interested in the Emergency Medical Technician/EMT career training program offered through Iowa Valley Continuing Education. The course meets Jan. 8 through July 4 (Wednesdays from 6 to 10 pm) at the Toledo Fire Station with instructor Greg Johnson.The ...

Merry Christmas!

An early evening view of the new style Christmas tree on the bandstand on the Tama?County?Courthouse Square in downtown Toledo. It was placed by the Tama-Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce.Chronicle/John?Speer

Montour Community Club plans winter activities

The Montour Community Club met Dec. 16, 2019, at 6 p.m.with President Dustin Wright presiding and 18 members present.The Treasurer and Secretary reports were read and approved.Geri Hoskey read about when the Montour Community Club (Aka EGAD) was formed by concerned citizens coming together on ...

Iowa Premium supports Adopt-A-Family

Iowa Premium employees with General Manager John Surman display some of the gifts and supplies on Monday, Dec 16, which were contributed to the Adopt-A-Family program this year. Iowa Premium's generosity provided for 50 individuals. The long-running Adopt-A-Family program here made it a ...

Public awareness campaign is launched to combat youth vaping

Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa Department of Public Health, and the Iowa Department of Education launched a new vaping awareness and prevention campaign aimed at informing teens about the reality of vaping and its consequences, and helping parents know how to address the issue and protect their ...

Tama Ambulance Runs

Dec 88:49 a.m.- Meskwaki Casino to UnityPoint Health- marshalltown (UPH-M)- Trauma4:14 p.m.- 1300 Block Sesame Dr. to UnityPoint- Grinnell Regional Medical Canter (UP-GRMC)- Medical-6:30 p.m.- 600 Block Harding St. to UPH-M- Medical7:19 p.m.- 1400 Block Siegel St.- No Transport- Lift ...

South Tama Asst. principal- activity director contract is terminated

On a 4-1, vote the probationary contract of Brent Bagnall, assistant South Tama High School principal and the school activities director was terminated at the end of the current school year.Bagnall is in the third year of the probationary contract as an administrator as been a district employee ...

Tama County Jail Bookings & Arrests

Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always established in a court of law.Dec. 29:46 a.m.- Delena Paula Stands, 18, Tama, arrested at a location to noted in the Arrest Press Log on a charge of possession of a controlled substance by Toledo ...

Iowa State to offer unique opportunity for cattlewomen

Ames, Iowa - Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a unique educational opportunity for cattlewomen this winter in central Iowa. The program, Boots in the Barn, will be hosted by Story County and Marshall County Extension. The five-part meeting series has been set for ...

Free opioid overdose reversal drug offered

Iowans who want to be prepared in the event they encounter someone experiencing an opioid overdose can now obtain free naloxone (Narcan nasal spray) through the statewide Tele-Naloxone Project. The result of a partnership between the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the University of ...