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Tama County Supervisors accept law enforcement contracts

Annual law enforcement contracts between the Tama County Sheriff's Office and eight towns were accepted Monday by the Board of Supervisors for the fiscal year beginning July . All are renewals for Chelsea, Montour, Elberon, Gladbrook, Traer, Dysart, Clutier, and Lincoln.The contracts for three ...

Maple Grove Cemetery Assoc. meeting is cancelled

Due to the social distancing requirements for the Covid -19 pandemic the Maple Grove Cemetery Assoc. business meeting & following luncheon that were scheduled for Sunday, May 24, have been cancelled.We hope to see you all at the fall meeting in September.-Duane Backen, Pres.

Foresee possible delay in second South Tama middle school bond vote

It appears the South Tama School Board may look to next spring if a second middle school bond issue vote is brought before district voters. Brad Leeper, an architect with the Invision firm which developed plans for the March bond proposal, reviewed options for the board during a two and ...

Chelsea students keep busy replacing street signs during COVID-19 restrictions

The City of Chelsea is benefiting from a grant from the Iowa Department of Transportation's Traffic and Safety Bureau's program to replace damaged, worn out, obsolete, or substandard signs, and signposts.In the fall of 2019, signs throughout Chelsea were identified for replacement, and during ...

Toledo Ambulance Runs

April 231:39 p.m.- 213 N. Church to UnityPoint-Grinnell Regional Medical Center (UP-GRMC)2:13 p.m.- 207 Deerfield Crossing- no transportApril 249:26 a.m.- 303 N. Broadway to UnityPoint-Marshalltown (UP-M)April 256:04 p.m.- 403 Grandview Drive to UP-MApril 264:14 a.m.- 3013 H Ave. to ...

Farming: another essential amidst the world crisis

Concern mounts as the turmoil in meat processing is evident in Iowa and across the nation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.Iowa Premium at Tama has been back in operation after a short shutdown while the Tyson pork plant at Waterloo is shuttered. But not everything has stopped by a long shot on the ...

Tama Council discusses library repairs, donation for South Tama tennis courts

Tama City Council members discussed repairs needed at the library. At the last meeting the council approved to cover the windows. John Legg, who is on the library board, is looking into a new product that could be used. Legg spoke with an employee of the TSP Architect firm about the sealant ...

Toledo Police Blotter

Friday, April 17Welfare check, 300 block of N. BroadwayParking Complaint, 300 block of W. Madision, issued two warnings, asked to move.Assisted Tama PD with a fire in the 1700 block of Harding StreetSaturday, April 18Surrendered weaponAssisted Tama Pd with a ambulance call in the 400 block ...