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STC releases hybrid details

School administrators revealed details of the hybrid learning model South Tama will follow at a school board meeting Monday, August 3. The board had previously approved opting with a hybrid model for returning to learn on Thursday, July 30 at a special session. STC students and families ...

Toledo-Tama Kiwanis have new members

The Kiwanis have begun their weekly meetings with social distancing, masks, and antiseptic handwash available. The group is happy to get back together and just as happy to eat Rhonda Pokorny’s meals. She provides a main course, salads, vegetable, dessert and a drink. If members choose to eat, ...

Five things to know from Tama County Board of Supervisors

1. The Board of Supervisors approved to re-assign the tax sale of Parcel #18032000001 to Wendling Quarries. Steve Kenkel was present as the representative. They have agreed to pay the back taxes for the land. 2. The Board of Supervisors accepted Pied Pipers property exemption. 3. Levys for ...

Tama Council to return to Zoom meetings

Due to current health conditions, Tama Council will be returning to zoom meetings. The link is https://zoom.us/j/92143843919 Meeting ID 921 4384 3919 or by phone at 408-638-0968. City buildings will be closed to the public. Tonight's meeting begins at 6 p.m. Tama Council Agenda August 3, ...

South Tama school board to meet Monday

The STC School Board is meeting for a regular session Monday, August 3 at 5 p.m. Superintendent Jared Smith will be present at the Partnership Center Gymnasium for citizens who plan to attend in person and will limit the number in attendance. The meeting can also be accessed in “real time” ...

Come Together

The good times kept rolling Saturday, July 25 as the 10th annual Chelsea Car Show provided entertainment for community members and car enthusiasts alike. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, and everything in between filled the downtown area in Chelsea south of the railroad tracks for the show that ran ...

STC to start year with hybrid plan

Plans for the return to school in August took another step forward at South Tama County last week when the school board voted to begin the fall semester using an A/B hybrid scheduling model. Superintendent Jared Smith presented findings from a parent survey as well as a response from the ...

Takeaways from Tama Co. Board of Supervisors

• The Board of Supervisors approved quarterly reports, Monday, for the County Recorder, Veterans Affairs and Auditor’s Office: -The recorders report included fees for hunting and fishing license writing fees, real estate transfer stamps, auditors transfer fees, record management fees and ...

Bookings and Arrests

Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always determined in a court of law. June 1 Juvenile arrested in the 400 block of Rider Street on charges of 1st degree burglary, 3rd degree kidnapping and 4th degree criminal mischief by the ...

Dems have fundraising advantage in Iowa Legislature races

Democrat Christina Blackcloud, of Tama, raised significantly more than her opponent, Rep. Dean Fisher, (R-Montour), in the race for Iowa’s 72nd House District. The district contains all of Tama County and parts of Marshall and Black Hawk counties. Blackcloud had 244 individual contributions ...