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Scholarship Monies Available

Over the past 32 years, the South Tama Scholarship Foundation has awarded over $1,500,000 to more than 1,800 graduating seniors. These scholarships are possible through the continued generosity of South Tama businesses, civic organizations, STC staff, and alumni. The foundation also provides ...

GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays Seminars Scheduled

“GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. This seminar will be held on Tuesday, Nov 15th, from 6:00 –8:00 pm in the Chapel at New Hope Christian Church, 3901 South Center St. In Marshalltown. (Please ...

Secretary of Agriculture Naig and Rep. Ashley Hinson visit Corteva

Corteva Agriscience Facility in Toledo received a visit from Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Congresswoman Ashley Hinson on Friday, Oct. 28. They toured the facility and experienced firsthand the science and process that goes into Iowa’s seed production. Hinson talked about her ...

Clutier Public Library Soup Day and Quilt Drawing

On Election Day, November 8, the Clutier Public Library will be holding its annual soup day and drawing for a quilt that has been made by local library supporters. Materials for the quilt are purchased, put together, and donated to the library by Julia, Margaret, and Rita Babinat. The library ...

2022 Meskwaki Homecoming Coronation and Pride Parade

On Monday morning, October 24th, Meskwaki Settlement School held a ceremony to crown the Homecoming King Davian Pushetonequa, and Homecoming Queen Sophia Snow. On the following day, October 25th, even with the chill in the air, the Meskwaki Homecoming parade cruised from the Meskwaki Bingo ...

‘I want to be the governor bringing folks together’

Gubernatorial candidate Deidre DeJear visited Tama County on Oct. 22 at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel conference room for a town hall meeting with the local community. She took the opportunity to talk a little more about why she’s opposing Republican incumbent Kim Reynolds. "The reason ...

‘I want to redefine leadership in the state’

Alongside Deidre DeJear's campaign for governor is her lieutenant governor candidate Eric Van Lancker. They both visited with Tama County citizens at a town hall held in the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel on Oct. 22. Van Lancker has previously run for Secretary of State, so when he got the call ...

Meet the Candidates

Sun Courier note: Ahead of the November 8 General Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing sent out questionnaires to all of the declared candidates in the contested races in Tama County. On October 14, we printed responses from candidates for the Iowa House of Representatives. Last week we focused on ...

Tama Co. Public Health & Home Care celebrates 55 years of service

The Tama County Health Service (TCHS) originated November l8, l966 as a pilot home health-training program with a grant from the Office of Economic Opportunity. In February of l967 TCHS received word from the Social Security Administration office in Kansas City that they had met the ...