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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, ...

Board of Supervisors July 6 meeting

Wes Ray, County Assessor presented to the Board of Supervisors regarding homestead/military credit approvals and removals on Monday, July 6. Ray recommended a military credit on Parcel 07-11-176-007 be removed as the owner has no record of military service. The board voted in favor of the ...

City of Chelsea welcomes new city clerk

On June 8th, the City of Chelsea swore in a new City Clerk, Lonika Utterback. Ms. Utterback is taking over duties from former City Clerk, Kathy Werner. Mrs. Werner served as part-time City Clerk and Library Director since May 2018, until resigning from the Library Director position in September ...

Toledo Farmer’s Market Report – July 3

The Toledo Farmers’ Market didn’t start with a bang this Fourth of July weekend. It started with the sound of the whistle. There was plenty of items to purchase and plenty of customers to purchase them. Kristi brought kolaches, cookies, rolicky, quick breads, twisty, rolls, pies, bars, ...

Tama Library Report – July 2020

Popular Books to Adopt The adopt a book program at the Tama Library allows you to order a book thorugh Julie at a discount, get the book before anyone else, have a sticker in the book noting you have donated, and take the expense as an income tax deduction. It is a situation good for you and ...

Tama Co. Cattleman’s Banquet, Jackson crowned 2020 Beef Queen

Frances Jackson of Garwin was crowned the 2020 Tama County Beef Queen at the annual Tama County Cattleman's banquet in March. The outgoing queen from 2019 was Zoe Duncan of Garwin. The role of the Beef Queen will be altered to stay within the Socially Acceptable Guidelines in regard to the ...

Absentee Ballot Request Forms Now Available

Any registered voter in Iowa can now request an absentee ballot through their county auditor. To download an absentee ballot request you can do so by visiting the Iowa Secretary of State website. Signed and completed absentee ballot request forms must be delivered to your county auditor. ...

2020 Double D Rodeo Cancelled

On June 17 the Double D Rodeo announced via Facebook the following statement: "Due to current circumstances it is with great sadness we are canceling the Double D Rodeo fundraiser for the Easter Seals. Iowa, God willing we will see you August 6 and 7 2021. Stay safe and well." The 2020 ...

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Democrats to host soup supper

Tama County Democrats will host a soup supper on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 5-7 p.m. at the Tama American Legion Club, 1105 E. 5th St.Candidates for the 2012 primary election will be on hand for a meet and greet session.