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Family Caregivers of Military Members and Veterans Need Support

AMES, Iowa –Many military service members and veterans with physical and mental illnesses and injuries receive care and support from family and friends. These caregivers help those they care for have a better quality of life. Yet playing this role can impose a substantial physical, emotional ...

Grundy Center woman arrested for forgery

After a lengthy investigation and several search warrants served in Grundy Center, The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Doni Rene Lang, 43, of Grundy Center, for 10 counts of forgery. Each count is a Class D felony and one count of ongoing criminal conduct a Class B ...

STC seeking public feedback in search for new superintendent

Community members within the South Tama School District will have two opportunities to interact with the district's hiring search for its next superintendent of schools. Earlier this month the district accepted the resignation of Superintendent Jared Smith who recently was hired to be the ...

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 ...