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News Briefs

On the run through Tama County

Austin Wilson, a resident of Packwood, was arrested in Tama County on March 10. A sheriff's deputy responded to Highway E66 near Chelsea after a call was placed stating that two individuals came to a local citizen's house looking for help. After arriving on the scene, the deputy found a ...

Toledo man charged with attempted murder

Thirty-year-old Toledo resident Theron Dale Garcia was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 17, on multiple charges including attempted murder. According to public records, Garcia hit his victim with a folding stool before going to get an ax. He is also charged with kidnapping in the first degree and ...

Herrera promoted to customer service supervisor

Pinnacle Bank announces the promotion of Hilda Herrera to customer service supervisor. Herrera has been a valued employee of the bank and has a wealth of knowledge in customer service with her most current position being customer service representative. She provides the highest level of ...

joins Pinnacle Bank as AVP/Portfolio Manager

Pinnacle Bank announces the addition of Amanda Johnston to its staff as assistant vice president/portfolio manager. Johnston graduated from AIB College of Business, in June 2011, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She has 19 years of banking experience, having worked most ...

DNR to recap hunting seasons, discuss rule changes

TOLEDO - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting a series of town hall-style meetings where local staff provide updates on recently completed hunting seasons, discuss possible changes to hunting rules and regulations and address other topics as requested. Locally, the Iowa DNR ...

Local blood donors needed in Tama County

DES MOINES - As the first month of the new year wraps up, LifeServe Blood Center is urging community members to roll up a sleeve and give blood donation a try. Donor retention is a big struggle faced at LifeServe. Many of its donors only donate one to two times per year, but if they all ...

Another individual charged with using counterfeit money to buy lotto tickets

Not long after two Tama women were charged with felony fraud for allegedly using counterfeit money to buy lottery tickets at the Jiffy South convenience store in November, another individual has been arrested in connection with the incident. Michael Joseph Scott, 35, of Tama, was arrested on ...

New Toledo photo studio to host Santa event in December

TOLEDO - A new photo studio in Toledo is hosting a Santa event in December. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2, 3, 10, 16 and 17 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Dec. 23, Beautiful Crazy Photography Studio, 109 E. High St., Toledo, will be taking pictures with Santa. No appointment necessary.

Proect 60 is Dec. 6

South Tama Community Student Council presents Project 60 at noon on Dec. 6 at the STC High School Gym in Tama. Project 60 is for community embers 60-years-old and older. They are invited for coffee, STC musical entertainment and a meal. Those wishing to attend can put a reservation in by ...

Kick off the season of giving by donating blood

TAMA-TOLEDO – The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by giving the gift of life! By visiting a blood drive, you have the opportunity to save local lives. Blood donations are vital to our local hospitals year-round but especially during the winter months when ...