Iowa Valley seats new member of college board

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Clark Lawler of Eldora was sworn in as the newest member of the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors this month; he replaces Deborah Crosser, who served on the Board since 2011 and did not seek re-election.The Board held a reception for Director Crosser and ...

Toledo Ambulance Runs

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Dec. 125:33 p.m.- 501 S. Willow to Unity Point- Marshalltown (UP-M)Dec. 1310:57 a.m.- 1481 Hwy 30 to UnityPoint-Grinnell Regional Medical Center7:25 p.m.- 101 S. Church to UP-MDec. 143:10 p.m.- 403 Grandview Drive to UP-M10:34 p.m.- 1311 Washington- no transportDec. 1512:44 a.m.- 510 Red Earth- ...

Ugly sweaters not so bad at Tama Co. Public Health

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Dec. 20- it was that day of the year time for the Ugly Christmas sweaters to be "modeled" at the Tama County Health and Home Care Office in Toledo. (Most, if not all sweaters appeared more in the spirit than ugly this year). Those on hand for a photo were front row (left to right): Beth ...

Tama Ambulance Runs

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Dec. 161:04 p.m.- Meskwaki Casino to Unity Point-Grinnell Regional Medical Center (UP-GRMC)- Medical-1:52 p.m.- Meskwaki Casino to Unity Point Health- Marshalltown (UPH-M)- Medical9:43 p.m.- Hwy 30 and E66- Fire StandbyDec. 178:37 p.m.- Meskwaki Casino to UPH-M- Trauma9:18 p.m.- Meskwaki ...

Supervisors hear 2020-21 pay recommendation

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A three percent across-the-board raise increase for Tama County elected officials was recommended on Monday, Dec. 23, to the Board of Supervisors.Dave Forbes, Traer, representing the County Compensation Board, told supervisors the hike in pay recommendation was what all seven members initially ...

New store Bargains on Main offers clothing, variety in downtown Tama


"I want to give something back to the community, I love Tama-Toledo," Conrad Brown said Saturday, Dec. 21. He had just opened Bargains on Main in downtown Tama, a store offering a variety of merchandise he envisions to have different offerings monthly while meeting any customer demands.Among ...

December Adult High School Graduation honorees receive diplomas

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Four adult high school graduates participated in the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) graduation ceremony at the Orpheum Theater Center on Dec. 17. The graduates were among a total of 14 who successfully completed the five HSED tests and achieved passing scores during the fall term.The ...

New Tama mayor, council members sworn-in

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Prior to the start of the council meeting, new council members and the new Tama Mayor were sworn in to serve. Their service will become effective on January 2. Anne Michael and Larry Thomas were sworn in to serve as council members. Doug Ray was sworn in as Tama's Mayor, replacing Mike Carnahan ...

Christmas spirit in downtown Tama

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A group of citizens spread Christmas cheer on Monday, December 23. "Santa" pulled a group of children through downtown Tama early Monday afternoon. The group sang songs to music being played and waved at people as they came out of businesses to see the excitement.

Tama County District Court

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Before Judge Sean W. McPartland in Tama County District Court in Toledo:Jason Michael Zimmerman,44, Toledo, entered a written guilty plea to a lesser charge of possession a controlled substance, marijuana, 2nd offense. He was sentenced to two years in prison with the sentence to run ...