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Iowa Dept. of Transportation is ready for winter

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AMES- Another Iowa winter is around the corner. Mid-October signals the official beginning of the winter season for the Iowa Department of Transportation. Using data collected from previous winter events, the Iowa DOT's is working to take a proactive approach to help keep you moving safely this ...

Burn ban lifted, Halloween Trick or Treat Tama

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The ban on burning certain types of yard waste was lifted by the Tama City?Council onOct. 7.Burning is allowed until Nov. 4 except on Halloween- Oct. 31. The dumpster north of the Tama Civic Center is available for grass and leaves deposit only.The council set Trick or Treat hours from 5- 7:30 ...

Iowa Valley Chancellor speaks to Toledo-Tama Kiwanis

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Kristie Fisher is the new Chancellor at Iowa Valley. Iowa Valley is composed of Marshalltown Community College, Esterville, and Continuing Education. She explained the many important roles played by Iowa Valley in all the communities that compose it.People of all ages, who did not complete high ...

Garwin man sentenced to federal prison

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A Garwin man who physically assaulted a woman who was similarly situated to him as a spouse was sentenced to four years in federal prison.Daniel Shawn Posey, 40,, received the prison term after an April 5, 2019, guilty plea to domestic assault by a habitual offender.In a plea agreement, Posey ...

Tama Police Blotter

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#Monday Sept. 3Multiple Vehicle inspectionsFire Alarm call 1000 blk Hall StreetPublic Assist at County Attorney's officeTraffic Stops: 15th/Harding; 7th/State; S. County Rd. at Summit, Toledo - Cited; 00 BLK S State St510 E. 5th St - Previous with Toledo PoliceNoise complaint - 1000 block ...

Tama considers installing own fuel tanks

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By John SpeerEditorjspeer@tamatoledonews.comTama City Council members discussed the possibility of installing fuel tanks in an area near the Civic Center- Public Works areas during their regular meeting on Monday night, Oct. 7.City?Clerk Alyssa Hoskey provided preliminary information from New ...

South Tama Partners in Education add two more members

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New members of the South Tama Partners in Education program were recognized during the South Tama School Board meeting on Monday night, Oct. 7. They are Bituminous Materials and Supply, Tama, represented by Brad Boldt, production manager (center) and Corteva Agriscience / Pioneer with ...

Iowa Crop • Weather Report

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DES MOINES- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Conditions report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November."Wet weather over the weekend may keep some farmers out of the ...

State Auditor to hold Town Hall in Tama Oct. 14

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State Auditor Rob Sand has announced an Eastern Iowa Town Hall tour to take place the week of Oct. 14. Auditor Sand will be discussing the current work of the office, talking about the upcoming legislative session, and taking questions.Among stops will be at Tama City Hall, 305 Siegel, from ...