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Indigenous People’s Day

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Native and Indigenous communities all over the world embrace the Seventh Generation Principle, a guiding philosophy that in all decisions we must consider how descendants seven generations into the future will be affected. Stewardship—the care we take of the land and the people in our ...

New twist on Halloween event

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The Tama Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce is planning a new twist on a favorite event, The Trick or Treat Trail! On Saturday, October 24th, 3rd Street in Tama will come alive from 5-7 PM with local businesses lining the street to hand out sweet treats to participants who will drive ...

Ashley Hinson visits Tama County

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Ashley Hinson Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives visited Tama Sunday, October 11 for a Tama County Republican event held at the Tama-Toledo Country Club. The event was an opportunity to meet Republican candidates as well as honor local first responders. Hinson (center) ...

Tama County Bookings and Arrests

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August 21 11:16 a.m. - Andrew Tyler Hanus, 33, Tama, Iowa, arrested on Wilson Street, Tama, Iowa on charges of sexual assault - bodily injury, harassment, possession of controlled substance and 7 charges of possession of drug paraphernalia. Released on 8/22 at 3:57 p.m. on cash bond. ...

Warriors crown King and Queen

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Meskwaki Settlement School crowned their 2020 Homecoming King and Queen on Oct. 2 during halftime of the Warriors football game against Twin Cedars. Pictured, from left, 2020 Homecoming Queen Ahnoong Xaivong and 2020 Homecoming King Taurice Grant. Photo courtesy of Tashina Azure

Daniel sentenced to four months in prison

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Kristine Michelle Daniel, 49, has been sentenced to four months in prison and four months of home confinement. She has also been ordered to pay over $113,000 in restitution. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, Daniel’s 48th birthday, an indictment by a federal grand jury was handed down accusing her ...

State issues new COVID-19 guidelines

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Allison Graham agraham@ tamatoledonews.com New guidelines regarding quarantining and wearing masks were issued by the State of Iowa last week. It is no longer recommended that people outside of healthcare and residential settings quarantine when potentially exposed. That is as long as ...

Next steps for STC middle school, district

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One of the big questions that has lingered since the August 10 derecho is, how much insurance money will the school receive for damages sustained at the STC Middle School? That answer is now known. The district will be receiving roughly 1.5 million. That return will go to repairing the ...

Gift of grain provides way for farmers to give back

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Farmers put in countless hours planting and caring for crops, however they may not realize that what they plant could reap benefits for the community after harvest time. While most people think of making charitable contributions in the form of cash, farmers may consider benefitting their ...

South Tama Homecoming goes on

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South Tama held Homecoming week Sept. 21-25. Due to COVID-19 some of the regular activities looked a little different this year. A reverse parade was held at the STC High School. Sports teams, the Homecoming Court, the STC Marching Band, etc. were each stationed at locations along the school ...