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Meet the House District 53 Democratic Candidates: John Anderson

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John Anderson Age: 62 Residence location: Tama Profession: Assembler at Polaris in couple weeks Education: U of Iowa Engineering Family: Killed by Chief Bina* last week – Joseph, Ms Thing, Molly and Bowser *Tama-Grundy Publishing note: Mr. Anderson is referring to Tama Police Chief ...

Meet the House District 53 Democratic Candidates: Tommy Hexter

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Tommy Hexter Age: 24 Residence location: Grinnell, Iowa Profession: Rural Organizer with Iowa Farmers Union and Director of Grinnell Farm to Table Education: B.A. in Anthropology of Food Systems from Grinnell College, 2021 Family: Parents Jon (60) and Carolyn Hexter (61), Grinnell, IA; ...

Meet the House District 53 Democratic Candidates: Jennifer Wrage

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Jennifer Wrage Age: 62 Residence location: Gladbrook (rural) Profession: Recently retired teacher Education: BA Elementary Education from UNI Family: Husband Nathan Wrage; daughter Angela Ablaberdieva, son-in-law Maruf Ablaberdiev, grandchildren Mergan, Lola, and Imran Ablaberdiev; son ...

Meet the trio running for Tama County Supervisor District 5

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Ahead of the June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing reporter Ruby McAllister sent questionnaires to all candidates running in contested races for the Tama County Board of Supervisors including those running for the Republican nomination in District 1, District 3, District 4, and ...

Tama County underwater

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It started with one drop, then there was a second and a third, and before you knew it, the Toledo Heights soccer field needed a lifeguard. Between the wind and the rain and everything else that seemed to fall from the sky, last week's storm was a doozy. Cherry Lake filled back up for a few ...

Meskwaki Settlement School Class of 2024 celebrated at graduation

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The 14 graduating seniors from the Meskwaki Settlement School Class of 2024 were honored during the commencement ceremony in the high school gym last Saturday afternoon. Several awards and scholarships were presented, and High School Language Arts Teacher Allison Fisher was chosen to give a ...