Meskwaki Casino tentative reopening set July 1


The Meskwaki Bingo • Casino • Hotel, rural Tama, is now tentatively scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, July 1. This was the announcement made on the Sac and Fox Tribe social media page today - Friday May 29. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds lifted the COVID-19 closings for casinos in the state ...

Memorial Day 2020

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Toledo Legionnaire Martin Christensen holds the flag staff during a firing sqaud salute on the Tama County Courthouse Square on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Events were curtailed or cancelled in many places due to Covid-19 regulations this year. News-Chronicle photos/John Speer

Tama County Road closings, water, construction

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Tama County Engineer’s Office advisories: •Tama County Road 360th west out of Chelsea was closed Friday morning, May 29, due to water over roadway. •Tama County X Avenue west to 380th Street and X Avenue south of W Avenue to 390th Street - 5.4 miles- was closed due to water over the ...

Enjoy the outdoors at Tama County parks

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Tama County Conservation parks and wildlife areas have remained open for day-use through the pandemic, with recommended closures and practices in place. We always see an influx of visitors at the park in April and May as the weather warms, but this year we saw higher than usual numbers. ...

Tama Library will start to offer services again on Monday, June 1

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The library will be opening in Phases to protect the health of staff and patrons. Phase 1: Curbside service: Reserve your books now online at tama.lib.ia.us. Click on the Card Catalog/picture of books. Or you may call the library at 641-484-4484 to reserve your books. Staff will find ...