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Visioning group seeks local input

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The cities of Tama and Toledo have both been chosen to participate in this year’s Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program. Iowa State University is conducting a survey to learn residents’ opinions on how to improve the local landscape through transportation enhancements. The ...

Writing your retirement paycheck

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How can I be sure my retirement funds will last my lifetime?  This important question will be addressed in an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop offered online four times this winter, including three evening options and one daytime option: •Thursdays, Jan 21 and 28, ...

Mercy Birthplace & NICU most popular baby names in 2020

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CEDAR RAPIDS (Dec. 23, 2020) - Evelyn and Isabelle were the top names for newborn girls who entered the world at Mercy Medical Center’s Birthplace in 2020, while variations of Jack, Jax and Jackson were the most popular names for baby boys born at Mercy this year. 2020 Top Names Girls: ...

TCCF Grant Application Deadline Approaching Jan. 15

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January 4, 2021 - The deadline to submit grant applications to the Tama County Community Foundation for its 2021 grant cycle is 11:59 p.m. on January 15, 2021. The online grant application can be found on the Community Foundation's website at www.tamaccf.org. Grants are awarded to projects ...

Tama County Arrests

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Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always determined in a court of law. Dec. 18 Carina Clarice Victor, 26, Tama, was arrested at S. Hwy T47/Hwy 30 by the Tama County Sheriff’s Dept. for a public intoxication charge. She was ...

Tama County Provides COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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Following the Emergency Use Authorization of both the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is partnering with county public health departments to begin vaccinating Iowans. Both vaccines are currently being administered in Iowa to the Phase 1A ...

South Tama to return 100% in person Jan. 25

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The South Tama School board voted 4-1 to return to 100% in person learning starting 2nd semester. Mandy Lekin made the motion to return to 100% in person learning starting January 25. Dismissal time will remain at 2:15 p.m. Ron Houghton 2nd the motion. Alan Cline and Penny Tyynismaa also ...

Five takeaways from Tama Council

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1. Development with Tama’s downtown pocket park continued a few steps further this month. At their regular meeting on Dec. 21 the Tama City Council approved the purchase of four park benches to be installed at the small city park in the 200 block of W 3rd Street. The benches will be part of ...

County swears in elected officials, honors years of service

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At the most recent Tama County Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 28 the four county officials elected in November’s general election were sworn in. Newly elected District 2 Supervisor Bill Faircloth joined District 3 Supervisor Dan Anderson, Tama County Sheriff Dennis Kucera and County ...

Wieting Theatre receives Arts Midwest grant

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Sixty-one Midwestern arts and culture organizations received new COVID-19 relief grants on Nov. 30 from Arts Midwest through Phase 2 of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund. Toledo’s Wieting Theatre was one of nine Iowa arts organizations to receive Resilience Fund support in the ...