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Superintendent contract extended, tax levy to drop

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Superintendent Jared Smith’s contract was extended through the 2023-24 school year after a closed session discussing Smith’s performance evaluation Monday evening. The decision was unanimous for all five school board members including Penny Tyynismaa, Mandy Lekin, Ron Houghton, Clint ...

Fisher hosts STC I JAG students

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(DES MOINES) – Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Montour) met with constituents from the South Tama Community School District today in the Iowa House of Representatives.  The group came to advocate on behalf of the I JAG program at South Tama CSD and to learn more about the legislature. Students ...

UK COVID variant confirmed in Iowa

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(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed 38 additional cases of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7. in Iowa. The variant is often referred to as the U.K. variant because it was first detected in the United Kingdom. This increase in the number of ...

Tama County Jail Bookings and 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. March 8 Brienne Laree Joy, 40, Tama was arrested for driving while barred. March 11 Monique Nicole Hinton, 24, Cedar Falls, was arrested at 217 South Main ...

Toledo Police Blotter

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Thursday, Feb. 4 Snow Route patrol....42 Friday, February 5, 2021 Snow route patrol....42 Business checks....42 IJH Check....42 Motorist assist:.......42 Friday, Feb. 5 Assist Tama County with traffic control of motor vehicle accident @ 206 Hwy 30....44 Motor Vehicle Accident, ...

Tama Ambulance Runs

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March 7 6:31 p.m. - Meskwaki Casino to UPH-Marshalltown - Trauma 10:23 p.m. - 200 block East 13th Street to UPH-Marshalltown - Medical March 8 2:09 p.m. - 2300 block Highway 30 to UPH-Marshalltown - Medical 10:14 p.m. - East Highway 30 - canceled March 9 8:50 p.m. - 1300 ...

National Beef to Expand Processing in Iowa

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Today, National Beef Packing Company, LLC, announced plans to increase processing capacity and production at the Iowa Premium facility located in Tama, Iowa. National Beef, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., acquired the Iowa Premium plant in June 2019. At the time of acquisition, Iowa ...

Attempted murder charge made in Chelsea shooting case

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A 49-year-old Chelsea man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting incident March 5 in Chelsea. According to court documents, Michael Anthony Earp allegedly made repeated threats to kill a woman at a residence in the 200 block of Irish Street. Earp allegedly ...

Football district assignments announced for 2021 and 2022

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Following Thursday’s regular meeting of the IHSAA Board of Control, district and group assignments for the 2021 and 2022 football seasons were announced. South Tama will compete in Class 3A District 3 with one carry-over opponent from last season’s 2A district, Center-Point Urbana. The ...

Greif grieves after fire

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A mobile home fire caused major damage and resulted in the death of one dog, two puppies and a rabbit over the weekend. The Toledo Fire Department and Ambulance responded to 1008 South Prospect Drive lot 47 Saturday evening shortly after 7 p.m. Upon arrival the crew discovered several dogs, ...