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Opinion

Urges support for Planned Parenthood

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor:Please write or call your Iowa lawmakers asking them not to defund Planned Parenthood as Terry Branstad has promised.Iowa has reduced teen pregnancy by more than half in the last two decades. Now is not the time to eliminate providers for women's health care and birth ...

Review, look ahead in U.S. Congress

Editorials

As I begin my second term as your Representative in Congress I want to take this opportunity to review the progress we made the last two years as well as discuss some of the opportunities we have in the upcoming session.First and foremost I want to thank you for sending me back to Congress. ...

What’s Happening at the Wieting?

Local Columns

As of today we don't have too much going on at the Wieting besides the movie.Upcoming on March 16 at 5:30 p.m. we will have our annual meeting of the Wieting Theatre Guild. This will take place at the Toledo Library. At this time we will hear the report from the president, Denise Fletcher, ...

Fence Post Story

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:I am a subscriber to the Tama-Toledo news and grew up west of Clutier, Iowa in Carroll township. I am very interested in news of that area and wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed your write-up about the concrete fence posts on the Winterroth farm.Your article helped me to ...

Inaguaration Day, 2017

Local Columns

Well in a week or so, we will be inaugurating Donald J. Trump as our 45th President of the United States. For probably the first time in history, or at least a very very long time, people are wondering just what the next four years is going to be like. And even more specifically, what 2017 is ...

Tama ambulance is a vital service

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor:I attended a city council meeting the other night, and I was made aware of a frightening situation.I have mentioned before having watched our ambulance crew at work helping a small boy who had seriously injured himself on his bike. I was so impressed with their obvious ...

What’s Happening at the Wieting?

Local Columns

This week I'm going to feature another of the old regular entertainers from the Wieting. She is a pianist, singer and accompanist, Dolores Harris. She has contributed a lot of time and talent to this community. One thing I remember and enjoyed were the duets she and Doctor Charles did. They ...

You asked for it

Local Columns

Some of your favorite columns are when get in the time machine and head backwards to a more peaceful and serene place. A place perhaps, not as eerie as the Twilight Zone but perhaps a little more peppier than Father Knows Best. For me it was late fifties, early sixties and the town was Chelsea. ...

Financing a college education

Editorials

Financing a college education can be a challenging task for many students and families, but there are many options available to assist students and families in successfully completing a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate. The starting point for many students is to complete the Free ...