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Tama Co. bible marathon complete

Special to the News Chronicle Tama County completed the Vision of the Iowa Bible Reading Marathon Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:14 a.m. The vision since 2018 was taken from 2 Chronicles 7:14. “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn ...

New and adoptable books at Tama Library

If you are in need of a little humor and a few chuckles, you will enjoy Deacon King Kong by McBride that is new at our library. After an elderly deacon walks up to a drug dealer and shoots him, the action is much like the Keystone Cops. The drug king hires a hitman to kill the deacon, but ...

Montour community club holds meeting

The Montour Community Club met July 20 with 12 members and 2 guests present. The sec/treas reports were read and approved. Don Campbell, treasurer will be submitting the monthly finances to the city clerk monthly instead of yearly. Appreciation was giving to Roger Stevesen, Skip Ridout, ...

Tama Beautification Committee Forming

On Tuesday, July 14th at 6:30 PM, there will be the first meeting of the Tama Beautification Committee. We will meet in the large room at the Civic Center. All interested people are welcome to attend. We will be looking at ideas of ways we can make Tama more attractive. At their June 15th ...

Tama SWCD to host June 23 soil health event, “Beefing” Up Your Soil

Tama SWCD to host June 23 soil health event, “Beefing” Up Your Soil Join Tama Soil & Water Conservation District for its 2020 soil health event on June 23! It will begin at 3:00 p.m. at 2587 130th Street in rural Traer. There will be emphasis on integrating cattle and soil health. ...

Preparations for Tama Avenue of Flags

Tama Legion and Tama-Toledo Veterans of Foreign Wars members and volunteers raised the Avenue of Flags at Oak Hill Cemetery on Friday afternoon, May 22, 2020, for the weekend Memorial Day observance. Flags honoring nearly 300 veterans are on display. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and ...

Meskwaki Hotel heart shows gratitude

A heart shines brightly formed by lighted guest room windows in the north tower of the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel west of Tama-Toledo each night. Widely displayed as "Hearts for Hope" and for gratitude to health care workers and all those deemed essential in their jobs in the face of the ...

South Tama County Food Pantry unveils website and new safety protocols

The South Tama County Food Pantry, located at 137 West 3rd Street in Tama, remains open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.. New protocols have been adopted to ensure the safety of clients and volunteers.Clients will stay outside the open front door while volunteers ...

National Guard food distribution at Meskwaki Assembly of God in Tama

Members of Alpha Company 248 Iowa National Guard, Waterloo, on a Task Force Log, assisted by members of the Tama Meskwaki Celebration Assembly of God Church, distributed about 15,000 lbs. of food in Tama on Thursday morning, May 14. The food was from the Northeast Iowa Food Bank supply. The ...