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Toledo Stoplight Festival Parade, 5k Run-Walk tonight

The inaugural Toledo Stoplight Festival Lawnmower - Golf Cart - Tractor Parade sponsored by Marshalltown Community College and the 22nd and the 22nd annual Harry Gardner-Toledo 5K Run-Walk are tonight, July 3.The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. and will begin at the South Tama Middle School at S. ...

Area Agencies on Aging Announce Name Change

(Waterloo, Iowa) June 24, 2013 Hawkeye Valley Area Agency on Aging in Waterloo, Northland Area Agency on Aging in Decorah, and Scenic Valley Area Agency on Aging in Dubuque will be merging together to form Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A). The three agencies are merging together as ...

Blood drive set for Tama-Toledo

Help LifeServe Blood Center meet your community's needs this summer and give blood! Blood donations are especially important during the summer months as donations tend to decrease this time of year. Just one blood donation can help save the lives of up to three hospital patients in our ...

Tama High School Class of 1961 plans reunion

The Tama High School class of 1961 will host an informal reunion Friday, August 16, 2013, beginning 5 p.m. at the Tama-Toledo Country Club: no program, speeches or upfront money, simply an opportunity to get together and keep up-to-date. Food and drink will be available on a cash basis.Pass ...

4th annual Toledo Stoplight Festival set for July 5

Toledo 4th annual Stoplight Festival is branching out a little from previous years. The same Friday night of great bands, BBQ contest and great food, Farmers Market and kids activities will be back in full force.With the help of sponsorship from Marshalltown Community College, the "Stoplight ...

Area women receive Volunteer Service Awards

Juanita Sandoval, Toledo, and Cindy Feisel, Montour, were among those receiving Volunteer Service Awards recently from Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds.The 30th annual Governor's Award Ceremony was held at the Linn Mar High School Auditorium at Marion on June 12. A reception ...

Finnders and Youngberg Coming to Wieting

The Colorado-based group Finnders and Youngberg, an Americana and Bluegrass band, will take the stage for one performance on Friday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at the Wieting Theatre in Toledo. The group is currently touring Iowa as part of the Oprah House Project organized by Sam Knutson of Iowa City. ...

Tama skateboard Park work is underway

Work began Wednesday evening, June 19, on the Tama Skateboard, Basketball and Recreation complex. One-half the old blacktop surface was ripped up.The area at 9th and McClellan will include a skateboard area, basketball court, exercise area for differently-abled persons and a parking lot.It will ...

Flag Day: A salute to the flag with the new Tama Veterans Memorial

Today, June 14, is Flag Day. The just-completed Veterans Memorial at Tama's Oak Hill Cemetery and the U.S. Flag is pictured flying above fittingly on this day.From:Publications.USA.govEach year on June 14, we celebrate the birthday of the Stars and Stripes, which came into being on June 14, ...

DAR Genealogical Workshop is this Saturday, June 15

A genealogical workshop sponsored by the Conestoga Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will be held Saturday, June 15, at the Tama County Museum, 200 N. Broadway, Toledo.The workshop is open to anyone interested in working on family lines and exploring their family tree. "Basics of ...