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“”Scoopin’ the Loop” in downtown Tama

"Scoop the Loop" was organized in downtown Tama on Friday night, March 27, by Erin Gumm and Jenny Rosario. Some 40 vehicles turned out for a little relief for drivers and passengers from staying at home during the ongoing COVD-19 crisis.

Agency on Aging looks to food security for elderly

WATERlOO- Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) is focusing on food security of older individuals age 60 and over and their caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency serves Tama and 17 other counties."Proper nutrition is a key component to remaining healthy, and we are serving ...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell calls for community help with COVID-19

Grinnell, IA April 1, 2020 UnityPoint Health (UPH) joins health systems across Iowa in securing enough personal protective equipment (PPE) to meet the needs of health care providers, staff and patients during COVID-19. Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is among those working tirelessly ...

National Beef pledges safe production at Tama

Our country is facing an unprecedented challenge. As a member of the Tama community for several years, we want to thank our employees and the people of Tama for their continued support.As a leading food supplier in the United States, National Beef is part of the nation's critical infrastructure ...

Flashlights, facemasks and Facebook:

While the number of positive cases of the coronavirus grow to 124 statewide in Iowa, including four in Tama County the Tama-Toledo community is finding unique ways to stay connected and help their neighbors.Flashlight WaveOn Monday night neighbors in Tama and Toledo stepped outside of their ...

Tama County Legion, Auxiliary cancel Government Day

The Tama County American Legion Posts and Auxiliary Units along with our Tama County government officials have cancelled Tama County Government day scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 at the Reinig-Toledo Civic Center this year due to the restrictions placed on social events and the COVID-19 ...

The Wall that Heals- Vietnam Veterans Memorial coming to Meskwaki High School

The Wall That Heals honoring the more than 58,000 service members inscribed on The Wall in Washington D.C., and all who served in Vietnam will be on display at the Meskwaki High School, 1610 305th St., rural Tama, July 2-5. This is the only Iowa stop for the Wall this year.Volunteers are needed ...

Toledo-Tama Kiwanis invite new members

Kiwanis Club needs to increase its membership in order to continue the worthwhile programs it sponsors. The Kiwanis' projects are devoted to our communities and our children. The Fine Arts and Academic Banquet honoring high school students is an event that rewards students for their ...

23 donors at Feb. 25 blood drive

A total of 23 donors took part in the Feb. 25 LifeServe Blood Drive at the Tama Civic Center.LifeServe lists 61 lives saved as a result.The Blood Drive was sponsored by the Tama-Toledo Knights of Columbus.

Wednesday p.m. Update- Tama Co. area Novel Coronavirus

Tama County-In an effort to protect the health of our customers and employees and an attempt to maintain continuity of operations and limit potential exposure due to the Corona Virus/COVID-19. The Tama County Administration Buildings and all county facilities will still be conducting business ...