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Tama Co. Pork Producers give Nikki a helping paw
During the Swine Show at the Tama Co. Fair held on Saturday, July 19, the Tama County Pork Producers gave a $1,000 donation to Deputy Joe Quandt and his partner Nikki.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
George Edward Kouba
George Edward Kouba, 90, of rural Garwin, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, under the care of his family and Iowa River Hospice.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Ginger Jefferson ordered to pay restitution
Ginger Lea Jefferson, 58, Toledo, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for 1st degree murder in Tama County District Court on Monday, July 14, was directed to pay restitution by Judge Stephen B. Jackson.
Watch out for: "The Unknowns Freak-Out Roswell" at the Wieting
As you drive by the Wieting Theatre this week, you will observe a lot of activity.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Toledo water rates now up effective July 20
Paying for Toledo's new $3 million water treatment plant falls to the consumers with new rates went into effect on July 20. City council members approved the hike Monday night, July 14, on a 5-0 voice vote following a public hearing at which no comments were heard.
D.A. - Republicans and Tama Pack
For the republicans who don't like illegals. Just wait tell Tama Meat Packing reopens.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Pair of seats open on Tama Soil-Water Board
The seats of two members of the Tama Soil & Water Conservation District Board will expire this year.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sean Keahna wins Barbeque Championship
Tama-Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce annual BBQ?Contest winners and their sponsors were Arnie Finch, Grinnell Regional Medical Center chef and his assistant, Russ Remme, 2nd place and tie for People's Choice Award- Chimichurri Chicken; Curt Kriegel, USS?Polaris, 3rd place- Pork Loin; Denny Gorsch, Dupont-Pioneer, tie- People's Choice award- ... (more)
Tama Co. Supervisors By: Joyce Wiese
The Tama County Sheriff's quarterly report was reviewed by the Tama County Board of Supervisors Monday morning and approved.
Tama Council opens door for Indian Hills housing
Tama City Council members voted 4-0 Monday night, July 14, to meet a West Des Moines housing developer's proposal about half-way.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Housing location options sought for IPB employees
A second West Des Moines development company's representative was back before the Tama City Council Monday night seeking an option on a city-owned land on the northwest side of the Hills Addition.
Ginger Jefferson sentenced to life in prison
Ginger Lea Jefferson, 58, Toledo, received the mandatory life prison sentence which was handed down by Judge Stephen Jackson Jr. in Tama County District Court in Toledo Monday afternoon, July 14. Jefferson was found guilty of 1st degree murder in the death of her daughter-in-law, Kerry Lea Jefferson, 32, by a jury on May 27. An appeal of the ... (more)
Fine, jail in Skate Park BB incident
Nathaniel James Moritz, 19, rural Chelsea, pled guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon in Tama County District Court on June 26. He was fined $625 and sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for 10 days already served by Tama County District Court Judge Fae Hoover-Grinde.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Parents hope for legal production, sale of cannabis oil in Iowa
A new law makes it legal for qualifying patients to possess and use cannabis oil, but it does not allow in-state production or sales of the oil.
Tama County Jail Bookings & Arrests
Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always determined in a court of law.
Hardon calls for Tama Council to act on deteriorating properties
Prompted by the recent collapse of the roof and interior of a downtown building, Tama businessman Ed Hardon was before the city council Monday night, July 7, to urge action.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Guenther-Mayer is a recipient of Dupont - Pioneer grant program
DuPont and the National Association of Agricultural Educators have announced that for the second year in a row, DuPont will award $300,000 in grants to agriscience educators to fund training and classroom resources that will help them implement advanced agriculture curriculum.
Officials confirm tornados hit Iowa
On the afternoon and evening of July 6, a line of thunderstorms produced multiple tornadoes across central Iowa.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Carboard Bosat Regatta, Canoe Race today at Cherry Lake
Joe Burnes, Tama and Will Van Buren, Marshalltown, got in some early practice at Cherry Lake on June 7 for the Cardboard Boat Regatta scheduled for this Saturday afternoon, July 12, on the lake located just southwest of the downtown Tama business district.
Four vie for 2014 Tama County Fair Queen title
The contestants wil be judged 1/3 on leadership, citizenship and contributions to the community; 1/3 on personality, and awareness and 1/3 on poise and beauty.