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Great weather brings out runners for Harry Gardner 5K
Cool temperatures and low humidity greeted the 50 competitors for the 23rd Annual Harry Gardner/Toledo 5K on July 3rd.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Victim's Sister Hopes Killer Never Finds Peace
Ginger Jefferson listens to a victim impact statement at her sentencing at the Tama County Courthouse in Toledo, Iowa on Monday, July 14, 2014.
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.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Dustin Jefferson murder trial set; Mother appeals 1st degree verdict
Dustin Jerome Jefferson, 39, Tama, entered a written innocent plea to 1st degree murder on July 5 in Tama County District Court in Toledo.
Patrol identifies traffic victim at Vining
Dennis W. Ohlen 58, Chelsea, has been identified as the driver killed in a two vehicle head-on collision near Vining on Thursday morning, July 10, by the Iowa State Patrol.
Enjoy the 5th annual Toledo Stoplight Festival this Friday night, July 11
Toledo's vintage stoplight at Broadway and High lends it's name each year to the very popular Toledo Festival on the downtown Tama County Courthouse Square.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Flooding backs off
Steve Strain, Chelsea Public Works employee, said things "are improving little by little" as he loaded sandbags on a trailer on the east side of town shortly before 8 a.m. Monday.
After plea deal Tama woman appeals 10-years in prison
A notice of appeal of a 10-year prison sentence handed down to Noelle Courtney Youngbear, 36, Tama, on Friday, June 27, was filed on Monday, June 30. Youngbear was released from custody at the Tama County Jail in Toledo on a $25,000 appeal bond posted on Tuesday, July 1 a jail spokesperson said.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Junque & Garden Market today at Shoestring Garden in Toledo
Junque & Garden Market complete with burgers and brats, music and outside vendros is set for today at the Showstring Garden on Business Highway 30 West in Toledo.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Soil-Water to meet July 10
The regular meeting of the Tama Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners will be held on July 10, at the District Office, located at 102 W Highway 30, Toledo, beginning at 8 a.m. Agenda items include: approval of minutes, approval of treasurer's report and bills, approval of conservation plans, review of new cost share applications and ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Tama Co. Court News
Dismissal of an assault causing bodily injury charge against Robert McFatridge is being sought in Tama County District Court.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Water rate hike seen for Toledo
Water rates in Toledo are likely headed up. Toledo City Council members set a hearing on the proposed hike for July 14 during their regular meeting on Monday, June 23. The boost probably shouldn't come as a surprise as construction on a new $3 million water treatment plant is set to begin in July.
Flooding slowing traffic on U.S. 30 Expressway west of Toledo
Flooding from the Iowa River has been reported slowing the flow of traffic on the U.S. Highway 30 Expressway near the Iowa River bridge about six miles west of Toledo or two miles north of Montour.
Palmer: No plans in place for Iowa Juvenile Home
"No plans" are in place for the 27-acre Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School for Girls campus in Toledo which was ordered closed on Jan. 15 by Gov. Terry Branstad and Department of Human Services Director Charles Palmer, it was learned last Wednesday, June 25. Palmer was here and spent about one-half hour meeting with Mayor Dave Svoboda, 2nd ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
U.S. 63 closed at Tama; U.S. 30 one-lane west of Toledo
The Iowa Department of Transportation reports the roadway is closed from E64 in both lanes in to Tama.