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Area students - College Round Up
Joshua Kajer, from Toledo, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in human services-distributive.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Board of Supervisors renew Tama County Vison grant program
On Monday, March 3, the Tama County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the renewal of the Vision Tama County Grant.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
District 72 Update
The focus of this week turned to debating bills on the floor of the House in an effort to clear as many of the bills that passed out of committee over the past few weeks.
Thu Mar 06, 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.
Toledo Gas Board disbanded
When natural gas was brought to Toledo in 1960 by Iowa Electric Light and Power Company, a city Gas Board was established to oversee private hook-ups.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Girls training school bill passes Iowa Senate
An Iowa Senate bill which would reestablish a state training school for girls passed the Iowa Senate on a 26-22 vote on Thursday, Feb. 27. What that means for the closed Iowa Juvenile Home- State Training School for Girls in Toledo remains to be seen.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Staker to discuss new Tama County History web site
The Tama County Historical, Museum and Genealogical Library will open Tuesday, March 4. They will host their first program of the year the next evening, Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Jason Staker, from Toledo, will discuss how you can utilize Free online tools and resources to expand your family history research, connect with distant cousins, share ... (more)
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Des Moines Register
Iowa Juvenile Home: Senate OKs bill for new home for girls
The Iowa Senate approved a bill Thursday that would establish a new, state-run facility for juvenile delinquent girls.
District 72 Update-Rep. Dean Fisher-Week Six
This week was "Funnel Week", when all bills need to be through committee to be eligible for consideration in the full House.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Tama County District Court
Harley James Green, 19, rural Toledo, pled guilty to charges of intent to deliver marijuana and maintaining a drug house.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
20-year-old Charged in Drug-fueled Murder at Meskwaki Settlement
A 20-year-old Tama man is accused of stabbing a teenager in the chest after more than a day of drinking and smoking meth.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Reflection-By: Mary Fasse-Shaw Development Associate Tama County Community Foundation
The New Year has come and the 10th of February was my seven month anniversary of being the Development Associate for the Tama County Community Foundation .
Tama Council, Supervisors bolster IJH support
Both the Tama City Council and Tama County Board of Supervisors joined in the effort to continue to ramp up support for reopening the Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School for Girls in Toledo this week.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Toledo City Council looks to rehab program for buildings
Rehabilitation of an unidentified building or buildings in Toledo is the apparent aim of the Toledo City Council.
Jefferson murder trial re-set for May
The 1st degree murder trial of Ginger Lea Jefferson, accused of killing her daughter-in-law in Tama has been reset for May 19 in Tama County District Court in Toledo.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Iowa Senate committee approves bill for state-run juvenile home for girls
A split Iowa Senate committee approved legislation that would establish a state-run facility for delinquent girls.
Vehicular homicide charge filed 37 months after crash
Joseph Edward Starits, 26, of Toledo, was killed outright in a collision on U.S. 30 in eastern Tama County on March 6, 2011.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Reauthorization meetings set for Ike's Tract
The Izaak Walton Shooting Facility located 2.5 miles west of Toledo reopened on August 3, 2012, under new rules and regulations.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Mike Wiser wrote a new blog post: Branstad: Iowa needs to move away from corrections mentality
The exterior of the Iowa Juvenile Home, seen at a meeting of the governor's task force on the Iowa Juvenile Home on Wednesday, Sept.
STC School Board mulls 5th grade move; impact of packing plant
The South Tama School Board met Monday, Feb. 3, for a work session with discussion centered on possible shift of the 5th grade elementary to Toledo and the effect on enrollment the anticipated opening of the Iowa Premium Beef plant in Tama would have on the schools.