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Questions arise over proposed new multi-family housing in Indian Hills

Plans to build up to a 32-unit multi-family housing complex by a West Des Moines developer was right back before the Tama City Council on Monday night, July 21. Now it looks like the developer will be responsible for a survey of the property.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA, West Des Moines, IA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Northern-Sun Print

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.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA

Northern-Sun Print

2014 Tama County Fair Queen

The 2014 Tama County Fair Queen was crowned on July 17. Mistresses of ceremonies were 2012 Fair Queen Claire Reinhard and 2013 Fair Queen Emma Knoop.

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Related Topix: Toledo, IA, Gladbrook, IA

Tama News-Herald

Tama County Hunter Safety Course offered

The 2014-15 hunting seasons will be here before we know it. Every year I receive phone calls days before the season starts from individuals needing to take hunter education.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Toledo, IA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cedar Rapids, IA, Linn County, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Avon D. Bennett

Avon D. Bennett, 82, of Brooklyn, formerly of Waterloo, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her home of leukemia.

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Related Topix: Bennett, IA, Waterloo, IA, Evansdale, IA, Cedar Falls, IA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Toledo, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Tama, IA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Montour, IA

Tama News-Herald

The flood, reunion, birthday and other stuff

In my years living in Chelsea, I've lived through many a flood. From the pictures I saw this year, this one looked bad.

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Related Topix: Chelsea, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Tama County Supervisors told storm assessment continues

Tama County Engineer Lyle Brehm, in his weekly road report to the Board of Supervisors on Monday, July 14, said the road department is continuing to fix damage done from the recent storms.

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Related Topix: Gladbrook, IA, Buckingham, IA, Traer, IA

Northern-Sun Print

Gladbrook Auxiliary

Jeanne welcomed members of the Garwin Unit, who annually visit Gladbrook for the installation of new officers on this cool July 14 evening.

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Related Topix: Gladbrook, IA, Garwin, IA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Toledo, IA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

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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.

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Related Topix: Toledo, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Toledo, IA, Tama, IA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Gladbrook, IA, Toledo, IA, Education Etc., University of Northern Iowa, Tama, IA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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A peek at NICL West Basketball

The 2014-2015 basketball season may be in the distance future but that is not stopping Iowa Preps from taking an early look at the NICL West conference.

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Related Topix: Ackley, IA, Reinbeck, IA, Grundy Center, IA, Tama, IA, State Center, IA

Tama News-Herald

Toledo Stoplight Festival music on for Friday, rain or shine

Brian Sokol, co-chair of the 5th annual Toledo Stoplight Festival, says the possibility of rain won't dampen the musical entertainment set for Friday evening, July 11. Also planned for Friday evening are the annual T-T Chamber BBQ?Contest, Farmers Market, Kiwanis "Basketball Pong," and kids activities including the "Giant Bouncy House" and water ... (more)

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Northern-Sun Print

The Senate Side-Senator Steve Sodders-Storms Create Emergencies Across Iowa

Because of bad weather throughout June, the Governor has already proclaimed disaster emergencies in 48 counties, including Black Hawk.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Black Hawk County, IA, Marshall County, IA

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA, Toledo, IA

Tama News-Herald

Tama County to issue bank cards to payees

Tammy Wise, Central Point of Coordination office manager, presented a new U.S. Bank per diem card plan to the Board of Supervisors on Monday, July 7. The cards will be issued to the more than 100 payees the office oversees.

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Related Topix: Gilman, IA

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