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20 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Chelsea, IA, Montour, IA, Toledo, IA, Tama, IA, Weather

20 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA, Toledo, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Tama County Magistrate Court

Pfiefter Paige Brown, 22, Tama, simple assault $148, violation of no contact order $66 court costs only, violation of no contact order $148 and two days in jail with credit for two days served concurrent on the three charges.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

National Weather Service teams will be out surveying damage in some Iowa counties.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Weather, Reinbeck, IA, Grundy County, IA, Ames, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

2 homes in central Iowa damaged after storms

Several tornadoes were reported and at least two homes were damaged after a line of severe storms passed through central Iowa.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tama, IA, Grundy County, IA, Reinbeck, IA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Toledo, IA, Tama, IA

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, Tama, IA, Garwin, IA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Northern-Sun Print

Special Gladbrook City Council By Marcy Knaack

Monday evening the Gladbrook City Council met in special session to finish year-end business for 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Gladbrook, IA

Northern-Sun Print

Tama Co. Court News

Dismissal of an assault causing bodily injury charge against Robert McFatridge is being sought in Tama County District Court.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA, Iowa, Toledo, IA

The Dysart Reporter

Sculpture Contest at Tama Co. Fair

The Tama County Fair Board has decided to have a new contest this year. It will be an open sculpture contest.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA

Northern-Sun Print

Tama Co. Supervisors By: Joyce Wiese

County Engineer Lyle Brehm met with the Tama County Board of Supervisors Monday morning, June 30, informing supervisors of two contracts for bridge replacement .

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Related Topix: Tama, IA, Grundy Center, IA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KCRG

Traer Tornado Cleanup Swift For Some, Devastating For Others

Three days after an EF-2 tornado tore through parts of Traer, the evidence of the downed trees was apparent in pockets on the city's west side but the cleanup since Monday was also quite notable.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Traer, IA, Weather, Hurricane

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Toledo, IA, Montour, IA

Tama News-Herald

Chelsea Flooded

Chelsea residents told The Chronicle - News-Herald on Wednesday afternoon most of their fellow residents had evacuated their town before flood waters rose high this week.

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Related Topix: Chelsea, IA

Tama News-Herald

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)

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Toledo, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Tornado, trees damage Traer homes

"I was looking up at the sky, and noticed that the clouds were starting to move in a circular fashion," Wigens said.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Traer, IA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Mackenzie McFate recognized for academic excellence

Mackenzie McFate, a student at South Tama County High School, Tama, was recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Tama, IA

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KCRG

Trials For Two Men Charged With Meskwaki Settlement Murder Reset

Federal trials for two men charged with first-degree murder on the Meskwaki Settlement in Tama County were reset last week to allow more time for discovery and to schedule expert witnesses.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tama News-Herald

Heavy damage reported at Traer - severe weather to continue

Clearline Cutlery, a manufacturing plant on Traer's south side has significant damage Tama County Chief Deputy Chad Hanson reported.

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Related Topix: Weather, Traer, IA, Toledo, IA

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