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  1. Esther Maxine DotzlerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

    Esther Maxine Dotzler, 80, of State Center and formerly of Tama, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 at the State Center Nursing and Rehab Center under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.

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  2. Palmer wins Senate confirmation as DHS headRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    Despite some opposition in the Iowa Senate, Chuck Palmer received an approval vote of 39-11 to continue in the post as head of the Iowa Department of Human Services. The vote came Tuesday, April 14. Palmer and Gov. Terry Branstad have come under fire for the closing of the Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School for Girls in Toledo and the plan to close mental health institutes at Clarinda and Mr. Pleasant.

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  3. Jeanne Ann DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    Jeanne Ann Downs, 64, of State Center, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015, at the comfort of her own home, with her loving family by her side. Memorial services for Jeanne will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Shomo officiating.

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  4. Gas tax hike could speed up U.S. 30 workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    Calls for speeding up the U.S. Highway 30 Expressway extension east from Tama to join the Expressway in place beginning at U.S. Highway 218 in Benton County continue to be heard. These came with the added traffic created by the opening of the Iowa Premium Beef plant at Tama in November.

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  5. Juvenile Home / Girls Training School gas tax, gun concerns aired at Sodders' Listening PostRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    An earful about the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo topped local residents comments heard by State Senator Steve Sodders on Friday in Tama. Souders hosted his second Listening Post of 2015 legislative session for constituents at the Tama Public Library at noon.

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  6. Sodders: Vote to reverse Iowa's slide in school investmentRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    On Tuesday, Feb. 10, State Senator Steve Sodders voted to reverse the trend that has made Iowa 35th in the nation in terms of per student investment. "Iowans understand that our state's future economic success depends on raising well educated, productive citizens, the kind of people worth paying a decent salary," said Sodders.

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  7. Senator Sodders Listening Post is in Tama FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    State Senator Steve Sodders invites Tama area residents to share concerns and suggestions with him during a town hall listening post at the Tama Public Library, 401 Siegel Street, on Friday, Feb. 20, from noon- 1 p.m.

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  8. Senator Sodders to host Listening Post in TamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    State Senator Steve Sodders invites Tama area residents to share concerns and suggestions with him during a town hall listening post at the Tama Public Library, 401 Siegel Street, on Friday, Feb. 20, from noon- 1 p.m.

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  9. STC Trojans 1-1 at W. Marshall double dualRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    With the State wrestling tournament just around the corner the Trojans are gearing up for a challenging road ahead. The upcoming sectionals and districts competitions are all a part of the reason the Trojans saw a bit of a different lineup in State Center on Thursday.

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  10. Sodders: No Iowa Juvenile Home reopeningRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    Even with a favorable Iowa Supreme Court decision, State Senator Steve Sodders said he does not envision the Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School for Girls in Toledo to reopen in its previous role. The Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 24, to hear arguments in an appeal by Gov. Terry Branstad on a Polk County District Court ruling which found the closing unconstitutional and had ordered it reopened.

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  11. Sodders Listen Post in Tama FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    State Senator Steve Sodders is inviting area residents to share their concerns and suggestions with him during a town hall listening post in Tama on Friday, January 23. The listening post will be in the meeting room at the Tama Public Library from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

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  12. Sodders: 2015 Session should help Iowa's middle classRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    State Senator Steve Sodders of State Center says his top priority is helping improve the incomes of working and middle class families by focusing on education and job training. "The recovery from the Great Recession is uneven," Sodders said.

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  13. Senator Sodders gives insight into upcoming sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    Editor's Note: State Senator Steve Sodders represents Tama, Marshall and a portion of southern Black Hawk County in the Iowa Senate where he is Senate President Pro Tempore and chair of the Economic Growth Committee. He also serves on the Judiciary, Agriculture, Labor & Business, State Government, Veterans Affairs, and Rules & Administration committees.

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  14. Supreme court to meet on Iowa Juvenile Home - SoddersRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    An Iowa Supreme Court order on Jan. 5, 2015 has set Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. to hear oral arguments in the appeal of a District Court ruling concerning the closing of the Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School for Girls in Toledo, Iowa. The appeal involves a suit filed by Danny Homan, State senators Steve Sodders and Jack Hatch and state Rep. Mark Smith against Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Human Services Director Charles Palmer challenging their authority to close the Toledo facility which they did in mid-January, 2014.

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  15. William "Bill" WaiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Tama News-Herald

    William "Bill" Waite, 91, a resident of the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown and formerly of Toledo passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the Iowa Veterans Home. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama.

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  16. Sodders sees opportunities to expand Iowa's middle classRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Tama News-Herald

    State Senator Steve Sodders of State Center will help shape the work of the 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature by serving on several Iowa Senate committees. "Legislative committees are where much of the important work gets done in the Senate," said Sodders.

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  17. Senator Sodders jonied by second deputy sheriff in Iowa legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Tama News-Herald

    Two deputy sheriffs now also serve the public as members of the Iowa Senate. State Senator Steve Sodders of State Center is a Deputy Sheriff in Marshall County and represents Tama, and Marshall counties and a portion of Black Hawk County in the Iowa?Senate.

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  18. Chris Duree receives ISU Alumni Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Tama News-Herald

    Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Chris Duree of State Center was honored with the Alumni Achievement Award presented by Iowa State University's College of Human Sciences. He received the award at a university-wide ceremony on Oct. 10; the ceremony was part of Iowa State's Homecoming weekend.

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