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Redhawks stall in the mud

BELLE PLAINE — North Tama headed south last week for what ended up being a battle in the mud. A cold and wet spell swept through the region last week saturating Belle Plaine’s grass football field with .75” of precipitation shortly before and during Friday’s game. Both teams ...

North Tama falls 3-1 to No. 4 Janesville on Senior Night

TRAER—The North Tama Redhawks celebrated Senior Night last week Thursday in a matchup with Class 1A fourth ranked Janesville. Seniors that were honored included Outside Hitter Abby DeBoef, Middle Hitter Alexis Hansen, and Outside Hitter Dylan Rohlfsen. After each senior was announced in ...

Cougar comeback halts Union in playoffs

The Union Knights came into their Class 3A opening round playoff game as an underdog, but hoped an earlier win against their opponent, the 9-7 Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougars, would give them the edge they needed for an upset. “We were excited about having Sumner as our first draw,” ...

Knights wrap up season at North Linn

After a solid opening performance in the class 2A high school baseball playoffs against Oelwein, the Union Knights were handed the unenviable task of traveling to face the second ranked North Linn Lynx who were coming into the game off a first round bye. The Lynx shutout Union 11-0 in five ...

Tama County Republicans hold County Convention in Toledo

Tama County Republican Women hosted 52 delegates from county-wide to the Tama County Republican Convention Saturday, March 14th at the Reinig Center in Toledo.The event was chaired by retired Judge Moe McWhirter of Traer. (RIGHT)South Tama High School junior Hope Werner and Tama County ...

2020 National Volunteer Week salutes 4-H volunteers in Tama County

The Tama County Extension and Outreach Office along with the Tama County 4-H members would like to take this opportunity to thank all the adult and youth volunteers that work so hard all year to make the 4-H program possible.It takes almost 7,000 adult volunteers in Iowa to keep the 4-H program ...

Two COVID-19 deaths in Tama Co. were long-term care residents

The Tama County Department of Public Health said Monday both of the county's two COVID-19 deaths have occurred in long-term care residents. There were 42 confirmed total cases in the county Tuesday according to the Iowa Dept. of Health."We know this is a difficult time for everyone in our ...

Races set for June 2 Primary

A race has developed for the Republican nomination for 2nd District Tama County Supervisor in the June 2 Iowa Primary. William Faircloth and Roger Wacha Jr., both of rural Toledo, are both vying for the nomination.Jeff Schrock, has filed for the Democrat nomination for Tama County Sheriff (See ...