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New owner has big plans for Dysart grocery store

Local News

Bobby Torres has lived in Texas his whole life, but he looks forward to his new life in the small town of Dysart. He, his wife Sara and their children have made the big move in order to run the only grocery store in town, Terry's Food Center. Katherine Ollendieck, executive director of the ...

“Look Local First Program” coming to Traer

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The Traer Chamber of Commerce is announcing a new loyalty program called "Look Local First" for participating businesses. When we Look Local First we create jobs, grow businesses, and contribute to a thriving Traer community. The punchcard program is designed to encourage purchases at our ...

Tama SWCD announces $1,000 college scholarship is available

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Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is offering a college scholarship for current college students! Find the application and eligibility information on the district's Facebook page www.facebook.com/TamaSWCD/ . Or you may email melody.bro@ia.nacdnet.net or call 641-484-2702, ...

Tama County Farm Bureau aids Food Bank

Local News

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for many Iowans, including the most basic need of food security. To assist with the spike in demand at local food banks, the TamaCounty Farm Bureau is donating $500 to Northeast Iowa Food Bank to help feed the need for Iowans who are ...

Tama SWCD selects scholarship winner

Local News

Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is pleased to announce its high school Class of 2020 scholarship selection, Abigail Sandvick of South Tama County High School. She is the daughter of Brian and Shaya Sorensen and AJ and Ashley SandvickAbby will be awarded the SWCD's local ...

One business assist awarded in Tama County

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A Dysart combination kitchen store and coffee shop was the sole recipient of grants to a business in Tama County from the Iowa Small Business Relief Grant program, It was triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.KE Black Mercantile LLC- Tama Co. received a $6,000 grant."My conversations with local ...

Christina Blackcloud announces for House 72 Dem nomination

Local News

Christina Blackcloud, Tama, us a candidate ib the June 2 Iowa Primary for the Democratic nomination for Iowa House Seat 72."I am running for Iowa HD72 to make a positive change in our local and rural communities, Blackcloud says. "I am looking forward to using my experience and education to ...

Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Tama County

Local News

COVID-19 cases rose to 236 confirmed in Tama County in the latest available report from the Iowa Department of Health at News-Herald deadline. Deaths attributed to the coronavirus in Tama County held at the number of seven victims which had been reported previously.This increase does not ...

TAMA COUNTY COURT NEWS

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Before Judge Andrew Chappell in Tama County District Court in Toledo:Donald Ares Finley,56, Toledo, entered written innocent pleas on two counts of 2nd degree kidnapping, and charges of willful injury resulting in bodily injury, possession of methamphetamine and possession of contraband on / in ...