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4-H Winter Carnival Jan. 28

Tama County 4-H will be holding their Annual Winter Carnival January 28, 2017. This event is open to the public and will be located at the Toledo Reinig Center. Meal and games will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The meal includes: maid-rite or hotdog, chips, fresh veggies, a bar and a drink. All ...

Applicants sought for 2017 Beef Queen

The Tama County Cattlemen are seeking applicants for the 2017 Beef Queen. Applicants must be 16 by May 1, 2017 and their parents must be current, paid members of the Tama County Cattlemen. Applications are available by contacting Matt Jackson (641-750-1278 or matt.jackson07@gmail.com). ...

Kennedy to lead Traer Ambulance

The City of Traer has named a new full-time Paramedic/Ambulance Service Manager. Shaun Kennedy has been hired to fill the position that was left vacant with the retirement of Martin Herker after 13 years of service to the community. Shaun has been a volunteer member of the Traer Ambulance ...

FCSLA holds meeting

Re-elected officers of the FCSLA met at the Warren Colvin home on January 15th, to complete the annual activity report for the home office and set dates for this coming year's activities. Officers present including President Paul Svoboda, Vice-President Bev Colvin, Secretary David Svoboda, ...

Start planning for spring’s windbreak planting right now!

It's January, and blustery winds blowing. Some days it's difficult to imagine that spring's not far away.No, it's not too early to begin planning a new windbreak or an addition to an existing one. In fact, time is running out to apply for cost-share.Windbreaks are a great way to conserve ...

Applicants sought for 2017 Beef Queen

The Tama County Cattlemen are seeking applicants for the 2017 Beef Queen. Applicants must be 16 by May 1, 2017 and their parents must be current, paid members of the Tama County Cattlemen. Applications are available by contacting Matt Jackson (641-750-1278 or matt.jackson07@gmail.com). ...

4-H Winter Carnival Jan. 28

Tama County 4-H will be holding their Annual Winter Carnival January 28, 2017. This event is open to the public and will be located at the Toledo Reinig Center. Meal and games will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The meal includes: maid-rite or hotdog, chips, fresh veggies, a bar and a drink. All ...

Library News for Friday, January 20

THIS WEEK AT THE LIBRARYSaturday, January 21: Library Director Deb Reed's Retirement Open House, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the main library. Please join us in celebrating Deb's 22 years of service with an open house. Come to share memories and to wish her a happy retirement!Monday, January 23: ...

Tama SWCD to celebrate Diamond Jubilee Jan. 18

Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is preparing to celebrate its Diamond Jubilee marking its 75th anniversary. Tama SWCD's commissioners-Jack Boyer, Lou Ellen Brown, Al Schafbuch, Jennifer Vazquez-Koster and Jan Wobeter-invite the public to an Open House on Wednesday, ...

Tama County officials sworn in for new terms

Tama County officials re-elected in the 2016 General Election were sworn in for their new four-year terms on Tuesday, Jan. 3 by 3rd District Supervisor Larry Vest (left.) They include (L to R) Vest, 2nd District Supervisor Kendall Jordan, 3rd District Supervisor Dan Anderson, Sheriff Dennis ...