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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 ...

Traer Library

Curbside delivery will continue this week. Call the library, or make your reserves on line. We will call you when items are ready and arrange a time for you to pick them up. Curbside delivery is Monday-Friday from 1:00-5:00pm. If those hours do not work for you, please email or call, and we ...

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 ...

Schrock declares for Democrat nomination for County Sheriff

Jeff Schrock, Toledo, is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for Tama County Sheriff in the June 2 Primary. He is the only Democrat on the ballot for sheriff.The following is his announcement:I have a AA Degree In Police Science, 25 Years Law Enforcement Experience; Served as Police Chief ...

UnityPoint Health asks community for help with COVID-19

WATERLOO UnityPoint Health joins health systems across Iowa in securing enough Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to meet the needs of health care providers, staff and patients during COVID-19. We are working tirelessly to obtain PPE from every channel government, the private sector, new ...

Geneseo UMC launches Covid-19 Relief Fund

Geneseo UMC has launched an emergency assistance fund for Geneseo UMC members and the community. The Geneseo UMC Covid-19 Relief Fund helps members in our church and surrounding community in need by establishing a fund to allow members to donate money for food pantry items and to help those who ...

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 ...

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 ...