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Passionate about agriculture

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The three young farmers who earned the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) Young Farmer Leadership Award for 2021 — Cordt Holub of Tama County, Megan Kregel of Clayton County and Michael McEnany of Story County — have very different operations, ranging from dairy to direct-marketing beef to ...

North Tama student qualifies for junior nationals rodeo

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Kane Kucera, a sixth grade student at North Tama has earned a position on the Iowa National Junior High Rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Des Moines June 20-26 to compete at the 16th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) in the Light Rifle Shooting ...

Field tour set in Tama County for Pollinator Week

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Iowa Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever and partners will be hosting workshops with regional partners to provide information about pollinator habitat, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), management of native cover, and benefits to water quality practices. These workshops will be held ...

North Tama, BVU alum receives Rotary award

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Storm Lake, Iowa (May 7, 2021) –Nora (Seda) Krieger, a 2014 Buena Vista University graduate, had to get her photo taken for a request she’s never had before. “I never imagined I would be on a billboard,” Krieger says. It’s what comes with an educator recently named Educator of the ...

Behrens begins work as Tama County environmental officer

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Tama County recently welcomed in a new face to the Public Health Department. Chris Behrens of rural Clutier began work in May as the Tama County Environmental Health Officer, sometimes referred to as the County Sanitarian. Behrens takes over the part-time position from Todd Apfel who resigned ...

Fishing regulations to be relexed at Otter Creek

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will relax the fishing regulations at Otter Creek Lake near Tama starting June 15 to allow anglers to more freely harvest fish before the lake is dewatered this fall for a planned lake restoration project. The fish population will be renovated ...

Highway 30 expansion opens

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Travelers on Highway 30 in Tama County were able to enjoy a newly constructed four-lane highway east of Tama for the first time last week. The road opening marks a milestone in what has been a complex construction project by the Iowa Department of Transportation that began in 2017 with tree ...

Union grads cross finish line

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Graduation commencement ceremonies returned to semi-normal for the Union Community Class of 2021 after a year unlike any other. While the Class of 2020 was forced to weather its own set of unique challenges with the spring semester being interrupted by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...

Kuhter reappointed, to serve as lone Tama Co. magistrate

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Magistrate Ann Kuhter of Toledo has been reappointed to fill a seventh term on the bench in Tama County. Kuhter was one of three applicants to go before the Tama County Magistrate Appointing Commission for the single vacancy. Applicants interviewed by the commission on May 21 included ...

Area schedule for Memorial Day

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Veterans organizations in Traer, Dysart and Clutier will be out and about during the Memorial Day holiday with rememberance services at a number of area cemeteries. The American Legion post in Traer will not be holding their traditional Memorial Day program at the Memorial Building this year. ...