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Tama County News

Election 2020 Q&A: Christina Blackcloud

Iowa House of Representatives - District 72 ABOUT THE CANDIDATE Name: Christina Blackcloud Age: 41 Residence: Tama Hometown: Born in Omaha, raised on the Meskwaki Indian Settlement near Tama and lived a short time in South Dakota. Profession: Organic Farmer Education: Dual BA in ...

Election 2020 Q&A: Dean Fisher

Iowa House of Representatives - District 72 ABOUT THE CANDIDATE Name: Dean Fisher Age: 64 Residence: Montour, Iowa Hometown: Montour and Garwin Profession: Electronics Engineering, Farming, Legislator Education: Bachelors Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from DeVry Institute ...

Tama Co. schools plan for COVID-19 reporting

All Tama County public schools including South Tama, Gladbrook Reinbeck, GMG, North Tama and Union are back in session following a five month hiatus due to the coronavirus and summer break. Schools have had plenty of decisions to make in regards to dealing with the global pandemic. How and if ...

ISU Extension to hold storm damage meeting

MARSHALLTOWN - Marshall County and Tama County Iowa State Extension and Outreach is organizing a Derecho Storm Damage meeting together. It will bring together ISU Extension Agronomy, Ag Engineering, livestock and insurance specialists. Speakers will cover assessing the crop, grain quality ...

Tama County approved for individual assistance

DES MOINES – On Tuesday, Tama County was approved for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Individual Assistance Program. Gov. Kim Reynolds received notification 10 counties impacted by the Aug. 10 derecho were approved for the program. Individuals and business owners in Marshall, ...

Absentee Ballot request forms for the General Election

Tama County Auditor, Laura Kopsa, would like the voters of Tama County to know that they may be receiving multiple absentee ballot request forms from multiple sources. To date, the county election office is aware of request forms originating from the Center for Voter Information and the ...

Taking care of child care providers

VINTON, IA-Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa and the Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) have joined forces to launch a campaign to increase the recognition of child care providers as essential, professional workers. The statewide campaign, the CAREforce for our WORKforce, will also provide the ...

Tama County Fair canceled

It was announced Sunday that the Tama County Fair would be cancelled for the 2020 season. The Tama County Fair Board announced earlier in June that an adjusted plan was in place to allow 4-H and FFA shows to take place but for the event to be closed to the public. In a statement released ...

Toledo NRCS office announces field office staff

TOLEDO, IA, June 30, 2020 — USDA’s primary private lands conservation agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), began reorganizing its Iowa field offices at USDA Service Centers in March. These changes affected staffing at the USDA Service Center in Toledo. Kurt Simon, ...