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Tama County News

Search begins for new conservation director

Tama County Conservation is once again in search of a new director. Former director Logan Roberts submitted her letter of resignation to the Tama County Conservation Board in December and finished her last day with the county on Dec. 25. Roberts has taken a new position as a business ...

How to get the vaccine if you’re over 65

Editor's Note: This article has been updated as the age group for 1B was recently changed from 75 to 65. Tama County Public Health (TCPH) announced this week they are looking to compile a list of residents in Tama County aged 65 or over who are interested in receiving a COVID-19 ...

County Administration Building to reopen Jan. 25

County officials announced Monday that the Tama County Administration Building, 104 West State Street, Toledo, will re-open their offices to the public on Monday January 25th. The Administration Building, which houses the county treasurer's office, auditor's office, driver's license station, ...

Public Health seeking those over 75 for vaccine list

Tama County Public Health (TCPH) announced this week they are looking to compile a list of residents in Tama County aged 75 or over who are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. TCPH will be moving to Phase 1-B of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the coming weeks which includes all ...

Rep. Fisher criticized for Facebook comments

The Iowa House of Representatives 89th General Assembly opened with a swearing in ceremony Monday. A day that is normally a cordial affair of bi-partisan cooperation looked different this year in large part due to the insurrection that occurred at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. House Minority ...

Wind farm clears permits, concerns emerge

The proposed Salt Creek Wind Farm project in Tama County made significant steps toward becoming a reality recently. The Tama County board of adjustment met at 9 a.m. on Dec. 9 in Toledo where they considered and ultimately voted on 60 conditional use permits submitted by Salt Creek Wind ...

County swears in elected officials, honors years of service

At the most recent Tama County Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 28 the four county officials elected in November’s general election were sworn in. Newly elected District 2 Supervisor Bill Faircloth joined District 3 Supervisor Dan Anderson, Tama County Sheriff Dennis Kucera and County ...

Republicans capture all Tama County races in 2020

Republicans in Tama County have swept all state and local contests in Tuesday’s 2020 General Election. In the upset of the night, William Faircloth (R-Toledo) overtook three-term incumbent Kendall Jordan (D-Toledo) in a race for the Tama County District 2 Supervisor seat. Unofficial vote ...

North Tama shifts to remote learning, seeking further guidance from the state

In a letter sent to parents Sunday, the North Tama County Community School District announced that classes would move from in-person to remote learning for all students on Monday, Nov. 2 and Tuesday, Nov. 3. The letter cited a steady increase in the COVID-19 positivity rate for Tama County as ...

County facilities move to by-appointment-only

In a memo sent to county staff Monday, county administrators announced that all Tama County facilities will move to by-appointment-only access to the public beginning Nov. 3. The move comes as COVID-19 positivity rates are on the rise in Tama County. County departments will continue to ...