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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Sarah Smith

With the results of the 2022 Iowa Primaries in, I congratulate Rep. Dean Fisher on his success and I thank Rep. Dave Maxwell for his common sense leadership over the past decade. Now that I know who I’m running against, I want to present how I distinguish myself from him. My platform ...

Letter to the Editor: Edward E Evans

Bottom line up front; I support my state representative David Maxwell. Recently I received a political flier with my state representative's photo on one side and the governor's photo on the other, amazing what one party will do to itself. My representative David Maxwell has been working hard ...

Letter to the Editor: Chris Behrens

Do you realize Tama County’s current outdated wind energy conversion system ordinance in place requires very little for proof that there will be funds available to remove these monstrosities at some point? In fact the currently approved conditional use permit (CUP) for the first phase of Salt ...

Letter to the Editor: Pete & Berleen Wobeter

Last year at this time we were preparing our farm north of Toledo for our daughter’s wedding. We spent days cleaning, growing, mowing and watering everything in an unusually dry year. September 4 arrived a perfect day. It was beautiful on the farm and we will always treasure those ...

Letter to the Editor: Sharon Allen

David Voigts’ March 25 article was spot on; however, we also must preserve and restore forest, riparian vegetation, wetlands and grassland if the CO2 problem is to be solved. If we banned every petrol-powered vehicle and machine tomorrow, the problem will be mitigated very little if we ...

Letter to the Editor

Ever have a day when something keeps needling you and you have a chance to let it out and you grab it? Today was the day! After wallowing in the mud on Tama County gravel roads for the last two weeks, the Tama County Supervisors meeting was to be held today at 9:30 a.m. My first question was ...

Tama County Republicans hold County Convention in Toledo

Tama County Republican Women hosted 52 delegates from county-wide to the Tama County Republican Convention Saturday, March 14th at the Reinig Center in Toledo.The event was chaired by retired Judge Moe McWhirter of Traer. (RIGHT)South Tama High School junior Hope Werner and Tama County ...

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 ...

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 ...