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Letters to the Editor

Severe weather forecast for Central Iowa

National Weather Service- Des Moines- Situation Report4:28 a.m.- 3-19-20-Enhanced risk of severe storms over much of central/southern IowaLarge Hail & Damaging Winds most likely hazardsIsolated Tornadoes also a possibility especially during afternoonTiming - 2 to 8 PM TODAYLocally ...

Tama County -Update- Novel Coronavirus -COVID-19

Tama County-In an effort to protect the health of our customers and employees and an attempt to maintain continuity of operations and limit potential exposure due to the Corona Virus/COVID-19. The Tama County Administration Buildings and all county facilities will still be conducting business ...

Drinking the Green Beer? Call a Designated Driver!

Dysart- Green beer, leprechauns, and elusive pots of gold are all hallmarks of St. Patrick's Day, the long-awaited Irish holiday. Make sure you and your friends stay safe this St. Paddy's Day by remembering one important piece of advice: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. This means that if you ...

Tama Co. Relay for Life set for Dysart March 29

Relay For Life of Tama County will again be held at the Dysart Community Building. The community will join together at the annual Relay For Life of Tama County on Sunday, March 29, to help beat our biggest rival - cancer.The event will begin at 11 a.m., with a free will offering meal served of ...

Tama Co. Supervisors aim to hold tax levy at current rate in 2020-21 budget

With an eye on holding the tax levy rate the same, the Tama County Board of Supervisors set the maximum property tax levy at $4.81 per $1,000 property valuation on Monday, March 9. The action came following a public hearing at which no comments were heard and no written objections or favoring ...

Tama County 4-H Winter Carnival set Feb. 29

Tama County 4-H will be holding their Winter Carnival Saturday, February 29, 2020. This event is open to the public and will be located at the Toledo Reinig Center. Meal and games will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The meal is a free will offering and includes: maid-rite or hotdog, chips, fresh ...

Legislative session eyed by Union administration

The 2020 Legislative session has begun in earnest and as always, school districts across Iowa will keep a sharp eye on topics closely related to their schools with the help of lobbying organizations. Each school year, the Board of Education at Union sets a list of priorities to take to these ...

Tama County District Court

Before Judge Lars G. Anderson in Tama County District Court in Toledo:Trevor Ray Bingham, 23, Montour, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after previously pleading guilty on Sept. 26, 2019, to 3rd degree sexual abuse. He was fined, as assessed court costs and a surcharge totaling $1,700 and ...

Supervisors look to bonding options for radio system

With a cost not to exceed $6.75 million for a new radio system, Tama County Supervisors began discussions on bonding options on Monday, Feb. 3, with Northland Securities representative Heidi Kuhl.No decisions on final of the bonding have been made so far, board secretary and Tama County Auditor ...

Tama County Clover Kids-Join Them!

Clover Kids is a fun 4-H program specifically designed for children in kindergarten through third grade. The overall purpose of the Iowa 4-H Clover Kids program is to foster the development of life skills that are essential for the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical maturation of ...