Grassley makes visit to Tama County

Local News

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) made his second stop in the last four months to Tama County on Jan. 13. In early September Grassley made a stop in Toledo to meet with local officials and business leaders. Grassley began a day of county visits in Traer, Iowa with a factory tour and ...

T55 FFA to host breakfast

Local News

T-55 FFA's 2nd Annual Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast is this Saturday [01-23-21] from 7am-10am! If you or a loved one is involved in agriculture in any way, come on by and grab some food! It is a drive-thru this year, so just pull up in front of the GR High School Commons and a member will ...

G-R sprints past Janesville


REINBECK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels welcomed in a two-loss Janesville Wildcats team to their home court on Jan. 18. The Rebels got behind a career high scoring performance from sophomore guard William Kiburis and sent Janesville home with their third loss, a 73-53 blowout. Kiburis put ...

Legion hears from Clapp

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On Monday, Jan. 18, the Gladbrook Legion Post and Unit #127 of the American Legion met at 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Building. Special guests invited were Nik Clapp, Nat’l Auxiliary President of Gladbrook, the Department Commander James Kessler of Lake Park and District Commander Dave ...

Search begins for new conservation director

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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 ...

The derecho aftermath will be around for a long time

Grundy County News

Following the August Derecho damage at Wolf Creek and the Comet Trail, I provided you a news column with some information regarding the storm and subsequent cleanup. This storm proved to be the worst damage of anything I have experienced in my over 40 years with Grundy County. Four and five ...

Tama Co. vaccine update

Local News

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 ...

Keller vies for Pork Youth Leadership Team

Local News

Clive, Iowa - Eleven young women and men are competing for three positions on the 2021 Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) Youth Leadership Team. The competition will be held Jan. 25 and 26 in Des Moines. Winners will be named at an evening banquet on Jan. 26. Eric Keller of rural ...

Preschool registration now open for GMG

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GMG Community Schools have preschool registration forms available for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are interested in receiving a form, please contact the elementary office at (641) 474-2251. You can also find the form on the school’s website at: www.gmgschools.org

Tama County Administration Building to reopen Jan. 25

Local News

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, ...