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Wolverines overwhelm BGM

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Head coach Mick Long got the defense he wanted out of his new squad, and that was more important to him than the offense that it eventually helped to create. The GMG girls’ basketball team forced BGM into 29 turnovers and used those to its advantage in taking complete control of their ...

Otter Creek Lake restoration project takes off

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The November meeting of the Tama County Board of Conservation featured more good news in regard to the ongoing Otter Creek Lake Restoration project – a project that began over a year ago and is finally full steam ahead. “As you can see, a lot happened since the last time you all were ...

Early to county office – Kriegel, Kemper assume county duties

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On the morning of Nov. 21, the Tama County Board of Supervisors swore in County Treasurer Amanda Kriegel and Recorder Amelia Kemper. Kriegel and Kempter pledged their oath to the office early due to the vacant Treasurer and Recorder positions. Kemper was temporarily appointed County ...

Annual Kids’ Shopping Day Is Here!

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Kids’ Christmas Shopping Day is right around the corner. On Saturday, Dec. 10, our hometown folks will once again open the doors of Gladbrook’s Christmas Store, and also open their hearts a little bit wider to share their love with the children and families in our community. We hope ...

Gladbrook Auxiliary helps fill Santa Sacks

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The Gladbrook Auxiliary members met on Nov. 28 and made popcorn balls for the Santa Sacks. The group made 400 balls. June Klinefelter made caramel corn for the Westbrook Acres Santa Sacks. The Santa Sacks were handed out at the Gladbrook Tree Lighting by Santa Claus in the Festival of Trees ...

Lincoln Salem Church December Newsletter

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HO! HO! HO! Happy Holidays! Santa Claus is coming to town. The children have had the opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap and give him the list of must-haves. Decorations are being brought out, and the decorated tree will soon be part of the decor. Many are wishing for a white Christmas. ...

Four things to know from Nov. 21 Tama Co. Supervisors’ meeting

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1. In the Knebel vs. the Board of Adjustments lawsuit, the Board appointed an attorney. 2. Three Windstream utility permits were signed for: north of Toledo on 300th St. going west to lay a line to H Ave, on the bridge over Deer Creek on Business 30 for moving connected lines, and near ...

Update from Tama County Historical Society

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Due to the recent resignation of the Tama County Historical and Genealogical Society’s President Elizabeth Reece, Joan Hayward Helm was elected to take over as president. Connie Pugh has replaced Helm’s seat on the board. Current board members are as follows: President Joan Hayward ...

Ethics complaint against Wulf tossed

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An ethics complaint filed against Representative-elect Derek Wulf (R-Hudson) has been dismissed by the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board. During the Nov. 16 meeting of the six-member board which, as part of its work, oversees enforcement of Iowa’s Campaign Disclosure Act and ...