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Antique Power Show held in Garwin

July 4 the annual Wayne Judge Sr. Memorial Antique and Power Show was held at the Garwin City Park. Wayne Judge Sr. began the show many years ago as just a small gas engine event Joe Parks and Randy Clough now organize the show that has expanded to also include tractors and cars. Parks stated, ...

Quilt of Valor presented to three in Garwin

Three Garwin area men were presented with a Quilt of Valor during ceremonies at the Garwin City Park. Alan Kouba, Robert Kienzle and Stephen Kienzle were honored. Marvis Drew, President of the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-society was on hand to help with the presentations, as was State Representative ...

Trust the process

Like so many schools across the nation this year, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school district was forced into a unique set of circumstances surrounding their annual graduation ceremonies due to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Few could have predicted that the day before St. Patrick’s ...

Dig Inn to music and drinks

The Dig Inn, a record store and craft beer bar, is a unique business for the small town of Reinbeck but has already become a popular spot. After opening November 15, the store was closed for three months due to the pandemic, but they are back and better than ever. "It was nice to be in a ...

Tama County Admin Building open for appointments

Upon a recommendation by the officials in charge of offices in the Tama County Administration Building, the Board of Supervisors voted Monday to allow appointments to be made by the public to enable them to conduct business in person at the respective offices housed in that county building ...

Gladbrook UMC

With Easter Sunday approaching & knowing that the Gladbrook United Methodist Church would not be able to hold Easter services inside the church, MacKenzie Brown decided to brighten the entrance to the church. With materials she had at home, she cut out the hearts & created a ...

Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone

Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to home food production, starting with video on garden preparation AMES, Iowa – The COVID-19 pandemic has meant many changes and questions for everyone. More food preparation and mealtime at home, wading through the information of ...

Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone

Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to home food production, starting with video on garden preparation AMES, Iowa – The COVID-19 pandemic has meant many changes and questions for everyone. More food preparation and mealtime at home, wading through the information of ...

23 complete college degree/certificate before high school graduation!

MARSHALLTOWN, IA - Most seniors have a goal of graduating from high school and moving on to the next step in their education or into the workforce. Twenty-three local seniors went above and beyond in their education and will be graduating in May from Marshalltown Community College with a ...

Tama SWCD announces $1,000 college scholarship is available

Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is offering a college scholarship for current college students! Find the application and eligibility information on the district’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/TamaSWCD/ . Or you may email melody.bro@ia.nacdnet.net or call 641-484-2702, ...