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Gladbrook named ‘2023 Tree City USA’ by Arbor Day Foundation

GLADBROOK – Gladbrook was recently named a 2023 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to elective urban forest management. Gladbrook achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: maintaining a tree board or department, having a ...

Tama SWCD holds 5th Grade Outdoor Classroom

OTTER CREEK – Tama Soil & Water Conservation District celebrated Stewardship Week 2024 with a 5th Grade Outdoor Classroom. This nearly-annual outreach event first started in 1974. 228 students helped celebrate this great 50th anniversary milestone at Otter Creek Lake & Park on May ...

Doland, Faircloth seek GOP nomination for Tama County Supervisor District 4

Ahead of the June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing reporter Ruby McAllister sent questionnaires to all candidates running in contested races for the Tama County Board of Supervisors including those running for the Republican nomination in District 1, District 3, District 4, and ...

Public comment ordinance passes

TOLEDO – As the Monday morning sun rose in the sky on May 20, it brought with it two things – a brand new week and another Tama County Supervisors meeting. This particular meeting brought a resolution to the public comment ordinance debate of the last several weeks. Supervisor Dan ...

Tama SWCD makes donation to GMG Elementary

Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) celebrated Soil & Water Stewardship Week by donating conservation books to local elementary school libraries throughout Tama County. On behalf of her students, Green Mountain-Garwin Media Specialist Jennifer Smith has received four ...

Tama SWCD celebrates Soil & Water Stewardship Week with 6th grade donations

In celebration of Soil & Water Stewardship Week 2024, Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) donated northern red oak seedlings to 322 sixth graders in the Green Mountain-Garwin, Meskwaki, South Tama, Union, North Tama and Gladbrook-Reinbeck School Districts. This continues ...

GMG hires Meskwaki principal Clyde Tarrence to lead Secondary

GARWIN - GMG didn't have to look far to find its next principal. During the Monday, May 13, meeting of the Green Mountain-Garwin (GMG) Board of Education held at the elementary school, the board approved as part of the consent agenda the hiring of Clyde Tarrence as the district’s new ...

Meet the trio running for Tama County Supervisor District 3

Ahead of the June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing reporter Ruby McAllister sent questionnaires to all candidates running in contested races for the Tama County Board of Supervisors including those running for the Republican nomination in District 1, District 3, District 4, and ...