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Montour School graduates to celebrate 137th anniversary – all are welcome

MONTOUR – Graduates of the Montour School will be celebrating their 137th Anniversary on Saturday, May 25 at the Montour Community Center. The first graduating class in 1881 had only two students, Nelle Blake and Gertrude Poyneer. All graduates, as well as anyone interested in the Montour ...

Meet the trio running for Tama County Supervisor District 1

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 ...

Meet the trio running for Tama County Sheriff

Ahead of the Tuesday, June 4 Primary Election, Tama-Grundy Publishing correspondent Michael D. Davis sent questionnaires to the three candidates – Lucas Dvorak, 38, of rural Gladbrook; Trevor J. Killian, 48, of Toledo; and Casey Schmidt, 37, of Dysart – running in the Republican primary ...

Alpha Study Club meets in April, reviews ‘Animal, Vegetable, Miracle’

Seventeen members of Alpha Study Club met at the Methodist Church in Gladbrook for the April 23, 2024 meeting. Bonnie Murty was hostess for the group. Avriel had a reading on May Day. The Secretary's and Treasurer's reports were read and approved. Correspondence from Pat Clausen was read asking ...

Murty and Mussig earn ‘Borlaug Scholar’ status

AMES – Green Mountain-Garwin students Rhianna Murty (sophomore) and Anna Mussig (junior) recently attended the 13th annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute (IYI) in Ames where they were among the 277 students representing 89 Iowa high schools who gathered with 85 Iowa State University ...

Rep. Ashley Hinson meets with members of Frontlines United in Tama County

DYSART – On Thursday, April 25, five members of the active duty military/veterans/first responders organization Frontlines United Inc. sat down with U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) at Harper’s Public House in Dysart and put on their thinking caps in a joint effort to increase the local ...

Tama County Fair Queen call for candidates

Miss Adelyn Sienknecht, 2023 Tama County Fair Queen has been representing Tama County at fair activities, parades and other activities throughout the year. Her reign will soon be coming to an end. Sienknecht, the daughter of Randy and Melissa Sienknecht, is the seventh consecutive Tama ...