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30 Years Ago February 24, 1989 Randy Beichley was chosen as the 1989 Outstanding Young Farmer at the Jaycee Winter All-State February 4. At the regular meeting of the Gladbrook City Council, the first reading to adopt a resolution for an economic development grant program for the purpose of ...

Secretary of Ag speaks at Ag Street 2019 By Margaret Thomsen

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig was a featured speaker during the Ag Street 2019 seminar held recently at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Naig focused his thoughts on the variability and extremes facing agriculture. The weather in 2018 showed Bloomfield with 8” below average in ...

Grundy Co. Sheriff’s Office

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Two vehicle accident on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 12:15 p.m. on 7th Street in Dike. Driver #1: Rex Barto, age 55, Dike, driving 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser, $500 damage. Driver #2: Christine Geiken, age 25, Dike, driving 2006 Chevrolet Impala, $3,000 damage, #1 Barto, was backing from ...

GMG Radio Broadcasting performs at All State

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GMG Radio Broadcasting Team WKRD performed at the prestigious All State Large Group event on February 16. The event is sponsored by the Iowa High School Speech Association and was held at Iowa State University. Members of the team are Connor Casto, Zoe Duncan, Ethan Karsjen, Frances Jackson and ...

Tama Co. Court News

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Before Judge Fae Hoover-Grinde in Tama County District Court in Toledo: Osman Abukar Hassan, 36, Tama, entered a written Alford Plea to a charge of assault with intent to inflict serious injury. An Alford Plea is not an admission of guilt but recognizes the prosecution likely has enough ...

Tama County Cost-share

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Tama County has the potential for landowners/operators of agricultural land to receive cost-share for the installation of conservation practices. Conservation practices generally fall into two groups. One of these groups is structural practices such as ponds, terraces, grassed waterways, water ...

Secretary of Ag speaks at Ag Street 2019 By Margaret Thomsen

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig was a featured speaker during the Ag Street 2019 seminar held recently at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Naig focused his thoughts on the variability and extremes facing agriculture. The weather in 2018 showed Bloomfield with 8” below average in ...

Tama Co. Supervisors By John Speer CIP jspeer@tamatoledonews.com

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Tama County Supervisors set a public hearing on the proposed $26.9 million 2019-20 county budget for Monday, March 11, at 10 a.m. in the supervisors meeting room in the Administration Building, 104 West State St., Toledo. Supervisors met in regular session on Tuesday, Feb. 19, because of ...