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Tama County facilities move to by-appointment-only

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In a memo sent to county staff Monday, county administrators announced that all Tama County facilities will move to by-appointment-only access to the public beginning Nov. 3. The move comes as COVID-19 positivity rates are on the rise in Tama County. County departments will continue to ...

Important Tama Co. voting information for those in quarantine

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Important voting information for individuals quarantined was released by Tama County Auditor, Laura Kopsa this evening. If you are under quarantine due to COVID-19 you should follow these guidelines for voting Tuesday: 1) Make sure you have a current photo ID with you. If your ID does not ...

A good deal or no deal

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A Tama County wind farm project 10 years in the making is one step closer to becoming a reality. Encompassing 75 acres in the central and northern parts of the county, the Salt Creek Wind project looks to feature between 40-60 turbines that will produce 170 megawatts per hour. By ...

Rebels run it back

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NORWALK — When the ball left sophomore middle hitter Megan Cooley’s hand, she knew. Gladbrook-Reinbeck was heading back to State. Cooley’s kill down the center of the court was the final nail in the coffin of the Stanton Viqueens, and the No. 4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels completed a ...

Grundy County celebrates Pork Month

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In celebration of Pork Month, Grundy County Pork Producers showed they care for the community by donating pork certificates and pork sticks to local organizations. Grundy Pork chose to recognize the efforts of staff at the county’s nursing care facilities. Oakview Inc, Conrad, Grundy Care ...

Become a VITA volunteer

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Are you seeking a way to help others and your community? Consider becoming a VITA tax volunteer! Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) helps lower-income households file their tax returns for free, enabling them to receive the tax credits they’ve earned. Last year, VITA volunteers ...

Changing Mindset

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As I near 40 years old it seems my passion for the outdoors has shifted. I’m looking through the garage at a stack of waterfowl decoys that haven’t seen the water in few years and totes full of traps that haven’t sprung in a couple years either. Actually, that last statement saddens me. ...

Gladbrook Women’s Club meet in Oct.

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The Gladbrook Women’s Club met October 8, at Spanky’s restaurant for their monthly meeting. The meeting started off with a very informative and interactive presentation from Keisha Lockhart on health and wellness. Members participated in various wellness exercises. The members enjoyed it ...

Rebels cross out the Bolts, on to round three

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GLADBROOK — Gladbrook-Reinbeck quarterback Keagan Giesking rushed for 269 yards and four touchdowns as the seventh-ranked Rebels rattled off a 42-12 victory over district foe Baxter in Friday’s second round of the 8-Man state football playoffs. The Rebels (9-0), who trailed the Bolts 28-22 ...

Rebels cast out Blue Devils

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GLADBROOK — Three years into its move to 8-Man football, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team finally earned its first non-district victory. The seventh-ranked Rebels ran over, around and through West Central on Friday night in the opening round of the state playoffs, pummeling the Blue ...