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Saturday winter storm to impact Tama and Grundy County

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Tama County is among 51 Iowa counties in central and southern Iowa under a winter storm warning that will take effect Saturday morning at 6 a.m. and is expected to last until midnight Saturday. According to a Friday morning report from the National Weather Service, the storm is expected to ...

Investigation into death of Reinbeck woman underway

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A Reinbeck man is considered a person of interest after the death of his girlfriend amidst a still-developing investigation. On Dec. 16, Grundy County deputies found 41-year-old Christian Marie Jeys unresponsive at a Chestnut Street residence in Reinbeck. She was transported to Grundy County ...

What’s ahead for Gladbrook City Council in 2022

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With a new year comes some new faces and new opportunities for the Gladbrook City Council. After more than a decade under the leadership of Mayor Keith Sash, the City of Gladbrook will see a new person at the helm of city government. Council Member Trudi Scott won the mayorship running ...

Garwin woman guilty of stealing from school booster club

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A Garwin woman has pled guilty to felony theft for stealing from the Green Mountain-Garwin School District Parents Association, also known as the GMG Booster Club. Johna Lin Smith, 35, of Garwin was arrested on Sept. 9, 2021 following an investigation by the Tama County Sheriff’s Office ...

Gladbrook holiday lighting contest winners announced

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The Commercial Club announced the winners of the 2021 Light Up the Town Christmas Lighting Contest. The winners received $50 in Gladbrook Trade Dollars which can be used at any local businesses in town. The winner of the “Griswold Display” is Doug Gethmann. His yard was full of trees ...

Tama County 4-H participates in Ignite the Spirit

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Since 2011, the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation has hosted Operation Christmas Meal, a hunger relief effort supporting Iowa families in need of a helping hand, especially during the holidays. Throughout December, the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation hosts Operation Christmas Meal events where they ...

Lifetime Vision Center to become Wolfe Family Vision Center

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Dr. Stefanie Rohler and staff will merge with Wolfe Eye Clinic effective January 1, 2022 and continue to serve Grundy County and surrounding communities with top notch eye care and optical services. Lifetime Family Vision Center in Grundy Center is set to join the Wolfe Eye Clinic family at ...

Iowa Premium to construct new $561 mil facility

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Tama County’s largest employer is on track to become much larger in the next five years. The Iowa Premium beef processing plant in Tama has received over $14 million in state and local tax incentives for construction of a new state-of-the-art processing facility that is expected to be open ...

What you need to know about the new ATV/UTV ordinance

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As of Jan. 1, owners of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and off-road utility vehicles (UTV) in Tama County will have a new framework to legally operate their vehicles on county roadways. Last week the Tama County Supervisors approved an ordinance that allows for the legal operation of ATVs and UTVs ...

Williams retirement marks the end of an era in Grundy Co.

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One of Grundy County’s longest-tenured employees will soon be celebrating retirement. Grundy County Conservation Board Executive Director Kevin Williams formally announced in November his intentions to retire from the position at the end of 2021. Current Operations Supervisor and ...