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Flood warning for parts of Marshall, Tama and Grundy Counties

Local News

From Tama County Iowa Emergency Management Facebook Page: A flood warning remains in effect until 2:30 a.m. CDT Tuesday for Northeastern Marshall, Northwestern Tama and Grundy Counties. At 6:35 a.m., the public reported flooding across the warned area. Localized street flooding was noting in ...

A personalized graduation

Local News

Graduation 2020 was not the pomp and circumstance that some may have dreamed about, but at GMG, staff tried their best to make the most out of a difficult situation. The Green Mountain-Garwin School District opted for a more personalized ceremony for all 34 students in the graduating class. ...

Tama Co. Fair to continue for 4-H and FFA exhibitors

Local News

County fair is an opportunity for Tama County’s youth to have a unique 4-H and FFA learning experience. Even though fair in 2020 needs to happen in non-traditional ways, exhibits and evaluation of exhibits are important to help youth complete their project learning. Tama County Livestock ...

2020 Governor’s Charity Steer Show Will Go On

Local News

2020 Governor’s Charity Steer Show Will Go On Plans are underway for the 38th Annual Governor's Charity Steer Show (GCSS) to be held on August 15, 2020. The event, which raises money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Iowa, would typically be held at the Iowa State Fair. ...

Tama County Board of Supervisors meeting

Local News

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic ,travel restrictions for Tama County employees were eased a bit by the Board of Supervisors during their regular Monday meeting on June 15. The meeting was again conducted with public access provided by telephone. Tammy Wise, human resources director, told ...

Tama County Admin Building open for appointments

Community News

Upon a recommendation by the officials in charge of offices in the Tama County Administration Building, the Board of Supervisors voted Monday to allow appointments to be made by the public to enable them to conduct business in person at the respective offices housed in that county building ...

Iowa Outdoors By Brett Reece State Conservation Officer

Local Columns

This year, at the end of April, my family and I were in our backyard enjoying the stars when we observed something shocking coming out of the northwestern night sky. It was a string of very bright lights that took our breath away. Upon realizing that they were satellites, I went to the internet ...

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Small changes – big changes

Local Columns

This year, at the end of April, my family and I were in our backyard enjoying the stars when we observed something shocking coming out of the northwestern night sky. It was a string of very bright lights that took our breath away. Upon realizing that they were satellites, I went to the internet ...