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Hinson makes Tama Co. visit

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U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) made a stop at the South Tama Food Pantry in Tama on Feb. 8. The Tama stop was one among a number of visits Hinson was making during an in-district work week. Hinson along with two food pantry volunteers toured the facility and sat for a brief discussion about ...

Five things to know from the Feb. 1 Reinbeck Council meeting

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1. The council held a public hearing on the proposed property tax levy for the 2022 fiscal year. Regular taxable valuation is going from $58,667,839 throughout all of Reinbeck to 60,443,886 for the 2021-22 fiscal year. The total tax levy rate has dropped nine cents from 2020-21 but the total ...

Sen. Sweeney to hold virtual town hall on Feb. 20

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Iowa Senator Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) will hold a virtual town hall meeting on Feb. 20 at 9:30 a.m. via the online Zoom platform. Sweeney represents senate district 25 which includes all of Grundy and Hardin counties as well as portions of Butler County to the north and Story County to the ...

Rebels roll in county tussle

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GARWIN — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels and the GMG Wolverines met in Garwin for a Tama County showdown on Feb. 3. Both girls varsity teams have been positioned in the middle of their respective conferences so far this season. GMG is tied with Meskwaki and North Tama with four conference ...

Vaccine clinics begin in Tama Co.

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Despite a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines, Tama County Public Health (TCPH) held their first vaccination clinic for Phase 1-B populations late this week. Following approval by the state of Iowa, TCPH staged a vaccination clinic at the Iowa Juvenile Home facility on Jan. 29. The facility ...

Limited vaccines available in Grundy County

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On Jan. 21 Gov. Kim Reynolds announced changes to the priority populations for receiving a Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccination. These changes included extending the eligibility age to 65 years and older and placed the high risk populations in order of priority. These populations are organized into ...

Peace UCC to hold drive thru Ash Wed. service

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After a year of shutdowns, social distancing, masks and hand washing, the pandemic has not given up it’s onslaught against our faith and our local churches. Last Easter was canceled and Christmas had to limp along like a broken-winged dove. A year of modifying church services and their ...

Blizzard warning issued for Thursday

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A blizzard warning has been issued for Tama County on Thursday. Sustained winds with heavy snow is expected for Thursday’s forecast. Travel is not recommended. The Tama County Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Thursday has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9 ...

Winter storm warning issued for Tama County

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A winter storm warning has been issued for Tama County. This warning is in effect from 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations are predicted between 2-5 inches. Ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch ...