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Tama County News

Grassley makes visit to Tama County

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) made his second stop in the last four months to Tama County on Jan. 13. In early September Grassley made a stop in Toledo to meet with local officials and business leaders. Grassley began a day of county visits in Traer, Iowa with a factory tour and ...

Search begins for new conservation director

Tama County Conservation is once again in search of a new director. Former director Logan Roberts submitted her letter of resignation to the Tama County Conservation Board in December and finished her last day with the county on Dec. 25. Roberts has taken a new position as a business ...

Tama Co. vaccine update

Editor's Note: This article has been updated as the age group for 1B was recently changed from 75 to 65. Tama County Public Health (TCPH) announced this week they are looking to compile a list of residents in Tama County aged 65 or over who are interested in receiving a COVID-19 ...

Keller vies for Pork Youth Leadership Team

Clive, Iowa - Eleven young women and men are competing for three positions on the 2021 Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) Youth Leadership Team. The competition will be held Jan. 25 and 26 in Des Moines. Winners will be named at an evening banquet on Jan. 26. Eric Keller of rural ...

Tama County Administration Building to reopen Jan. 25

County officials announced Monday that the Tama County Administration Building, 104 West State Street, Toledo, will re-open their offices to the public on Monday January 25th. The Administration Building, which houses the county treasurer's office, auditor's office, driver's license station, ...

Tama County swears in elected officials, honors years of service

At the most recent Tama County Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 28 the four county officials elected in November’s general election were sworn in. Newly elected District 2 Supervisor Bill Faircloth joined District 3 Supervisor Dan Anderson, Tama County Sheriff Dennis Kucera and County ...

Vaccine arrives in Tama and Grundy counties

Last Wednesday marked an exciting day for Tama County Public Health as they administered their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Claire Shefchik, a Registered nurse at Tama County Public Health was the first to receive the vaccine. Tama County received doses of their first shipment of the ...

Tama County 4-H joins state in food collection

Iowans are invited to join the State 4-H Council in a community effort to donate nonperishable food items throughout the month of November. Food items will then be donated to local food pantries, churches, etc., in their respective counties following the end of the month. According to  ...

Republicans sweep Tama and Grundy County races in 2020

Republicans in Tama County have captured all races in Tuesday’s 2020 General Election. In the upset of the night, William Faircloth (R-Toledo) overtook three-term incumbent Kendall Jordan (D-Toledo) in a race for the Tama County District 2 Supervisor seat. Unofficial vote totals show ...

A good deal or no deal

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 ...