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Letters to the Editor

Tama Co. Supervisors By: Joyce Wiese

Monday morning, November 10, County Engineer Lyle Brehm met with Tama County Supervisors and Toledo mayor Dave Svoboda to discuss repair of a culvert on “K” Avenue on the east edge of Toledo. Svoboda asked who was responsible for the replacement of the culvert. Brehm says the normal ...

Gladbrook City Council By Marcy Knaack

Monday evening the Gladbrook City Council met and Chris Fleshner, project manager of Peterson Contractors informed the Council the bridge northwest of town will be replaced next summer and PCI will be providing the fill material. They wish to purchase some property in the northwest corner of ...

Message From Our Mayor

Fall is here and all the tree leaves are everywhere. Thanks to all who are trying to clean them up. With all the wind, that is not an easy job. Harvest is going well and most of the surrounding farmers are wrapping up their harvest. It has been a good year! I have done my annual fall trip ...

Gladbrook Auxiliary hosts Veterans Day Celebration

The Gladbrook Auxiliary hosted a Veterans Day Celebration on Mon., Nov. 10th, at the Memorial Building. A large crowd enjoyed the festivities of the night including a potluck supper. The tables were decorated with poppy arrangements, flags and eagles.Dignitaries present, who brought greetings, ...

Linda Rhoades

Dear Editor,Thieves in the night. If you don't have the courage to stand up for what you believe, you go in the mask of darkness and steal. I'm talking about the cowards that are stealing the Steve King political signs out of supporters yards. Shame on you. All you have done is create more ...

Jim Hennager

Dear Editor,Age Discrimination Against our YouthDear Civil Rights CommissionMy name is Jim Hennager. I am an adjunct professor of social problems at a local community college. I am a candidate for governor of the New Independent Party Iowa. In my sociology classes we investigate a wide array of ...

Tama Co. Court News

Tama County District Court Before Judge Ian K. Thornhill in Tama County District Court in Toledo: Ila Mae Daniels, 62, Boone, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana 2nd offense. She was sentenced to seven days in jail, fined $315 and her driver's license was revoked for 180 days. ...

Tama Co. Supervisors By: Joyce Wiese

Monday morning, November 3, 2014, the Tama County Board of Supervisors, Dan Anderson, Larry Vest and Kendall Jordan set a date and time for canvassing the General Election to be held tomorrow, November 4. Canvassing is set for Monday, November 10, at 2:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors ...

Tama Co. Supervisors By: Joyce Wiese

Monday morning, November 3, 2014, the Tama County Board of Supervisors, Dan Anderson, Larry Vest and Kendall Jordan set a date and time for canvassing the General Election to be held tomorrow, November 4. Canvassing is set for Monday, November 10, at 2:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors ...

Remember Our Veterans

The Promise of a Flag......by Richard StenderThis cloth that shields our fallen comrade,This banner that we fold, This symbol of our nation,Makes a pledge that must be toldOur flag now speaks for all of us, harken, hear it tell."Thank you for defending me,Good-bye my friend, sleep well."And ...