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Letters to the Editor

Tama County Court News

Tama County District Court Before Judge Andrew B. Chappell in Tama County District Court in Toledo: Justin Immanuel Hernandez 31, Marshalltown, entered a written guilty plea to 2nd degree burglary. He received a suspended three-year prison term and a $1,000 fine including a $125 law ...

Landon Bramer’s birthday parade

Landon Bramer of Garwin wanted to go camping to celebrate his 11th birthday on Sunday, April 19. But, as is known, the COVID-19 restrictions made that venture pretty much not possible.Well, family and friends tried to come up with what might be at least as good.How about a birthday parade with ...

Notes From the Lake

Dear Readers,Well isn't this a fine start to the 100th Year Celebration of Iowa's Parks and Lakes a pandemic and all of them are closed! We all hope not for long.The Sac and Fox Indians, on their trapping trips to Wolf Grove and along Wolfe Creek, often camped on ground now covered by the ...

Tama SWCD selects scholarship winner

Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is pleased to announce its high school Class of 2020 scholarship selection, Abigail Sandvick of South Tama County High School. She is the daughter of Brian and Shaya Sorensen and AJ and Ashley Sandvick. Abby will be awarded the SWCD’s local ...

Bestselling Author Writes A New Chapter As The Pastor Of Peace Church

Bestselling and Award-winning author, Tim Ayers, writes a new chapter as the new pastor of Peace Church in Gladbrook, IA. Tim’s first twelve books, Spinechillers Mysteries published by Thomas Nelson Publishing, were bestsellers on the Christian Childrens list. Pastor Tim’s adult novel, ...

Helping the IVH Veterans

The Iowa Veterans Home has been closed to the public and the residents have been mostly confined to their rooms. As you can imagine, their daily lives and routines have been disrupted just like yours. One of those routines has been the ability to go to a vending machine and get a candy bar, ...