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Lincoln man gets prison time for shooting girlfriend on Halloween in 2019

When Ryan Long arrived at the Lancaster County Courthouse from the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution for his latest sentencing hearing Thursday morning, the 32-year-old Lincoln man was already serving a 27-year sentence for a fatal shooting. Now, Long will tack close to another decade onto his stint in Tecumseh after...
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Elberon Area Women’s club meet

The Elberon Area Women’s Club met June 20, 2022, with eight members present. Ruth Laackman called the meeting to order. Marilyn Silhanek read the minutes of our May meeting and Doris Parizek gave the financial report. Both reports approved as read. We were happy to have Rachael Dray join...

Perry baseball, softball teams chalk up towering wins Thursday

The Perry All Stars crushed the Central Iowa All Stars 15-0 in three innings Thursday evening in 12-under baseball action at the Perry Little League Fields in Pattee Park. Little League all-star action will continue when the Perry Majors All-Stars take on the Marshalltown All Stars Friday at 6 p.m. on the No Lawns Left Behind Field.

Boone and Collins Receive Community Catalyst Grants for Downtown Renovation Projects

BOONE, Iowa—The Ames Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that both the City of Boone and City of Collins have received funding for Downtown renovation projects. The Iowa Economic Development Authority has awarded both cities with $100,000, respectively, for projects that will transform an underutilized building into new...

South Tama falls short in twinbill against Benton

Game one of South Tamas double header against Benton had a little bit of everything in it, diving catches, solid pitching and a comeback, the only thing that was missing was the final product. Coming off of two wins in their double header against Vinton-Shellsburg, South Tama was hoping to...

L-S baseball blanks BGM; Hawk softball downs Bears, Warhawks

SULLY — Lucas Sieck needed just 84 pitches to get through a complete game on the mound and the Hawks dominated BGM 9-0 during a South Iowa Cedar League matchup on Friday. Conner Maston homered and had three hits, Blake Van Wyk had three hits and two RBIs and Corder Noun Harder homered, tripled and scored two runs to keep the Hawks unbeaten in SICL play.

George Kutchanek Jr.

George William Kutchanek Jr., 99, of Belle Plaine, IA, passed away June 26, 2022, at Belle Plaine Specialty Care. George was born December 18, 1922, to George S. and Ollie M. (Loffler) Kutchanek in Chelsea, IA. George attended school through 9th grade then worked the farm with his father. On...

New books arrive at Toledo Library

The Toledo Public Library is happy to announce the arrival of our exciting new Fantasy/Science Fiction books through a grant that was awarded by the Tama County Community Foundation. The library was able to enhance its collection of Fantasy/Science Fiction with 215 new titles for all our community to enjoy. The Toledo Public Library and Library Foundation are grateful for the generous funding received from the Tama County Community Foundation for the purpose of building our Fantasy/Science Fiction collections. Stop in soon to see what we have to offer.

Gladbrook Corn Carnival 2022 Grand Parade winners

There were an amazing number of outstanding entries in the 2022 Gladbrook Corn Carnival Grand Parade. Winners in the “Local Commercial” include: First place, Gladbrook Insurance, Annie Stocker; Second place, Pie Lady, Laura Bru; Third place, Hometown Family Market. Peace Church won First place, “Religious.”. First place...
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Roller skating championships return to Lincoln starting this week

After a four-year hiatus, the USA Roller Sports National Championships are coming back to Lincoln. The championships start Saturday at Speedway Sports Complex with figure skating, which will take place through July 15. That will be followed by inline hockey and speed skating before events wrap up July 24. The...

Iowa Fraud Fighters: How you can combat & report scammers

Tama, Iowa — Iowa Fraud Fighters is calling on you to combat scammers in the state. Cybercrimes are up, so Iowa's Insurance Division was out teaching folks in Tama Wednesday how to protect themselves and report fraudsters. IID says there's a lot of schemes out there targeting everything from...