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Fun Update: Early August is Sizzling in Tama County

  The heat is on but we won’t let that stop us from having fun.  The first two weekends of August are packed with fun things to do across Tama County.  Get in on the premier showing of an independent film set in Clutier and see if you can spot any neighbors in the cast.  […]

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Summer Fun Update: Have you picked your small town summer picnic spot for water fights, live music and sweet corn eating contest yet? We can help!

We’re gearing up for some fantastic summer fun in Tama County, Iowa this year!  Spend some time with us and join in a sweet corn eating contest, a firemen’s water fight, a talent show, a picnic, and patio party.  Here are just a sampling of the fun events happening here this summer, or click here for […]

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Tama County Grows: 5 new workshops to make the most of your fertile Tama soil

Tama County is a part of one of the fastest growing food system regions in Iowa with a clear need to cultivate the next generation of local food producers. This winter, Iowa Valley Resource Conservation and Development in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa State Extension will be hosting five workshops for beginning farmers […]

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Tama County Creates: FREE “build your own present” workshop this weekend

Does Grandpa have enough bird houses on the farm?  Would Grandma appreciate a bird house outside her window?  How about your own yard? Get your kids involved in the season by letting them build their own gift. The construction technology department of Iowa Valley Community College is holding the 6th Annual “build a birdhouse” event this weekend.  It allows kids […]

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Winter Fun: Indulge all five senses with these Tama County holiday activities

There’s no better place to welcome the winter season than our warm, hospitable communities.  The smell of pine trees is in the air and if you listen closely, you might hear some jingle bells.  Our main streets are all decked out with holiday decorations.   Mmmmm, can’t you just taste the hot cocoa?  Come join us . […]

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Late Summer Fun!

The school year is just around the corner, the corn is detasseled, and the summer season almost over.  There are some great events going on in Tama County to enjoy while the summer sun is still hot.  We’ve got five communities planning big events in the next few weeks. Come and enjoy some big-ticket entertainment in our small town atmosphere.  (For […]

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Early Summer Fun!

School is out, the corn is knee-high, and the summer season is upon us. Tama Countians are ready to open their arms and welcome one and all to their summer celebrations. We’ve got five communities planning big events in the next few weeks. Come and enjoy our genuine small town atmosphere. Sweet Corn Eating Contest, Cow Chip Bingo, Picnic […]

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Artwork in the Office

After nine years, I finally have artwork on the office walls, but it’s DATA!!!!!   Oh, all right, there are also some beautiful photos of our communities as well.  We framed up the fact sheets for each incorporated city in the county and have them on display in my office.  Come by and see them (and me). 

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