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Tama County Pitch & Build Q1 2013

The Tama County Economic Development Q1 2013 Pitch & Build took place on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Reinig Center in Toledo, Iowa.  Tama County entrepreneurs pitched their ideas to a group of business leaders and industry professionals.  They were judged on strategy, economic impact on Tama County, clarity of vision, creativity, and likeliness […]

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Q1 2013 Tama County Pitch & Build

The next Tama County Economic Development Pitch and Build Competition will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Reinig Center in Toledo.  It features extraordinary Tama County entrepreneurs who will pitch their business idea to a group of business leaders and industry professionals.  In return, they have […]

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Tama County Pitch & Build Q4 2012

Tama County Economic Development presented its second quarterly Pitch & Build event at the Reinig Center in Toledo, Iowa on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, with four entities vying for the top award.  Competitors came from Lincoln, Dysart, Garwin, and Tama County.  Judges were Dwayne Luze, chair of Tama County Economic Development, Attorney John Willett, and Sandy […]

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Tama County Pitch & Build

Tama County’s first Pitch & Build contest occurred August 28, 2012, with five concepts for home-grown business ideas or products being presented.  The competition was open to anyone in Tama County to pitch their business idea to a group of peer CEOs, business development experts, and industry professionals.  In return, they had a unique opportunity […]

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Vienna Wind Farm

Construction has started on the Vienna Wind Farm project near Gladbrook.  MidAmerican Energy reached an agreement earlier this year with RPM Access for the acquisition of the 103.5 megawatt wind project, which will be located in Vienna Township in Marshall County and Spring Creek Township in Tama County.   There are over 9,000 acres of land inside the […]

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King Tower Cafe

King Tower Cafe on Business Route 30 on the eastern edge of Tama has reopened under new management.  Vlaznim “Jimmy” and Lajka Arifi have taken over the restaurant.  The Arifis owned and operated a restaurant in Illinois for nine years before leasing it to another operator earlier this year. The complex was opened in 1937 by Wesley Mansfield, […]

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