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Union Grove State Park receives grant for cabin

According to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Union Grove State Park has received a $15,000 grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association. The park includes a 110-acre lake and wooded land. Recreation opportunities include a beach, fishing, hiking trails, picnic areas, camping and a year-round cabin for rent. The campground has been renovated with […]

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A Fishing Story

Two guys go ice fishing. They decide to fish opposite sides of the lake to see where the fish are biting best. After about an hour of fishing with no success, they notice a young boy walking to the center of the lake. Within five minutes, the boy pulls a 5 pound walleye out of […]

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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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Historic Preservation Update: Historians from all over the state spending more time in Tama County, Iowa

This weekend thousands of people traveled to Tama County, Iowa to experience a friendship tradition that is almost 100 years old: The Meskwaki Powwow. But Tama County is just getting warmed up for the upcoming list of historic preservation events to follow over the next few weeks. Tama County Historic Preservation will also be extending a […]

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