History abounds in the Tama area of east-central Iowa, situated along the original Lincoln Highway. U.S. Highway 30, part of which follows that historic route, is being widened to four lanes for about 12 miles from Tama through Benton County. Related: Landmarks along Lincoln Highway Trees have been cut on the north side of the […]
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I’m fascinated with history, particularly when it has local relevance. A new contest from Iowa Valley Scenic Byway Coordinator Dora Bopp ups the ante by combining history with places that I treasure in Tama County, along with the added element of a mystery.
The final outdoor farmers markets of the season are fast-approaching. Many markets ended their seasons last month, but nearly 20 in Eastern Iowa will continue for another week or so. You can still find potatoes, cabbage, fall root crops such as beets, tomatoes, winter squash and more, along with locally raised meat, eggs, honey and […]