A good history of newspapers in early Tama County can be found in Chapter X of History of Tama County Iowa, 1883.
a supplement of the Marshalltown (Marshall County)
“Central Iowa's monthly magazine dedicated to celebrating our history.”
The Aug 2009 issue
has an article on
Leander Clark College,
formerly known as Western College, which was in Toledo, Tama County, from 1857 to 1919.
Iowa Unsolved Murders has details of 5 historic cases, with references.
History of Badger Hill Cemetery from The Gladbrook Tama Northern,
Gladbrook, Iowa, Friday, August 12, 1955, page 5
IOWA OLD PRESS, an IAGenWeb Special Project
Newspaper Articles from The Tama News-Herald -Thursday, September 17, 1925
Transcribed and submitted by Judy Landauer
Tama County Murder Cases