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Party in the Park fun begins Thursday Evening

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 19th, 2019
Tomorrow evening the annual Party in the Park event will kick off at 5:00 p.m. with the Farmers Savings Bank & Trust community picnic in the bank parking lot. The Farmers Market will be downtown this week on 1st Ave. next to the courthouse.Dad and Mom, don't forget the Kiddie Parade at 6:30 p.m. Dress up your bike, stroller, wagon like characters from days gone by.

The visiting Walldogs need Host Families

By Vinton Unlimited · June 19th, 2019
CELEBRATING 150 YEARS!Vinton, Iowa is celebrating its 150th Birthday in 2019. With small, subtle nods being planned throughout the year, everything will lead up to a week of festivities in August!HOUSING NEEDEDWe are still needing host families for when the Walldogs stay. Host families are asked to provide a bedroom and bathroom facilities on August 21-24, 2019.

 Another frequent question from potential iVinton customers asks about data caps and overage fees. With iVinton there won’t be any. No data cap. No overage fees. None.Can we be any clearer on that topic?Because that answer is so short, maybe we can take a moment or two to explore the concept of broadband in general.

Miss Sesquicentennial Finalists Announced!

By Vinton Unlimited · June 18th, 2019
The 2019 committee is proud to announce the finalists for Miss Sesquicentennial. The finalists are Jenna Lane, Grace Petrzelka, Libbie Timmerman and Taylor Wheeler.Jenna Lane is the daughter of Tom & Dana Lane. Jenna is a 2018 graduate of Vinton-Shellsburg High School. She currently attends Kirkwood Community College where she is the Vice President of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and is actively involved in STEM club.

New Opening on the VMEU Board, Anyone interested is encouraged to apply

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 13th, 2019
The Mayor, Bud Maynard, as well as the VMEU board received a notice of resignation from Jon Kremer a long time member of the VMEU board. Kremer will be relocating to the Cedar Rapids area, so will no longer qualify to serve on the City of Vinton's Electric Board. Many thanks were given to Kremer after the announcement at the meeting Tuesday night.

Arch Allies will be at the Benton County Fairgrounds this Saturday, June 15th featuring some of the hits by Bon Jovi, Journey, Boston, Reo, Styx...Tickets are available to at John's, Casey's and Theisens in Vinton, Caseys in Urbana, Vinton, Belle Plaine. They can also be purchased online. You can also contact Jackie or Kevin Schlarbaum or Teresa Lindsey.

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