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Pool to Delay Opening until June 3

By Vinton Parks & Recreation · May 16th, 2019
Due to extremely harsh winter weather, deep ground freeze and unseasonably cool spring temperatures, upon filling of the swimming pool for opening this season we have encountered some critical failures of vital pool parts that will force us to delay the opening of the 2019 pool season. We are currently targeting, Monday, June 3rd 2019 as our new opening day.

Sesquicentennial Details You Should Know Right NOW!!

By Vinton Unlimited · May 16th, 2019
Vinton’s Sesquicentennial is quickly approaching! We have been working on this celebration for quite some time and we are entering the home stretch. We are working hard to honor our past and celebrate the future.Check out www.vinton150.org. The website is the hub for all things relating to the celebration.

Nuisance Property results in 2 Arrests

By Vinton Today · May 15th, 2019
According to two press releases by the City of Vinton and the Vinton Police Department:The City of Vinton instituted a court ordered cleanup of the property located at 615 A Ave, Vinton. The City of Vinton currently has ordinances that prohibit junk, junk vehicles and other types of nuisances under Chapter 50 and 51 of the Vinton City Code and as well as Iowa Code 657.

Sun’s Out. Arms out!

By Virginia Gay Hospital · May 13th, 2019
The temps are rising and so is the need for blood donations! Blood donors are needed to boost the community blood supply. One in seven people entering the hospital will require a blood transfusion, and the only way to supply that blood is from healthy volunteer blood donors!Spend an hour donating blood this month and save three local lives!Virginia Gay Hospital and Vinton Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, from 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM at Virginia Gay Hospital, 502 N 9th Ave.

Home Birth: Not Just for Royalty-Part One

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 10th, 2019
Photo by: Laura Eckert/New Creation Birth Photography"You're going to have a baby!" the news that most couples are thrilled to hear. Plans begin to form: where the baby will sleep, the color of the nursery, which daycare will baby attend, and the list goes on. But the most important question, "Where should we have the baby?", is one of the most important decisions made by expectant parents.

Accident claims life of area man

By Vinton Today · May 9th, 2019
On 5-4-19, at about 11:20 am, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident with injury at the intersection of 53rd St and 19th Ave in rural Benton County about 2 miles west of Mt Auburn IA.  Deputies found a collision involving a John Deere Gator utility vehicle and Toyota pickup truck.

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