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Vinton Dollar Fresh Store Opens Friday, May 22

By Vinton Today · May 21st, 2020
After several months of construction, the new Dollar Fresh store in Vinton, located at 911 S. K Ave., will open its doors to the public at 7 a.m. Friday, May 22, for its official grand opening. The more than 22,000-square-foot store will offer a full selection of grocery items, a bakery section with a full range of fresh-baked items, a dollar section, a Wall of Value, ready-to-eat meal offerings, a full-service pharmacy; 525 specialty items and 195 produce items (including nine organic offerings); and fuel pumps.

LaGrange Pharmacy is now open to walk in businesses

By Vinton Today · May 20th, 2020
LaGrange Pharmacy is now open to walk in business.. Please observe social distancing when shopping. Masks are appreciated for the safety of others and you. If you are not comfortable with in-store shopping, curbside pick up and delivery are still available at no extra charge.

Viking Sewing Center Now OPEN

By Vinton Today · May 16th, 2020
We are again allowing people to come into the store to shop. We are continuing to clean everything regularly, have sanitizer available, and request that you wear a mask while shopping. If you are not comfortable coming in we are still offering curb side service, so we hope to see you soon! (We do have some 1/4" elastic available)Phone 319-472-2660

Jessy's Gems To move out of State: Moving Sale

By Vinton Today · May 15th, 2020
Jessy’s Gems is moving out of state soon There will be a moving sale when things open up.Watch for ads NOW: As per COVID-19 rules we are opening a bit.Limited number of people at a timeMasks pleaseWe will continually sanitize Come and get that piece you were considering 75% off all Jim Shore and Wild Wings and Terry Redlin itemsLots of gifts and pictures available.

4th St. Diner Update

By 4th St. Diner · May 14th, 2020
Yesterday Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation regarding Covid-19 and the State of Iowa.  To read the entire proclamation, please go to  We have started getting calls regarding our on-site Dining Room operations.

Train Station Family Fitness will reopen Friday

By Shellsburg Today · May 13th, 2020
Train Station Family FitnessTrain Station Family Fitness will reopen Friday, May 8, 2020, for members. Only one person or family will be allowed in the gym at a time per the governor's orders. All members should have received an email with a Google sign up sheet. If you have any questions, please contact Kristine Shultis at 319-521-4185.

Wildcat Golf Course offers temporary hours

By Shellsburg Today · May 5th, 2020
At this time we will remain open. Our temporary hours are 9am-8pm, serving food until 7:30pm. We will be putting together new guidelines and get them posted.

Divine Decadents Candy & Cafe temporary hours

By Shellsburg Today · May 5th, 2020
Divine Decadents Candy & Cafe will be serving burgers, wraps, sandwiches and soups, etc Monday - Saturday as carryout only. Our temporary hours are 10 am to 4 pm or call (319) 436-3566 for questions.

Roy’s Grocery is now offering email grocery ordering with curbside pick up using the email: This service will be available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m - 5 p.m. for grocery orders with a minimum of 5 items. You must include the following in the email:NameAddressPhone NumberGrocery Order - including brand names if preferredCar DescriptionOrders that are emailed before noon will hopefully be ready for same day pick up.

Iowa Pork Producers Association Launch “Pass the Pork” Program to Help Feed Iowan Partnership with Iowa Food Banks, Meat Processors Delivers Pork to Iowans in NeedDES MOINES, Iowa (April 27, 2020) – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced a new “Pass the Pork” program to connect Iowa pig farmers with food insecure Iowans.

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