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4th St. Diner to notify of the site closing via text message

By 4th St. Diner · December 5th, 2019
*Urgent*Urgent*Urgent* The 4th St. Diner was notified by KCRG this fall that they will only be putting School Closings on the television crawl. All other closings will be put on their website which is not helpful for you to know if we are closed on any given day due to the weather or some other emergency.

Cedar River Ink now open in their New Location

By Valerie Close, Editor · December 3rd, 2019
Cedar River Ink will be holding a Grand Re-Opening on Thursday, December 5th from 3-6:00 p.m. at their new location, 117 4th St. in downtown Vinton.There will be door prizes, snacks and refreshments.(They are open now in the new location, you don't HAVE to wait...)

Tiny But Mighty hosts area dignitaries

By Vinton Today · December 3rd, 2019
On Wednesday, State Representative Tom Gerhold, and State Senator Tim Kapucian along with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Naig met in Shellburg to visit the Tiny But Mighty Popcorn.Learning a bit about the seed that made the company a hit across the country, the staff shared a bit about the history.

Renn Honored for Outstanding Work People with Disabilities

By Vinton Today · December 2nd, 2019
Linda Renn, a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with REM Iowa Community Services who lives in Vinton, was recently honored with The MENTOR Network’s Ripple of Hope Award for the positive impact she has made on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The 15th annual Ripple of Hope Awards ceremony in Boston recognized The MENTOR Network’s most exceptional employees and independent contractors for their passion, energy, skill, and ability to create a “ripple of hope” that will leave a legacy of compassion and caring for ot...

4th St. Diner Menu for December

By 4th St. Diner · December 2nd, 2019
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Have you noticed a new business in town?

By Valerie Close, Editor · November 25th, 2019
Business owners Tom and Lisa Boeckmann announced that their business Vinton Monuments is moving to better serve our community! "We anticipate opening on January 2 at our new location - 311 So K Avenue in Vinton (north end of Subway Restaurant) but we're open by appointment at any time" said Tom.To make an appointment, you can reach the business at 319-310-4724.

Farm Couples Can Enjoy a Weekend Getaway this Winter

By Benton County Extension · November 20th, 2019
Unwind and enjoy an off-farm experience with other farm couplesIn response to high levels of both personal and financial farm stress, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering four Farm Couple Getaways aimed at farmers wanting to take advantage of activities to improve farm family communication, work on farm or family goal-setting, farm transitioning, or who would just like a weekend away to discuss farm and family issues.

Be sure to place your order for Christmas

By Vinton Today · November 13th, 2019
The Holiday season is right around the corner, what better gift than Vinton Popcorn! Our holiday boxes are $25 each and have three different options to ensure it as the perfect gift for anyone. Be sure to get your orders in soon, they are due by December 6th. Feel free to print off the order form below and simply attach the payment and send it to the high school.

Do you need a Partnership to protect your assets?

By Tressa Walton · November 13th, 2019
Do you know that there is a way to protect your assets if at some point you need extended care and cant afford it? The state offers what is called a Partnership Program. If you have invested in a Long Term Care policy that is qualified the state lets you protect that same amount of assets the policy has paid out for your care.

Storey Kenworthy Foundation for Giving Announced Awards

By Vinton Today · November 12th, 2019
The Storey Kenworthy Foundation for Giving is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual grants of $5000 per award.Organizations earning funding are: Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa Des Moines, IAOakridge Neighborhood Services Des Moines, IAWildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa St. Charles, IAPuppy Jake Foundation Urbandale, IAToris Angels Foundation Panora, IAFurther, the Storey Kenworthy Foundation for Giving is pleased to award a total of $50,000 of community-focused funding to the following community-based projects: West Des ...

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