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By Tressa Walton, Wilson-Hite Insurance · April 11th, 2019
Is it WORTH IT for you to stay alive? Worth it to your family, friends, coworkers? My guess is that if you were in a car accident, you would have an outpouring of friends and family very concerned about you. United Fire does an awesome job with their Do NOT Text and Drive campaign called Worth It. You have probably seen commercials for it on the local stations.

These two sisters realize that they are Better Together

By Valerie Close, Editor · April 11th, 2019
2011 found both Taylor and Peyton Frank volunteering at the Vinton Animal Shelter which at the time was managed by Friends of the Shelter. Fast forward 8 years, and the two are now in the beginning steps of setting up their own non-profit to continue the efforts."During our first visit we knew we were in trouble - we were hooked.

Better Together hosting multiple Activities

By Valerie Close, Editor · April 9th, 2019
Be sure to mark your calendars, we have TONS of fun things happening at Better Together!1. You've asked for it and it's finally happening - pictures with the Easter Bunny will be Saturday, April 13th from 10:30-4:00 at our adoption center. Photos are just $5.00/copy and 100% of the proceeds benefit the animals! Be sure to tell your friends, because all are welcome - two legged or four!2.

Stein receives AgWise Master Certified Award

By Vinton Today · April 6th, 2019
As part of his ongoing commitment to providing valued service to Farm Bureau Financial Services clients & members, Randy Stein, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, AFIS, a Farm Bureau agent in Vinton, recently received the AgWise Master Certified Award. This is the highest award level for Farm Bureau Agents who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification and production requirements focused on Agribusiness.

Coots Materials Company Honored for Plant Safety in 2018

By Jan Hall, ILPA · March 27th, 2019
Coots Materials Company, in Vinton, Iowa, were recognized at the Iowa Limestone Producers Association's 74th Annual Convention recently held in Iowa City. Coots Materials employees operating in Plant #1 in Benton County were honored for working the entire year of 2018 without a lost time accident. The Iowa Limestone Producers Association sponsors a safety contest each year to give recognition to those member companies and employees who strive, as part of their everyday activities, to work safely.

T-J Gas Announces New Location

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 16th, 2019
T-J Gas has announced that they have relocated their offices to 1209 West D. St. in Vinton.This is the location where their bulk tanks and the shop is also located. Office hours will remain the same from 8-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Use the walk in door between the two overhead doors.)Be sure to contact them at their new location.

Clipper Corner to celebrate 34 years

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 8th, 2019
Mary Barkdoll, owner of Clipper Corner would like to thank the community for their continued business over the past 34 years.March 18 is the businesses anniversary and on that day she is going to offer special deals.There will be 34% off of hair care produvet.Hair cuts will also be 34% off, making the prices as follows:Men $8.

4th St. Diner News & Menu for March

By 4th St. Diner · February 26th, 2019

FDIC Quarterly Results Show Banking Industry Ended 2018 Strong

By Vinton Today · February 22nd, 2019
Iowa-chartered banks provided $62.0 billion in total loans to Iowa businesses, farmers and consumers in 2018, up 5.05 percent from the prior year, according to results released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) this afternoon. Loan quality at Iowa banks remains strong. Net loan charge-offs were at 0.

How many of you have kids that post on Social Media?

By Tressa Walton · February 5th, 2019
Are you monitoring their posts? Do you know if your child is posting something dangerous on Social Media that is going to get them in trouble? Is your child bullying someone? Do you know you could be one tweet away from a lawsuit? There is an endorsement you can add to your homeowner's policy that will help protect YOU again something like that.

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