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4th St. Diner Menu for October

By 4th St. Diner · September 23rd, 2020
Good afternoon! Fall is definitely in the air! Just a reminder that we are still offering carryout and home delivered meals Sunday through Friday. Some of you may have experienced changes in your life and are no longer interested in receiving the monthly menus. Please feel free to request removal from the list at any time.

Vinton Ving Tsun Kung Fu Club to open Doors on Monday September 14

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 14th, 2020
Vinton will be welcoming a new business to town on Monday, September 14. The Vinton Ving Tsun Kung Fu Club will begin classes at 7:00 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. for registration.Masks will be required. The cost for the classes, per month, will be as follows:Adults: $70Senior Adults and Military: $60Children: $50Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

Two critical conservation practices – managing nutrient loss and protecting soil fr om water run-off – can greatly enhance the future of Benton County ag production and help better position farmers in the expanding sustainability marketplace. Today, the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) introduces a new program that assists local ag producers who want to target best conservation practices for their operation.

Pizza Hut has officially Closed

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 8th, 2020
If you call to order a Pizza from "the Hut," the Vinton location has officially been closed according to the website and a message on the answering machine.The company said that they will be closing several hundred "underperforming stores," however it appears that the stores that have been closed in Iowa are those in small towns.


By Vinton Today · September 7th, 2020
Mid-Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America recently partnered with Fareway and Dean Snyder Construction for two storm shelters to be built at Mitigwa Scout Reservation. Each company committed to fully fund the cost of one storm shelter, an approximate value of $40,000. “Our top priority is the safety of our Scouts.

4th St. Diner Menu for September

By 4th St. Diner · August 27th, 2020
Click to view menuClick for newsletterJust a reminder that we are still offering carryout and home delivered meals Sunday through Friday. The September menu is attached for your information. We do have a new phone system that we are still learning the ins and outs of. If you are calling the center to order either a carryout or home delivered meal, please press 1 to be taken to the Dining Room desk.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced the creation of a Meat Processing Expansion and Development Program today. Supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 have placed significant demands on the state’s small (25 employees or less) meat and poultry processors. Gov.

Fareway Stores, Inc. today announced a second distribution of the Fareway Family Front Line Plan, which will provide cash bonuses to its hourly employees who have worked on the front lines during these unprecedented times. A cash bonus will be paid to each hourly employee that worked in July or August and is employed as of August 22.

Divine Decadents open for Thursday Lunch

By Shellsburg Today · August 25th, 2020
Divine Decadents is serving dine-in as well as carryout. Some tables will be closed for social distancing. Thursdays Lunch:Baked HamBaked PotatoAsparagus Bundle--- OR ---Stuffed TomatoCroissantOn our "Daily Lunch", we also serve burgers, wraps, sandwiches and soups, etc on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Kwik Star holds Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 20th, 2020
A little over a week since the store's official opening date, Kwik Star store number #1076 held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday. Gathering the staff and bringing in representatives from the company as well as the city, the store held a short ceremony at the west end of the store's parking lot.

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