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Fareway Stores, Inc. today announced its Fareway Family Frontline Plan to provide cash bonuses and additional paid time-off for its hourly employees who have worked on the frontlines during these unprecedented, last several weeks.A one-time cash bonus will be paid to hourly employees under the age of 18.

Construction continues on Kwik Star

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 27th, 2020
While most of us are hunkered down at home with our families, large equipment is still moving ground, for the new Kwik Star business. Large trenches are ready for the fuel tanks and the landscape of the northern side of Theisen's is beginning to take shape. South M Ave. is closed from the 13th St. entrance at this time.

Financial assistance for targeted small businesses

By State Of Iowa · March 27th, 2020
Following up on our email regarding resources for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to pass along information about a fund created to assist women and minority owned businesses with no employees struggling during this time.A fund has been created to support Targeted Small Businesses (TSB) with zero employees that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta Dental offering Advance Claims Payment Program up to $10 million for dentists and $500,000 in grants for Iowa nonprofits to meet growing community needs related to COVID-19Delta Dental of Iowa and the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation have announced two relief programs to offer Iowa dentists and nonprofits assistance due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Gov. Reynolds announces unemployment insurance tax extension to assist small businessesDES MOINES - Today, Governor Reynolds announced that first quarter unemployment tax payments that are due April 30th  will be delayed till the end of the 2nd quarter, July 31, 2020.  Eligible employers include those employers with 50 or fewer employees.

US SBA Issues Economic Injury Disaster Loan Declaration

By Vinton Today · March 23rd, 2020
Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Governor Reynolds today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a disaster declaration for the state of Iowa as of January 31, 2020 and continuing. The declaration allows pandemic-impacted small businesses to apply for low-interest support loans.

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the deadline for pesticide applicators to renew their certifications has been waived by a proclamation signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds on March 22. Iowans who were certified through Dec. 31, 2019, can retain their status and now have until Dec.

John's Qwik Stop: Updated offers free sack lunch & Delivery

By Vinton Today · March 22nd, 2020
Locally owned John's Qwik Stop continues to serve the Vinton community in this difficult time. As John’s Qwik Stop does throughout the year, they are again stepping up to provide brown bag lunches free of charge for the school kids that are in need of lunch while school is out. Please have the kids stop at the Godfathers counter and ask for a brown bag lunch and the deli help will be glad to get them one.

Menu for March: 4th St. Diner

By 4th St. Diner · March 20th, 2020
MenuBack pageThe 4th St. Diner will be offering Home Delivered Meals and Carry Out Meals only at this time. Call 319-472-4761 to request a Home Delivered Meal.Carry Out Meals are available from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.To arrange a Home Delivered Meal, call before 10:00 a.m.effective March 22, we will not be able to substitute any part of the meal, sorry for the inconvenience.


By Vinton Today · March 20th, 2020
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! JEFF GEIGER'S ANNUAL SPRING FARM MACHINERY CONSIGNMENT AUCTION SUNDAY APRIL 5TH, 2020. 5464 24th Ave Dr. Vinton, Iowa Due to the recent COVID 19 ban on large group events our spring farm machinery consignment auction will be postponed to a later date. Please watch our FB page for a reschedule date.

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