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Tootsies to raise funds for area Fire Departments this weekend

By Valerie Close, Editor · October 21st, 2019
Tootsies to raise funds for area Police, Fire and AmbulanceVinton Tootsie's will be wrapping up their annual fundraisers to support the area Police, Fire and Ambulance departments. A portion of the sales, 10%, through these days will be given to the following departments.This weekend the Fire Departments will benefit from purchases made when you stop in from October 25-27.

Clipper Corner in final days of the Annual Raffle to benefit Gifts of Hope

By Valerie Close, Editor · October 21st, 2019
Only a few days remain to win the raffle being held at Clipper Corner being held to benefit the Gifts of Hope program that offers help to those facing a breast cancer diagnosis.With over 60 items in the prize bin and pink purse raffle, the winner is sure to enjoy the win.Tickets to participate in the raffle can be purchased at Clipper Corner, located at 220 W.

Dollar Jubilee to close its doors in December

By Valerie Close, Editor · October 11th, 2019
According to owner Craig Flickinger, the Dollar Jubilee store will be closing in December. "We just weren't able to generate enough sales," he said.Flickinger took the business over following the closing of the "Everything's $1" franchise. Everything in the store is now currently 20% off and ALL holiday items are 50% off said Flickinger.

Tootsies to raise funds for area Police, Fire and Ambulance

By Valerie Close, Editor · October 8th, 2019
Vinton Tootsie's will be holding their annual fundraisers to support the area Police, Fire and Ambulance departments. A portion of the sales, 10%, through these days will be given to the following departments. From October 11-13 funds raised will go to the Police Department. Vinton Police Department will use the money for its new “Lost” program.

Thanks to the generosity of Transamerica, 3,087 Eastern Iowa students will be immersed in relevant, hands-on learning programs that foster financial literacy, career readiness, and entrepreneurship skills. “Transamerica is pleased to have a longstanding history of supporting Junior Achievement through our Foundation contributions and employee volunteers,” said Christine Vorhies, Senior Vice President of Operations at Transamerica.

Ole's 5 Star Realty adds New Agent: Tina Mullinex

By Vinton Today · September 26th, 2019
Hi, I am Tina Mullinex. I have been married to my High School sweetheart for 18 years. We have two teenagers that keep us busy with their activities. Family is very important to me, which is why I have been an In-Home Day Care provider for the past 13 years. Now that my children are getting older it is time for me to focus on what I want.

4th St. Diner News and Menu for October

By 4th St. Diner · September 24th, 2019
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OPEN ENROLLMENT Questions & Answers: Over 65

By Tressa Walton, Wilson-Hite Insurance · September 24th, 2019
Do I get a Supplement or an Advantage Plan? It’s the question everyone getting ready to turn 65 asks. The fact of the matter is that some people love their supplements and some people love their advantage plans. It comes down to what is going to work best for you. The biggest differences between the two is with a Supplement, you can keep original Medicare.


By Vinton Today · September 17th, 2019
Twenty-seven Iowa Farm Bureau leaders spent a few days away from their farms to visit Capitol Hill and meet with Iowa’s Congressional delegation during the annual Ag Leaders Institute policy trip September 10-13 to discuss key farm issues impacting communities across Iowa. The Farm Bureau members urged Iowa’s elected officials to approve of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and end the abuse of waivers allowing refiners to sidestep ethanol blend requirements, sharing how critical those two issues are for Iowa agriculture.

Masonry held the bricklaying playoffs in Vinton last Friday

By Vinton Today · September 7th, 2019
The best masons in Iowa came together to test their skill, speed and stamina by battling to see who could build the biggest and best 26-foot-tall brick wall in one hour. The competition marked the second of 24 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Series competitions to be held across North America in 2019.

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