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The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa 2020 scholarship application period is now open and students may apply for scholarships available through the Foundation at The deadline to apply for 2020 scholarships is March 11. In 2019, CFNEIA awarded nearly $500,000 in scholarships to high school, college, and adult students.

Morningside announces December 2019 graduates

By Vinton Today · January 17th, 2020
55 Morningside College students graduated with bachelor's degrees and 23 graduated with Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in December 2019.Morningside College is a private college in Sioux City, Iowa that offers over 65 majors and pre-professional programs, online graduate programs in education and nursing, and an online bachelor's degree completion program.

Clarke Announces Fall 2019 Dean's List

By Vinton Today · January 17th, 2020
The following area students were named to the Dean's List at Clarke University for the Fall 2019 semester. The list recognizes full-time Clarke students who have earned a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours. Sarah Cotton, NewhallFounded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke University is located near the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa.


By Vinton Today · January 13th, 2020
Iowa State honors December graduatesAMES, Iowa (January 13, 2020) - More than 2,200 graduates received degrees from Iowa State University. Commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 20 (graduate) and 21 (undergraduate).Jose Rosa, professor of marketing and John and Deborah Ganoe faculty fellow in the Ivy College of Business, spoke at the graduate ceremony.

ECC announces 2019 Fall Term Dean's List

By Vinton Today · January 9th, 2020
One hundred thirty-six students were named to the Fall 2019 (August to December) Dean's List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the Fall 2019 semester (Note: Developmental courses do not count towards GPA.

Mount Mercy University announces December 2019 grads

By Vinton Today · January 8th, 2020
The following students graduated from Mount Mercy University in December 2019. A commencement ceremony will be held May 17, 2020, at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.Atkins, IA Trista Behrens, Bachelor of Business Administration Chad Miller, Bachelor of Science Traci Ridgway, Master of Science in NursingBlairstown, IA Brian Miller, Bachelor of ArtsUrbana, IA Karley Jaynes, Bachelor of Science in NursingFounded in 1928, Mount Mercy University offers students a personal, practical and faith-inspired education that distinctly blends pr...

Grant applications can now be submitted to the Benton County Community Foundation’s 2020 grant cycle. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59 p.m. March 15, 2020. Grants are awarded to projects in the following areas: art and culture, community betterment, education, environment, health, historic preservation and human service.

This October Iowa drivers raised over $20,000 for breast cancer research and support services simply by choosing cleaner-burning Unleaded 88 during the 4th annual Pink at the Pump® campaign, co-sponsored by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPM). Seventy-four retail stations donated three cents of every gallon of Unleaded 88 sold from Oct.

Garrison Cemetery Annual Meeting to be held in January

By Vinton Today · December 27th, 2019
The Garrison Cemetery Annual meeting of the shareholders will be held Monday, January 13, 2020, at 6:00 PM at the Garrison Public Library. For any information please contactDorothy Readnour.

2020 Mass Times Announced

By Vinton Today · December 20th, 2019
Weekend Mass times for the Queen of Saints cluster for 2020 are as follows:January 4/5 through June 27/28:Saturday4 pm-St. Michael, Norway6 pm-St. Patrick, Watkins OR St. John, Blairstown (alternating every other week)Sunday8 am-IC, Van Horne10 am- St. Paul, NewhallFrom July 4/5 through December 31:Saturday4 pm-IC, Van Horne6 pm-St.

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