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Iowa Lakes Community College Fall Honors List Released

By Vinton Today · February 19th, 2020
Valerie Newhouse, President of Iowa Lakes Community College, has released the fall honors list of full-time students who have demonstrated academic excellence by earning at least a grade point average of 3.25 (based on a 4.00) or higher.Fall semester students who have achieved a 3.25 grade point average or better are recognized by inclusion on the Dean's list.

UW-Platteville announces Dean's List

By Vinton Today · February 14th, 2020
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announces its Dean's List, honoring those full-time students who earned high honors in their respective colleges in the fall 2019 semester.The College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture and the College of Liberal Arts and Education require grade-point averages of 3.

Lions Club continues 86 Year Tradition with Troop 47 Scouts

By Vinton Lions Club · February 14th, 2020
The Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area, Glacier National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Smoky Mountains National Park, Philmont Scout Ranch. These, and more, are all High Adventure destinations that the Vinton Scout Troop #47 have been to over the last 10 years. In fact, they attend one such destination every year.


By Vinton Today · February 14th, 2020
The administration and faculty of Allen College are pleased to congratulate students named to the Allen College Dean’s List at the completion of the fall semester of the 2019 - 2020 academic year.Among them, Chase Overton, Nursing--BSN VintonBachelor’s and Associate’s students named to the Allen College Dean’s List must complete at least 12 semester hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.

Fall 2019 University of Dubuque Dean’s List

By Vinton Today · February 14th, 2020
The University of Dubuque congratulates the following students on being appointed to the Fall Semester 2019 Academic Dean's List.To be named to the dean's list, a student must earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for that semester.The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees as well as other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person.

Local Students Graduate from Drake University

By Vinton Today · February 13th, 2020
The following local students graduated from Drake University at the end of the fall 2019 semester.Drake University is a midsize, private university in Des Moines, Iowa, enrolling nearly 3,000 undergraduate and more than 1,800 graduate students. Students choose from over 70 majors, minors, and concentrations and 20 graduate degrees offered through six colleges and schools.

A bit of History: Cato Sells - Vinton Native 1859-1948

By Valerie Close, Editor · February 6th, 2020
Once in a while I stumble across articles that I find interesting.  This is one of those. With permission from the fine folks in Texas, I am sharing this article about a gentleman that was born in Vinton and later settled in Texas having a rather interesting career. Thank you to the folks at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for your permission to share this story!Click after the first few paragraphs to view the remaining story.

Students in grades six to 12 can now enter either the Money Smart Kid or Money Smart Teen Essay Contest and compete for the chance to win up to $1,000 to help boost their college savings. The statewide essay contests are both sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Vinton-Shellsburg High School Semester 1 Honor Roll

By Vinton-Shellsburg Community Schools · February 5th, 2020
12th GradeBohnsack, Leah MCantrell, Spencer JCardenas, Amanda MClark, Haley R*Dudley, Charles DElwick, Andrew TEvans, Franki LEvans, Sonnie AGraves, Zandalee HGriffith, Sam NHaefner, Payton WHansen, Morgan LHazen, HunterHendrickson, Joanna LHepker, Jesse JHerger, Davia MJohnson, Paul DKarr, Cameron LKlinzing, Cole TKramer, Zachary M*Lamont, Lillie RLane, Kellsie LLang, Caroline ELipcamon, Marcus AMiller, Alexis KMurray, Raelyn NNovotny, Madison JO'Brien, Katelyn RRake, Jace RReynolds, AlyssaSass, Thomas*Scheel, Rylee LSchmidt, Gabriel V*Schoett...

College Scholarship Program Open Through Feb. 21

By Vinton Today · February 5th, 2020
Iowa high school seniors eligible for a chance at $2,000 while learningcollege financing and planning informationWEST DES MOINES, IOWA (Feb. 4, 2019) — Registration is ongoing through Feb. 21 for a scholarship that offers Iowa high school seniors a chance to receive one of 30 scholarships worth $2,000 for college while learning important financial literacy skills.

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