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The Vinton-Shellsburg FFA Chapter will be holding a free-will donation, grab-and-go spaghetti dinner on this Friday, February 26th from 5-7 P.M. Drive up by the animal learning lab towards the back of the high school and a student will come out to take your order. Meal includes spaghetti with sauce, a lettuce salad, garlic bread, and a brownie.

Vinton Public Library to host Author Heather Gudenkauf

By Vinton Public Library · February 24th, 2021
The Vinton Public Library will host Author Heather Gudenkauf via a Zoom conversation. On Sunday, March 7th, beginning at 3:30 p.m. you are welcome to join the conversation at the following link:

Vinton Public Library Announces Summer Reading Program activities

By Vinton Public Library · February 21st, 2021
The Summer Reading Program will be for all ages and will run from June 7th through July 31st. There will be weekly in-person activities or the activities can be done independently. Watch the Calendar or Facebook for weekly descriptions.On June 25th, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., there will be a 1920’s Mystery Party for the adult and high school program.

Lenten Supper and Bake Sale at Lutheran Church

By Valerie Close, Editor · February 17th, 2021
On Wednesday, February 17, Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a Lenten Supper and Bake Sale at the church, located at 1002 E. 13th St., from 4:30-6:00 p.m. The menu includes a pulled pork sandwich, cheesy potatoes, salads and desserts. There will be carry out boxes available, please call ahead for carry out orders at 472-5571.


By Center Point Historical Society · February 12th, 2021
After having “the football pulled out from under them” last spring by the pandemic, the CPU All School Reunion committee has decided not to trust conditions this spring and will plan the next All School Reunion for 2022.The reunion is sponsored by the Center Point Historical Society. The committee, which started planning in August 2019, has about a dozen members and is chaired by Historical Society treasurer Teresa Scheeler.

Vinton Public Library & BTECI to host Courageous Conversations

By Better Tomorrows ECI · February 7th, 2021
The Vinton Public Library and Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa will be hosting a community conversation focused on exploring the extent to which our experiences have exposed us to racial diversity and how it may affect our perspectives.Courageous Conversations are dialogues in which participants commit to engage each other with honesty, open-mindedness, and vulnerability; to listen deeply to better understand each other’s perspective, and to sustain the conversation when it gets uncomfortable or diverted.

Notice to changes in Mass Service Times

By Vinton Today · December 28th, 2020
The following changes in Mass ServIce times will begin on January 2nd and 3rd, 2021.Saturday 4 pm - St. Paul, Newhall 6 pm - St. Michael, NorwaySunday 8 am - Immaculate Conception, Van Horne10 am - St. John, Blairstown OR St. Patrick, WatkinsTo visit the website go to

Area Christmas Services

By Valerie Close, Editor · December 23rd, 2020
Wesley United Methodist ChurchBlue Christmas Service - Sunday, December 20Blue Christmas Service will be hosted on Facebook Live this Sunday, December 20, at 7:00 P.M. to honor those who are grieving during the holidays. As we all know this time of year can be especially difficult for those who grieve and so we're hoping this service encourages and lifts those who watch it.

Shellsburg American Legion Breakfast

By Shellsburg Today · December 18th, 2020
Shellsburg American Legion BreakfastThe Shellsburg American Legion is holding Saturday morning breakfast. The hours are the same, 8 - 10 am. We ask people to social distant at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose. The breakfast will be served to keep handling items to a minimum.

Christmas Dinner Changes Plans But Not Mission

By Vinton Today · December 15th, 2020
Starting in 2014, the Presbyterian Church of Vinton began providing meals for the community on Christmas day. The mission was simple: give a good meal to those who would otherwise be alone or without on Christmas day. With the realities of Covid-19, the church is not able to do its usual social, sit-down dinner.

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