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Government

Libertarian Candidate arrested in Washington D.C.

In January the Libertarian Party of Iowa endorsed Rick Stewart, of Cedar Rapids, as their candidate for Governor. He is running alongside Marco Battaglia, of Des Moines, as his running mate.Stewart founded Frontier Natural Products Co-op in Norway, Iowa but has since retired.In Stewart's announcement in part he said:"I'm running for Iowa Governor because it is time for a governor for all Iowans and not just for members of a particular political party.

Iowa's Attorney General Tom Miller declines to participate in Abortion Case

Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood v. Kim Reynolds, et al: "Our office is withdrawing from the case involving the 24-hour waiting period, or House File 594, for ethical reasons. I have made many clear public statements supporting Roe v. Wade and the rationale that underlies it. Those statements would be inconsistent with what the state would argue in court.
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Vendor Publication Report Benton County 06/08/2022 - 06/21/2022

Benton County Board of Supervisors Minutes 6/21/22

June 21, 2022The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular session with Supervisors Seeman and Bierschenk and Primmer present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. at the conference room at the Benton County Service Center. Members of the public were provided the zoom access capability to join in during open session and livestream at https://www.

Benton County Board of Supervisor Minutes 6/14/22

June 14, 2022The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular session with Supervisors Seeman and Bierschenk and Primmer present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. at the conference room at the Benton County Service Center. Members of the public were provided the zoom access capability to join in during open session and livestream at https://www.
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ROADSIDE CHAT - CRASHES ARE RARE WHEN YOU DARE TO CARE

What’s your main focus when you’re behind the wheel? When asked that question, your answer should be “driving.” But if you’re honest with yourself, do you really focus solely on driving?While it is difficult for law enforcement to record just how many crashes are caused by distracted drivers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notes that 3,142 people in the United States were killed in crashes involving distracted drivers in 2020.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING June 28, 2022

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING June 28, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Service Center Conference Room 811 D Ave. Vinton, IA ** Agenda is not printed in any particular order; only time-specific items will be addressed at certain times https://www.youtube.com/bentoncountyiowa 1. 9:00 A.M. Call to Order 2. Approve minutes 3. Adopt Resolutions: FY23 Departmental AppropriationsFY23 Bank DepositoriesFY23 Officials’ Bank Depository Amounts 4.

Tama Co. Farmer Challengers Supervisors Action Reaffirming Outdated Ordinance

By Kathy Krafka HarkemaOrdinance reaffirmed unchanged, despite hundreds of Tama County residents calling for necessary changes for public safetyOn June 22, Plaintiff Richard W. Arp, a fourth-generation Tama County crop and livestock producer who farms near Clutier, filed a petition for declaratory judgment against the Tama County Board of Supervisors in the Iowa District Court in and for Tama County.
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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING June 24, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING June 24, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. Benton County Auditor’s Office 111 E 4th St. Vinton, IA ** Agenda is not printed in any particular order; only time specific items will be addressed at certain times https://www.youtube.com/bentoncountyiowa 1. 2:30 P.M. Call to Order 2. Canvass on Primary Election- State Senator District 42-Republican 3.

Vinton Police Department Log for Week of June 13-19, 2022

Vinton Police Department Log for Week of June 13-19, 2022. All Charges are subject to review by the Benton County Attorney’s Office. An arrest or criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the Defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.
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