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Primary Election is just around the corner

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 6th, 2020
The Primary Election is coming up on Tuesday, June 2. Most people will want to cast your ballot! In order to be ready for Election Day:Check your voter registration statusIf you would like to check to make sure that you are registered you can go to this link: here to make sure you’re registered and your information is correct.

Gov. Reynolds will travel to Washington, D.C. tomorrow to provide an update to President Donald Trump and his Coronavirus Task Force on the status of COVID-19 in Iowa, including the state’s efforts to reopen. There will be no press conference tomorrow Wednesday, May 6th. Daily press conferences will resume later this week.

Benton County Arrests for April

By Benton County Sheriff's Office · May 6th, 2020
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Report of domestic assault results in marijuana discovery

By Benton County Sheriff's Office · May 5th, 2020
n 05-05-2020, at about 07:35 AM, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible domestic abuse assault incident at 303 NW Cottage St in Shellsburg IA. During that investigation, it was determined that the victim did not require medical attention and that the suspect had fled the scene.

Benton County Board of Supervisor Minutes 4/28/20

By Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor · May 5th, 2020
April 28, 2020                 The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular session with Supervisors Primmer, Bierschenk and Seeman were present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.   Members of the public were provided the zoom access capability to join in during open session and watch live at https://www.

Shellsburg City Council Minutes

By Shellsburg Today · May 5th, 2020
Council Minutes 4-6-204-06-20 a regular meeting of the Shellsburg City Council was called to order by Mayor Speckner at 6:00pm via conference call. Roll call was answered by Thorkildson, Blattler, Vogt, Reeves, and Chapman. Reeves motioned to approve the consent agenda. Chapman second. All ayes. Thorkildson motioned to pay $ 85.

Vinton Police Department Log for Week of April 27 – May 3, 2020

By Vinton Police Department · May 4th, 2020
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. Adult Arrests March 30​Leo Wilson Bushnell​​​35​​​ Vinton, Iowa.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING May 5, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

By Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor · May 4th, 2020
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGMay 5, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.Benton County Board of Supervisors Room** Agenda is not printed in any particular order, only time specific items will be addressed atcertain times1. 9:00 A.M. Call to Order2. Approve minutes3. WMA –Approve Tier 1 Environment Assessment for Community Development Block Grant throughthe IEDA for watershed improvements specific to Tier 2 Review MC-INV-008 and approve notices for paper–Intent to obligate Construction Funds/approve sign Affirmation of Duplication of Benefits and Subrogation for...

Greetings from Under the Golden Dome

By Senator Tim Kapucian · May 1st, 2020
This week the governor announced some restrictions would be lifted for counties in Iowa experiencing decreasing or little to no COVID-19 activity. Starting May 1, restaurants, fitness centers, malls, libraries, race tracks, and some retail establishments are allowed to reopen at half normal operating capacity, if they can still follow public health measures.

Vendor Publication Report 4/21/20

By Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor · April 28th, 2020
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