Support Your Local News
Support Your Local News
Vinton Today
Pageviews:

News

Clipper Corner raises funds to help Gifts of Hope

By Valerie Close, Editor · December 2nd, 2020
In October, Clipper Corner held a raffle to raise money for the Gift of Hope program that offers help to those facing a breast cancer diagnosis.For the 3rd year, Clipper Corner raffled two groups of gifts and chose the two winners. Of Vinton, Allen Garwood and Pratt Walters of Belle Plaine. Money raised through this raffle, in the amount of $1.

Katelyn Folkmann of Newhall, Iowa was recently awarded the title of 2021 Iowa Miss Agriculture Advocacy Ambassador & 2021 Midwest Cover Miss United States Agriculture. At the Midwest Regional Miss United States Agriculture Pageant, was also awarded 1st runner up for Iowa Mis, Overall Essay for Iowa Miss, and 1st Runner up for Iowa’s Peoples Choice and Overall Midwest Miss Agriculture Advocacy Ambassador.

Kersten Light Display in full swing North of Vinton

By Valerie Close, Editor · November 28th, 2020
I had to chuckle as I visited the Christmas display at Kersten's this year. There used to be a new display each year, but that hasn't been the case since the original Kersten passed away. However, I think that this display might be 2020. For our seeing impaired, it's a photo of Santa's sleigh crashed, Santa has his arm in a sling and he's trying to hitchhike a ride.

3 Year Old Vinton boy needs Kidney Donation

By Valerie Close, Editor · November 28th, 2020
Ryker Bailey of Vinton was born with just one kidney. The little 3-year-old, his mom said is fun-loving and outgoing in spite of all he's been through. In his 3 years he's gone through 30 surgeries and continues the battle to survive. Currently, in the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, he is suffering from kidney failure.

First Baptist Church serves Thanksgiving Dinner to 300

By Valerie Close, Editor · November 27th, 2020
Vinton's First Baptist Church provided Vinton residents with a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Each year the church prepares meals for the residents to enjoy. This year, however, because of COVID, the church decided to order heat and eat meals from Hy-Vee. On Thursday the church provided a drive-up site for residents to order the number of meals needed for their household.

Vinton Unlimited introduces New Director

By Valerie Close, Editor · November 27th, 2020
If ever there was a person born to be doing a job it would be Melody Snow. She was chosen to fill the position of Vinton Unlimited Director, beginning on Wednesday this week. Melissa Schwan had previously filled the position, Schwan and now moved on to be the City Clerk.Snow’s first day of work was Wednesday.

The Benton County Salvation Army needs you!

By Vinton Today · November 27th, 2020
Take a turn at ringing the bell this year!The Benton County Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell ringing campaign will kick off on Friday, November 20th this year. We will have opportunities for ringing the bell at the following 2 sites:Vinton Fareway Grocery Store – now through December 24th, from 8 am – 8 pm.

Easton Lindeman gets a visit from the Pink Fire Truck

By Valerie Close, Editor · November 24th, 2020
This past February, Easton Lindeman then age 2, son of Corey and Samantha was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that affects his adrenal glands, spinal column, and bone marrow. Neuroblastoma is a cancer that develops from immature nerve cells found in several areas of the body.

COVID Numbers in Benton County 11/24/20

By Valerie Close, Editor · November 24th, 2020
Remember if you have had the virus, consider donating plasma to help someone who might be ill, you could save up to four lives! Click for information on how to do that.Benton County has had a total of 1,613 cases since March.                                                                           11/24Positive cases since March -  Benton Co.

Vinton Fire Department Thanks Community

By Vinton Fire Department · November 24th, 2020
As we near Thanksgiving and a time to reflect on the blessings we all enjoy in our lives (and despite 2020, most of us have far more to be thankful for than we may admit at first), VFD wants to offer the deepest thanks to those who attended and supported our Vinton Fire Department Chili Supper - 2020 Special Edition!This was our only fundraising opportunity of 2020 after having to cancel both our primary fundraisers (Fish Fry and Pancake Breakfast) and we truly had no idea what to expect.

Page 1 2 3 4 5 »
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement