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The Ray & Virginia Boyer American Legion Family held an Open House to honor newly elected Department of Iowa American Legion Auxiliary President Kelly Elliott. Kelly is the daughter of Jan and Bill Elliott of Shellsburg. Her projects for this Centennial Anniversary year are:-Junior Camp donations -VA Facility Projects-Suicide Prevention.

Participating retailers to donate 3¢ of every gallon of Unleaded 88 sold during the month of October to National Breast Cancer Foundation and The Hormel Institute Over 70 Iowa fuel retail stations are encouraging drivers to help prevent breast cancer this October by choosing Unleaded 88 during the 4th annual Pink at the Pump® campaign.

Parade, Coronation and Powder Puff Game Tonight beginning at 6:00 p.m.

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 26th, 2019
It's time for all of the Homecoming fun where the community participates a little more!The Homecoming Parade will begin tonight at 6:00 p.m. following the usual route down 2nd Ave.Following the Parade, the anticipation of who will be crowned King and Queen will happen at the Karr Complex along with the traditional Powder Puff game.

Operation Backpack receives donation from Quaker/Pepsi

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 25th, 2019
Nearly 2000 pounds of food was donated to Operation Backpack which operates out of Tilford Elementary. The food was donated by Pepsi and Quaker Oats, who donates about 3 times a year. Several members of the area Lions Club helped to unload the food, as well as AmeriCorp and area students.Molly Noren who oversees the program explained that the food donated to the program helps about 100 families a week.

Top 5 Announced for Vinton Shellsburg's Homecoming Court

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 25th, 2019
As homecoming week crosses the midway point the following students were named to the top 5 slots in the Homecoming Court.Ladies in Waiting, Left to Right: Frankie Evans, Alyssa Reynolds, Lauren Upmeyer, Morgan Hansen, Lillie Lamont Knights Back Left to Right: Gabe Schmidt, Cameron Karr, Sam Moen, Charlie Dudley, Ryan Schoettmer

See You At the Pole Event brings Vinton Shellsburg Students Together

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 25th, 2019
An event which started in early 1990 in Burleson, Texas still happens today.Vinton Shellsburg High School Students gathered at the flag pole to pray for friends, family the school and those in leadership.Before classes began a group of students gathered at the flag pole in front of the high school to share a time of fellowship, food, singing which was followed by the reason for the event.

V-S High participates in Voter Registration Day with Auditor Hayley Rippel

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 24th, 2019
A bit of competition between school districts surrounds a drive to register students to vote this year. Hayley Rippel, Benton County's Auditor went to the high school to register students to vote as part of Voter Registration Day in Iowa.Any student 17 1/2 years old is eligible to register. Also available with an Air Force Colonel to talk with students about the Air Force and all the opportunities that this branch of the military offers, so lunchtime had more to offer than usual.

Warning: Do NOT turn down 72nd St. in Southern Benton County

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 24th, 2019
The Supervisors meeting started with the usual conversation from the supervisors but one of them, Tracy Seeman said, "You would not believe the people that I've had to pull out of the dirt road this weekend!" Then he listed 3 one day, 4 another, and no one understood why. Until the end of the meeting.

Students leave class to hold Climate Strike

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 23rd, 2019
Friday morning, September 20, at 9:20 a.m. a group of 13 Vinton Shellburg High School students walked out as part of the "Global School Strike on Climate" movement.One of the moms present at the event, Karen Stein a field consultant for the Iowa Moms Clean Air Force, drove 75 miles from Kellogg, Iowa to be there said, "If we don't reach our goal of 100% clean energy throughout the economy, by the year 2050, the consequences will put all life inevitably in danger.

Homecoming Week Begins!

By Jeff Holmes · September 23rd, 2019
It's Homecoming week in Viking Land and Monday kicked off the excitement with the announcement of the Top 10 Queen and King Candidates: The Ladies In Waiting: Davia Herger, Raelynn Murray, Alyssa Reynolds, Carli Lang, Hannah Timmermans, Morgan Hansen, Sonnie Evans, Taryn Sutton, Frankie Evans, Lauren Upmeyer and Lillie Lamont The Knights: Ryan Schoettmer, Sam Griffith, Hunter Hazen, Broc Shaw, Gabe Schmidt, Cameron Karr, Jose Wilson, Sam Moen, Charlie Dudley, Payton Haefner.

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