Hi 85° Low 58°

0.00 in
Support Your Local News
Support Your Local News
Vinton Today


The Deery Brothers Summer Series headlines blue ribbon fair week entertainment next Thursday, June 27 at the Benton County Speedway. The 50-lap $2,000 to win event marks just the fourth visit by the IMCA Late Model tour to Vinton. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the drivers’ meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

Noah Lindauer is a Junior at Vinton Shellsburg High School who has learned that he has a passion for a mostly unknown boys sport in the State of Iowa, volleyball. There is no sanctioned high school boys volleyball through the Iowa High School Athletic Association. Noah’s dad, Tom, coached the Vinton/Shellsburg girls freshman volleyball team when Noah was a freshman in high school.

Lamont Named to All-District

By Janet Woodhouse · June 23rd, 2019
The high school girls golf season is officially completed, but the All-District list was published only this past week. In addition to winning the WaMaC Conference, Individual Championship at the May 6th Super Meet at Gardner Golf Course in Marion this year, Vinton-Shellsburg's Lillie Lamont was named for this honor.

V-S Cross Country 2019 Camp Registration

By Vinton Today · June 22nd, 2019
Reminder, the registration deadline to get a shirt is July 1.

58th Annual Vinton Invitational swim meet

By Vinton Today · June 18th, 2019
The 58th Annual Vinton Invitational Swim Meet will be held at the Vinton Community Pool on June 22-23, 2019.The event is hosted by the Vinton Aquatic Club. The club is looking for:Timers?Concession stand help? Set up (Friday night @6:30)?Tear down (Sunday @TBD)?Earn BLACK AND GOLD HOURS!If you have a high schooler or know of one that is interested in helping at the meet this weekend, send them our way.

Independence and Vinton battle it out on the ballfield

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 18th, 2019
The boy's baseball teams of Vinton-Shellsburg and Independence Community went head to head for two games tonight on the Vinton ball field. You know it's a tightly matched game with it's not over quickly! Both teams performed well, holding the other team off as best they could while Independence won with a score of 9-8.

Vinton Vikettes take on Central Dewitt Community

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 13th, 2019
Becca Steffen at bat against Central Dewitt at last night's game.The weather played a part in the game between the Vinton Girls Softball Team. It was a breezy night with rain thrown in as they played against Central DeWitt at last night's game. In a tough night, the girls lost the first game 0-17 to DeWitt.

State Co-ed Golf Tournament, Class 1A at Marshalltown

By Janet Woodhouse · June 5th, 2019
State Co-ed GolfTournament, Class 1AMarshalltown American Legion Golf Course, par 70Weather: partly sunny, 70sMedalists: Ashley DeLong/Tate Starbeck, Clear Lake 73 (by card back)Runners-up: Maddy Streicher/Ethan Streicher, Edgewood-Colesburg 73Tuesday, June 4, two teams of golfers represented Vinton-Shellsburg in the State Co-ed Golf Tournament.

Urbana 5 Memorial Race held for the 5th year in a Row

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 3rd, 2019
The Urbana 5 Memorial Committee sponsored the 5th Annual race on Sunday night at the Benton County Speedway honoring the lives of Nicole Jacobson, Quentin Ary, Triston Randall, Hunter Tuttle and Zoey Tuttle who passed away in a motor vehicle accident on April 9, 2015. As a result of the accident, the 5 families chose for them to be organ and tissue donors.

Registration for Vinton Shellsburg's Cross Country Camp now Available

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 30th, 2019
If you would like to sign your child up for Vinton-Shellsburg's Cross Country Camp, here is the info for those entering the 4-8th grade. Click to open the registration form.

Page 1 2 3 4 5 »