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Fareway Stores, Inc. recently announced a hiring initiative for both full- and part-time career positions across grocery, market, and bakery departments in its six-state region. Fareway is a growing Midwest grocery company with store locations in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Recent expansion, evolving online shopping initiatives, and long-term career growth opportunities, have contributed to the need for hundreds of potential, new employees.

Vinton Public Library Seeking Children's Librarian

The Vinton Public Library is seeking an energetic, customer-focused individual to join our staff as the Children’s Librarian.  Duties under supervision of the Library Director: planning and executing children’s programming, collection development, and routine library tasks. Excellent communication skills, knowledge of technology, and flexibility are a must.
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Congress Provides Additional Relief for Small Businesses

After months of discussions, Congressional leaders have agreed to another bipartisan COVID-19 stimulus package. Members of Congress are [st] to vote Monday afternoon on a roughly $900 billion relief bill. The Trump Administration has also indicated support.  While details are still being released, we have confirmed the bill includes additional small business relief, clarification on expense deductibility, unemployment insurance, direct payments to individuals, and funding for education and vaccine distribution.

Divine Decadents Candy & Cafe Final days of service

Divine Decadents Candy & CafeToday, Friday, Dec 18 is our last day serving lunch.  We wish to thank everyone who came in yesterday for our Thursday lunch and wished Judy a Happy Retirement.We are still making candy for last minute orders and the last day for pickup is next Tuesday. Everything in the in the store must go (kitchen equip, various keepsakes, etc), so stop by and check it out.

Leading the way toward a clean energy future

Many Iowans are counting down the final days of 2020 anticipating the hopes and dreams that a new year could bring. This optimistic outlook is certainly welcome after a year that included the challenges of living through a pandemic and the destruction caused when a derecho essentially brought a hurricane to the heartland.These past twelve months have tested your strength and perseverance, and we at Alliant Energy are proud to have powered your life every step of the way.

Do I need an Umbrella?

No, I’m not talking about if it’s going to rain today. I’m talking about a personal umbrella policy that covers you above and beyond your regular home and auto policy to protect you in this sue-happy world we live in! To be in a lawsuit could be financially devastating. Do you have your as[st]s protected?An umbrella policy is needed when your underlying liability limits have been reached in your home or auto insurance policy.

J's Pub and Eatery joins the Vinton Landscape

There's a new eatery in town called J's Pub. The new restaurant is located at 213 W. 4th St. in Vinton. The restaurant is not open for dining in but is available for carryout. The new restaurant is owned by Jason and Sam Showers of Vinton and operates during the following hours:Monday:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM,

Vinton Monuments reminds readers to remember grieving families

(Content is listed below for our visually impaired readers)Christmas is a joyous occasion for many but we know there are families who are experiencing the loss of a loved one – perhaps even the first Christmas without them. We thank these families for placing their trust in us as they designed the perfect monument for their loved one. Please take a moment to remember these families this Christmas.

Vinton Popcorn Company offering Holiday Box

The Vinton Popcorn Company HOLIDAY BOX  is a perfect gift for friends and family. The Vinton Popcorn Christmas Box includes 4 Oz. Caramel Popcorn bags, 4 Oz. Cheddar Popcorn bags, Microwave Popcorn bags, Your choice of Limited Edition 4 Oz. Salted Caramel bags (order form on the back) $25 per box. Orders are due by December 11th. Checks can be sent to 21O W.

Divine Decadents Candy and Cafe to Close December 31

Divine Decadents Candy & CafeWe have an announcement to make.  Divine Decadents will be closing on December 31.  We will still be serving food and making candy until Dec 18 and clearing out the store by the 31st.  We are selling some equipment and certain items in the store, so stop in or call to see what we have.It's been a great run the past 15 years, but with Covid stopping people from shopping, etc, it's time.
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