The Benton County Fair FFA Barn

By: Franki Evans, Co-Reporter Our first year in the new beef barn was a success, we had a lot of great help and fun! This summer we had 4 different FFA organizations helping in the barn: La Porte-Dysart, Belle Plaine, Benton...


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Shirley JoAnn Taylor

Shirley JoAnn Taylor, 80, of Toledo, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at Unity Point of Marshalltown. It was her wishes to be cremated and there will be a private family gathering. Shirley was born on September 20, 1937, in...

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Kenneth Edward Winterberg

Kenneth Edward Winterberg, 62, of Redfield, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017, at the Redfield Care and Rehabilitation Center in Redfield. His memorial service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, November 16, at Thelen-Hyke Funeral...

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Events & Activities

Santa Paws is coming To Town

​ It’s that time of year again….SANTA PAWS IS COMING TO TOWN! Join us, Sunday, November 19th between 12-4:00pm to get your picture taken with Santa! Each 4×6 photo is just $5 and 100% of the proceeds directly...

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