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· 12:02pm March 3rd, 2014
I am excited to introduce you to Carrie Hantz. Carrie will be joining the Windsor Manor team in Vinton as the Executive Director on Monday March 10th ! Carrie and her family are relocating to Vinton from the Quad Cities. She has been married for 12 years, and has 3 children. Carrie and her husband (Matt) adopted their eldest daughter Riley 21 who is a senior at the University of Northern Iowa.
· 12:44pm February 27th, 2014
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Vinton Unlimited is looking for a summer intern to help with community event planning, marketing, social media, and office management. Must be a good communicator in both written and verbal communications. Must be organized and comfortable working with the business community. Social media experience including Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest, & YouTube a plus.
· 12:04am February 19th, 2014
Crop Market Outlook and 2013 Research Results Highlight the ISU Northeast Research Farm Annual Meeting on Wednesday March 19 Grain Market Specialist, Chad Hart, and the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Wendy Wintersteen, to speak at the annual meeting of the Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association (NEIAEA) at the ISU Northeast Research Farm near Nashua.
· 12:14pm February 11th, 2014
Click to view Menu for February Click to View 4th St. Diner News Evening Meals -Serving Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Site will close at 9:00 pm Tuesday, February 4th Pork Steak, Sweet Potato Casserole, Stuffing, Applesauce, Pie, WW Bread, Margarine and Milk. Pinochle/5 Crown/Spades Tuesday, February 18th Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Peas, Pears, Bread Pudding w/Raisins, WW Bread, Margarine and Milk.
· 4:20pm February 5th, 2014
Randy R. Stein CLU, ChFC, LUTCF has achieved the 2014 Farm Bureau Elite Producer Award for his life insurance production. It is the highest honor given to Farm Bureau agents. This award was given to only nine agents this year out of nearly 1,900 agents, with Randy finishing 3rd in the company. Stein, an agent for Farm Bureau Financial Services in Vinton, has also earned the Super All American Award five times.
· 10:47am January 30th, 2014
With bull sale season upon us, Iowa State University (ISU) beef extension staff will be prepping producers for the gamut of information headed their way in A.I. books and sale catalogs. Two meetings have been planned for producers wanting to learn more about genomic-enhanced EPDs, how to implement $Value Indexes into selection methods, and estrus synchronization program options.
· 3:21pm January 26th, 2014
A course for Iowans to obtain their Permit to Carry Weapons has been scheduled in the area. The four hour course covers handgun safety, gun handling, carry options, situational awareness, interaction with law enforcement, use of force, and state and federal laws. The course teaches students how to be safe and efficient with a firearm for personal protection.
· 9:22am January 24th, 2014
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the University of Nebraska are teaming up to offer a Feedlot Roundtable session at five Iowa locations on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. Iowa State Extension beef program specialist Russ Euken said the feedlot roundtable sessions are offered annually in Nebraska for feedlot operators and interested agribusiness people.
· 9:22am January 24th, 2014
The Iowa Beef Center is releasing a newly revised version of their Feedlot Monitoring Software in February 2014. The ISU Feedlot and Cost Monitoring Software was initially created in 1982 and has been used by cattle feeders to track costs, profits and performance since. The software continues to reflect the philosophy that feeders need to objectively measure, monitor and react to changes based on existing and past livestock and financial performance.
· 11:00am January 23rd, 2014
4th STREET DINER NEWS 4th Street Diner HACAP North Benton Center 202 East Fourth St Vinton, IA 52349 319-472-4761 Serving Buffet from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday. A choice of salads are available Monday – Friday on site. Everyone is WELCOME! Suggested contribution for individuals 60 years old or older, and their spouse (regardless of age) is $3.