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4th St. Diner August Menu

By 4th St. Diner · 2:41am July 30th, 2015 · 5 hours ago
Click to view Evening Meals -Serving Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Site will close at 8:30 pm Tuesday, August 4th Roast Turkey, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, Mixed Fruit, Angel Dessert, WW Bread, Margarine and Milk. Activity: Pinochle/5 Crown/Spades Tuesday, August 18th Stuffed Pork Chop, Parslied Potatoes, Corn, Applesauce, Cookie, WW Bread, Margarine and Milk.

Farm equipment field day and demonstration August 2, Van Horne

By Benton County Extension · 7:35pm July 22nd, 2015
Whether you raise row crops or vegetables, scaling up your operation requires investment in equipment, tools and infrastructure. But which equipment is right for your farm, now and in the future? Join Eric and Ann Franzenburg, who have been operating a diversified farm since 1992, at a Practical Farmers of Iowa field day they are hosting on Sunday, August 2, from 3-5 p.

Local florist Cashman prepares for Kirkwood design show

By Dean Close · 9:48am July 16th, 2015
Emily Cashman, one of the flower arrangers at Nature's Corner, is preparing her entries for the 2015 Garden Tea Party at Kirkwood College, where she is a member of the Floral Careers Class. The tea party/design show takes place at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Floral Carreers commons area. Doors open at 1:30 p.

How to avoid heat stress in cattle

By Benton County Extension · 10:37am July 15th, 2015
With continuing weather forecasts of temperatures in the mid- to upper 90s and heat index topping 100 degrees in Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell reminds beef cattle producers that properly preparing for these weather conditions is vital to maintaining herd health.


By 4th St. Diner · 11:57am July 3rd, 2015
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, Sunday thru Friday. Everyone is WELCOME! Suggested contribution for individuals 60 years old or older, and their accompanying spouse (regardless of age) is $3.

ICBA honors Farmers Bank for 100th year

By Vinton Today · 10:13pm July 1st, 2015
The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) congratulates Farmers Savings Bank & Trust in Vinton, IA for reaching an important milestone in serving its local community. This marks the community bank’s 100 years helping individual and small business customers with their financial needs.

Greenhorn Grazing Program continues with Dyersville event July 21

By Benton County Extension · 9:15am June 30th, 2015
VINTON, Iowa – Participants in the Greenhorn Grazing program last month learned about identifying plant species, watering systems and managed grazing techniques at the John Schupbach farm near Elgin, Iowa. The next session, offer by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will be Tuesday, July 21, at Country Junction Restaurant in Dyersville, Iowa.

Advance Grazing Skills Offered at Workshop for New Livestock Farmers

By Benton County Extension · 6:10pm June 26th, 2015
Experience grassroots strip grazing and common watering lanes used for beef cattle Farmers can improve their grazing management through the Grassroots Grazing program, a new grazing systems education and networking program intended for young and beginning farmers and hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Farmers Savings Bank century celebration continues

By Dean Close · 12:49pm June 26th, 2015
Asher Lehman went to the bank with his grandma on Friday, and came home with a cupcake and a $5 bill. He was one of many people who helped Farmers Savings Bank-Vinton celebrate its 100th anniversary. A line of people waiting for Scratch cupcakes formed at around 10 a.m. in the parking lot. Inside, many people tried their luck at the mini-golf game.

Cooling Dancers win many awards at Starz Finals

By Joan Cooling Noeller · 6:32pm June 25th, 2015
Wisconsin Dells, WI: The Cooling Dancers of the Vinton area competed June 18-20 at the Midwest Starz Grand National Finals. The event was held at the Kalahari Resort Convention Center in the Wisconsin Dells. 47 studios from numerous states were in attendance competing in several age groups and styles of dance.

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