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4th St. Diner News

By Linda Lough, HACAP · 12:44pm August 26th, 2015
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, Sunday thru Friday. Everyone is WELCOME! Suggested contribution for individuals 60 years old or older, and their accompanying spouse (regardless of age) is $3.

Vintage Treasures: Flea Market business opens near Urbana

By Dean Close · 11:08am August 14th, 2015
The Rusty Gold Vintage Treasures Market Place flea market, located at PAMS, Inc at 5474 32nd Avenue near Urbana, is holding its August sale this weekend, Aug. 13-15. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flea markets take place monthly at the site, owned by retired teacher Pam Primmer. The facility offers vendors several options.

Clickstop made its sixth consecutive appearance on the Inc.5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. Each year, the magazine ranks the top 5000 companies experiencing rapid growth. Clickstop ranked #4294 on the 2015 list. “Only a tiny fraction of the nation’s companies have demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth, particularly in the difficult economic environment over the past few years,” Eric Schurenberg, President and Editor of Inc.

Bloomsbury Farm to Feature U of I Children's Hospital in 2015 Corn Maze

By Bloomsbury Farm · 5:52pm August 10th, 2015
Bloomsbury Farm proudly announces the 2015 edition of its annual 10-acre corn maze will feature the University of Iowa Children's Hospital logo. Bloomsbury Farm will be donating a portion of the admission revenue to the University of Iowa Children's Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 19th and Sunday Sept.

Kidz Zone offers used clothing, children's items in downtown Vinton

By Dean Close · 8:35am August 10th, 2015
With the closing of the Alco store in Vinton, Anna Tapia said she wanted to offer an option for affordable clothing. When she saw the store near the corner of Fourth Street and First Avenue, she knew she had found the perfect place to offer that option to area familes. Kidz Zone Consignment opened last Wednesday, as Tapia began offering used clothing for children of all ages, along with toys and other kids' items.

Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project to hold field day August 2

By Shannon MItchell, BSWCD · 5:17pm August 6th, 2015
The Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project will host a field day at Rodgers Park, just north of Vinton, on August 25, 2015. The focus of the field day is how to pick cover crops that best fit various farming operations. The event will start indoors, at Benton County Conservation/Nature Center, 5718 20th Ave Dr, Vinton, IA 52349.

4th St. Diner August Menu

By 4th St. Diner · 2:41am July 30th, 2015
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.

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