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Benton County Community Foundation Annual Grant Ceremony Held

By Communitu Foundation Of Northeast Iowa · 4:36pm July 29th, 2016 · 20 hours ago
The Benton County Community Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony on July 26, announcing the distribution of $106,700 in grants to benefit 31 projects of nonprofits and government agencies serving Benton County communities. “The work these deserving organizations do to create a stronger county is critical to making our communities places where everyone can thrive,” said Ann Jorgensen, Benton County committee chair.

Vinton Garden Club

By Joyce Bratten · 2:33pm July 28th, 2016
JUNE 29, 2016 The Vinton Garden Club member of National Garden Clubs, Inc., District II and Central Region met at 12:30, June 29, at Kiwanis Park to plant a Coffee tree for Arbor Day then continued on to secretaries office at fairgrounds for meeting and design workshop assisted by Fran Stueck, Master Flower Show Judge.

Fisher elected to ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors

By Vinton Today · 2:32pm July 28th, 2016
Duane M. Fisher of Mt. Auburn, Iowa, a 1973 and 1980 (M.S.) graduate in agriculture education who is a retired agriculture educator and FFA advisor for Vinton Shellsburg Community Schools, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Iowa State University Alumni Association. His term will expire in 2020.

Spring 2016 University of Dubuque Dean's List

By Vinton Today · 8:03pm July 25th, 2016
The University of Dubuque congratulates the following student on being appointed to the Spring Semester 2016 Academic Dean's List. To be named to the dean's list, a student must earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for that semester. The University of Dubuque, founded in 1852, is a private, coeducational, professional University with a focus in the liberal arts.

Anna Hagen makes Concordia Honors List

By Vinton Today · 11:53am July 14th, 2016
Concordia University Wisconsin officials have released the Spring Honors List for the 2015-2016 academic year. To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.50 GPA. Among the area students named to the list were: From Newhall, Anna Hagen, SO, Social Work Founded in 1881, Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive, Mequon, offers over 70 undergraduate majors and is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Area students named to U of I Dean's List

By Vinton Today · 12:11pm July 6th, 2016
The following area students were named to the University of Iowa Spring 2016 Dean's List: Cory Christensen of Atkins, IA (52206) Benjamin Markland of Atkins, IA (52206) Lane Bachelder of Belle Plaine, IA (52208) Josh Carkhuff of Belle Plaine, IA (52208) Richard Formanek of Belle Plaine, IA (52208) Caitlyn Kithcart of Belle Plaine, IA (52208) Jacob Isbell of Garrison, IA (52229) Brennen Pace of Keystone, IA (52249) Johnathon Musick of Luzerne, IA (52257) Tanysha Truax of Newhall, IA (52315) Keith W...

4.0 GPA: Jacob Isbell named to U of I President's List, again

By Vinton Today · 12:11pm July 6th, 2016
Jacob Isbell, a University of Iowa student from Garrison, IA 52229, was named to the university's President's List for the spring 2016 semester. The President's List was established in the fall of 1983 to recognize academic excellence. In order to be included on the list, a student must have a minimum 4.

Meet the 2016 Benton County Fair Queen Candidates

By Angie Becker · 8:22am July 3rd, 2016
The new Benton County Fair Queen will be crowned next Thursday, July 14, during the traditional Thursday night activities at the Grandstand. Below, in alphabetical order, are profiles of the eight 2016 Benton County Fair Queen candidates: Macy Arbuckle Macy Arbuckle is the daughter of Jim and Carol Arbuckle of Vinton.

Wartburg College awarded diplomas to 331 students during Spring Commencement Sunday, May 22. Andrew Heckroth of Dysart graduated with a degree in History. He is the son of Kendall & Kathryn Heckroth. Cole Hinders of Dysart graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He is the son of Kenneth & Pamela J.

Local Students named to Dean's List at Drake University

By Vinton Today · 8:21am July 3rd, 2016
Nicholas Gardner, of Vinton, was named to the Dean's List at Drake University. This academic honor is achieved by earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the Spring 2016 semester. Drake University is a midsize, private university in Des Moines, Iowa, enrolling more than 3,300 undergraduate and 1,600 graduate students from 40 states and approximately 40 countries.

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