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VSMS teachers wore t-shirts marking 'Spread the Word' Day, March 4, 2015.

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  • VSMS teachers wore t-shirts marking 'Spread the Word' Day, March 4, 2015.
    Published 5:55pm Mar 4th

    VSMS teachers wore t-shirts marking 'Spread the Word' Day, March 4, 2015.

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  • Tilford staff members joined those from other VS buildings in wearing blue for Emma on Monday.
    Published 11:30am Mar 3rd

    Tilford staff members joined those from other VS buildings in wearing blue for Emma on Monday.

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  • Nick Stein: Bowler finished 4th at State; nominated as Athlete of Week by KCRG.
    Published 10:04am Mar 4th

    Nick Stein: Bowler finished 4th at State; nominated as Athlete of Week by KCRG.

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  • Vinton native Sherry (Higgins) Haferbecker with therapy dog Primus; she died in CR last week.
    Published 8:08pm Mar 2nd

    Vinton native Sherry (Higgins) Haferbecker with therapy dog Primus; she died in CR last week.

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Spread the Word: VS teachers join respect campaign on 3.4.15

By Dean Close · 5:55pm March 4th, 2015 · 1 hour ago
Several Vinton-Shellsburg teachers, including sisters Alexa Francois at VS Middle School and Stephanie Francois-Miller at Tilford, wore blue or grey t-shirts on Wednesday with the message: Spread the word to end the word. March 4 is the date of the national effort to help Americans remember to speak more respectfully to one another.

Vinton Kiwanis Club Celebrates 100 Years at Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday

By Sue Gates · 2:43pm March 4th, 2015 · 5 hours ago
It is certainly that time of year – a time when we are all looking forward to warmer weather just around the corner. It is also that time of year for the Vinton Kiwanis Club’s Annual Pancake Breakfast held at the Vinton Skate and Activity Center. This year the event will be held Saturday, March 7th from 7 AM – 1 PM, with a slight change in serving times to better accommodate people who attend.

Vote now: Viking bowler Nick Stein among KCRG Athlete of the Week nominees

By V-S Community School District · 10:04am March 4th, 2015 · 9 hours ago
Nick Stein (The V-S Senior Bowler who placed 4th at State and was on the State Runner-up bowling team) is one of three finalists for the KCRG “Athlete of the week”. Voting will continue through 10 a.m. Thursday. You may vote by going to: www.kcrg.com/sports/athleteoftheweek/vote Text your vote to: number 45548 and type NICKS as your message.

Wesley Methodist women partner with Iowa Braille on baby blanket project

By Vinton Today · 12:31pm March 3rd, 2015
The women of Ruth Circle at Wesley United Methodist Church have been involved in making tactile blankets for babies who are blind or visually impaired. For these children, their hands are their eyes. The blankets are made of recycled material that was donated by church members and friends. Each patchwork square has a different texture for the children to explore, such as corduroy, fleece, denim, satin or velvet.

'Dates with a Nut:' Writers discuss seeing others perform the show

By Doug Martens, ACT I Of Benton County · 5:53am March 3rd, 2015
ACT I's production of Dates with a Nut is in the final production week and we asked Tom Johnson and Meg Merckens their thoughts about ACT I doing the show. This is the first time that the play has not featured Merckens in the female roles, which all will be played by ACT 1's April Seitz.

Celtic Guitarist Jerry Barlow to perform at Vinton Public Library March 12

By Virginia Holsten · 5:40am March 3rd, 2015
The Vinton Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow for a special concert. The event will be held Thursday, March 12th at 6:30 PM at the Library, 510 2nd Ave. in Vinton. The program is free to the community. Light refreshments will follow. Barlow is a warm, accessible performer and storyteller.