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· 1:23pm April 15th, 2014
Title: Emerald Ash Borer Informational Meeting May 8th in Monticello Emerald ash borer, that kills all species of ash trees, has been identified in nine counties in Iowa since last summer. Jones County Extension and Outreach will host and informational meeting concerning the presence of emerald ash borer on Thursday, May 8th.
· 1:23pm April 15th, 2014
The Vinton Women's Club will honor the 2014 Woman of the Year at its spring dinner on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The event takes palce at 6:00 p.m. at the Vinton Country club. Call with reservations to Nancy Good by Tuesday, April 15, at 319-472-2647. The honoree will be announced just before dinner.
· 11:31am April 14th, 2014
Vinton-Shellsburg Schools have the honor of hosting this year's WaMaC Art Fair at the Braille School gymnasium in Vinton. See a few photos of student created artwork promoting the Art Fair HERE. PUBLIC VIEWING is on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. Thanks to art teachers Ann Diedrichsen and Chris Juhl for their hard work!
· 11:22am April 11th, 2014
This year there will be the usual TWO Easter Egg Hunts, but they will be held on TWO different days! Ehlinger's/Rodgers Park Event The annual Easter Egg Hunt that is held at Rodgers Park and sponsored by Ehlinger's Vinton Express, will be held THIS Saturday April 12th, beginning at 11am.
· 10:07am April 10th, 2014
Shellsburg Presbyterian Church will host a community worship service In honor of Holy Week. This is a nondenominational service for everyone: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16th AT 9:00 A.M. The message is by Joe Castillo "The Passion". His artistry is a dramatic Art presentation in the sand, to the sound track from the movie "The Passion of Christ".
· 8:04pm April 9th, 2014
Holy Week Schedule April 17 Holy Thursday Service at 7 p.m. St. Mary, Urbana April 18 Good Friday Service at 5:30 p.m. Sacred Heart, Walker April 19 Easter Vigil at 7:30 p.m. St. Mary, Vinton April 20 Easter Sunday Mass 8:00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Walker 9:30 am St.
· 4:34pm April 9th, 2014
The Vinton Public Library staff invites you to celebrate National Library Week with them. See what’s new and what’s different! Take a few minutes to admire the new art we have on our walls, then check out something to read, something to watch or something to listen to.
· 1:59pm April 9th, 2014
Palm Sunday Worship will be held at 10:30 p.m., this coming Sunday, April 13. Maundy Thursday services will be at 7 p.m on April 17. There will be a Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 20, beginning at 7:30 a.m., followed by brunch from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
· 11:44am April 9th, 2014
Spencer Etten recently passed away from cancer and they will be having a Cancer Benefit event Sunday, April 13th to help pay his medical expenses. It will be held at the Shellsburg Legion Hall from 2 pm to 6 pm. For more information call 319 521 7500. The event will include prizes, an auction, live music and more.
· 10:15am April 9th, 2014
City Lite Yogurt is donating 10% of sales to the Post Prom committee on Saturday, April 12. Celebrate the arrival of warmer weather with a sweet yogurt treat that supports the upcoming 2014 Post Prom event. City Lite Yogurt is located at 200 W. 4th St, Vinton, IA 52349 Click to view flyer