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Craig Erickson and band to perform August 11 at Celebration Park

By Vinton Today · 7:30pm July 25th, 2016 · 20 hours ago
John Yundt and Jon Clingman – two Vinton area businessmen and music lovers from the 1960’s and 1970’s, thought it would be nice to bring an Iowa musician to Vinton to perform for the public. Craig Erickson and his band will perform at no cost to the community on Thursday August 11, 2016 from 7-10 p.

George Henry Nielsen

By Murdoch Funeral Home · 10:40am July 25th, 2016
George Henry Nielsen, 86, of Central City, was called home Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Monticello Nursing Home, Monticello. Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Central City. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Jordan’s Grove Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Steve Russell.

Breast Cancer Survivors to meet Aug. 8

By Vinton Today · 10:29am July 25th, 2016
Breast Cancer Survivors Will meet Monday August 8 at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and conversation at Windsor Manor in the dining room. Fiver dollar donation for the meal. Reservations not required.

Sweet Corn Fundraiser to sponsor in town Missions projects

By Vinton Today · 10:22pm July 24th, 2016
Blessed Hope Church will be holding their annual Sweetcorn Sale at Hummel Park featuring the Lutz Farm Sweetcorn...the park is located across from McDowell's. Corn will be $4 for a baker's dozen, funds go to sponsor the in town missions projects. Corn will be available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 9:00 a.

32nd Annual Vinton Cruise set for tomorrow

By Dean Close · 9:37am July 22nd, 2016
The 32nd Annual Vinton Cruise will take place tomorrow, July 23. Hundreds of vehicles from all over Iowa and beyond are expected. Owners will begin arriving at around 3 p.m. when registration begins. The cruise will begin at 7 p.m. See the event Facebook page HERE.

Waterball at night: Vinton Fire Department event set for Friday

By Dean Close · 7:51pm July 21st, 2016
Vinton firefighter Dennis Bramow is organizing the Vinton Fire Department's first-ever "Waterball at Night" event. The contests will take place on 4th Street, in front of the Benton County Courthouse. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.; the contests begin at 7. The public is invited to come watch.

The Blue Creek Blue Creek Springtime Monarchs (an affiliate of the National Wild Turkey Foundation) is inviting all area youth to its annual JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship) Day at the Izaak Walton League facility north of Vinton. Children age 17 and under are invited to this free event on Saturday, Aug.

Benton County Conservation 5K, Saturday July 23

By Megan Jorgensen · 4:11pm July 19th, 2016
Benton County Conservation is hosting a 5K trail run/walk on Saturday, July 23rd at 8:00 am. Registration for the race is $25! The race will begin at the Nature Center, and will end at Rodgers Park. To register, please contact Scott Bahmann via email at sbahmann@bentoncountyparks.com, or via phone at 319-560-9803.

Benton County Community Foundation Awards Ceremony is Tuesday, July 26

By Rosemary Schwartz · 9:35pm July 17th, 2016
The Benton County Community Foundation invites the community to attend their annual Grant Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will be held on July 26 at the Van Horne Community Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Community Foundation will be distributing 31 grants totaling $106,700 to organizations. Grants will be awarded to nonprofits and government entities with projects positively impacting Benton County.

Blood Drive Monday, July 18, 1-6 p.m.

By Abbegale Wilson · 9:33pm July 17th, 2016
A blood drive will be held on Monday, July 18, at the Vinton Shellsburg High School from 1-6 p.m. Take a few minutes out of your day, and make a donation if possible! If enough donations are received the Health Careers class has a potential to receive scholarships from the American Red Cross.

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