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· 4:53pm December 4th, 2013 · 45 minutes ago
Vinton-Shellsburg High School T1 (first trimester) Honor Roll students have been named. Click HERE to see the list.
· 12:26pm December 4th, 2013 · 5 hours ago
Farmers Savings Bank and Trust and it's employees, made a donation to the Benton County Food Pantry as part of their Christmas giving. Pictured is Darlys Hulme presenting a check to Sherry Crawford and Linda Wood for $500 of the Benton County Food Pantry.
· 4:25am December 4th, 2013 · 13 hours ago
When the Affordable Care Act goes into effect Jan. 1, individuals and employers -- including government bodies with employees in a health care plan -- will see some changes. Locally, those changes are expected to be minor. Vinton-Shellsburg Superintendent Mary Jo Hainstock describes the law's impact on the school district: "We already provide a stipend/coverage for everyone who works 30 hours or more," she said.
· 9:00pm December 3rd, 2013 · 21 hours ago
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· 11:45am December 3rd, 2013
The first Christmas has come to celebration park, and a small tree inside the gazebo, which is covered with white lights, helps celebrate the season.
· 11:44am December 3rd, 2013
The weather is dull and grey but at least for today is warmer (around 40 degrees) than most recent days That is expected to change soon; by Sunday evening, the time of the annual Tour de Lights race. Lows by Friday are predicted below zero; the forecasters say it will be slightly less cold on Sunday, with a race-time temperature around 10 degrees.
· 9:09am December 3rd, 2013
The Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School seventh and eighth grade choirs performed their winter concert on Monday evening. The seventh graders began with a variety of Christmas songs. The 7-8th boys ensemble sang "We Shall Not Sleep," a tribute to those soldiers buried in the famous Flanders Field cemetery.
· 8:57am December 3rd, 2013
The Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School band members, including the 7-8th grade jazz band, performed a variety of songs during its concert last week. "I thought the concert went well. The kids played better than any rehearsal we had. We are already looking forward to our next concert," said band director Jodi Bierschenk.
· 11:06am December 2nd, 2013
Starting with the VS Middle School 7th and 8th grade winter vocal concert tonight, there are several activities planned until Christmas for Vinton-Shellsburg students. Click HERE to see the December newsletter and calendar.
· 10:45am December 2nd, 2013
LaNette Parker began Monday morning on the radio, where she spoke with Randy Lee of WMT about the Angel Tree program and the annual effort to collect gifts for the less fortunate children of the area. The WMT 'Stuff the Bus' promotion made its annual trek to Vinton, where Lee met with Parker and manager Bethany Clemenson at Windsor Manor.