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Diane McNamara wins big with state lotteryread article »
Published 12:21pm Jan 27th
Jacoby Johnson was among the first graders helping Mrs. Barron mark the 100th day of school.read article »
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The VSHS Jazz Band earned a Division 1 rating at the IHSMA State Jazz Band Festival Monday.read article »
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Brett Root: New IMCA President.read article »
· 11:37am January 28th, 2015 · 22 hours ago
Where? Rodgers Park What? Ice Fisheree When? Saturday. January 31st What Time? 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be an Ice Fishing Clinic from 9am-11am. Concessions will be available on site. There will also be three raffles with great prizes. A Clam Ice House and a Vexilar FL 18 fish finder are just some of the great prizes.
· 9:09am January 28th, 2015
Des Moines, Iowa -- Representative Dawn Pettengill, Representative David Maxwell and Senator Tim Kapucian have scheduled the legislative coffees throughout Senate District 38 during the 2015 Legislative Session. This is your opportunity to get to know your lawmakers, learn about what is happening at the State Capitol, ask questions, and express your concerns.
· 6:53pm January 27th, 2015
On Saturday, January 31st, the Vinton-Shellsburg FFA Chapter will be hosting their second Veterans Benefit Pancake Breakfast. The event will take place in the Vinton-Shellsburg High School commons area at 7 am until 11 am. The Veterans Benefit Pancake Breakfast will be a free will donation event with all proceeds going to the Benton County Veterans Assistance Program.
· 5:49pm January 27th, 2015
Editor's Note: We are beginning a new series about the history of the Vinton area and what our readers remember. We are asking you: What do you remember about Vinton work places? Hawk-Bilt? Iowa Ham? IBSSS? Vinton Popcorn? The canning facility? Perfex? Me Too? Others? Share your thoughts in the comment section! If you have any photos, please feel free to share them with our other readers by emailing them to us at vintontoday@hotmail.
· 12:21pm January 27th, 2015
A relatively new tradition at Tilford Elementary involves considering the old. Today is the 100th day of the 2014-15 school year, and first grade students have been studying how 100 might look like. Many joined their teachers today in dressing up as they think a 100-year-old might, Recent assignments include art work using 100 of a variety of different items: Pieces of macaroni, beads, stickers or ring-shaped cereal.
· 9:51am January 27th, 2015
Brett Root will follow in some big footsteps at IMCA. Root succeeds his mother Kathy as president of the Vinton-based automotive racing sanctioning organization. She’d purchased IMCA and sister company CarPac Publications from the family of Keith Knaack in the mid-1990s. “I realize that I am just the third president of IMCA since the 1970s.