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Published 12:47pm May 4th
The VPD hopes to add historical items to a new display at its City Hall office.read article »
Published 10:42pm May 3rd
Touch A Truck: Event to allow children to see big machines up close.read article »
Published 10:16pm May 3rd
Payton Haefner helped the 8th grade shuttle hurdle relay team to victory Tuesday.read article »
Published 11:52am May 2nd
Trike riding was a popular Post Prom activities.read article »
· 12:47pm May 4th, 2016 · 4 hours ago
The Vinton Police Department is seeking historical items that represent the past of the VPD, for a new display. In the near future, the area of City Hall that houses the VPD will be remodeled, and the VPD office will expand into the area currently used by Vinton Unlimited (which will move to another office in City Hall).
· 10:42pm May 3rd, 2016 · 18 hours ago
Many children seem enthralled by big vehicles -- fire trucks, dump trucks and other huge machines. A new community event organized by the Vinton Parks and Recreation Department will give children of all ages a chance to get close to such vehicles. "Touch A Truck" will take place from 12 to 2 p.
· 10:16pm May 3rd, 2016 · 19 hours ago
Both the Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School 7th and 8th grade teams finished second in the annual Little Viking Invitational Tuesday at the Karr Athletic Complex. Winners included: 7th grade Brooks Erickson, 100M and 200M David Lapan-Islas, 800M and 1600M 8th grade Dillon Sunlin, 200M Charlie Dudley, 100M Hurdles and 200M Hurdles 400M Shuttle Hurdle Relay Team See complete results HERE.
· 11:54am May 2nd, 2016
National Small Business Week is a movement happening in every state throughout the county that is recognizing the idea of “Dream Big, Start Small”. Benton County Development is joining the movement by celebrating the entrepreneurship, risk-taking, diversity, and innovation that is taking place in our community that makes contributions to our local, state and national prosperity.
· 11:52am May 2nd, 2016
The annual Vinton-Shellsburg Post Prom was a big success again, as the VSHS gym, cafeteria and auditorium were full of students, parents and volunteers enjoying a variety of food and activities. The Post Prom Committee began work shortly after the 2015 Prom, as parents of juniors served on various committees.
· 11:55am April 29th, 2016
A small crowd of area residents learned about some of the oldest cinematic technology in history from a man who is involved in a Guiness Book of World Records project. Michael Zahs, a retired teacher from the Washington, Iowa, area, brought a magic lantern and slides to the Vinton Palace for the “Music and Magic Lanterns” event.