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Published 11:48am Sep 19th
The 3rd Annual Flaughless 5K takes place Saturday, Sept. 27.read article »
Published 2:32pm Sep 19th
Nolan Haisman continues winning; the 8th grader won the middle school race Tuesday in Cedar Falls.read article »
Published 10:49pm Sep 18th
The backfield runs a reverse play during Thursday's sophomore game vs. W Delaware.read article »
Published 12:29pm Sep 18th
A 9/11 road trip took us to one of the Freedom Rocks scattered around Iowa.read article »
· 5:50am September 20th, 2014
The final Vinton Farmers Market will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 25th at the Vinton Rail Road depot. The time change is to accommodate those who want to watch the Homecoming Parade that begins at 6:00 p.m. Go Vikes, beat the Mustangs! The Vinton Farmers Market sponsored by the Vinton Parks & Recreation Department is very pleased with the great turn out by vendors and market goers over the entire summer.
· 5:50am September 20th, 2014
For one quarter, the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings played evenly with 4th-ranked West Delaware, matching the Hawks in turnovers and big plays. After surrendering the first touchdown on a long run by Hawk senior QB Brett Lammers, the Vikings responded with a long run by QB Jordan Womochil. A few plays later, Womochil connected with Jordan Barnes on a 28-yard touchdown pass.
· 2:32pm September 19th, 2014
Lily Horst was second among 104 runners in the Rich Engel Cross Country Classic in Cedar Falls on Tuesday evening. Eighth-grader Nolan Haisman was first among 117 middle school boys, leading VSMS to a second place finish. Grace Horst finished second in the girls Middle School race to lead the VSMS girls to a 3rd-place finish in team standings.
· 11:48am September 19th, 2014
The third annual Flaughless 5K run/walk will take place Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Riverside Park in Vinton. This event was created in remembrance of Dan Flaugh, a 2004 graduate of Washington High School in Vinton and an Iraq War veteran who took his own life in December 2011. Proceeds from the Flaughless 5K will be donated to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a nonprofit organization that supports a full range of programs and services for injured veterans and their families.
· 11:34am September 19th, 2014
As fund-raising continues for the Garrison libraries, leaders there hope that volunteer labor can reduce the cost of finishing the project. Anyone with construction skills who is wiling to help can call library director Angela Dague between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m. at 319-477-5531, or by email at garrison@netins.
· 9:39am September 19th, 2014
One of the first murder investigations in Iowa history to be solved with forensic investigation will be highlighted on TV on Oct. 24. The Travel Channel's series "Mysteries at the Museum" sent a camera crew to Vinton in February to talk to local historians about how Benton County authorities used forensics to determine that the victim of a Walford store fire was not the owner, Frank Novak, but another man.