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Published 8:42am Oct 2nd

Former Vikes Troy Hallberg (61) & Marshall Mullinex (86) with their families at a recent IWC game.

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  • Former Vikes Troy Hallberg (61)  & Marshall Mullinex (86) with their families at a recent IWC game.
    Published 8:42am Oct 2nd

    Former Vikes Troy Hallberg (61) & Marshall Mullinex (86) with their families at a recent IWC game.

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  • VS coaches and band director Nick Waymire hope citizens will support the field turf project.
    Published 9:04am Oct 2nd

    VS coaches and band director Nick Waymire hope citizens will support the field turf project.

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  • Gunner Tranel with his parents and grandpa, Duane Johnson, at a recent Wartburg contest.
    Published 8:42am Oct 2nd

    Gunner Tranel with his parents and grandpa, Duane Johnson, at a recent Wartburg contest.

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  • First-graders made terraniums with the help of VS FFA members.
    Published 10:36am Oct 1st

    First-graders made terraniums with the help of VS FFA members.

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Field turf project nearing goal; VS leaders seeking donations

By Dean Close · 9:04am October 2nd, 2014 · 1 hour ago
The future of the renovation of the Karr Athletic Complex, including the resurfacing of the all-weather track and the installation of an all-season, multi-purpose artificial field turf, is now largely in the hands of Vinton-Shellsburg school district residents. The school board, over recent years, has allotted $610,000 in PPEL funding for the project, which has an estimated cost of $1.

Former Vikes help college teams to gridiron wins

By Dean Close · 8:42am October 2nd, 2014 · 2 hours ago
Former Vinton-Shellsburg Viking Gunner Tranel sacked the University of Wisconsin-Stout quarterback, broke up a pass, and made a career-high 15 total tackles in Wartburg's 45-14 win on Sept. 20. After a bye week, Tranel, a junior linebacker, and the Knights travel to Pella to play Central College; next Saturday, they travel to Cedar Rapids to play Coe College.

Fall Festival October 11 at VHS

By Jessica Alderson · 7:53pm October 1st, 2014 · 15 hours ago
On October 11th, the Vinton-Shellsburg FFA Chapter is going to hold their first Fall Festival! The festival will start at 2 pm and end at 7 pm. The purpose of this festival is to raise money for Operation Backpack, which gives nutritional food to those students who don’t have enough at home, while having fun with the whole family! The FFA members are planning a lot of different activities for community members to do throughout the day such as; a corn maze, a hay rack ride, a costume contest (6 pm), a pumpkin carving/decorating contest...

Vinton Police Department Log for September 2014

By Dean Close · 1:30pm October 1st, 2014 · 21 hours ago
All charges are subject to review by the Benton County Attorney's Office. An arrest or criminal charge is merely an accusation and the Defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.

Wellness Fair Schedule

By Virginia Gay Hospital · 9:36am October 1st, 2014
On Saturday, October 4th Virginia Gay Hospital Healthcare Foundation with the support of Vinton Parks and Recreation Department (VPRD) and other area health and wellness organizations will host the first Benton County Community Health and Wellness Fair at the Vinton Skate and Activity Center from 10am to 2pm - Admission is Free.

Operation Backpack reaches 91 area students; more donations needed

By Dean Close · 11:40am September 30th, 2014
The Operation Backpack program that Vinton-Shellsburg High School students Riley Ries and Kylie Miracle began earlier this month is reaching many more students than anticipated. A total of 91 stuents from Tilford and Shellsburg elementaries are going home with a bag of food for the weekend. The program has received generous donations from local citizens and service clubs, as well as corporate donations of food items from Pepsi and items unused from the VAMA summer lunch programs.