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Published 6:00pm Oct 31st
The young and the old had fun on Halloween. Courtesy of Vinton Lutheran Homeread article »
Published 9:21am Oct 31st
Victim impact: Pics of the 3 killed in alcohol-related wreck were seen at Salazar's sentencing.read article »
Published 10:43am Oct 31st
All-State selection: Kendra Peterson earned the highest honor among Iowa high school musicians.read article »
Published 12:13pm Oct 30th
Shirley Wiley helps finish one of the 150 wreaths the Ikes will make this holiday season.read article »
· 6:00pm October 31st, 2014 · 6 hours ago
During the week of Halloween, the Vinton Lutheran Home Communities staff and residents had a “spooktacular” time dressing up and taking part in different theme activities each day. Monday- Hillbilly Day; Tuesday- Super Hero Day; Wednesday- Animal Day; Thursday- Costume Day; Friday- Sports Gear.
· 4:09pm October 31st, 2014 · 8 hours ago
If someone comes to your door offering to help you vote, especially if they present you with a ballot to mark and sign, be very cautious/suspicious and contact the police with any identifying information you have. The only ways to vote before November 4th are: A) Go to your county auditor's office and vote early (you can do this through November 3rd) B) Request an absentee ballot.
· 10:44am October 31st, 2014 · 13 hours ago
BENTON COUNTY POLLING PLACES General Election November 4, 2014 Polls open 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. PRECINCT POLLING PLACES Belle Plaine I Community Center, RSVP Room 1309 5th Avenue, Belle Plaine, IA Belle Plaine II Community Center, Dining Room 1309 5th Avenue, Belle Plaine, IA Belle Plaine III Belle Plaine Fire Station 504 13th Street, Belle Plaine, IA Benton-Canton-Shellsburg Shellsburg Legion Hall 114 Main Street, Shellsburg, IA *Big Grove-Union-Van Horne *Van Horne Community Cen...
· 10:43am October 31st, 2014 · 13 hours ago
Kendra Peterson of Vinton-Shellsburg High School has attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high school musicians by being selected as a member of the 2014 All-State Band. Kendra is the Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randy and Julie Peterson and is a clarinet student of the high school band director, Nick Waymire.
· 9:53am October 31st, 2014 · 14 hours ago
If you are aged 64 to 65 you have likely received a letter in your mail from Virginia Gay Hospital and Clinics from Alison LaGrange (ARNP) encouraging you to receive your full benefits under Medicare. Did you know ... if you qualify for Medicare you are also qualified to receive a Free yearly health screening as part of your Medicare benefits? Alison LaGrange explains, “My only goal as the Nurse Practitioner providing the screenings is to keep you healthy and active.
· 9:21am October 31st, 2014 · 15 hours ago
Maddison Holmquist sat in the witness chair of the Benton County courtroom on Wednesday, looking at the defendant, with a photo of her daughter, Hailey, in front of her. The child in the photo seemed to stare right at the man responsible for her death. “I lost my whole world because of your dumb acts,” Holmquist told defendant Raul Salazar, Jr.