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Published 9:48am Jul 30th
100 years of Eden Aid: Members celebrated in Newhall Wednesday.read article »
Published 11:09pm Jul 29th
Firefighters from several local communities responded to the fire at the Vinton Kerry facility.read article »
Published 11:42pm Jul 27th
Viking baseball players met with fans and family members before heading to DM on Monday.read article »
Published 10:41am Jul 27th
Mount Auburn welcomed riders with this unique silo.read article »
· 3:50pm July 30th, 2015 · 13 hours ago
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· 11:09pm July 29th, 2015
Firefighters from Vinton, Garrison and Urbana were sent to the Kerry facility on West First Street in Vinton to battle a fire on Wednesday night. Vinton firemen used their aerial ladder to access the roof, which they cut before spraying with the aerial nozzle. Vinton Fire Chief Gary McKenna estimated the damage at several hundred thousand dollars.
· 1:34pm July 29th, 2015
The 8th Annual Benton County Farm Bureau Cookout Contest was held Saturday July 25 at the fairgrounds in Vinton during the Benton County Fair. Ten people competed for Grand Champion of the event, with Dawn Richards winning the title with her Flat Iron Steak recipe in the Beef category. Bill Newton, contest coordinator, was on hand to run the event, along with Teddi Newton, Al Schafbuch and Robert Ritscher to assist with the Farm Bureau sponsored Cookout.
· 11:42pm July 27th, 2015
The VS Vikings arrived in Des Moines Monday afternoon to prepare for their 11 a.m. game vs. Waverly-Shell Rock in the State Tournament. Nate Forsyth, a member of the VS 1998 State Championship Team, visited the Vikings on Monday before they boarded the school vans for the two-hour trip to the state capital.
· 11:36am July 27th, 2015
Blessed Hope Church will be selling sweetcorn today, while supplies last. $4.00 Baker's Dozen, Proceeds will go toward local outreach programs.
· 11:10am July 27th, 2015
5 day til “Mary Ingalls – Her Journey” comes to life on the IBSSS Auditorium Stage The clock is ticking away the minutes until opening night for the second season of “Mary Ingalls – Her Journey” on Friday, July 31. Mary, the Ingalls family, the staff and students of the Iowa College of the Blind are ready.