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Published 10:17pm Jun 17th
Tyler Stueck finished first, and Katie Kilpatrick, 4th, at Twin Pines event on Monday.read article »
Published 1:00pm Jun 17th
Sarah Schminke won the standing Long Jump at the State Hershey track meet.read article »
Published 1:00pm Jun 17th
Leah Hendrickson competes in the Hershey State Track Meet 400M event; she had won in Vinton.read article »
Published 3:35am Jun 17th
FEMA Corps graduation: Christian Lockwood looks back with humor on the challenges he faced.read article »
· 4:00pm June 18th, 2013 · 13 hours ago
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· 11:23am June 18th, 2013 · 17 hours ago
Standing on the newly-poured concrete that will serve as the floor of the Celebration Park band shell, Vinton Parks and Recreation Director Duane Randall looks toward the river, and the mud between the concrete and the water. “I wish the river would go down,” said Randall. Water from the Cedar River nearly reached the band shell during flooding three weeks ago.
· 11:15am June 18th, 2013 · 17 hours ago
Jordan Schottmer began bowling at the age of 2 – when he was big enough to pick up a bowling ball, says his father, Kipp. Now, as he enters ninth grade, Jordan, who has been bowling competitively since age 7, has a good chance to compete for his high school. The Vinton-Shellsburg School Board heard a presentation from Michelle Gosse, the mom of bowlers Jared and Jacob, on Monday evening.
· 11:02am June 18th, 2013 · 18 hours ago
Lauren Tandy and Erin Randall played in the Girls State Junior Tournament last week at the Ottumwa Country Club. It is a two day 36 hole tournament with elite Iowa participants; the tourney is sponsored by the Iowa Women's Golf Association. (Vinton has hosted this tourney twice; the last time five years ago during the flood of 2008!) Lauren finished second in her age division.
· 10:17pm June 17th, 2013
Vinton golfers Tyler Stueck, Katie Kilpatrick, Grant Noren, Austin Carolous, and Daniel Janssen golfed at Twin Pines golf course on Monday. Stueck shot a 71 a 1 under par and took 1st place in the boys 15-18-year-old divison. Katie Kilpatrick shot a 99 and took 4th in the girls division.
· 1:00pm June 17th, 2013
Two of the Vinton winners of the Hershey's Track Meet also won first place in their events at the State event last weekend. Sarah Schminke won in the standing long jump event. Timothy Kramer, a student at Center Point-Urbana, won the 100M race in his age group. Others from the area who placed are mentioned in the photos.