Apr 16, 2014
Teen arrested for making threat at Benton Community High School
The Benton County Sheriff's Office has referred a 17-year-old juvenile from the Atkins area to Benton County Juvenile Court after a two day investigation.
Despite weather, Fill The Plate nets $100,000; more funds still needed
Despite winter weather conditions, the Fill the Plate fund-raiser for the Heritage Area Agency on Aging Home Delivered and Congregate Meal program on Sunday netted more than $100,000 for senior food programs in the several-county region that includes Benton County.
Iowa Legion leaders honor Vasquez as Teacher of the Year at VSMS
Alex Vazquez, the 2013 Iowa American Legioin Department Educator of the Year, received recognition at Vinto-Shellsburg Middle School on Monday.
Eastern Iowa Family Can Relate to World Prematurity Day
ATKINS, Iowa- Fifteen million babies worldwide are born too soon every year. That's approximately one out of every ten babies.