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Greg Svoboda among Iowa Hall of Fame inductees
Eighty-two county volunteers, including Greg Svoboda of rural Vinton, and two state level Iowa 4-H volunteers were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during the 2014 ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Greg Svoboda has been an amazing asset to Benton County 4-H and to the youth in Benton County.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Citizen's Committee, consultant to help city leaders with police chief decision
Municipal consultan Patrick Callahan helped the Vinton City Council replace city manager; he now will work with City Manager Chris Ward, Mayor John Watson, and the city council on seeking a new chief of police.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Dysart Reporter
Beats, Burgers, Brats, Brews & Bicycles
Beats, Burgers, Brats, Brews and Bicycles will be on Main Street and the Old Creamery Nature Trail Saturday, August 23 from noon to 5:00pm.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Top Honors for Cummings at Cook-Out Contest; first place for Richards
The Cummings family of Benton County came home with three honors from the 51st Annual Farm Bureau Cook-Out Contest, and Dawn Richards of Vinton earned a First Place trophy for her beef entry.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Boom-fest to feature artists
Throughout the month, Vinton Today will be highlighting the artists, craftsmen, and vendors that will be featured at Boom-fest on August 30th.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Dysart Reporter
Ron and Julie Hessenius of Vinton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Hessenius, to Justin Tharp, son of Linda and Ed Felts of Dysart and Bill and Susan Tharp of Vinton.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Hesson to resign from VU; Board seeks new director
After nearly five years as Vinton Unlimited Director, Nate Hesson has announced his intention to resign at the end of the month.
Despite many challenges, Noes love mid-summer life as crop dusters
Mark Noe looked out from his airport office a few weeks ago, seeing and hearing from the darkening western sky a crop duster as its pilot hurried to land at the Vinton runway before the approaching storm could threaten him or his plane.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Rare WWII-era plane makes stop in Vinton
With the Oshkosh, Wisc., air show winding down this weekend, the Vinton airport has been a re-fueling site for pilots heading to or from that popular event.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Vinton artist Wittmer chosen again for State Fair Ceramic Painting Contest
After earning Second Place honors in the Iowa State Fair Concrete Statue Painting Contest in both 2012 and 2013, Angie Wittmer feels very good about the project she just completed for this year's Fair.
Home Health Agency Moves to VGH
The Home Health Agency has moved from their downtown location back to the main campus of the Virginia Gay Hospital .
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Operation Backpack: Two VHSH students leading effort to feed needy kids
While the school lunch program helps children from needy families to have healthy lunches during the school day, many of those families struggle on weekends to have enough to eat.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Dysart Reporter
Farm Bureau Cookout Contest July 26
The 7th Annual Benton County Farm Bureau Cookout Contest is set for Saturday July 26th at the fairgrounds in Vinton.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
'Little House' legacy continues: IBSSS hosts visitors from Japan, Australia
And because Mary Ingalls, the sister of the famous author, attended the Iowa Braille and Sight-Saving School in the late 19th Century, many of the people who participate in "Little House" tours of places that were important in the life of the author also come to Vinton.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Did you know this about the American Legion: Family Support
Editor's Note: This is the first article in a series from Brad Anderson, the Commander of the George G. Luckey Post 57 American Legion Post in Vinton.
Drivers bring vehicles, stories to Vinton for 30th Annual Cruise.
The 30th annual Vinton Cruise brought more than 450 cars from throughout Iowa and beyond, and included cars that owners have had in their families for decades, and those which they had recently acquired.