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Vinton, Iowa is located in Benton County. Zip codes in Vinton, IA include 52349. The median home price in Vinton is $125,000. More Vinton information.

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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.

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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.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vinton Today

'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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vinton Today

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.

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Vinton Today

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.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Vinton Today

20th Hogan Memorial brings racers, fans, community together

In the summer of 1995, former Vinton newspaper publisher and dirt track racing enthusiast Dick Hogan died while watching his son, Scott, race in Independence.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Vinton Today

Kings plan 'No More Chemo' Party for Amillianna

After 913 days of cancer and treatment, Amillianna King, the daughter of Mike and Stephanie King of Vinton, finally had her last doses of chemotherapy on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vinton Today

Vinton council hears storm shelter concerns

With the recent tornado warnings that affected the Vinton and Benton County areas, there have been more residents using the storm shelter on Q Avenue.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Vinton Today

Vinton beekeeper asks residents to look for missing insects

Vinton area residents are being asked to look for something that usually doesn't show up on a "missing" list: A couple thousand honey bees.

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Vinton Today

Council vacancy, police chief on Vinton council's meeting agenda tonight

The Vinton City Council will discuss replacing one of its members as well as the process of hiring a new police chief during its meeting tonight.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Vinton Today

Vinton veteran Hilner finally receives WWII discharge

Clarence was too young to join the regular military when the war began, so at age 16 he joined the Merchant Marines and was sent to the South Pacific to deliver much needed supplies to US Troops.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

One dead, one injured in Benton County crash

Deputies say a car driven by 22-year-old Lucas Mather of Vinton went into the ditch, then rolled over.

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Vinton Today

Benton County authorities investigating fatal accident southeast of Vinton

The Benton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident that took place on V61 southeast of Vinton early this morning.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vinton Today

Street work means new route for 2014 Vinton Cruise

The downtown event will take place Saturday, July 19, at the traditional time and place.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Grant will aid Benton County clock restoration

A state grant should help pay for repairs to a Benton County Courthouse clock that has been frozen in time for years.

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Vinton Today

Storms cause damage throughout county

While Vinton residents were apparently spared any major damage in this afternoon's storms, other areas of Benton County were not so fortunate.

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Vinton Today

Success of Arts in the Park continues to inspire local artists

The success of the first-ever Arts in the Park event has inspired local artists to keep displaying their work.

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Hispanic Business

Combine Solicitation - Internet and Cable Services for Vinton, IA

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in for commercial services prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation PART 12 and with the format in Subpart 12.6, and 13.106-2 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.

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Vinton Today

Heavy rains mean river to rise again; 'minor' flooding expected

A week after the Cedar River crested in Vinton at 17.81 feet, heavy rains throughout central Iowa have caused the National Weather Service to predict another round of minor flooding for those living near the river.

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