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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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Flower Show! County residents invited to bring their favorites to fair
It is that time again the Benton County Fair open class Flower Show! Everyone received a fair book containing the open class departments in the mail the first week in July..
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Council considers appointment of Vermedahl to fill vacancy until election
Former Vinton City Council member and one-time Mayor Dave Vermedahl has offered to serve on the Vinton City Council until a replacement for Dave Redlinger can be elected in November.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Benton County escapes tornado damage
Despite another round of thunderstorms and tornado warnings in Benton County, there was no reported damage from the Saturday night storm that damaged other part of Iowa before passing over the area.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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.
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.
BCVP drivers are available to help with transportation to medical appointments
Who has traveled nearly 18,000 miles, made over 560 one-way trips to medical appointments serving over 65 Benton County residents in one year's timethe Benton County Volunteer Program Medical Transportation Assistance Volunteersthat's who! On June 14 volunteers came from Urbana, Vinton, Van Horne, Keystone, Watkins, Norway, Luzerne and Belle Plaine ... (more)
Fri Jun 27, 2014
State funding to make completion of courthouse clock a reality
Phil Borlesky and other members of the Courthouse Clock Restoration Task Force were ready to go to the flea market at Evergreen Cemetery today, where they planned to pass out fliers about the fund-raising efforts for the restoration of the clock atop the Benton County Courthouse.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Streets Will Turn Pink on Friday
Last year a group of breast cancer survivors were convinced a small group of dedicated volunteers could make the difference in the lives of women from Benton County.