Gregg Hennigan wrote a new blog post: Iowa City to negotiate with trash-to-ethanol company
The Fiberight ethanol facility on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Blairstown, Iowa. The company plans to convert solid waste into ethanol and biogas.
J-Turn Plan in Benton County Beginning to Draw Opposition
BENTON COUNTY, Iowa- Motorists in Benton Country may someday need to learn how to navigate a "J" turn to handle traffic at the intersection of Highways 30 and 218.
Residents express concern over 'J-Turn' at Highway 218/30 intersection
There's a new word that Benton County drivers are learning, and so far, it does not seem very popular: J-Turn is the Iowa Department of Transportation term for its plans for a new re-design of the Highway 30/218 intersection south of Vinton.
G & G toy drive a success again this year
Vinton Today recently received this message from G & G auto arts store: "Once again it looks like Santa will be very good to all of the Benton County children.
Fiberight's waste-to-energy plan moving ahead
Fiberight LLC now anticipates it will begin construction of a $20-million garbage sorting, shredding and recycling facility here in the spring with the intent to turn municipal solid waste into energy.
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.
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Red kettles return: Salvation Army accepting donations at Vinton area businesses
The bell ringers and red kettles of the Salvation Army have been put in place to help raise funds for the organization.
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Mariyln Burhenn, 88
Marilyn La Vonne Burhenn, 88, of Dysart, IA, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2013, at Sunnycrest Nursing Center in Dysart.