Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Upbeat update on waste-to-energy...
Keynote speaker Craig Stuart-Paul, chief executive officer of waste-to-energy company Fiberight, told a luncheon crowd of 315 here on Wednesday that his company will be able to keep 80 percent of what they toss in the garbage out of the landfill.
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Every ACT 1 production, says Doug Martens, features local residents of all ages "expressing their creativity in a way we sometimes can't do in our every day lives."
Another sad farewell: Vinton loses WWII, Korea veteran Leland Laton
World War II and Korea veteran Leland Laton was one of many local men who shared their stories with students at Vinton-Shellsburg High School .
Branstad to visit Benton County, tour Click Stop Thursday
The Benton County Economic Board announced that in cooperation with Click Stop of Urbana, they will host Governor Terry Branstad on February 27. The Governor will be stopping at Click Stop as a part of his efforts to highlight the importance of economic development for the State of Iowa.
Share program offers variety of unique food items
Among the items available to anyone are a 4-lb. package of potato smiles, hash browns with smiley faces on them.
'Ice' meth case leads to federal p
A man who sold "ice" methamphetamine from his rural Benton County home was sentenced on January 30, 2014 to just under four years in federal prison.
New Mini-Masters site: Benton County Volunteer Program
One of the first-time participants in this year's Vinton Unlimited Mini-Masters event is the Benton County Volunteer Program office at 303 First Avenue in Vinton .