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  1. Nepotism policy: Marriage may result in county employee's terminationRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | Vinton Today

    Benton County Secondary Roads Department mechanic Joshua Burkhart may lose his job for an action that would not affect his employment in most other Iowa counties, but is specifically prohibited for Benton County employees: He married the daughter of another Secondary Roads Department employee. Benson is a grader operator who has worked for the county for 35 years; he works primarily in the county's Urbana shed.


  2. TigerHawk volleyball moves on, 3-1Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Fayette County Union

    The NFV players, both on the court and off the bench, scream with joy after NFV wins the third and final set of its Regional volleyball game Monday in West Union. The TigerHawks beat Oelwein, 3-1, and will move on to face sixth-ranked Center Point-Urbana Thursday at 7 p.m. in Center Point.


  3. Clickstop Announces New Hires and PromotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | PRWeb

    ... can be found on the company's website. The company recently broke ground on a $6 million expansion project to its Urbana headquarters. The project is slated for completion in August of 2016. Clickstop is the parent company of a suite of brands based ...


  4. Area update: Premiums up for GC employee insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 31 | The News-Gazette

    ... the 28 police officers who have been killed this year as well as those previously killed performing their duties. URBANA - Action Jackson Comics (123 W. Main St.) is one of thousands of shops nationwide celebrating Halloween ComicFest today by ...


  5. Clickstop Breaks Ground on Multimillion Dollar Building AdditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 29 | PRWeb

    A $6 million expansion is expected to bring an estimated 100 new jobs to the area by the end of 2018. Urbana-based Clickstop officially broke ground October 19th for its new 53,080 square foot expansion.


  6. Planners seek to a traina drivers at deadly Urbana intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | KCRG

    A vehicle waits to turn left onto Highway 150 as a tractor-trailer rounds the curve at the intersection of 55th Street and Highway 150 in Urbana on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. In April five people were killed in an accident at the intersection.


  7. Death investigation north of Shellsburg; incident poses no public dangerRead the original story

    Monday Oct 26 | Vinton Today

    The Benton County Sheriff's department, aided by the Iowa State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies, is on the scene and investigating a death of a woman 59th St.Trail, east of 32nd Ave, a few miles north of Shellsburg on the black top leading to Urbana.


  8. Tubular markers removed from 'Urbana 5' intersection; project schedule unchangedRead the original story

    Monday Oct 26 | Vinton Today

    Area residents who have driven at the intersection of Highway 150 and 55th Street near Urbana have noticed that the tubes which served as lane guides for those stopping as they approach Highway 150 from the east have been removed. "The Iowa 150 tubular markers that were installed were intended as a temporary measure to "train" drivers of the new pavement marking.


  9. Media and Local Officials Invited to Attend Clickstop's Groundbreaking CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... for Q&A sessions, and a tailgate-themed lunch. Clickstop owns and operates several brands from its two facilities in Urbana. The company serves diverse markets ranging from the moving and cargo control industries to energy efficient insulation, ...


  10. 'Blue Creek Christmas:' Area teens help set up one of area's largest displayRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Vinton Today

    Several members of the St. Mary's Cluster Catholic youth groups in Vinton, Urbana and Walker gathered at the Maue home north of Center Point to help Aaron Maue and his family begin setting up for the huge computerized Christmas display known as Blue Creek Christmas. The teens are preparing for the NCYC in Indiana next month, and they offered a few hours of volunteer labor in exchange for a donation toward their trip.


  11. , A News Cooperative :: Vinton IowaRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | Vinton Today

    The best high school bands in Iowa receive invitations to events such as the 5 Seasons Invitational which takes place each year at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids. Vinton-Shellsburg, Benton Community and Center Point-Urbana were among the 11 bands in Class 3A invited to the competition which took place Saturday.


  12. Clickstop President Recognized as '2015 Young Entrepreneur' by Junior Achievement of Eastern IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... products ranging from reflective insulation to fasteners for the construction industry. Employees at the company's Urbana headquarters manage everything from product sourcing to website development to phone sales and shipping. To accommodate the ...


  13. Clickstop Achieves Top Workplace Award for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | PRWeb

    Clickstop has been recognized as one of Iowa's Top Workplaces by the Des Moines Register for the third consecutive year. The Urbana-based company landed at #5 in the Small Business category this year.


  14. Fire destroys farm buildingRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | Vinton Today

    Vinton, Brandon and Urbana-Polk firefighters responded to a farm building fire on 52nd Street near 25th Avenue this morning. Ben Geater watched as firefighters sprayed the metal building, which contained equipment and hay.


  15. Riders readying for Special Olympics Benefit RideRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Vinton Today

    Rain or Shine, scores of cyclists and others are preparing to ride their bikes, cars and trucks to raise money for the VSU Special Olympians this Saturday. ALL VEHICLES WELCOME! Rain or Shine we will still have this ride! Cost $15 person or $25 couple Saturday August 22nd, 2015 Registration 10:00am - 11:00am Ron Da Voo Lounge & Deli - Vinton *All Veh's out at 11:00am *Back to American Legion in Vinton @ 6:00pm 140 mile route RonDaVoo - Vinton Big Rs - Elberon Kats- Blairstown Wild Hogs- Walford Coops- Shellsburg Ozone- Urbana Phat Alberts- Brandon Mickeys- Vinton .


  16. Clickstop's US Cargo Control Division to Help Sponsor Local Golf EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... in the golf outing. The company will sponsor a hole and door prize as well. US Cargo Control, a division of Urbana-based Clickstop, is a trusted supplier of cargo control and safety equipment for the trucking and transportation industry. Company ...


  17. Clickstop Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... visit Inc. 5000/Clickstop. ### About Clickstop, Inc. Clickstop is the parent company of a suite of brands based in Urbana, Iowa. Its focus on great workplace culture has landed the company multiple work environment-focused awards including two first ...


  18. Clickstop Cares to Host Back to School "Shopping" Event for Area...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... Community School District are invited to visit the Clickstop Cares Closet located at 2535 Bing Miller Lane in Urbana, Iowa. Shopping begins Thurs. Aug. 6, and will run from 5-7 p.m. Other dates include Fri. Aug. 7 from 9-11 a.m., Tues. Aug. 11 from ...


  19. Lil Racers cars to honor UrbanaRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2015 | Vinton Today

    The Lil Racers Club will hold another one of its box car races, with children and their families decorating cardboard in the shape of race cars, which the children will wear as they run in a race. The event will take place during an intermission or at the end of Sunday's races at the Benton County Speedway in Vinton on Aug. 2. On Friday, July 31st at the home of Ron and Mia Phelps, and also on what would have been ZoeyTuttle's 13th birthday, her family gathered to celebrate her life and to decorate cars honoring Zoey and the other members of the Urbana Five: Zoey's brothers Hunter Tuttle and Triston Randall, and Quentin Ary and Nikki Jacobsen.


  20. Area departments respond to fire at Kerry facility in VintonRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Vinton Today

    Firefighters from Vinton, Garrison and Urbana were sent to the Kerry facility on West First Street in Vinton to battle a fire on Wednesday night.


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