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  1. Special Olympics Benefit Rider raised more than $5kRead the original story

    Tuesday | Vinton Today

    The Vinton Shellsburg United Special Olympics team held its 5th annual Benefit Ride on August 16th.

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  2. Food Assistance Provided to Veterans Differently in Different CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KCRG

    ... through,' Parizek explained. She then fills out a voucher for that amount, and the recipient takes it to Fareway in Vinton. There, the voucher holder can buy whatever he or she needs up to that amount, under certain criteria. Those off-limits items ...

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  3. Party in the Park: 80s music, fireworks fill the nightRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Vinton Today

    Despite the humidity and a heat advisory, many Vinton-area residents filled Riverside Park for the second round of Party in the Park.

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  4. Boomtown Committee in high gear for 8th annual event next weekendRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Vinton Today

    ... fan, me. They would be mistaken though. I work with the best group of people there is ~ an excellent combination of Vinton citizens and IPA members. We are ALL as equally dedicated to the show and committed to giving our visitors to Vinton the best ...

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  5. Vikings learn citizenship from former NFL player, moving projectRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Vinton Today

    Over and over, Vinton-Shellsburg football coach Jim Womochil repeats a mantra that defines his goal of citizenship for his players: Our team will be its best when our school's best students are our best players.

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  6. GoVS mug sales at John's to raise funds for scholarshipsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Vinton Today

    GoVS is selling refillable mugs, which can be used at John's Qwik Stop in Vinton.

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  7. Greg Svoboda among Iowa Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Vinton Today

    Eighty-two county volunteers, including Greg Svoboda of rural Vinton, and two state level Iowa 4-H volunteers were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during the 2014 ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Greg Svoboda has been an amazing asset to Benton County 4-H and to the youth in Benton County.

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  8. Citizen's Committee, consultant to help city leaders with police chief decisionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Vinton Today

    Municipal consultan Patrick Callahan helped the Vinton City Council replace city manager; he now will work with City Manager Chris Ward, Mayor John Watson, and the city council on seeking a new chief of police.

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  9. Anderson is Grand Master; area fireworks builders help IPA win PGI team trophyRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Vinton Today

    ... several years. This year, the IPA finally did it, winning by four points over the WPAG. IPA President Chuck Yedlik of Vinton, who also won several individual honors, accepted the trophy on behalf of the Iowa pyros. The PGI Convention wrapped up on ...

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  10. Beats, Burgers, Brats, Brews & BicyclesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | The Dysart Reporter

    ... event for months in support of the Old Creamery Nature Trail. The trail extends from Dysart to Garrison and on to Vinton and has been greatly improved with the help of many volunteers and from funding through a grant and matching funds. IT IS TIME ...

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  11. Top Honors for Cummings at Cook-Out Contest; first place for RichardsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Vinton Today

    The Cummings family of Benton County came home with three honors from the 51st Annual Farm Bureau Cook-Out Contest, and Dawn Richards of Vinton earned a First Place trophy for her beef entry.

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  12. Fireworks lovers combine pyrotechnics with a variety of every-day itemsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Vinton Today

    ... the colors and shapes familiar to those who have played those games. Many of the Iowa participants will be in Vinton in two weeks, for the annual Boomtown event. They will not be blowing up cars or pinatas, but will share a variety of fireworks ...

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  13. Advantage Kettlebells clients raise $4,500 for Marter familyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Vinton Today

    ... e sale/car wash has been scheduled for this Saturday, August 16 from 11 am to 2 pm at Rosters shop at 410 H Avenue in Vinton. (Near railroad tracks on west 4th street).

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    Wednesday Aug 13 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... Contest Champion. Other first place winners and their categories were: Pete Wonders of Waukee, pork; Dawn Richards of Vinton, beef; Steve Heaberlin of Indianola, poultry; Denny Hanson of Alden, turkey; and Dustin Wilson of West Point, ...

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  15. Beat Wisconsin: Area fireworks builders seek Iowa team trophy at PGI ConventionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Vinton Today

    ... third-place honors. Then on Tuesday, they won several more first place trophies. Many of the IPA winners are from the Vinton area, and will be bringing their fireworks to Bootown later this month. On Tuesday, Scott Anderson and his Penguin Pyro team ...

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  16. Fund-raiser for Marter family set for Saturday at RostersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Vinton Today

    Dustin and Marv roster are hosting a CAR WASH/ BAKE SALE this Saturday, August 16 from 11 am to 2 pm at Rosters shop at 410 H Avenue in Vinton.

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  17. Vinton Community Blood DriveRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Vinton Today

    The Vinton Community Blood Drive will be held this Thursday, August 14, at the Vinton Skate and Activities Center at 1703 C Ave. in Vinton.

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  18. Boom-fest to feature artistsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Vinton Today

    Throughout the month, Vinton Today will be highlighting the artists, craftsmen, and vendors that will be featured at Boom-fest on August 30th.

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  19. 5th Annual VSU Special Olympics Benefit Ride, auction set for SaturdayRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Vinton Today

    ... with registration at 10 a.m. on Saturday with stops in Traer, Keystone, Walford, Shellsburg, Urbana and two stops in Vinton. Mickey's Bar in Vinton will be a "wildcard stop", and the ride will conclude at the American Legion Hall on R Avenue in ...

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  20. Football on the Womochil farm: Vikings continue camp-out traditionRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | Vinton Today

    Ten miles north of Vinton, near where the Cedar River intersects the invisible straight lines that divide Benton, Black Hawk and Buchanan Counties, and another invisible, more wiggly line divides the Vinton-Shellsburg and Union school districts, is the farm that has for decades grown sweet corn that feeds people in those counties, under the ... (more)

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