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Daniel T. “Danny” Voss

SHELLSBURG – Daniel Thomas “Danny” Voss, 71, died Sunday, February 19, 2017, at the Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha due to cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Vinton with Father Ardel...

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McKenna receives Kisher Scholarship from ISU

Ashley McKenna, a junior in materials engineering from Vinton, recently received the $5,000 MTI Bert Kisher Memorial Scholarship to assist in her undergraduate educational experience at Iowa State University. She was one of two recipients among applicants from North...

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Dorotha Lee Owings

VINTON:   Dorotha Lee Owings, 84, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at St. Lukes Hospital in Cedar Rapids, following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Vinton with Pastor...

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Benton County Republicans to Meet

The Benton County Republicans will be having a special meeting Tuesday, February 28th, at 7 p.m. at the Vinton Pizza Ranch, located at 219 W. 4th street in Vinton.  The meeting will be held in one of the back meeting rooms and will begin at 7 p.m.  Feel free to come...

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In the Statehouse February 16, 2017

By State Representative Dawn Pettengill Thank you for all the letters, calls and emails sending your opinions on both sides of the collective bargaining changes we’ve been working through at the Capitol. It is very much appreciated when it comes to my decision making...

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University of Dubuque Announces December 2016 Graduates

The University of Dubuque held a December Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 15, in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on campus. Degrees were conferred upon 127 undergraduate and 48 graduate students. Graduates include from Atkins: Kara Krueger,...

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Pettengill Welcomes East-Central Iowa REC Members

This week Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R-Mount Auburn) met with members of East-Central Iowa REC. The group was visiting the Capitol to talk with legislators about energy legislation. Pictured here are Burt Byers (Amana), Jim Barz (La Porte City), Rep. Dawn Pettengill (Mount...

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