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Vinton's Legion Hall: Closed Temporarily

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 22nd, 2019
"The Vinton American Legion building suffered water damage, due to the melting snow. Regretfully, the Legion will be unable to hold any events at the building, until after the damage has been repaired." a short email from Brad Anderson informed me last night.The Vinton American Legion has faced many challenges over the last decade and a half.

Bruce Alan and Virginia Kae Parr Petrzelka

By Kloster Funeral Home · March 20th, 2019
Bruce Alan Petrzelka and Virginia Kae Petrzelka left their earthly home to spend eternity with their Savior after a motorcycle accident in Sarasota County, FL on March 15, 2019. Visitation will be on Friday, March 22, 2019, from 4-8 PM, at Cedar Hills Community Church, 6455 E Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Area businesses are sponsoring movies at the Palace Theater to support the Benton County Historical Society. On Sunday, March 24, at 2:00 p.m. Farmers Savings Bank and Trust is bringing the movie, "The Blind Side."In April, Wilson-Hite Insurance is bringing the 1939 movie, "The WIzard of Oz." This movie will be shown, Saturday, April 6, at 2:00 p.

Minor flooding in Vinton, so far

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 17th, 2019
On most Sunday afternoons, you expect everyone to be enjoying the weekend relaxing. Most people are. Unless you're Scott Hansen whose job it is to worry about things like flood levels. Sunday found him walking along the bridge and 2nd Street after checking the flood gauge on the bridge. Most of us know already that it's starting to flood.

Benton County Couple Killed in Florida Accident

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 16th, 2019
The Florida Highway Patrol reports that on Friday, a Norway couple, Bruce and Virginia (Parr) Petrzelkas, was killed following a crash on a Florida Interstate.According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 59-year-old Bruce Petrzelka was riding a motorcycle with his wife, 56-year-old Virginia Petrzelka.The Norway couple was heading north on Interstate 75 in Sarasota County when the driver lost control of the motorcycle, law enforcement said.

T-J Gas Announces New Location

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 16th, 2019
T-J Gas has announced that they have relocated their offices to 1209 West D. St. in Vinton.This is the location where their bulk tanks and the shop is also located. Office hours will remain the same from 8-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Use the walk in door between the two overhead doors.)Be sure to contact them at their new location.

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