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By Vinton Today · September 17th, 2019
Twenty-seven Iowa Farm Bureau leaders spent a few days away from their farms to visit Capitol Hill and meet with Iowa’s Congressional delegation during the annual Ag Leaders Institute policy trip September 10-13 to discuss key farm issues impacting communities across Iowa. The Farm Bureau members urged Iowa’s elected officials to approve of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and end the abuse of waivers allowing refiners to sidestep ethanol blend requirements, sharing how critical those two issues are for Iowa agriculture.

Masonry held the bricklaying playoffs in Vinton last Friday

By Vinton Today · September 7th, 2019
The best masons in Iowa came together to test their skill, speed and stamina by battling to see who could build the biggest and best 26-foot-tall brick wall in one hour. The competition marked the second of 24 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Series competitions to be held across North America in 2019.

Ole's 5 Star Realty introduces Steve Ary

By Vinton Today · September 6th, 2019
Steve ArySteve is Married with one Son and two Grandsons. He was born and raised in Vinton Iowa, graduated from Washington High, Vinton Iowa in 1979. Steve worked at John Deere’s in Waterloo until he joined the Marines in 1982, left and went to boot camp in San Diego Ca. He has been around the world on the USS Holland AS-32.

ASAC Welcomes New Executive Director

By Vinton Today · September 2nd, 2019
The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) announced that Jeannette Archer-Simons has been named as the executive director of the community-based nonprofit organization that provides accessible, comprehensive substance use and gambling disorder prevention, treatment and recovery services. ASAC selected Archer-Simons after an extensive search led by members of ASAC’s board of directors.

4th St. Diner Menu for September

By 4th St. Diner · August 21st, 2019
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Better Together seeks Matching Funds

By Vinton Today · August 16th, 2019
When we chose to start our own animal rescue, we made the decision to stay in Vinton because it's a community we love. Over the past year, we have been shown nothing but 100% support and encouragement from our community. Since earning our shelter license earlier this year, Better Together has successfully transferred 17 cats from Friends of the Shelter and rescued 46 others and 1 dog.

Clickstop Earns Spot on the Inc. 5000 for 10th Straight Year

By Vinton Today · August 14th, 2019
Inc. magazine today revealed that Clickstop’s three-year revenue growth of 61% ranks them No. 4661 on its annual Inc. 5000 list. This is Clickstop’s tenth straight appearance on the list of Fastest Growing Companies. A third of a percent of the tens of thousands of companies who apply have achieved such success.

Agricultural Education Classes offered Free to area Farmers

By Farmers Savings Bank & Trust · August 12th, 2019
Farmers Savings Bank and Trust will be offering 2 classes for our area farmers on August 26, 2019. Dr. Steven D. Johnson of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Region 6 Farm Management Specialist will be talking about "Crop Price Risk and Cashflow Management".Next Mr. Greg Boruff of Great American Insurance Group, Crop Insurance Division will speak about "Crop Coverage: 2019 Review and 2020 Consideration.

Pourville creates and encourages little artists

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 2nd, 2019
The owner of Pourville Art Studio & Gallery said at one point that the name reflects the ability to pour a little wine if you wanted and a little paint and create something. Another option might be that it includes pouring herself into the little people that visit her studio to create and have fun. I popped in just to check on how things were going and found a group of children having fun after their activities with Dandeena Schadle owner of Pourville.

Informational Reception at Farmers Bank Presenting Anderson Creek Estates

By Farmers Savings Bank & Trust · July 29th, 2019
Are you looking to build a new house? What goes into the purchase of a lot to build on? Join us on Tuesday, July 30th at 6:00 pm at Farmers Savings Bank & Trust for an informational reception. Our experienced loan officers will be on hand to help you understand the steps needed to achieve your goals of financing the lot and building your new house.

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