Great News! Fresh Conversations will restart Monday, January 30th at the 4th Street Diner. What is Fresh Conversations? Itis a free nutrition education program designed to support healthy aging and independence. Each month, Iowans aged 60 and older gather in communities across Iowa to discuss current nutrition and health topics, taste low-cost healthy recipes, and discover new ways to stay active and independent.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is accepting applications for the 2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program through March 10.The program, which is designed to support projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa by increasing demand, yields or awareness, is administered by the Department with funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS).
"We recognize the significance that John's Quik Stop leaves in Vinton and appreciate Mr. Ketchen's support throughout this process. Our new store will reopen at its former location, 814 C Ave, on Thursday, January 12, where operations will continue under the Casey's brand, and with prepared food offerings, quality fuel and other items our guests already know and love.
Producers and haulers who need to renew or obtain their certification in Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) can preregister now for an in-person training in Vinton in northeastern Iowa. Offered by the Iowa Beef Center, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Beef Industry Council, the session is scheduled on Thursday, January 5, 2023.There is no cost to attend the event, which includes dinner sponsored by Benton County Cattlemen.
Just a reminder that the 4th Street Diner Christmas Dinner is this Friday, December 16th. The menu includes, Roast Beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied carrots, fruit salad, pie, dinner roll, milk with a side of Roster & Riggle Holiday Music!Call early at 319.472.4761 to reserve your meal!
42° North Winery will be holding its annual Holiday Open House! The event will take place this Saturday, December 17 from 1-4:00 p.m. at 2894 61st Street Lane, Vinton, Iowa. If you are in need of wine for gifts or the Holidays, there will be a Take and Taste event to meet all of those holiday needs!
In a statement released on Monday, the Vinton Veterinary Clinic announced that Dr. Clyde Wilson will be retiring from the practice on December 31.The last day that Dr. Wilson will be seeing patients is December 16. If you need immunization records for your pet you will need to request them by this time.Best wishes in your retirement!
Stark Strength, has opened at Kettlebell Advantage which is located at 205 3rd Street in Vinton. Owner Erin Stark is a certified kettlebell bodyweight corrective exercises instructor. She has been practicing for around five and half years. She's been in business for the last year and a half doing in home personal care. Stark can help with conditions that might need more work following physical therapy.