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Tootsie's Annual Emergency Services Fundraiser to be held October 22-24

Support your local heroes! 10% of all sales from October 22-24 will be donated to the Vinton Fire Department to put toward the replacement of their MSA Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) packs and bottles to remain within the NFPA standards. Mark your calendar and stop out for a treat and to support the Fire Department.

Tanner Davis Earns Certificate from Commercial Lending School

Tanner Davis, Loan Officer Tanner Davis of Cedar Valley Bank and Trust successfully completed the 2021 Iowa Bankers Association's Commercial Lending School held October 4-8th in Ankeny, Iowa.The school is an intense one-week program sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association. The purpose of the IBA Commercial Lending School is to prepare commercial lenders who have not been exposed to formal commercial lending education or lenders who want to broaden their commercial lending knowledge to serve effectively and profitably as commercial loan officer.
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IA Dept. of Ag and etc. prepare for potential foreign animal disease outbreak

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and USDA APHIS Are Helping Meat Processors Prepare for a Potential Foreign Animal Disease OutbreakIowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) are helping meat processors prepare for a potential foreign animal disease outbreak.

Vinton Early Learning Center seeking bids

Request to BidDescription of services requested: Vinton Early Learning Center, formally known as Happy Time Child Development Center is seeking bids for lawn care and snow removal. Lawn care includes mowing and trimming and will need done 3-4 times a month during April-October. Lawn care would need to be done in the evening after 6 pm on the weekdays or anytime on the weekend.

Clipper Corner holds Annual Raffle to support Gifts of Hope

For the fourth year in a row, Clipper Corner will once again hole their annual Gift of Hope raffle this year. To be part of the raffle for their gift basket will be $5 per ticket or six for $25. Proceeds will once again go to support the Gifts of Hope program and will run through the end of October.TWO winners will be drawn on November 1st. There are two goodie bag and a bin filled with items that are up for raffle.


Better Together is holding their annual Scratch Cupcakery Fundraiser. As if the cupcake fundraiser wasn't fun enough, this deal has gotten even sweeter. For every package of cupcakes sold, you will be entered to win a FREE night (Sunday-Thursday) at the Isle Hotel AND dinner for two at The Brew Brothers restaurant (a value of up to $50).HOW AMAZING IS THIS?! If you're not up for cupcakes, Pay it Forward and purchase some cupcakes for a person or organization of your choice.

4th St. Diner Menu for October

Opal and Hazel's Announce October Schedule and Events

Where are we in October? 2nd Millstream Brewing in Amana 11am-? 8th Roys Grocery in Shellsburg 5pm-? 9th Hanson's Hollow La Porte City 11am-? 9th Oktoberfest in La Porte City 3-7pm 15th St Stephen's Church in Atkins 5pm-? 16th Nathan's Miles Glow Run, Vinton 6pm-? 19th City Park in Dysart 5pm-? 23rd Twin Pines Baptist Church (East Parking Lot) in Robins 5pm-? 26th Lot behind Turner Hall Keystone 5pm-? 29th Bobbins & Boards in Vinton 5pm-? 30th The Deranged Haunted Attraction Belle Plaine 6pm-?Staff Highlight- Brent & Barb Geater.

U-Haul opens Center Point Dealership in Center Point

U-Haul Partners with David A. Farmer in Center PointCENTER POINT, Iowa (Sept. 29, 2021) - U-Haul Company of Iowa, Inc. is pleased to announce that David A. Farmer, Inc. signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Center Point community.David A. Farmer at 1613 Franklin St. will offer essential services like U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pickup for boxes.

Harvest Produces Opportunity for Farmers to Give Back Through Gift of Grain

As harvest season approaches, the Benton County Community Foundation wants farmers to know about and consider the opportunity to benefit their local community through a gift of grain. Donating a gift of grain to the Benton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, is a simple way to make a charitable gift outside of the traditional cash contribution.
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