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Divine Decadents Candy and Cafe to Close December 31

Divine Decadents Candy & CafeWe have an announcement to make.  Divine Decadents will be closing on December 31.  We will still be serving food and making candy until Dec 18 and clearing out the store by the 31st.  We are selling some equipment and certain items in the store, so stop in or call to see what we have.It's been a great run the past 15 years, but with Covid stopping people from shopping, etc, it's time.


Fareway Stores, Inc. is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps on their 2020 Toys for Tots campaign. The program provides toys to less fortunate children during the holiday season. Stores are conducting a round-up at the register, where customers can round-up to the next whole dollar on their grocery purchase. In addition, stores will be collecting new, unwrapped toys at all 124 locations now through Thursday, December 24.
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4th St. Diner Menu for December

Click to view the December Menu and click here for the back page.Just a reminder that we are still offering carryout and home-delivered meals Sunday through Friday.  The December menu is attached for your information.  We do have a new phone system that we are still learning the ins and outs of.  If you are calling the center to order either a carryout or home-delivered meal, please press 1 to be taken to the Dining Room desk.

Divine Decadents Candy & Cafe Menu for Thursday

Divine Decadents Candy & CafeFrom our Caramel Apple Corner! :It's Caramel Apple time!  Divine Decadents makes a variety of caramel apple for your fall enjoyment.  Choose from Plain, Chocolate drizzled, Peanut, Pecan and others can be ordered.  Click here to view some of our apple varieties on our Facebook page.Thursday Lunch:MeatloafMashed Potatoes & GravyGrean Beans--- OR ---Minnesota Wild Rice SoupSandwich is TBDDivine Decadents is serving dine-in as well as carryout.

Fareway offering discount on Veteran’s Day

This Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, the Fareway family would like to thank all veterans and active service members. Fareway store locations in a six-state region will be offering a fifteen percent discount to any retired, active duty, reserve or guard military members. To receive discount, customers are asked to show their military ID at checkout or identify branch of service.

ECI REC Commits $20,000 to Derecho Recovery

ECIREC CEO Teresa Floyd Presents Scott Hanson of Benton County Disaster Recovery Coalition $20,000 WE ARE PUTTING OUR Community Reinvestment Fund dollars to work! At the August meeting, the ECI REC Board of Directors voted to use the Cooperative’s Community Reinvestment Fund to give a monetary donation of $20,000 to the Benton County Disaster Recovery Coalition. This donation will assist Benton County residents affected by the August 10 derecho.

Divine Decadents Candy & Cafe From our Caramel Apple Corner!

It's Caramel Apple time!  Divine Decadents makes a variety of caramel apple for your fall enjoyment.  Choose from Plain, Chocolate drizzled, Peanut, Pecan and others can be ordered.  Click here to view some of our apple varieties on our Facebook page.Divine Decadents is serving dine-in as well as carryout.  Some tables will be closed for social distancing.

Farmers Who Seed Fall Cover Crops Can Apply for Crop Insurance Discounts

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that farmers who plant cover crops this fall may be eligible for a $5 per acre discount on their spring 2021 cash crop insurance premiums. To qualify, the cover crop acres cannot be enrolled in other state or federal cover crop cost share programs.“The 2020 growing season posed significant weather challenges but farmers can adopt cover crops to mitigate some of the damage to their fields,” said Secretary Naig.

Hotel Occupancy Tax Grant Award Applications being taken

Vinton Unlimited is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) grant. This grant fund is made possible through the collection of the hotel/motel tax within the City of Vinton. Groups that hold community events, work to promote the City of Vinton or encourage people to visit Vinton are encouraged to apply.

Sec. Perdue grants Gov. Reynolds’ request for a Secretarial disaster designation

 In accordance with the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, 7 additional counties were designated contiguous natural disaster counties, including: Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Keokuk, Linn, Powesheik, Tama and Washington counties. These designations follow Secretary Perdue’s September 3 approval of 42 counties considered primary and contiguous natural disaster areas in response to Governor Reynolds’ request immediately following the storm.
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