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First Rugby Game this Friday, March 31, 6:00 p.m.

By Joe Hadechek There will be eight teams playing including two teams that just started this spring, Waverly Shell Rock and Osage.   Wolf Creek plays the opening game at 6:30pm vs. Waverly and then again plays at 8:30pm vs. Osage.    In addition teams from Waterloo,...

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VINTON GARDEN CLUB

VINTON GARDEN CLUB FEBURARY 22, 2017 The Vinton Garden Club member of National Garden Clubs, Inc; District II and Central Region met at Benton County Extension Office at 1:00 pm, with Sharen and Fran Stueck as Hostesses. The program and the meeting was open to public....

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“Farmers and FFA helping Neighbors”

By Al Schafbuch    Benton County Farm Bureau and the Benton County Corn Growers donated to the fund raising event to take fencing supplies and financial assistance to farmers who were affected by the wildfires sweeping across the central and southwest regions of the...

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Dwayne Elliott Ebel

Dwayne Elliott Ebel, 71 of Shellsburg, died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his home. Celebration of life service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling Street SW. Visitation will be from 4 to 7...

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Statehouse News 03/25/17

Click to view: Newsletter March16.2017                          Newsletter March23.2017 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Even if it was a quick trip, it was so nice to get home for a bit this weekend.  So beautiful all the birds were singing away there in paradise! The...

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Garry L. Gordon

VINTON – Garry Lloyd Gordon, 60, died Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Hospice House of Mercy following a brave battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Vinton Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jessica Crane-Munoz officiating....

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Vinton’s Community Idea and Input Expo for IBSSS Space

By Melissa Schwan, Vinton Unlimited The public is encouraged to attend the Community Idea & Input Expo for Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School facilities and property on April 5, 2017- 6 to 9pm at the Vinton Shellsburg High School Gym. The Community Idea &...

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JUST US, to meet March 31st 5:30

JUST US, is a group created as a resource for women of Benton County that are looking for tools to help with networking or advice.  They are hosting their first public event Friday, March 31 at 5:30 at the Revolution Center (formerly Café DeKlos). This is a free event...

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