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Toddler Time: Creepy Crawlies October 26

By Benton County Conservation Thursday, October 26th, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Toddler Time: Creepy Crawlies It’s getting close to Halloween and that means spiders, snakes, and other creepy critters! Bring your tots to learn more about these animals and why...

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Teen Driver Safety Week. Please drive AND ride responsibly

The Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau asks you to finish the school year strong and safe. Buckle up, do the speed limit and don’t text and drive. “Have a blast this school year but do whatever it takes to make it to the end of the year. Buckle up, do the speed...

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Local Actors Bring Forgotten Iowa History to Life

This Saturday, October 21, at 2 p.m. in the Longfellow Elementary Auditorium in Belle Plaine, actors from Belle Plaine and Pella will re-enact the murder trial of Wyatt Earp and his brothers and Doc Holliday. The men were brought before the law after the shootout at...

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EIHF Flight #30 To Take Flight

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight will be taking Flight #30 to Washington, DC. This will be our last flight of 2017, and we plan on flying four more flights in 2018. That schedule will be set and announced after the first of the year. We began...

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Holiday Basketry Dec. 2

By Benton County Conservation Saturday, December 2nd, 9:00 a.m. – ?? – Holiday Basketry That magical time of year when we gather with friends to once again make baskets to be used as decorations, gifts or simply pure enjoyment. We will be making...

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Prairie Creek Church to offer Kids Free Movie Day

Saturday, October 21, the Prairie Creek Church will have a Kids Free Movie Day from 2-4:00 p.m. The church is located at 2745 55th St. Vinton, north of Vinton on Hwy 150. Events include movie, snacks, popcorn, decorating pumpkins and a pumpkin...

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PEO Chapter MZ News

PEO Chapter MZ will meet at 1:30, Monday ,October 23, at Windsor Manor with Marilyn Mehlhaus as hostess.  Frieda Davis will present the...

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING Agenda 10/17/17 9:00 a.m.

**8:00 a.m. CVR completed roof viewing and meeting with the board October 17, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Cedar Valley Ranch/Benton County Courthouse ** Agenda is not printed in any particular order, only time specific items will be addressed at certain times 1. 9:00 A.M. Call...

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Three escape electrical fire in rural Vinton

Three females escaped an electrical fire caused in a laundry room Sunday evening southeast of Vinton. The Vinton, Shellsburg and Urbana fire departments responded to the Goersch residence on 60th Street Lane, where an electrical malfunction with a dryer and/or its...

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