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Benton County Democrats to meet

The monthly meeting of the Benton County Democrats will be held at the LaReyna Restaurant on 4th Street in Vinton on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:00PM.  We will have a recap and wrap up from the election.  Anyone interested is invited to attend.  Come early if you...

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2018 Turkey Coloring Contest Winners

The Vinton Parks & Recreation Dept held their annual Turkey Coloring Contest for 3rd grade and under. We would like to thank everyone who participated. The following is a list of the contest winners. Preschool & Under Division 1st – Raelynn Sondag 2nd – Gregory...

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Community shows support for the family of Tamie Matheny

This week we lost a member of Benton County. Tamie Matheny, a NRP (Nationally Registered Paramedic with a Critical Care Endorsement) who worked over 10 years with the Van Horne First Responders, was lost in an accident this past week. As soon as word was out, the...

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Kenneth “Ken” John Stark

Kenneth John “Ken” Stark, 83, died Monday, November 12, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Blessed Hope Church in Vinton with Rev. Matt Hantz officiating....

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Benton County Board of Supervisors

October 30, 2018 The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular adjourned session with Supervisors Primmer, Wiley and Bierschenk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. Unless otherwise noted, all actions were approved unanimously. Bierschenk...

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Veterans thanked at School Ceremony

The day started out with a breakfast for area veterans provided by the cooks at the Washington Middle School. Many of the veterans expressed appreciation for the treat. Following this was a ceremony to honor our area veterans. The program, an hour and a half in...

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