Visually Impaired Access

At Vinton Today, we are proud of the long history of our communities support of the visually impaired. We are dedicated to providing news to all of Benton County residents, including the sight impaired community. We provide this page, free of the distractions of advertising, and other features that might hinder your reading experience.  You can use the search bar below this text or the Category list at the bottom of this page to help find the articles you are looking for.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church plans VBS, July 30-Aug. 2

A summer kids’ event called Maker Fun Factory VBS will be hosted at Bethlehem Lutheran Church from July 30th to August 2nd. At Maker Fun Factory, kids discover that God made them—and for a purpose! Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy...

read more

Zola Charlene (Sanders) Cerny

VINTON:  Zola Charlene (Sanders) Cerny, 95 of Sunnyvale, California and formerly of Vinton died Friday, June 23, 2017 at Manor Care in Sunnyvale, California.  Funeral Arrangements are pending with Phillips Funeral Homes –...

read more

Preschool Scholarship Funding Available

Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa is announcing that applications are available for preschool tuition assistance for children who reside in Benton and Tama County. In order to qualify for scholarships, children will need to attend a contracted licensed center or...

read more

Depp returns as Jack Sparrow in latest “Pirates”

By Marcy Horst, Vinton Palace Fourteen years after the original film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales again brings our favorite swashbuckling scallywags to the big screen! Pirates plays Friday, June 23 through Thursday, June 29 at 7 pm, and Monday,...

read more

Mount Mercy University congratulates June 2017 graduates

The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University this June. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy’s 1,900 students come from around the...

read more

Leone Seboldt

VAN HORNE:  Leone Grace (Miller) Seboldt, 92 died June 22, 2017 at the Vinton Lutheran Home following a sudden illness.  Funeral Services will be held at 10 AM, Monday, June 26, 2017 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Van Horne with Rev. David Rempfer officiating. ...

read more

Party in the Park begins Thursday!

The 2017 Party in the Park Celebration will include all of the events that the weekend traditionally offers to children and adults. It all begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, in the parking lot of Farmers State Bank, where the staff will again offer free hot dogs, chips and...

read more

Dave Walter among University of Dubuque May 2017 Graduates

The University of Dubuque celebrated the accomplishments of its undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students at its 165th Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13. From Vinton, Dave Walter, Master of Business Administration The University Commencement Ceremony...

read more

Remembering the men in my life

Sunday was Father’s Day, I know it’s old news now! Today would have been my dad’s birthday if he were still here. The two holidays for me have kind of melded into one. The last time I had a conversation with my dad was on his birthday, which was also...

read more