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Local Students Graduate from Drake University

The following local students graduated from Drake University at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Drake University is a midsize, private university in Des Moines, Iowa, enrolling more than 3,200 undergraduate and 1,700 graduate students from approximately 40 states...

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Brandon Nash Patava

VINTON:     Brandon Nash “Baby P” Patava, 18, died July 24, 2017 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held 2 PM, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. 6th St. in Vinton with Pastor Mike Ferguson officiating.  Interment...

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Several Vikings named to IHSBCA All-District baseball team

After finishing the regular season ranked third in Class 3A, the Vinton-Shellsburg Viking baseball team has seen many of its players earning post-season honors. The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has named its All-District teams. Vikings recognized in...

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Board of Supervisor Minutes July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular adjourned session with Supervisors Wiley, Primmer, and Bierschenk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. Unless otherwise noted, all actions were approved unanimously. Land owner, Wayne...

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Belle Plaine Health and Wellness Fair set for September

Virginia Gay Hospital and the Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation are announcing plans to sponsor a health and wellness fair at the Belle Plaine Community Center on Saturday, September 30. They are currently seeking health and safety-related businesses or...

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Jean Redlinger

VINTON: Jean Redlinger, 71 of Vinton died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at her home following a brief illness. A Memorial Visitation will be from 4 – 7 PM, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 East Sixth Street in Vinton. Private Family Services will...

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