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Benton County Board of Supervisor Minutes 1/10/2018

January 10, 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 1:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, all actions were approved unanimously. Tour of the old...

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Mount Mercy University congratulates December 2017 grads

The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University in December 2017. A commencement ceremony will be held May 20, 2018, at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Belle Plaine,  Julie Rae Long, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Magna Cum Laude...

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Clarke Announces Fall 2017 Dean’s List

The following area students were named to the Dean’s List at Clarke University for the Fall 2017 semester. The list recognizes full-time Clarke students who have earned a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours....

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Bernard J. Freese

VINTON:     Bernard J. Freese, 89, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Virginia Gay Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, January 18, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vinton with Father Ardel Barta as Celebrant. Interment...

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I <3 Nursing!

(This article is part of Virginia Gay Hospital’s bi-annual publication, “Thrive” Fall/Winter 2017 issue and has been updated. An online version of the entire publication can be found at https://myvgh.org/thrive/) TYLER HENKLE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE AND LOVING EVERY...

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Board of Supervisor Meeting Agenda 1/16/18

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING January 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Board of Supervisors Room ** Agenda is not printed in any particular order, only time specific items will be addressed at certain times 1. 9:00 A.M. Call to Order 2. Approve minutes 3. Approve...

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