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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING May 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING May 30, 2017 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. 9:05 a.m. Barb Greenlee Re: Set...

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Vikings sweep East Marshall to begin 2017 baseball season

Four perfect innings by senior Nathan Struve, followed by a perfect 5th inning thrown by David Bray, helped the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings open the 2017 season with a sweep of East Marshall. Viking Coach Jim Struve offered the following summary of how VS began its...

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Vikette golfers celebrate at Ehlingers

Continuing a tradition that began a few years ago, the VS Vikette golf team members gathered at Ehlinger’s on Thursday to paint windows and enjoy a free meal from McDonald’s. The team will compete in the Class 3A State Golf Tournament next Tuesday and...

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Memorial Day Weekend Events

Vinton American Legion The Vinton American Legion is planning on the following events, for Memorial Day, May 29th. 8:00 a.m. Military Honors at Maplewood Cemetery, off of R Ave. 8:15 a.m. Military Honors at St Mary’s Cemetery, off of R Ave. 8:30 a.m. Military Honors...

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A question for the Class of 2017: Then what?

Every year, high school and college graduates gather in a big stuffy room, wearing silly-looking outfits, hear the same once-inspiring, but now worn-out songs  and cliches, and listen to a somewhat notable person try to offer encouraging – and hopefully, original –...

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Letter to the Editor: Investing in Iowa

Dear Editor, We Iowans need to invest in Iowa if we expect to get anything profitable and  satisfying back. The 40 acres of the former Braille School now being offered by the State of Iowa to the  City of Vinton for one dollar  is enough to build an NFL football ...

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