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Betterton, patients donate to Kameron Roberts family

The family of Kameron Roberts continues to feel the support of the local community, as Kameron fights cancer. The latest donation came from Betterton Chiropractic and its patients. Matt Betterton presented a check to Kameron and his parents, Tyler and Tara, last week....

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Benton County Democrats invite public to healthcare forum

A meeting to provide education and updates on the changes occurring in healthcare is being held in Belle Plaine’s Historical Museum’s auditorium, Thursday, October 19th at 6:30 PM. Though the meeting is being sponsored by the Benton, Iowa, Poweshiek, and Tama...

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A moment to wave, a lifetime to remember…

Many of the thousands of Iowa Hawkeye fans could only imagine, as they looked up, at the end of the first quarter, waving at the tiny faces and hands across the street and several floors above, what life must be like right now for those tiny people looking down,...

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FOTSI shoe drive continues

FOTSI is once again hosting a shoe drive to help the animals in our care! I would appreciate it if you would publish the press release below, on both your Facebook page and website! Thank you! Friends of the Shelter, Inc. is once again conducting a shoe collection...

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Union wins big, again; defeats Oelwein, 58-0

The Union Knights went on the road to their second district game in 2A D4 tonight and with a strong defense and explosive offense produced a 44-0 halftime lead while putting up 440 yards in offense. With the entire second half played under a the continuous clock of...

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QU Wedding: Tilford 1st graders continue unique tradition

Quickly and quietly, a quartet of Tilford Elementary 1st Grade classes celebrated the unique union of the letters Q and U on Friday, with the traditional QU Wedding. Tilford Principal Jim Murray presided over one service, in which the students of Mrs. Mathis and Mrs....

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Keith D. Abernathy

VINTON – Keith D. Abernathy, 80, died Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton following a sudden illness. Per Keith’s wishes, his body will be cremated and no formal services will be held. Keith is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan...

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Harold Schulte

VINTON:     Harold Schulte, 85, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at Iowa Veterans Hospital in Iowa City following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. 6th St, Vinton with Father...

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