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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda 10/23/18

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING October 23, 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. 9:05 A.M. Barb Greenlee set...

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Harvest 365 former Harvest Christian Fellowship

The church formerly known as Harvest Christian fellowship has a new name, HARVEST 365. The change will be in effect immediately. Pastor Bryan and Amanda Lund who arrived here in December of 2017, are excited to see the changes happening at the church. You will now...

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Union, Benton to begin playoffs next Friday

Union will travel to Waukon on Friday, as the 2018 Iowa High School football post-season begins. Meanwhile, Benton Community will host Greene County. Union went to West Marshall last night, hoping for a win and an outright Class 2A, District 2 championshiop. But the...

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2018 Vinton Christmas Ornaments are now available!

The 2018 Vinton Christmas Ornaments are now available! Melissa Schwan said that this year’s ornament features the Benton County Fair. Ornaments are available at Arnold Motor Supply, Cameron’s, Clingman Pharmacy, Henkle Creek, Jessy’s Gems, LaGrange Pharmacy, Michael &...

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VS freshman Fett earns trip to State Cross Country Meet

After finishing third at the WaMaC Conference cross country meet last week, Vinton-Shellsburg freshman Kay Fett earned a spot in the Class 3A State Cross Country Meet with a 4th place finish in the state qualifying meet at West Delaware Thursday evening. Coach Jeff...

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Virginia Gay Urges – Fight The Flu

Virginia Gay Hospital and Clinics have just released a campaign encouraging everyone to avoid influenza. The "Fight The Flu" campaign is targeted at informing and encouraging the community to take the flu seriously, and to take the simple steps needed to protect...

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Words on Wellness

Click to view the November 2018 WOW Newsletter This edition features: ·       The Flexitarian Diet: A Flexible Way to Eat Well ·       Recipe for Black Bean Burgers ·       How Dangerous Is Double Dipping? ·       The Scoop on Hot...

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What flavor would you like in your popcorn bowl?

The Vinton Popcorn Company is making changes. At Vinton Popcorn, we would like to discover what flavors of popcorn everyone would like to see from us by answering to the poll below! Simply Click below and give us your input!...

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SHE MATTERS – Barriers for Iowa Women

By Tressa Walton SHE MATTERS- Barriers for Iowa women including a Daycare Crisis -75% of the elderly poor are women and 82% of them were not poor before they became widows -Iowa women earn 77% of what men earn when all other factors are equal -Iowa women lose more...

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