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The Christmas most like Christmas

By Dean Close, Editor When I look back on my own personal history of Christmas, I can think of several years when the holiday had special meaning for me. There was the year when I, despite being extremely unskillful with tools, fixed a bike for a boy in our town and...

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Arnold Motor toy drive helps many

The Arnold Motor Supply Toy Drive was another success this year, as many customers brought in items to place under the tree at the auto parts store. Staff members recently donated all of the toys to the local Angel Tree...

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VS alum Wiley preparing for Cactus Bowl with KSU teammates

The day after Christmas, Vinton-Shellsburg alum Drew Wiley will compete in first of what he hopes will be four bowl games as a defensive tackle for the Kansas State Wildcats. KSU won seven of its 12 games this season, and was 5-4 in Big 12 games. The Wildcats ended...

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Union Robotics program continues with Lego League successes

Union Lego League teams have competed in regional events, and one team, the Pipe Cleaners, did well enough to advance to the State event next month. Advisor Wendy Scheel offered the following review of what some of the teams have done. Team: HydroBoosters  The Union...

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Marion Geiger

VINTON – Marion Geiger, 79, died Thursday, December 14, 2017, at the Vinton Lutheran Home following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at First Christian Church in Vinton with Rev. Dave Neas officiating. Visitation...

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Marzen Food drive continues through December

Licensed Massage Therapist Stacie Marzen is continuing the food drive at her office located at 215 N K Ave. until the end of this month. “The turn out has been great,” says Marzen. Clients get $10 off a 1-hour massage for bringing in a donation. Donations will go to...

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Double Punches on Holiday Lights punch cards this weekend!

Surprise! Get DOUBLE PUNCHES on your ‘holiday lights’ punch card this weekend! Friday, December 15 through Sunday, December 17 It is the PERFECT opportunity to wrap up your holiday shopping in Vinton! Each week we will continue to draw a winner from the full cards we...

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