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Benton County Supervisors Meeting Minutes, June 20

June 20, 2017 The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular adjourned session with Supervisors Wiley, Primmer, and Bierschenk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. Unless otherwise noted, all actions were approved unanimously. Bierschenk moved/...

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Extension announces beef feedyard assessment field days

Vinton, Iowa — Beef producers in eastern Iowa are invited to learn about the process of completing the BQA Feedyard Assessment at one of three field days offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach this summer. The feedyard assessment is a...

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Area students graduate from BVU

The following students recently graduated from Buena Vista University: Tanner Heckt of Dysart, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business Jamie Rich of Belle Plaine, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology About Buena Vista University...

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Vikings sweep Williamsburg, to host Anamosa Wednesday

The No. 3-rated Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings defeated Williamsburg twice in Vinton on Monday. Pitchers Scott Wirth and Nate Struve threw strong complete games. Tanner Davis hit his first varsity home run, and David Bray’s sliding catch in right field and 3 RBI...

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New Vinton PD Reserve Officers Sworn In

On June 18, 2017, the Vinton Police Department held a swearing-in ceremony for three newly certified reserve police officers. JR Schemmel, Cory Nesbitt, and Payton Bartling were hired and began their training for the volunteer positions in the fall of 2016. They...

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING June 27, 2017

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING June 27, 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. 9:15 a.m. Marc Greenlee Re: Land...

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Bethlehem Lutheran Church plans VBS, July 30-Aug. 2

A summer kids’ event called Maker Fun Factory VBS will be hosted at Bethlehem Lutheran Church from July 30th to August 2nd. At Maker Fun Factory, kids discover that God made them—and for a purpose! Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy...

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Zola Charlene (Sanders) Cerny

VINTON:  Zola Charlene (Sanders) Cerny, 95 of Sunnyvale, California and formerly of Vinton died Friday, June 23, 2017 at Manor Care in Sunnyvale, California.  Funeral Arrangements are pending with Phillips Funeral Homes –...

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