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Scott A. Anderson

VINTON:  Scott A. Anderson, 54 of Vinton died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at his home following a sudden illness.  Visitation will be from 5 – 8 PM, Friday, May 25, 2018 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 East Sixth Street in Vinton.  A Celebration of Life will be held at...

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda 5/22/18

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING May 22, 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. Approve minutes 3. Approve claims...

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Vinton Police Department Log for Week of May 14-May 20, 2018

All Charges are subject to review by The Benton County Attorney’s Office. An arrest or criminal charge is merely an accusation and the Defendant is presumed innocent, unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening...

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Karren E. Harder

SHELLSBURG:  Karren E. Harder went to meet her Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, May 19, 2018.   Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Oak Grove Church near Shellsburg with Pastor Matt Magee officiating.  Interment will be in the...

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Agricultural Conservation Tour Scheduled for June 15

Silos & Smokestacks is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Black Hawk Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Benton SWCD to organize a tour of conservation activities in southern Black Hawk and northern Benton Counties on June...

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You want me to wear WHAT????

Looking for something fun and different to do? If you think fashions today seem outrageous, wait until you see what sorts of things your ancestors wore! From men in high heels and tights to women in cast iron corsets, this program introduces you to some of history’s...

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David L. Schirm

GARRISON:  David L. Schirm, 92 died Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Vinton Lutheran Home.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Garrison with Rev. Mark Leckband officiating.  Interment will be in the Garrison...

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Peggy Sue James

BRANDON:  Peggy Sue James, 59 died Thursday, May 17, 2018.  Memorial Service: 2 PM, Monday, May 21, 2018, Brandon Church of Christ.  Officiating:  Pastor Lenny Powers.  Memorial Visitation:  3 – 5 PM, Sunday at the church.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed...

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iVinton seeks Community Input

Submitted by iVinton Committee Please complete the communications market research survey. It’s quick, and we need your help. A market research survey to determine which communications services citizens purchase and how much those services cost is available online and...

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