On June 11th, Vinton-Shellsburg Chapter Officers Annabelle Newton, Grace Schminke, Paul Herger, Clayton McKenna, and Rachel Rollinger attended the Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference at Hawkeye Community College with teams from FFA Chapters across Northeast Iowa. Chapter Vice-Pres…


VINTON, IOWA — Organizers are pleased to announce that the 2021 Party in Pink 5K held this past weekend (Friday, June 18) raised thousands of dollars for the Gifts of Hope Program, which offers financial support for breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The event brought 259 re…


VINTON — With suckers and licorice the Benton County Speedway “The Bullring” had 2,160 pounds of candy dropped on the dirt track Sunday, June 13.

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