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KC Hilsabeck

I loved being KC’s little sister, Sam. I shared my brother with my older sister Kim. We grew up on a farm in Blairstown. We fought like siblings, but grew up to know that we had the very best. There was no better place than to grow up on the farm. KC was into motor...

Cindy Garwood

Cindy Truax-Garwood was born on February 25, 1957 to Larry and Janice (Bauer) Truax. Cindy graduatedfrom Washington High School in 1975. She attended University of Northern Iowa for a few years prior tomeeting the love of her life, Sam. She and Sam married in 1986 and...

Helen Burmeister

Helen Ann (Madera) Burmeister 1929-2019 Helen Ann Madera was born on October 14, 1929, in Traer, Iowa. She attended school in Traer and graduated fromDinsdale High School in 1947. She attended business college and married Don Burmeister in 1948. Helen was a city girl...

Harold Vanscoy

We, the co-workers of Harold, want him to be remembered for his genuine kindness to all, he would saythat kindness makes the world a better place. He was a great storyteller, with many life experiences heenjoyed to share. He gave great advice and was an attentive...

Plans for 8th Annual Party in Pink 5K move forward

(Vinton, IA) After much thought and consideration, the Party in Pink planning committee has announced a new date for their annual 5K walk/run fundraising event. The event is typically held in June in conjunction with the Vinton Parks and Recreation Department...

Benton Community School District grads receive VGH scholarships

VINTON, IA) Virginia Gay Hospital, Clinics, Home Health, Nursing & Rehab and the Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation have announced the recipients of their annual scholarship awards to area students. This year a total of $10,000 was awarded to high school...

8th Annual Party in Pink 5K Safety Guidelines

Thank you for your interest and participation in the 8th Annual Party in Pink 5K. With the unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19, your safety in attendance at this event is at the top of our list. With that in mind, we have provided a “Virtually Wild Run”...