Officials have estimated that the Clinton dike has saved the city nearly $46 million in prevented damages.
This is a view of the river front dike, looking south from Sixth Avenue North, in Clinton on April 28, 1965, the day marking the crest of the Great Flood of 1965.
This is a photo of the construction of what would later become Riverview Drive, which runs atop the levee built along the Mississippi River in Clinton.
Clinton’s Riverview Drive today.
- Salt supply dwindles CLINTON For evidence of a harsh Gateway winter, look no further than the city's salt stash. The problem isn't unique to Clinton, either, according to Tom Krogman, city public works director. "We're getting down there," Krogman said, Wednesday, follo
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Concerns about land near Wal-Mart raises some safety concerns
CLINTON -- Property owner Dave Rose has two companies interested in his lots behind Wal-Mart. They're "national companies" and have approached him with a "proposal to create 50 jobs," he said. On Wednesday, following a unanimous decision from the Cli
- Arrest made in deaths CLINTON -- An arrest Wednesday in the death of two sisters formerly of Clinton brought appreciation toward the Pittsburgh Police Department. Allen Darell Wade, 43, turned himself in Wednesday in Pittsburgh after being charged with robbing and killing
Donation brings cancer detection to Clinton
Patients at Mercy Medical Center can soon expect the most advanced and high-tech form of lung cancer detection in the medical market, thanks to a generous donation from the Mercy Auxiliary Volunteers.
- Frost delaying traffic signal fix CLINTON -- The frigid temperatures can be blamed for one more thing in Clinton -- delayed work on a traffic signal. The traffic signal is not working at the intersection of Sixth Avenue South and South Second Street. City Engineer Jason Craft said Tu
Summer events 'sound off'
Three groups speak about 65 decibel ordinance during Tuesday's Rules and Regulations meeting. Video included.
COPS donates to YWCA
Clinton's Community Outreach Public Service (COPS) group recently selected the YWCA Crisis Services for one of its community-focused projects and donated items to the organization. The items ranged from diapers to bus passes.
Garage destroyed by fire
CLINTON -- The Clinton Fire Department continues to investigate a garage fire. Firefighters received a call at 2:03 a.m. Monday about a garage and vehicle on fire at 1836 14th Ave. South.
- Clinton Symphony Orchestra to perform this weekend STERLING, Ill. -- The Clinton Symphony Orchestra will perform this weekend in Sterling, Ill. The orchestra's 2014 Young Artist, pianist Cyrus Colah, of Clinton, will perform a concerto with the orchestra at the 7:30 p.m. concert at Centennial Auditor
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