- DeCarlo breaks out CLINTON -- The first home win of the season for the Clinton LumberKings came from the player who entered Wednesday's game in a 1-for-17 slump. Joe DeCarlo hit a two-run home run that sailed down the left-field line in the bottom of the fourth inning
- 'Skilled Iowa' participation on the rise CLINTON -- Last year, 66 Clinton employers had agreed to support the new Skilled Iowa Initiative. A year later, that number has more than doubled to 157 businesses. Doug Rempfer, a business service representative with the Davenport office of Iowa Wor
- Queens win opener DAVENPORT -- With most of the players back who led the team to the state title last year, Clinton opened the girls tennis season Tuesday with a 9-0 win against Davenport North. "The kids played real well for the opener," Clinton coach Cindy Rasche sa
- River Kings prevail in shootout MAQUOKETA -- Clinton goalkeeper Ryan Day stopped three penalty kicks while teammates Robbie Thacker, Josh Westphalen and Daniel Stewart converted their attempts to give the River Kings a 2-1 shootout victory against Maquoketa in high school boys socc
- Robinson leads Clinton to fourth at North Scott ELDRIDGE -- Clinton's Deshond Robinson won the 100 meters and the River Kings won a pair of relay races Tuesday at the Deac Ryan Relays, a boys track and field meet hosted by North Scott. Clinton tied Dubuque Hempstead for fourth place with 78 points
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Lynch Dallas selected for city's legal team
Tuesday's vote showcased a narrow margin and a difficult — but important — decision facing the Clinton City Council. By a 4-3 count, Council members directed a resolution approving Cedar Rapids firm Lynch Dallas as Clinton's next city attorney be drafted for the next regular Council meeting on April 22.
"These two are probably the best two firms we could have come up with," Councilman Ed O'Neill said. "I think we're at a point where we as a group have a four-door sedan... Right now, we're in the market and we need a pickup truck."
- Officials eye ways to fund facilities CLINTON -- An almost two-hour-long needs assessment study presentation revealed both answers and questions concerning the county jail, the Clinton Police Department and Communications department. Michael Morman, from Shive Hattery Architecture and En
- Kings win debut of new coach CLINTON -- Clinton High School was victorious in the boys tennis coaching debut of Jonathan Mitchell, beating Davenport North 9-0 on Tuesday at Max Lynn Courts. Freshman Sameer Ansari led the way with a 6-0, 6-0 whitewash of Nick Wundram at No. 3 sin
- 'Fair offer' differences CLINTON - City personnel disagree about what a "fair offer" looks like. During Tuesday's Clinton City Council meeting, firefighters union rep Chris Melvin addressed elected officials in praise of the on-paper agreement to bump up emergency personnel
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