The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


October 24, 2013

Get ready for NaNoWriMo

Join Del Nelson and members of the Quad-Cities Fly Fishing Association today at 6 p.m. for a Fly Tying class to teach you how to tie your own flies.

Class size is limited to 10 people so please call the library to register. This program is free and open to the public.

Trunk or Treat on the block

On Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. bring your kids to “the Block” for a safe one stop trick or treating activity which coincides with the downtown business trick or treat night.

The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center, the Clinton Public Library and the YWCA have joined together to form “the Block” in order to serve the families of Clinton. Trick or Treat from car to car through the large Discovery Center parking lot where all three neighbor buildings have teamed up to hand out free candy. If you would like to decorate your car and trunk to participate, please sign up at the children’s desk on the second floor of the library.

Haunted in the Stacks

Who ain’t afraid of no ghosts? The Quantum Psi Group of Cedar Rapids.

Come to the library for this entertaining program about ghost hunting, haunted Clinton and more on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the main branch of the library. This fun Halloween program is open to all ages.

Write Your Romance

Love is in the air as the library hosts “Write Your Romance” on Monday at 6 p.m. This fun evening will be taught by “The Stiletto Girls,” authors Maggie Rivers and C. Deanne Rowe. Deanne has plenty of experience with National Novel Writing Month and can answer any prep questions you have.

Maggie and Deanne will teach the basics of story dynamics including where to get story ideas, creating character archetypes, determining the central story question, and how to use a conflict diagram.

Text Only
  • 4-22-14 CCC Pay it Forward Week CCC gives back to community CLINTON -- A community college is defined as a junior college offering a higher education to people living in a particular area. For the staff, faculty and students at Clinton Community College the definition of community plays a much bigger role tha

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kness photo Leader, wife run on in fight against cancer FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Fort Bragg Soldier Col. Lenny Kness, chief of staff, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), is an avid runner. So, it was no surprise in October 2011 that he would stay the course, as planned many months before, and run the Army Ten M

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-21-14 Ash Borer AP photo Horticulturalists: Infestation of Emerald Ash Borer 'inevitable'

    CLINTON - Not everyone at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum can remember what happened to local horticulture in the late 1960s. They've all heard stories, though, about how Dutch Elm Disease laid waste to scores of trees across the Midwest. Now another infes

    April 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Women on Fire event is Wednesday at Vista Grande CLINTON -- For many years, women in business have been honored in the city of Clinton, but on Wednesday, they have a night all their own. The Women are on Fire event will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Vista Grande in Clinton and will offer an oppo

    April 19, 2014

  • Paul Miller Scout master keeps Troop 74 going strong CLINTON -- Scout Master Paul Miller loves the outdoors, camping, fishing and scouting. For the past 13 years, Paul, of Clinton, has led this area's only Boy Scout troop for challenged individuals, Troop 74. While a typical troop allows boys ages 11

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • World Book Night A big love for books CLINTON -- Sharing a love for books is something members of the Clinton Public Library have always promoted and embraced. On Wednesday, they will join the rest of the world in spreading that love throughout communities. World Book Night, which conve

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-17-14 Trees forever photo 2 Let it grow (with Video)

    CLINTON - A new generation of trees will be planted by a young generation of Irish. Wednesday during class, Lisa Golden's Prince of Peace Prep third-graders continued their year-long biology education with the help of Clinton's Trees Forever organiza

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Communities prep for hunts CLINTON -- Easter weekend is nearly here and two local organizations are calling all children for the hunting event of the year -- Easter egg hunting that is. Both Camanche and Fulton, Ill., will host Easter egg hunts Saturday, each at different time

    April 17, 2014

  • Women's Expo set for Tuesday at Wild Rose CLINTON -- It is time again to gather the girlfriends and head out to the Ultimate Spring Women's Expo at the Wild Rose Event Center in Clinton. The third annual expo from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by the Clinton Herald, offers an opportuni

    April 14, 2014

  • Fulton housing loan Program to assist Fulton resident FULTON, Ill. -- Brian Hollenback and Beth Payne delivered good news last week, traveling to seven cities, three counties and two states, ending their journey in Fulton. Hollenback, who is the Northwestern Illinois Housing Coalition president, and its

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

Clinton Herald Photos

Browse, buy and submit pictures with our photo site.