The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


  • For April Fools' Day: A sampling of scientific hoaxes over the centuries

    Speaking of jokes, in honor of April Fools' Day, Discovery magazine's Jonathon Keats briefly recounts some scientific hoaxes perpetrated over the centuries. His catalogue of cons includes "Aristotle's Masterpiece," a 17th-century mishmash of bogus medical texts and sex advice that remained in publication for 200 years.

    April 1, 2014

  • Symphony dominant 60 Years of Music CLINTON -- For 60 years, area musicians have been gathering together in the Clinton Symphony Orchestra. "We have always sought to be a community orchestra in every respect -- community musicians performing in our local communities. We think the progr

    April 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • Children's dominant Nice day for a run CLINTON -- Weather was windy, but sunny Sunday as hundreds of people ran along the riverfront to raise money for children's charities. Race Director Jean Roeder was happy to see so many people turn out for the 33rd annual 4-mile Children's Therapy Ce

    March 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • Clinton woman featured in World War II photo exhibit CHICAGO -- A portrait of one of the Clinton women who wiped grime from railroad locomotives during World War II is featured in a new exhibition at the Chicago History Museum, "Railroaders: Jack Delano's Homefront Photography." She is Dorothy (Steven

    March 29, 2014

  • 2014 Clinton County Fair plans underway DEWITT -- As spring arrives plans for the 2014 Clinton County Fair are well underway. Entertainment, judges and events are being lined up. Dates have been set for Wednesday, July 16, through Sunday, July 20. Many fair favorites will be returning. Eve

    March 29, 2014

  • Scott Clark photo Meet Your Neighbor: Scott Clark

    CLINTON -- A Clinton School District bus driver has been chosen as the new transportation director. Scott Clark, 47, of Clinton, has been driving area children to school for four years. The Clinton High School graduate took the job for extra income d

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Credit union earns awards CLINTON -- A local credit union recently earned six Diamond awards. Ascentra Credit Union won the awards which recognize outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. Awards are given in multiple categories

    March 28, 2014

  • Fulton Friends for Charity group continues to show accelerated growth FULTON, Ill. -- Less than two years ago, nine women came together during a lunch outing in Fulton, wanting to make a difference. Now, that difference has become more than they could ever imagine. The Friends for Charity group has gone from a small, n

    March 27, 2014

  • Why our brains just cannot let this mystery go

    Why should the story of Flight 370 grip us so? This mystery seems almost designed to arouse some fundamental parts of our brain.

    March 25, 2014

  • Riverfront Ice Cream opens

    Riverfront Ice Cream is open for business and owner Mike Hill is anxious for the dog days of summer to truly hit the ground running.

    March 25, 2014

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