- Parade, fireworks on tap for Fourth of July CLINTON — Local organizations have pulled out all the stops for the upcoming Fourth of July Festival. With a slate of free activities carrying attendants through the entire day, organizers are expecting their largest crowd yet in Year Three of the ev
- Chamber honors volunteers FULTON, Ill. — Some of Fulton’s most influential business leaders joined together on Thursday at the annual Fulton Chamber of Commerce Dinner at Manny’s Too in Fulton.Though the night aimed to honor and salute members of the Chamber who have stepped
Alverno celebrates centennial (with VIDEO)
CLINTON — It isn’t very often that a party is thrown to celebrate 100 years of life but on Wednesday that’s exactly what The Alverno in Clinton did.Gathering together in the courtyard, staff members, residents, friends and family saluted the annivers
- Art provides 2nd life CAMANCHE — Shirley Varner is someone who understands the importance of recycling; to reduce waste in the city’s landfill and to preserve a clean environment in the world.One thing that she does differently, though, is that instead of taking her recyc
- National Guard Sidewinders at Finally Friday CLINTON — Finally Friday at the River is quickly becoming a summertime staple in the city of Clinton and as the popularity of the event continues to grow, the organization’s ability to reach a new level of musical talent is also expanding.What starte
Thinking about breaking up? Flip a coin
In their latest book, 'Think Like a Freak," Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner suggest that, contrary to what many people have told you in life, you should quit. That is, when things get tough, you shouldn't always tough them out and stick with it. Instead, you should quit and do so sooner rather than later.
The Internet has changed how we curse
Relatively recent technologies — cable television, satellite radio, and social media — provide us with a not-too-unrealistic picture of how often people swear in public and what they say when they do.
Bandshell vision becomes reality (with VIDEO)
CLINTON — Clinton residents welcomed some new visitors Monday as the four-piece band Unscene Patrol rocked the riverfront at the Riverview Park Bandshell.The Omaha natives played a free outdoor concert and helped promote what Clinton Convention and V
Felix Adler Day crowd enjoys 25th year (with VIDEO and PHOTO ALBUM)
The parking lot of the Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center was packed Saturday with animals, inflatables, carnival games, clowns, festival food and smiling faces.
Music turns canyon 'blue' for day (with VIDEO and PHOTO ALBUM)
FULTON, Ill. -- Summer began on a high note Saturday as the second installment of the Fulton Bluegrass Festival unfolded without a hitch.With more than 500 in attendance at Heritage Canyon in Fulton, Saturday’s festival reassured organizer Bob Whitten
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