- Upcoming fundraiser benefits United Way CLINTON -- A flower fundraiser will benefit United Way of Clinton County. People may order flowers now through April 16. For $15, participants will receive one bunch of nine to 10 multi-colored daisies in a variety of colors. Delivery is free and the
- 'I'm at peace with it' CLINTON -- Almost 20 years ago, when Greg Fier was first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he did not know how to handle it. While his condition had deteriorated since that 1995 diagnosis, he continues to have a positive attitude. "I've accepted it.
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CLINTON - A number of things lead people through the doors of the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce. For all the common reasons -- economic development, tourism, event planning among them -- Becky Graves claims no expertise. Graves knows bowling, a sp
- It's time to catch walleye CLINTON -- Fishing is in season, and one local angler has snagged the fish of a lifetime. During the peak of walleye season, Dale Merchant and his long-time fishing partner, and uncle, Charlie Sexton, headed out on the morning of March 26 for a day o
- Clinton bank holds meeting CLINTON -- Clinton National Bank recently held its annual meeting. Robert Holleran, CEO and vice chairman of the board reported at the end of December, the bank's assets totaled $370,623,000, deposits grew to $303,670,000 and the loan portfolio incre
- Crew debuts new crane CLINTON -- For nearly 15 years, the city of Clinton has used a portable crane to insert and remove the flood gates at the Ninth Avenue North levy closure station. As of this week, not anymore. City crews gathered this week at the flood wall station t
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
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