- 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
On A Mission
CLINTON — Citizens of all ages came together this week to offer help to area residents.A total of 54 youth and adults spent the past three days painting houses for individuals unable to due to health or financial reasons.The first Unite Work Camp sta
- Getting out in nature CAMANCHE — Jessica Steines has always been a lover of animals and nature. As a naturalist for Clinton County Conservation, she is able to express this appreciation, and spread it to others, through education. "I have a job that a lot of people say 'I
- A life filled with dance CLINTON — Most of Kimberlin Richardson’s life has been filled with dance.The 21-year-old Clinton resident has spent more than a decade of dancing at Carousel School of Dance. She also participated in the Gateway Ballet Company for 10 years. For the p
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