Electric-grid attack fuels sniper-versus-hacker threat debate
U.S. energy regulators' efforts to harden the power grid against snipers and terrorists are fueling a debate over whether they're diverting resources from other threats, like cyber attacks.
- Bidders vie for auction items CLINTON -- More than 75 people took part in the 12th annual Cabin Fever auction and this year a lucky few walked away with exactly what they were looking for. From novice to experienced and everywhere in between, bidders gathered Thursday at the Wild
- Credit union marks annual meeting CLINTON -- More than 300 members and guests attended the 61st annual meeting of the First Gateway Credit Union in Clinton. The Credit Union's Board of Directors was recognized for volunteer hours, which included Jim Bengston, Jr., Dan Bolte, Ann Eise
- Let's celebrate our successful people There are many famous and successful people who have called Clinton home. We need to celebrate their lives as well as all of their contributions. Recently, former astronaut Dale Gardner, 65, died. He and two other astronauts have connections with Cli
- Schools combine bands for Mardi Gras parade CLINTON -- Prince of Peace band students recently returned from a trip that included a performance for a Mardi Gras parade. Twenty-three members of the Prince of Peace high school band joined with the Maquoketa High School marching band to perform in
Former Camanche resident to be honored in Irish parade
A former Camanche woman will be showing her Irish pride as the St. Patrick Society Quad Cities, USA's Irish Mother of the Year.
Every year, Maureen Miller decorates for the March holiday.
- Citizens First Bank to celebrate anniversary CLINTON -- Citizens First Bank will showcase its remodeled main branch this week. An open house for the 1442 Lincoln Way office will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the office. Citizens First Bank first opened for business on March 14,
Iowa Code vague on Telemedicine
CLINTON -- A doctor patrols the halls at Clinton's Mercy Medical Center, talking to stroke patients, monitoring their vitals. A nurse helps gather information for prognoses. The doctor processes the data and refers treatment. Half an hour later, the
In this tech age, how can a plane go missing?
Call 911 from the side of the road, and GPS satellites can tell dispatchers exactly where to send help. Airline passengers have access to detailed maps that show exactly where they are during their journey. Hop onto WiFi, and somehow Google knows whether you're logging on from Lima or London, and will give you detailed suggestions about what to eat.
No qualms about 60 shaved heads for St. Baldrick's
DEWITT -- Hair says a lot to people. By shaving it down to their scalps Saturday more than 60 volunteers made a statement of their own. Clinton resident Kelli Smith attended DeWitt's Just Irish Enough St. Baldrick's fundraiser last year and said she
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