The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


  • Funding announced for Thomson prison CLINTON -- Federal officials announced Thursday the Federal Bureau of Prisons has committed $53.7 million to the Thomson, Ill., prison. In a story published by the Clinton Herald on Thursday, Fulton Police Chief Dave Bartels said he had received info

    March 14, 2014

  • Fulton center will host Irish-themed tea in FULTON, Ill. -- It's tea time at the Robert Fulton Community Center and this time around it's got an Irish twist. At 1 p.m. Saturday guests are invited to join the Early American Crafters at the Luck of the Irish tea event aimed to raise money for a

    March 13, 2014

  • Thomson prison photo Official: Prison could be activated in 2016 FULTON, Ill. -- Ongoing deliberations continue for the activation of the Thomson, Ill., Correctional Facility and it remains unknown what the future holds for the federal prison. However, during a Fulton City Council budget work session on Monday, Fu

    March 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fulton faces near $20K deficit FULTON, Ill. -- Three options will be presented Monday to settle a nearly $20,000 deficit in the city of Fulton's fiscal year 2015 budget, one of which could have city employees paying a portion of their health insurance. During a budget work session

    March 13, 2014

  • Resident seeks to spread message FULTON, Ill. -- The River Bend School District website may soon offer information on a March 18 referendum vote, that if passed, could mean a one percent sales tax increase in the city of Fulton. Fulton resident Margaret Alstead on Thursday spoke to

    March 10, 2014

  • Fulton gaming photo Fulton city council at odds over video gaming revenue FULTON, Ill. Fulton City officials have found a way to utilize revenues generated by the new Illinois Video Gaming Act, but not everyone on the Fulton City Council agrees with the new suggestion. At a council meeting Monday, Alderman Randy Boonstra

    March 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Woods Dinner showcases academic excellence FULTON, Ill. -- The River Bend Education Foundation will host its annual Academic Excellence Dinner this weekend. Fulton High School graduate Michael Woods will be the keynote speaker for the dinner Saturday at the Fulton High School cafeteria. Dinn

    March 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cook Film critic to share insight FULTON, Ill. -- A professional film critic will be the featured speaker at a program this week in Fulton. Linda Cook will discuss the subjective art of critiquing film and her love of movies at this week's Wild Winter Wednesday program at 9 a.m. Wedn

    March 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • iPads Project puts iPads in Fulton schools FULTON, Ill. -- The River Bend Educational Foundation Trustees this year selected the purchase of additional iPads for all three school buildings in the district as its annual project. The foundation, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is designating

    March 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • 3-1-14 1B-Fulton BBB photo ILLINOIS BOYS BASKETBALL Fulton runs out of steam MORRISON, Ill. — On Friday night, Fulton simply ran into a team that was better on that night. The Steamers (21-9) ended their season in a 67-54 loss against Sterling Newman in the Class 2A Morrison Regional final. There were chances for the Steamers

    March 1, 2014 1 Photo