- Fundraiser surpasses last year's total CAMANCHE — Volunteers raised $32,000 last weekend for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Camanche MDA fundraiser organizer Cheryl Paasch said the event beat its total from last year by almost $3,000. In the 25 years the event has been held, it has r
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Dog escapes Texas backyard, somehow gets to Ohio
A small dog that escaped its fenced-in yard in Texas was found outside a southwest Ohio animal shelter, and its owners have no idea how he traveled more than 1,000 miles in a few days.
The 3-year-old Chihuahua-Dachshund mix named Corbin dug a hole under a fence in his backyard in Killeen, Texas, on March 25. He was found Saturday tied to a bench outside the animal shelter in Hamilton, about 30 miles north of Cincinnati.
- Tribute band to perform MAQUOKETA -- The Ohnward Fine Arts Center will host a concert in April. 25 or 6 to 4 - The Chicago Experience will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Ohnward in Maquoketa. The band is a tribute band to Chicago, which performed, among several na
- Catlett prints to be displayed MAQUOKETA -- The Maquoketa Art Experience will present an exhibit starting today. "I AM: Prints by Elizabeth Catlett" will be displayed from today through May 30 at the Art Experience, 124 S. Main St., in Maquoketa. A reception for the Catlett exhibi
- United Way to host virtual volunteer fair CLINTON — United Way of Clinton County, Iowa will a host a virtual volunteer fair starting from April 6 through April 12. Volunteer opportunities are listed on United Way of Clinton County, Iowa's website at the following web address: clintonunitedw
- Antique tools in demand at auctions Our next auction is scheduled for April 12 at the National Guard Armory in Clinton. This will take all 46 tables because of the large amount of collectibles at this auction. There is a little of everything from beer memorabilia to assorted glassware
- Local farmers support Calamus Fire Department CALAMUS — Clinton County farmers Roger and Pam White have directed a $2,500 donation to the Calamus Fire Department. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help the department match FEMA grant funds for the purchase of new eq
- Catlett exhibit to be shown in Maquoketa I Am: Prints by Elizabeth Catlett MAQUOKETA — The Maquoketa Art Experience will present the exhibition "I AM: Prints by Elizabeth Catlett" from March 31 through May 30. Catlett was an American artist best known for the sculptures and prints she produ
The logic of Facebook's multibillion-dollar shopping spree
Yet again, Facebook has spent a gaudy sum of money to buy a hot startup. This time, it's virtual reality pioneer Oculus VR, at a purchase price of $2 billion. And don't be surprised if Mark Zuckerberg continues on his buying spree.
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