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Clinton hero laid to rest
ROCK ISLAND, Ill.-- After 70 years, Lt. Louis L. Longman, of Clinton, finally has been laid to rest with full military honors in the Rock Island Arsenal National Cemetery. First Lt. Chaplin Jacob Grenier, of Muscatine, performed Catholic burial rite
National Library Week
CLINTON -- Monday kicks off National Library Week and the Clinton Public Library has a lot in store for area residents. In honor of the annual celebration, themed "Lives Change @ the Library" for 2014, the Clinton Public Library joins libraries in sc
- Deferred judgment in forgery case CLINTON -- A Clinton County district court judge granted a deferred judgement to a Clinton woman whao admitted to forging a check in another person's name. Defense attorney Sandra Trevino told Judge Stuart Werling on Thursday that her client, Phylli
- Deferred judgment rejected CLINTON -- A Clinton County district court judge rejected a deferred judgment request for a Calamus woman who admitted to denying medical care to her 6-week-old baby girl after a Feb. 17, 2013, injury. Defense Attorney Les Blair told the court Thursd
- Teacher accused of relationship with student CLINTON -- A West Carroll High School science teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Chelsey J. Wheeler, 24, of Lanark, Ill., turned herself in Monday on a warrant for criminal sexual assault, a Class I
UPDATED: Boutwell sentenced to up to 75 years in prison
A Clinton man has been sentenced to up to 75 years in prison in connection with charges of sexual abuse and exploitation of a little girl.
In March, Jason Boutwell, 33, was found guilty of seven charges of second-degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony, and 60 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, production, a Class C felony.
Police: West Carroll teacher had relationship with student
A West Carroll High School teacher has been arrested for sexual assault.
Chelsey J. Wheeler, of Lanark, Ill., turned herself in on a warrant on Monday at the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. She is accused of having a relationship with a student.
- Coalition offers assistance to Fulton FULTON, Ill. -- One Fulton resident will receive assistance to refurbish their home from the Rock Island Economic Growth Housing Coalition in the form of a 10-year, $20,000 forgivable loan.. Fulton city officials were notified of the low-interest hou
- 'Skilled Iowa' participation on the rise CLINTON -- Last year, 66 Clinton employers had agreed to support the new Skilled Iowa Initiative. A year later, that number has more than doubled to 157 businesses. Doug Rempfer, a business service representative with the Davenport office of Iowa Wor
- Funding for DeWitt project approved DEWITT -- Funding for the Eighth Street infrastructure project with the sale of general obligation bonds not to exceed $4 million was approved at the DeWitt City Council meeting Monday. The bonds also will cover refunding of the city's 2008 bond. Th
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