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  • '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

    April 10, 2014

  • 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

    April 10, 2014

  • Lighthouse photo Clinton to host marathons series CLINTON -- After 30 years of running marathons, Clint Burleson, of New Mexico, thought it would be worthwhile to organize interesting but low-key marathons into a multiple-day series of marathons. The series, known as Mainly Marathons, appeals to the

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Buck's Barn photo 1 Buck's Barn hotel, golf course property purchased THOMSON, Ill. -- Two local men are doing what they can to put Thomson back on the map, and are hoping their newest business venture will be a swinging success. Ryan Eissens and Zac Vandendooren, both natives of Thomson, grew up playing golf on the vi

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • Red Flag Warning for burning in Clinton County

    April 9, 2014

  • Lynch Dallas selected for city's legal team

    Tuesday's vote showcased a narrow margin and a difficult — but important — decision facing the Clinton City Council. By a 4-3 count, Council members directed a resolution approving Cedar Rapids firm Lynch Dallas as Clinton's next city attorney be drafted for the next regular Council meeting on April 22.

    "These two are probably the best two firms we could have come up with," Councilman Ed O'Neill said. "I think we're at a point where we as a group have a four-door sedan... Right now, we're in the market and we need a pickup truck."

    April 9, 2014 1 Story

  • Jail assessment Officials eye ways to fund facilities CLINTON -- An almost two-hour-long needs assessment study presentation revealed both answers and questions concerning the county jail, the Clinton Police Department and Communications department. Michael Morman, from Shive Hattery Architecture and En

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 'Fair offer' differences CLINTON - City personnel disagree about what a "fair offer" looks like. During Tuesday's Clinton City Council meeting, firefighters union rep Chris Melvin addressed elected officials in praise of the on-paper agreement to bump up emergency personnel

    April 9, 2014 1 Story

  • Residents voice requests, concerns to Board of Supervisors CLINTON -- Clinton County residents on Monday addressed requests and concerns to the Board of Supervisors. For years, Dennis Campbell, of Grand Mound, has been using a driveway off of U.S. 30 to access his field. However, he told the board that this

    April 9, 2014

  • Burn ban enacted for Jackson County DES MOINES -- A burn ban for Jackson County began this morning. The State Fire Marshal approved a request today from Lyn Medinger, representing each fire department within Jackson County. The organization found that conditions in the county make ope

    April 8, 2014

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