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CLINTON — A group from Clinton's Purina facility recently visited the Clinton Humane Society for the company's annual volunteer day.

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SAVANNA, Ill. — Illinois Rep. Tony McCombie is launching her second Summer Reading Club for elementary school students who live or go to school in the 71st district, which includes Whiteside County.

DES MOINES — New, more secure Medicare cards are being mailed to Medicare participants. The new number will be unique to every person with Medicare. The old cards are being replaced because they were based on a person’s Social Security number. Scammers sometimes use Social Security numbers t…

  • By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.

  • By Tom Pantera tpantera@dewittobserver.com

DEWITT — Some DeWitt businesses aren’t quite up to snuff with the Americans with Disability Act. That was the message from disabled activist Matt Grillot of DeWitt to the DeWitt City Council Monday.

CLINTON — Tom Tegeler and Sandy Tegeler were top Clinton Duplicate Bridge Club winners recently at Bickford Cottage. Mary Duhr and Phyllis Morris were second; Georgia Parks and Norma McDonnell, third; John Mulholland and Judy Doughty, fourth; James Carey and John Carlin, fifth; Carol Hill an…

  • By Charlene Bielema Herald Editor

CLINTON — Clinton police and fire personnel were sent to a multi-vehicle accident on the U.S. 30 bridge this morning.

CAMANCHE — The Camanche Memorial Day Ceremony Committee, Camanche Kiwanis and the VFW-Tallman Lewis Post 9664 have announced that U.S. Navy Lt. Commander (Ret.) Ryan B Norris will speak at this year’s Memorial Day Ceremony.

CLINTON — The Clinton County Area Solid Waste Agency is announcing it facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. CCASWA will reopen for normal hours Tuesday.

  • By ALAN FRAM Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments sailed through Congress on Tuesday, a victory for President Donald Trump and foes of regulation and a defeat for patients' groups and Democrats who argued the measure was dangerous and dangled false hope.

CLINTON — Mercy Medical Center will host a community blood drive from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 8 at 1410 N. Fourth St., inside Conference Room A.

STERLING, Ill. — This month, the CGH Speech Therapy Department and CGH Audiology are observing Better Hearing and Speech month to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of speech therapy and hearing professionals in providing life-altering treatment.

DES MOINES — Tiffany Hensley of Clinton has been named to the President's List for the spring 2018 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans kept up their health insurance last year despite President Donald Trump's all-out push to dismantle the Obama-era coverage expansion. That's the counter-intuitive conclusion from a major government survey Tuesday.


DEWITT — A travelogue attendee will be the recipient of a two-night stay at the Oakwood Inn, a bed and breakfast located in scenic Okoboji, as part of the DeWitt Noon Lions Club’s 50th anniversary travelogue series. The prize will be awarded May 29 at the concluding show of the series. Marce…


MORRISON, Ill. — The Morrison Musical Theater Association is celebrating Christmas in July (almost) with some tunes from the past in this summer’s production of "The 1940’s Radio Hour."

MAQUOKETA — Maquoketa’s Peace Pipe Players Community Theatre has awarded this year’s $500 performing arts scholarship to Lucas Spain, a senior at Maquoketa High School in Maquoketa.

CLINTON — As part of a national initiative, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will begin distributing vouchers starting June 1 to low- and moderate-income seniors for use at approved local farmers markets.

  • By CLAIRE GALOFARO AP National Writer

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — She stood at her bedroom door for five minutes Saturday morning trying to work up the courage to turn the knob and re-enter a world she worried would never feel safe or whole again. Then she crept down the hallway, toward the front porch where she stood the morning bef…

CLINTON — The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center is having fun in May with these special activities. Prepare yourself for dice wars on WOW Wednesday, then slip into Funtime Friday with mud mania. Each program is free with regular museum admission or membership. Also this week is Wendy’s…

CLINTON — Clinton Symphony Orchestra's gala social evening and fundraiser, "A Symphonic Affair", is set to return after a year's hiatus. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. June 1 at Rastrelli's Tuscany Center.

CLINTON — A former Meadowview Heights Recreation Association board treasurer is accused of stealing over $10,000 from the organization while serving on the board and after she had resigned.

  • By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old carrying a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teens f…

  • By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassment for House Republican leaders, conservatives on Friday scuttled a bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies popular in GOP-leaning farm country.

CLINTON — A Clinton woman pleaded guilty to one felony count in relation to what court documents characterize as a theft scheme at Home Depot.

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Clinton native Dan McGrath retired in February after 44 years working in the Clinton County School District as a custodian. Find out more about him in this week's edition of Meet Your Neighbor.

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MORRISON, Ill. — Whiteside County’s Prairie Hill Landfill will soon be home to a solar farm.

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FULTON, Ill. — A stroll through an area cemetery this weekend is dedicated to a Fulton historian.

  • By Jacqueline Covey jcovey@clintonherald.com

CLINTON — An Archer Daniels Midland employee was severely injured Thursday after a boom truck struck a high-voltage power line.

CLINTON — Parole Officer Scott Filseth is alleging a Clinton woman violated the terms of parole and has requested a warrant be issued for the alleged violations.

BELLEVUE (AP) — Bellevue Community School Board members this week gave the go-ahead to begin the process to ask voters to approve a $16 million bond measure for a new school.

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CLINTON — The Clinton City Council recently has been focused on sidewalk maintenance and urban development. A public hearing at the May 22 council meeting will be held for a $150,000 amendment to the Washington, LLC agreement for low- to moderate-income senior housing. The council then is an…

CLINTON — A Clinton man is facing two felony charges stemming from alleged reports of shots fired.

CLINTON — A dodgeball tournament will take place Saturday, with proceeds to go to the families of four people killed in a car accident in Nebraska.

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