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CLINTON — MaC 94.7, The Clinton LumberKings, Fulton Steak and Ribs and other participating sponsors recently named Ron Ayers the “River Cities Father of the Year.”

FULTON, Ill. — Two years after Unity Christian School consolidated its two buildings into one, Unity's former elementary school will be torn down this fall and the land put up for sale.

CLINTON — YWCA Clinton will be free and open to the public today through July 22 to kick off the July release of their Les Mills fitness classes.

FULTON, Ill. — A benefit for Jeg Weets will be from 1 to 10 p.m. July 21 at King Pins Saloon and Dance Hall in Fulton.

CLINTON — The Clinton County Board of Supervisors is seeking volunteers to serve on a regional housing board.

MORRISON, Ill. — Whiteside County, Illinois officials have seen a boom in solar energy farm projects in the past 12 months, and this week will consider a request for a possible project along Frog Pond Road in Fulton, Illinois.

CLINTON — Jennifer Graf is the 2018-2019 Rotary Club of Clinton president.

DEWITT — When Central DeWitt School District students return to school in the fall, they’ll be met by purple and gold window coverings sporting Sabers logos.

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CLINTON —Take a leap off the beaten path to discover an art gallery without walls at the Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum during Arts at the Arb 2018.

FULTON, Ill. — The River City Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church in Fulton. Beth Ellicot will give a presentation on crazy quilts, and the history and future of this unique form of quilting.

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Rufus Kruse was born on May 8, 1921 in Clinton County to Ferdinand and Anna (Vogt) Kruse of the Goose Lake/Charlotte area.

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CLINTON — What started as a state mandate to address building codes a decade ago may be the reason fire statistics are dropping in Clinton.

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CLINTON — The Clinton County Fair began Wednesday and will run through Sunday, with several events upcoming for today through the final day.

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CLINTON — The Clinton County Law Center is approaching 50 percent completion with a targeted completion for April.

CLINTON — Monday's Rotary Club of Clinton meeting is set to feature an appearance by a Hawkeye football great.

FREEPORT, Ill. — A gala celebrating Timber Lake Playhouse will occur this month.

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FULTON, Ill. — Walking up to the Andresen Nature Center this week, it's hard to avoid the gaggle of school-age children — especially in the middle of their experiments.

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CLINTON — The Alliant Energy Foundation announced Thursday multiple grant awards coming to Clinton County groups through the Hometown Safety program.

THOMSON, Ill. — Applications for the special deer hunt at Lost Mound are still available.

CLINTON — Clinton residents who live in a certain area of town may soon see tax relief for new construction.

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DEWITT — Georgia Peach spent Wednesday readying herself for the Clinton County Fair.

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CLINTON — The recipients of the 2018 scholarships from Mount St. Clare Charitable Education Trust were recently notified of their successful application. A total of 65 scholarships were awarded among the more than 100 eligible applicants. The total amount of scholarships awarded was $163,500.

CLINTON — After lengthy discussion about the Massage Establishments and Fats, Oils and Grease ordinances over the past months, one councilman was concerned Tuesday with waiving first and second readings.

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CAMANCHE — The Camanche Fire Department recently purchased new personal protective equipment for all firefighters and EMS personnel.

CLINTON — The Board of Directors of both the Clinton County Development Association and the Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corp. will meet from 4 to 9 p.m. July 14 at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort, Clinton.

CLINTON — “American Idol on ABC” Season 1 winner Maddie Poppe will perform at the Wild Rose Casino & Resort on Sept. 22.

MORRISON, Ill. — Whiteside County 4-H’ers have been working throughout the year on their projects and are preparing to have them judged at the 4-H shows July 13 and 14 at the Whiteside County Fairgrounds in Morrison.

DEWITT — Recent survey results released by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach found that 55 percent of Iowa’s farmland is rented, mostly by cash rent arrangement.

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OAK BROOK, Ill. — Elkay, an American-owned and operated manufacturer of drinking fountains and bottling filling stations, has announced the winners of its Lanark/Savanna scholarship program.

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