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  • By Jake Mosbach jmosbach@clintonherald.com

CLINTON — An initiative aimed at getting people out and about to America’s must-see destinations has come to Clinton.

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  • Randy Meier

I received an angry-sounding voice mail on my cellphone yesterday from a man, who demanded to know why I called him.

CLINTON — Clinton Symphony Orchestra’s annual June Pops Concert is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. June 3 in the Riverview Bandshell in Clinton. The concert is free and open to the public.

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CLINTON — Hundreds of people will converge at the riverfront next week to kick off the Finally Friday concert series, an annual summer tradition in Clinton’s Riverview Park.

CLINTON — A DeWitt man originally charged with first-degree burglary was granted a deferred judgement for a lesser included felony burglary charge.

  • By Jacqueline Covey jcovey@clintonherald.com

CLINTON — Although there were mixed emotions coming out of a public hearing, the Clinton City Council is moving forward with Washington LLC's extra ask — this time with a little bit more security.

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  • By Jacqueline Covey jcovey@clintonherald.com

CLINTON — A passed-down profession is where some find family.

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CLINTON — A population report issued this week by the U.S. Census Bureau doesn't include good news for Clinton.

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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 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.

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  • 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.

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.

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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…

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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."

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.

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.

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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  • By Rachael Keating rachaelkeating@clintonherald.com

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.

  • By Jacqueline Covey jcovey@clintonherald.com

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

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A police officer at a northern Illinois high school was hailed as a hero Wednesday for shooting and arresting a former student who fired on him in a hallway while staff and seniors were meeting for a graduation rehearsal.

CLINTON — Clinton County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Eric Van Lancker announced the “WhereUVote” app for Clinton County has been updated with information for the Primary Election taking place June 5.

  • By Jacqueline Covey jcovey@clintonherald.com

FULTON, Ill. — Following an April decision during budget workshops, the city of Fulton has approved an ordinance to raise sewer costs by 8 percent by June 1.

CLINTON — The Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary will host a LuLaRoe fundraiser. The sale will be held at Mercy Medical Center-Clinton, 1410 N. Fourth St., in Conference Room A from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 23 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 24.

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DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a northern Illinois high school (all times local):1:00 p.m.Authorities say students did exactly as they were trained to do when a school resource officer and a former student exchanged gunfire at a northern Illinois high school.Officer Mark Dall…

CLINTON — The Material Girlz Quilting Group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Lyons Train Depot, located at 56 25th Ave. North. If you are a wanna-be quilter, beginner or advanced quilter, the group invites you to attend.

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