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United Way of Clinton County, Iowa is a tremendous resource for our area. The organization focuses on improving all aspects of life in the area for those that need it and works with the partner agencies that are already in place to distribute resources in an efficient manner. As with any non…

Politics isn’t exactly like sports – which is in some ways a pity – but in one way it’s exactly the same. If one team wins, the other team loses. If one guy wins the race or the golf tournament, the others lose.

Several Clintonians are working to educate the community about the international students from Confucius International Education Group, who will be arriving this fall. On Saturdays, a column will appear in this space, written by people who are involved in this project and/or have experienced…

If you are a child between the grades of pre-K and 12th grade with a library card, you now have the chance to read off your fines. All you have to do is show up on the children’s floor. Tell the librarian in the room your name and library card number (if you have it). Then just sit down, rel…

During the 2018 legislative session, the Iowa General Assembly passed a few bills that will have an impact on at least some Iowa drivers, effective July 1.

Editor’s Note: Today, the Clinton Herald for the first time is publishing columnist Rich Lowry, who was named editor of National Review in 1997 and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and a variety of other publications.

The U.S. Supreme Court this past week did not set a monumental precedent on gay rights when it ruled, 7-2, in favor of Colorado baker Jack Phillips’ right to refuse to design a wedding cake for a gay couple.

I will begin this letter by reminding my many friends and colleagues in the Clinton area that my husband and I moved to Iowa City a little over a year ago. You might wonder why I’m writing a letter about a linear accelerator campaign at Mercy Medical Center – Clinton. Let’s clear up that que…

It’s a little building at the corner of Sixth Avenue South and First Street in Clinton, but oh, how much it holds.

Several Clintonians are working to educate the community about the international students from Confucius International Education Group (CIEG), who will be arriving this fall. On Saturdays, a column will appear in this space, written by people who are involved in this project and/or have expe…

People seemed to understand why he took his own life. At least through the lens of a kid, I thought they did.

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The NFL offers drama like no other sports league during the regular season. But is there any reason to believe that any team can catch the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East?

It was hot, muggy, yet rain-free 10 years ago Thursday.

We are approaching an anniversary of an experiment: government by the consent of the governed. For all of our differences as individuals, we can come together for an annual renewal of support for and to celebrate an aspirational goal of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

I am a willing member of the almost universal chorus on both sides of the partisan divide who applaud ABC’s canceling of “Roseanne,” after the show’s star and namesake, Roseanne Barr, posted one of the most vile, racist tweets seen on that social media platform.

When the city of Clinton pursued a grant to overhaul Mill Creek Parkway, I was more than a bit skeptical. I was against it.

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Jay A. McCann from Marshalltown and I are working to replace the illegible tombstones marking the final resting place for soldiers in the Civil War section of Springdale Cemetery. Eleven have been replaced so far. Six more are ordered and others are in the works. The replacements are granite…

A perfect sunset that caps off a beautiful spring day along the Mississippi River. The crack of a LumberKings player’s bat as it connects with a baseball at Ashford University Field. A packed lawn in front of the Riverview Bandshell as a band — be it made up of high school students, the loca…

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Much like every major sporting event, the NBA Finals offers enough prop bets to keep even the most casual fan semi-interested for the duration of the series. 

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Finding two-start pitchers in week 9 will be more difficult than most. There's not many great options, but the options who may deliver will be easy to find on the fantasy baseball waiver wire.

Political endorsements generally don’t mean all that much. But they can be revealing — as much about the endorser as the endorsee.

Walking out the door to my car Thursday morning, I had to stop, take a deep breath and remember that this is only temporary.

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