A very special thank you to these awesome students that were involved in the Clinton March For Our Lives on Sunday. Our stars were: Camryn, Northeast High School; Ryann, Grace, Allison, and Ayanna, Clinton High School; Dominik, Camanche Middle School; and Ashlyn, Clinton Community College. T…
Several days ago approximately 200 people from the Gateway area gathered at the Riverview Park Bandshell to learn more about how our communities can take the lead in promoting the end for gun violence in our nation, state and towns.
With fewer cancellations likely ahead for the Major League Baseball season, it will create a better opportunity to be assured of two-start pitchers.
Iowans deserve a tax system that is fair to everyone and increases prosperity, but many believe the system is rigged against them. It doesn’t help that Iowans had to wait too long for their state income tax refunds two years in a row, that the state budget is a mess and that legislative lead…
Regarding the article on your Opinion page dated Friday, March 2, 2018, shared from Shaw Media titled, “Big Money is Crippling our Politics”, I share my thoughts with you.
For the second straight year, NFL draft props are available, setting up even more interest in the annual tradition of caring about the NFL in the offseason.
If Mother Nature would start cooperating, we could start seeing who belongs on fantasy baseball rosters and who doesn't.
It is my pleasure to take pen — or in this case, computer — in hand to write about my appreciation for Clinton Community College. I received an Associate Degree from CCC in May of 1967, 51 years ago. I enrolled in the fall of 1965, part of the first group of students to make use of the new b…
It's been a rough start to the fantasy baseball season. The two-start pitchers have been difficult to find. The hitters, at least on my fantasy lineup, have been non-existent. And the waiver wire is a land mine of busts.
Imagine a life with less: less stuff, less clutter, less stress, less debt, less discontent. A life with fewer distractions. Now imagine a life with more: more time, more meaningful relationships, more growth, more contribution, more contentment.
The predictable political meltdown is underway over the announcement from Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt that he intends to roll back vehicle emission and mileage mandates put in place under President Obama.
With all of the strides being made at the state level to improve the mental healthcare system in Iowa, this week I want to talk about a program that is picking up speed right here in District 97.
The headline “Solar Farm Project Dies” in the April 5 Clinton Herald did not surprise me. It is frustrating in this day and age of interest in trying to live more earth friendly, changes sometimes they work and sometimes they don’t.
Clinton Reads and United Way of Clinton County will host events this week for Drop Everything and Read Week. As part of DEAR week, the Clinton Herald is featuring local celebrities who share about their favorite children’s books. Today’s featured celebrity is Clinton Community College Presid…
The United Way of Clinton County Iowa presents many opportunities for the citizens of the community to make an impact, whether it be through giving, advocating, or volunteering. One of those volunteering opportunities is the Citizen Review Committee.
Much of the past 18 months has been marked by its lack of volatility. This led to a sense of complacency by market participants. Since the end of January, market gyrations have returned. The moves over the past two months have shaken the markets out of its lethargy. Participants have also be…
Following the success of the West Virginia teachers strike a month ago that led to a 5 percent pay raise, teachers throughout the nation are rising to demand better conditions and better pay. The latest example is Oklahoma, where teachers in several schools, including the 10 largest school d…
April is Community College Month. As a college, this month offers us the opportunity to celebrate our college and those associated with Clinton Community College. It is always a fun month for us with lots of activities on campus. I invite you to celebrate with us throughout the month.
The fantasy baseball season hasn't even had a sip of the season's cup of coffee, but there is still plenty to learn in the first few days.
If you are a regular reader of this column, you’ve read about all manner of scams, frauds and rip-offs, and probably wondered, “Do they ever catch those guys?” That’s a question I get about every time I speak to a civic group. And the short answer is, once in awhile, the crooks are caught.
There are simple, fun, inexpensive ways to add greenery to the window sill while we patiently wait for spring to arrive. These are kid-friendly projects even though I find myself doing them out of habit or maybe even desperation to see something green.
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