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…

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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.

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Kline's. Petersen's. JC Penney. Woolworth's. Shublin's. Lou Marge's. A few decades ago, these were just some of the stores that lined Clinton's Fifth Avenue South.

  • State Sen. Rita Hart

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.

With the 50th observance of Earth Day on April 22, each of us can contribute by reducing our driving, use of electric energy and consumption of animals.

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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.

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  • By Roger Hill

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…

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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.

  • State Sen. Rita Hart

Thank you to the large number of Clinton residents who came to the open house, informational presentation and tour at the former Ashford Campus last week.

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.

Who knew getting older could be so difficult?

When I first met Brian Clem in January 2016, I won’t say I didn’t necessarily believe him, but I was skeptical.

  • Norlin Mommsen

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.

As I look back at the adventure I have had at Clinton Community College, it has been one of the best experiences I have had in my life.

Why do we have such low voter turnout? What can we do to persuade people that they, as citizens in a democratic society, have the duty to be involved?

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  • Karen Vickers

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…

We believe that saving and renovating the Drives Building is in the best interest of the citizens and taxpayers of Fulton.

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.

  • By David Helscher Clinton National Bank

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…

  • By Erin McHenry-Sober For CNHI News Service

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…

  • By Karen Vickers

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.

My heart wants to buy the argument that paying slightly more for elected officials will encourage new candidates to run for local government seats.

  • By Randy Meier Special to the Herald

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.

  • By Norlin Mommsen

Throughout this session, the Iowa House of Representatives has been working hard to advance health care solutions for Iowans all across the state.

  • By Margo Hansen

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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