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Let me give you two scenarios and you can decide which one would be the best choice for you. Let’s say that you are diagnosed with cancer. It doesn’t matter what kind. It is the time in your treatment timeline to set up where you want to do your radiation treatments. This is where the two sc…

Throughout this week, we have published letters to the editor in this space detailing support for Mercy Medical Center's linear accelerator campaign.

One day into our family camping trip, I realized that "roughing it" wasn't exactly my forte.

As the president of the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce, it’s my responsibility to work toward fulfilling the mission of the organization; namely, to take a leading role in sustaining, improving and speaking for the Clinton area economic community. I believe what I’m about to talk about hit…

I am honored to work with and for the people of Easton Valley. Together, school board, administration, and staff are doing a fine job educating the students in our district. In addition, the parents in this district are fantastic with their support and involvement. Our students' scholastic s…

In March 2018, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. In June, I started radiation treatments at the Mercy Radiation Oncology Center, five days a week, and finished on Aug. 6 for a total of 43 treatments.

I am a breast cancer survivor. I was diagnosed in 2011 and because of the support given from my loving family, awesome friends, wonderful school family and the exceptional care from Dr. Anoop Aggarwal and his team, I am seven years cancer free.

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The Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest weekend will once again bring in a major amount of handicappers next weekend from around the nation to participate in the SuperContest, which tasks bettors to make five weekly NFL picks against the spread for a chance at more than $1 million.

I am a cancer survivor. I was diagnosed in the late summer of 2011 with a cancerous tumor on my tonsil and, after more testing, lymph nodes in my chest were affected. The doctors at Medical Associates had all the necessary tests and appointments set up for the lengthy process of dealing with…

PurSuits is in pursuit of women joining their cause and, specifically, donations of gently used professional women’s apparel, shoes, or accessories such as handbags, scarves, and jewelry. Come to the library's boardroom at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 to find out more information about PurSuits and how y…

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I'm going to sound like I'm talking out of both sides of my mouth this year, but for the first time in recent memory, I'm a bit torn on how I will proceed with my strategy.

A voice crying in the wilderness is supposed to be ignored, not rewarded with accolades and growing influence.

Local Clintonians are working to educate this community about the international students from Confucius International Education Group, who will be arriving this fall. Every Saturday, an editorial will appear in this space, written by people who are involved in this project and/or have experi…

Presidents, since the nation’s founding, have at times disparaged the press for reporting news and expressing opinions they find uncomfortable or unfavorable.

Just as the Clinton community welcomed the American Queen on Thursday, it will say goodbye for the summer to the annual Finally Friday’s concert on the riverfront today.

Political attacks often oversimplify issues to the point of creating babble, and the July 30 letter “Russia! Russia! Russia!” is a good example. For one thing, it claimed simply that in 2009 President Obama had dropped plans for missile defense in eastern Europe, plans proposed by President …

Suicides keep happening. There is no community or family that is not touched by this kind of tragedy. Frequently, I hear from patients about their young son or daughter ending their life and changing others’ lives forever, or elderly adults frustrated with their chronic illness or depression…

The Sawmill Museum recently underwent an expansion. Besides allowing us to add two exciting new exhibits, the water table and a virtual rafting experience, we were able to revamp our existing exhibit space and add new artifacts to our displays.

Russian collusion. Russian interference. Russian meddling. Russian hacking. For too long now that is pretty much all we have heard from the political left and their main stream media support systems. After the recent Helsinki Summit, the roar from the left was deafening. Liberal spokesperson…

It’s a symptom of our time that a tape of the future president of the United States discussing machinations related to an alleged affair with a former Playboy Playmate isn’t truly a blockbuster.

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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…

Besides all the usual froth, hyperbole and mudslinging that we tend to feature in our election seasons, the one now approaching – We’re only 100 days out from the midterms! – could be a rather clarifying exercise for that now tiresome phrase, “who we are as Americans.”

A friendly reminder that our summer reading program ends on July 31. Please finish any reading logs and return to the library by then. Make sure to get your prizes and put your name into any drawings. Don’t forget. We are having a pool party to celebrate the end of summer reading today from …

The Vinson H. Jetter Community Center, d/b/a, Youth For A Safe Non-Violent Community, will host its annul Back to School event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 in Clinton Park, which is located on the corner of South Fourth Street and Third Avenue South, across from Central Fire Station.

We are about at the midpoint for summer and what is often a high point in the annual ups and downs of gas prices.

A week ago, a letter to the editor written by Al Taggert from Coralville was published in the Clinton Herald. This says that for 30 years Clinton has ignored federal requirements regarding sewer systems in contrast to other municipalities.

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The All-Star break offers an opportunity to take a bit of a breather and refocus your fantasy baseball team. The trade deadline is upcoming for many fantasy baseball leagues, so this time of year also provides owners an opportunity to judge where they need the most help and how to go find th…

Donald Trump thrives on an image of strength, so it’s never a good look when he inadvertently invokes the spirit of Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister whose name has become a watchword for appeasement.

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