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As the calendar’s pages flip from spring into summer, its clean white pages can easily fill with ink if its days are used to map out the many things to do in Clinton.
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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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…
A little over two months ago, the Clinton Herald began working alongside its parent company, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., in a nationwide effort to learn what readers think about the direction being taken by our president and Congress.
Republicans continue to use long-debunked myths about the poor as they defend lower taxes for the rich and deep cuts to the social safety net to pay for them. In so doing, they are essentially expressing scorn for working class and low-income Americans.
“DStrokeStyle/$ID/Solido all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.” — John Wesley
Dozens are dead and tens of thousands of Texans remain homeless, their homes and lives shattered by Hurricane Harvey’s epic deluge of flood water. Along with Congress, President Donald Trump's top priority should be getting as much disaster relief to Southeast Texas as quickly as possible.
United Way of Clinton County, Iowa, and many other local organizations use the County Health Rankings as a guide to identify and implement solutions that make it easier for people to be healthy in their neighborhoods, schools, and workplace. It illustrates what we know when it comes to what …
The fear of fireworks is causing local municipalities to maintain illegality in the actual use of the devices. Starting next month, fireworks can legally be sold in Clinton and Camanche. But if you decide to legally purchase the products, don't expect to actually use them.
We’ve all seen the headlines about the ongoing opioid epidemic happening in the United States. Since 1999, the rate of overdose deaths involving opioids nearly quadrupled, and that number continues to climb.
During the run up to November’s General Election, Donald Trump promised to generate $1 trillion for infrastructure investment to fix the nation’s roads, bridges, airports and railways.
There have been a lot of distortions and misunderstandings regarding my Election Integrity proposal. My job is to make it easy to vote, but hard to cheat. That’s what this proposal accomplishes.
“... I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.”
There is a reason the architects of the Bill of Rights included freedom of the press and speech in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution — our democratic republic couldn't survive without them.
In 2008, Barack Obama promised a fundamental transformation of America. Where that promise has gone unfulfilled the most is in areas of sexual and racial discrimination. What’s worse is the official sanction given to such discrimination. Let’s look at some of it.
Gov. Terry Branstad has succeeded in his quest to reduce the size of state government. With fewer than 18,000 workers, the administrative branch is the smallest it has been in at least two decades. There are hundreds fewer workers in agencies responsible for inspecting nursing homes, investi…
Today’s extensive front-page report examining the scourge of heroin — its use, abuse and toll on lives — has been weeks in the making. It could not have come soon enough.
Area students, and residents, had a unique opportunity last week — to watch as the Iowa Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an off-site court session that took the justices out of Des Moines and put them into Clinton High School.
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who stands accused of sexually molesting and inappropriately touching five teenagers long ago, doesn’t seem to understand that he is lucky — very lucky — that prosecutors are asking for up to just six months of prison time.
Mississippi took a regrettable turn into the past Tuesday when Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act – a red herring title for the right to refuse service to the GLBT community on religious grounds.
‘Granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy” is the mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.Tonight that mission will be celebrated by the Make-A-Wish Clinton County Committee, which will host its annual g…
Iowa’s Legislature was right in 2014 to pass a bill through which patients afflicted by epilepsy can legally possess an anti-seizure medicine derived from cannabis.
It’s always a frightening thought that one morning your family could wake up to the forecast of possible severe weather on the horizon and fall victim to a storm that quickly blows through later that day.
It’s been six years since Francine “Fran” Molitor, 59; her daughter, Tonya D. Molitor, 32; and Tonya’s sons, Tyler J. Wade, 6, and Patrick A. Molitor, 3, died of smoke inhalation at their home at 2436 Dunham St. in Clinton.
If you believe that words and the tone of political rhetoric matter, then you might have a few words for how politics played out last week, both at the state and presidential level.
- Clinton man charged with drug, weapons offenses
- 3-sport star surrounds self with hard-workers
- Camanche tops Monticello in final inning
- Local shredding business gets new home
- Trees show signs of destruction
- CCDA provides new protective gear
- Clinton catches Muskies in comeback win
- Willful injury charge dismissed
- Getting ready for the show
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