The upcoming launch of Lego's new Mindstorms set is generating excitement in Silicon Valley, where many engineers grew up playing with the robot-building kits. Mindstorms is credited with drawing many young people into engineering.
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Skyline voices labor concerns to Rep. Loebsack
CLINTON -- U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack toured Skyline Center on Tuesday where he learned what consumers of the Clinton organization produce and what legislative changes are on the minds of its directors. Among the issues that topped the list were chang
- 2 winners in $636M Mega Millions drawing DES MOINES -- The two winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in California and Georgia, lottery officials said Wednesday. The $636 million jackpot was the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. One ticket was sold in San Jose, Calif., Califor
Lions Club Santa visits hospital
Photos from the Lions Club Santa's trip to an Iowa City hospital.
- River Bend buys 2 buses FULTON, Ill. -- Two new buses will be added to the fleet for the River Bend School District, but brand new automobiles come at a price. School board officials met on Monday and approved the purchases of two 2015 Bluebird All-American passenger buses
Clinton Co. Supervisors move forward on DeWitt annex
CLINTON -- Clinton County officials went over plans for the new satellite office in DeWitt, plans that will be presented to the public early next year, during a meeting Monday afternoon. With the near completion of Phase II of the Clinton County Sate
- White House decorator to speak in Fulton FULTON, Ill. -- At 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton, Carol Leavy from Clinton will share her experience decorating the White House in 2012. Carol is a member of the Mississippi Valley Woodcarvers Association and she had bee
- Property taxes to rise in Fulton FULTON, Ill. -- Residents of Fulton will see a slight increase in their property taxes next year because of a $1.08 million loss in the city's property valuation. At a City Council meeting on Monday, leaders discussed the city's ability to retain a l
Local Iowa Legislators back the gas tax
CLINTON -- State Reps. Steve Olson, R-DeWitt, and Mary Wolfe, D-Clinton said legislators are waiting for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to show his support before voting on an increase in the gas tax. During a "meet and greet" between Olson, Wolfe and the
Solid Waste Agency offering holiday recycling programs
CLINTON -- The Clinton County Area Solid Waste Agency is preparing for the Christmas and New Year's season with holiday hours and special recycling programs. The CCASWA facilities will close at noon on both Dec.
- Legislators address gas tax this morning with board of supervisors
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