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Why holiday sales could ride on lower gas prices
No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers — and for people on their holiday shopping lists.
Shutdown D keys Fulton win at Tip-Off
Focus and execution led to a more decisive win for the Steamers in the second game of the Orion Tip-Off Classic Tuesday night.
Black Wednesday big business for bars
Thanksgiving is a time of year filled with traditions — family rituals, football obsessions and shopping extravaganzas — are all part of the holiday festivities.
Council talks fire boat costs
Acknowledging the public concern over the city’s prospective new fire boat, members of the Clinton City Council discussed the piece of equipment during their meeting Tuesday.
Fulton Meeting Watch
Fulton City Council The Fulton City Council met Monday. The following occurred: • The Council approved the addition of approximately 6.352 acres into the Whiteside Carroll County Enterprise Zone. The city of Mount Carroll requested the territory be
Meet Your Neighbor — Hunter & Brycen
CLINTON -- Two area children have given a gift of caring to an area shelter this holiday season. Sharlie Lawrence was watching the news a couple of weeks ago and when she learned that area food shelters are havi
- Somber nation marks 50th anniversary JAMIE STENGLE andStrokeStyle/$ID/Japanese Dots NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press DALLAS -- From a street in downtown Dallas to the shores of Cape Cod, a somber nation paused Friday to remember John F. Kennedy 50 years after the young, handsome presid
Man sentenced for sex abuse
CLINTON -- A Clinton County District Court judge sentenced a man to as much as 10 years for having sex with a mentally disabled 14-year-old female. "Frankly it's hard to imagine a more reprehensible crime," Judg
- Volunteers work to get food to the needy United Way of Clinton County, Iowa hosted its first Hunger Luncheon at Zion Lutheran Church in Clinton on Nov. 8. The 72 participants were served a meal that someone who is food-insecure might have: soup, bread and a beverage. Program hosts Pastor J
- Jacobs embarks on tour CLINTON -- Mark Jacobs, the seventh candidate to enter the race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, stopped in Clinton on Thursday as part of his 26-city announcement tour. Jacobs, 51, of West Des Moines, is the former chief financia
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