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DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds is encouraging applications for Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund grants that will expand opportunities for Iowans to have rewarding careers and help employers hire the skilled workers they need.

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CLINTON -- Signed, sealed, delivered. After presentations and discussion, positive in their entirety, the Clinton County Board of Supervisors officially joined the Peanut Butter student loan incentive program Monday.

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CLINTON -- Roughly a year and a half after it announced 85 new jobs at its Camanche facility, TMK IPSCO officials have announced an unspecified number of layoffs at the plant.

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CLINTON – A group of employees from Purina's Clinton manufacturing facilities, and their families, volunteered at the Prairie Pastures Dog Park near Eagle Point Park June 6 for company’s annual volunteer day, Purina said last week.

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CLINTON — A Davenport-based nonprofit motorcycle safety club has organized a First Responders Tribute Ride through Clinton and Scott counties in honor of fallen Clinton Fire Department Lt. Eric Hosette and injured firefighter Adam Cain.

On May 13, a worldwide stock sell-off wiped out more than $1 trillion in global equity values due to escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The markets recovered over the next few days, but tensions continue to drive volatility with no resolution in sight at this writing. Sinc…

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CLINTON — For the 30th year the Clinton community celebrated one of its most famous sons with Felix Adler Day at the Children's Discovery Center.

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CLINTON -- Overcast skies and intermittent spitting rain didn't dampen Friday's Juneteenth celebration at the Riverview Bandshell as community members came together to commemorate the official freeing of African-American slaves more than 150 years ago.

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FULTON, Ill. — Much of Fulton High School's first year in the competency-based education program was spent in planning, Fulton High School Principal Bob Gosch said this month. Fulton is one of 50 schools participating in the state's pilot program.

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CLINTON -- The Walk to End Alzheimer's season officially kicked off Friday as hungry community members were treated to a Food Truck Festival in the parking lot of the Alverno.

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CLINTON — A dozen American Flags flew near the Clinton World War I memorial statue at the east end of Fifth Avenue South Friday, a display erected by the Clinton American Legion.

CLINTON — During its next meeting the Clinton County Board of Supervisors will consider approving a contract to administer a proposed student loan incentive program.

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CLINTON — Plant and nature lovers will have an opportunity to walk through some of the most interesting gardens in Clinton County Sunday, June 23 during the annual Clinton County Master Gardeners' Garden Walk.

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CLINTON — “By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves," the motto of Optimist International says. Clinton's Optimist Club will celebrate two years in September.

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CLINTON — When Clinton Area Showboat Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Teague Miller needed promotional photos for the season's second play, "Blithe Spirit," he contacted the George M. Curtis Mansion on Fifth Avenue South.

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CLINTON — Grab your pickleball paddles and volleyballs because Clinton’s riverfront soon will have eight new pickleball courts and two sand volleyball courts.

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CLINTON — A Clinton man must serve a minimum of five years in prison for one count of felony robbery.

CLINTON — A new city ordinance is in the works for Clinton police to more easily track down stolen goods that are sold to local pawnbrokers or secondhand dealers.

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CLINTON — Looking to unseat current United States Sen. Joni Ernst in 2020, Democratic candidate Eddie Mauro visited with Clinton-area residents Tuesday afternoon to talk about his platform.

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CLINTON — Supporters of Joe Biden waited nearly an hour for the former Vice President of the United States to arrive at Clinton Community College on Wednesday after the doors opened at 10:15 a.m.

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CLINTON — "We choose science over fiction, we choose unity over division, we choose truth over lies."

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CLINTON — A man originally charged with attempted murder and first-degree arson was granted a suspended sentence on one felony and one misdemeanor charge.

DEWITT — The summer 2019 version of the DeWitt Chamber & Development Company’s Look Local First shopping initiative will begin June 18.

DEWITT — The Central DeWitt School Board joined other districts in requesting that the two Iowa high school athletic associations evaluate how schools are classified to address what board members and administrators view as inequities.

Today is Wednesday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2019. There are 202 days left in the year.

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Obituaries

Esther Phialmlee, 78, of Savanna, IL, died Thursday, June 13, 2019. A graveside service will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11 am at Savanna Township Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Animal Care organizations.

Andrea Marie Blohm age 79 of Clinton, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 at her home following a 10 month battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending at the Pape Funeral Home.

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