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CLINTON — Day 4 after Monday’s windstorm found many Clinton residents still without power. Many streets remained blocked by downed trees and power lines.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds pushed back Friday against criticism that she has been slow to respond to a wind storm that devastated the state and promised more help soon for tens of thousands of residents struggling through their fifth day without electricity.
CLINTON — The Disaster Recovery Coalition of Clinton County, Iowa continues to respond to the immediate and long-term needs of families and individuals impacted by disasters such as the recent windstorm that swept across Clinton County on Monday.
DES MOINES (AP) — It will take five days or longer to restore power to some Iowa homes and businesses that have been without electricity since Monday's wind storm left damage across the Midwest and killed at least four people, officials said Thursday.
CLINTON — Though discussion of Riverstone Crossing subdivision wasn’t on the Clinton City Council agenda Tuesday, residents opposed to the housing development, or parts of it, voiced their objections to the council during the meeting.
CLINTON — The Clinton County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution earlier this week approving a 28E agreement for mental health advocate services for the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region.
CLINTON — The windstorm that blew through Clinton on Monday is causing the Clinton School District to delay the start of school for a second time.
DES MOINES — Farmers across a wide swath of Iowa are dealing with the heartbreaking aftermath of a rare wind storm that turned what was looking like a record corn crop into deep losses for many.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has sued two Democratic-leaning Iowa counties that are making it easy to vote by mail during the coronavirus pandemic, seeking to invalidate tens of thousands of voters’ absentee ballot applications.
DEWITT — An ordinance requiring mobile food vendors operating in the DeWitt city limits to purchase a one-year permit became official after the City Council approved its third and final reading last week.
CLINTON — The City of Clinton understands many residents may need to dispose of their refrigerated and freezer items and may not have the room to do so in their gray trash bin.
FULTON, Ill. — A statue in Fulton that was part of a 2003 exhibition there has been moved to a new location thanks to the help of a local company.
CLINTON — Clinton County Emergency Management has announced a mobile community resource center opened today in Clinton for storm victims still without power and in need of resources.
CLINTON — It is a fact; tornadoes can happen any time of year across the Gateway area. However, they typically occur during May and June, which are considered peak months for the weather phenomenon. But this year, there seemed to be a lack of tornadoes in the area, compared to years past.
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds has issued disaster proclamations in response to the severe weather system that moved across Iowa and caused widespread damage Monday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The impact of a wind storm that tore through the Midwest continued to grow Wednesday, as widespread power outages kept businesses closed, limited communication, spoiled food and caused long lines at gas stations.
CLINTON — School age children can receive free haircuts at Eva’s Hair Mechanix Thursday. Whether stylists will give those cuts inside or out depends on a utility company.
FULTON, Ill. — Fulton city officials have released clean-up information for residents dealing with the aftermath of Monday's windstorm.
MORRISON, Ill. — The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation and the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the Aug. 10 death of a Whiteside County Jail inmate.
CLINTON — Public Works crews are continuing to clear streets of trees and large debris. Snow routes will be cleared first, followed by side roads. The public is encouraged to stay home, if at all possible, until roadways are clear.
CEDAR RAPIDS — Following the high winds and storms that ravaged much of central and eastern Iowa on Monday, Alliant Energy reported Tuesday afternoon that more than 200,000 customers remain without service. Technicians have been dispatched and continue assessing damage, beginning to clear tr…
CLINTON – Clinton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Dan Srp said the Clinton County Administration Building will be closed to the public another day following Monday afternoon’s storm.
CHICAGO — ComEd crews had restored power by this afternoon to more than 454,000 customers throughout northern Illinois after a derecho with wind gusts in excess of 80 miles per hour, lightning and, in some cases, hail that moved across the region Monday afternoon.
CLINTON — Clinton’s Building and Neighborhood Services office has words of caution for residents as they clean up from Monday’s storm: If you hire a contractor, know the business you are hiring.
CEDAR RAPIDS — Following the high winds and storms that ravaged much of central and eastern Iowa on Monday, Alliant Energy reported early this afternoon that more than 200,000 customers remain without service.
CLINTON — Alliant Energy officials said Tuesday morning that crews will be working for the next several days to rebuild the electrical system in the wake of Monday’s violent storms in Iowa. At this time, Alliant is not able to provide estimated times of restoration.
IOWA CITY — (AP) - Hundreds of thousands across the Midwest remained without power on Tuesday after a powerful wind storm packing 100 mph winds battered the region a day earlier, causing damage linked to the death of a woman found clutching a young boy in her storm-battered mobile home.
As a result of Monday’s storm, the Clinton City Council Committee of the Whole meeting and Special Council meeting for tonight, Aug. 11, have been cancelled. The meetings will be rescheduled for a later date.
CLINTON — Public Works crews are continuing to clear streets of trees and large debris Tuesday morning. Snow routes will be cleared first, followed by side roads. The public is encouraged to stay home, if at all possible, until roadways are clear.
CLINTON – Clinton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Dan Srp has announced that the Clinton County Administration Building will be closed to the public on Tuesday following Monday afternoon’s storm with strong wind.
CLINTON – Police and fire officials in Clinton County are urging patience and safety after a major thunderstorm with strong winds caused heavy damage around the county Monday.
This Week's Circulars
Mrs. Helen Soenksen, 99, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Friday afternoon, August 14, 2020, at Wheatland Manor. Arrangements are pending in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.
ALBANY [mdash] Maxine A. Clark, 87, of Albany, IL, died Monday, August 10, 2020 at Prairie Hills Assisted Living, Clinton, Iowa. Private Graveside Services will be held in the Cordova Cemetery, Cordova, IL. Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus. Gibson - Bode Funeral Home, Erie is assis…
Gary Doran, 77, of Fulton, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at his home. Arrangements are pending with McDonald Funeral Homes.
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- UPDATED: Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for Clinton County
- UPDATE: Alliant Energy reports outage restoration could take days
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- Alliant crews working to restore power, not able to give estimated times of restoration
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