CLINTON — Clinton County will proceed with seeking bids for a new county farmland lease.

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CLINTON — The Clinton County Board of Supervisors approved a policy earlier this week for county employees to work as poll workers.

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CLINTON — Outdoor Recreation Products has agreed to pay the Clinton School District $26,623 after the district accused the company of improperly installing playground equipment.

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Wondering what those long lines around Nelson Corp field were about Tuesday? Free dog and cat food and treats were available at a drive-thru pet food pantry at the baseball stadium at 537 Ball Park Drive. Nestle Purina PetCare, which has a Clinton manufacturing facility, partnered with the L…

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a policy change Tuesday to make it easier for Iowa students, teachers and business workers exposed to someone with COVID-19 to avoid a two-week quarantine, despite increasing cases across the state.

DEWITT — Alan “Al” Tubbs, Chairman of Iowa-based Ohnward Bancshares, Inc., is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America.

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CLINTON — YWCA Clinton welcomed Angie Bloomfield as its new Empowerment Center director this month.

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CLINTON — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.8 million to the city of Clinton to clean up health hazards in homes of low-income families.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said Monday night she had been “very consistent” in her views on Supreme Court justices despite supporting a vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee while working with other Republicans to block a nomination by President Barack Obama.

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CAMANCHE — One person was taken to the hospital for possible smoke inhalation after a microwave oven caused a house fire in Camanche on Sunday.

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CLINTON — One more piece to the Wilson Building funding puzzle fell into place this month when developers received downtown revitalization money from the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

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CLINTON — The Clinton County Development Association approved $360,000 in spring grant funds to 12 organizations earlier this year but agreed to suspend the fall grant cycle due to a loss of revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CLINTON — Because small local businesses are sometimes unable to set up online shopping on their own, four area Chambers of Commerce have started a website on their behalf.

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Steve Smith, owner of Smith Brothers General Store, waves from the doorway of the building. The General Store at 1016 S. Fourth St. closed after brick fell from the exterior of the building Sept. 16. Smith said Monday that the city condemned the building and will demolish it. Smith is moving…

CLINTON — Plans for a proposed regional career and technical education center operated by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges are solidifying, and the center could cost between $7 million and $11 million, says EICC President Brian Kelly.

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CAMANCHE — Camanche School District officials are positive about the early results of their return to learn plan, but still do not have a date when they will consider returning to full in-person classes.

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FULTON, Ill. — Like most school districts across the nation, River Bend School District wrestled with how to return students to school this fall after forcing them to stay home in the spring.

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CLINTON — After closing for several weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gateway Area Community Center has restarted most of its programs, including its boxing club which could bring economic benefits to the city.

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Jennifer Hansen-Wauford checks Prince of Peace Catholic School student Baya Perryman’s temperature before school Friday. Sept. 25 marked the end of the fifth week of school in which students have attended daily. Prince of Peace also offers a remote learning component for families with risk f…

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DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa legislative panel approved Friday several proposals from the state’s top election official, including allowing county officials to prepare mail ballots for counting ahead of time to alleviate a last-minute crunch on Election Day.

DEWITT — DeWitt City Administrator Steve Lindner is in the beginning stages of drafting a new city law that will create a registry of all vacant buildings in town.

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DEWITT — Central DeWitt officials are developing a plan to police facility rentals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CLINTON — Local candidates running for two seats in the Iowa House of Representatives shared how they plan to tackle multiple issues, including school funding, at a recent candidate forum.

CLINTON — Clinton County Supervisors Tom Determann and Jim Irwin Jr. both support waiting until the budget session in early 2021 to decide on funding for a proposed additional temporary full-time employee for the Emergency Management Agency.

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CLINTON — Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has landed $100,000 through the Future Ready Iowa’s Coronavirus Relief Fund Employer Innovation Fund Grant, Gov. Kim Reynolds office announced Thursday.

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