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CLINTON — Prosecutors' appeal of a post-conviction relief ruling granting a new trial for a Clinton man previously convicted of a 2007 murder will be heard before his re-trial begins.

CLINTON — A Clinton man has pleaded guilty to a lesser included felony robbery charge.

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CAMANCHE — The city of Camanche is allowing updated quotes to be submitted for the community center parking lot.

CAMANCHE — The city of Camanche will wait on a ruling from the Iowa Supreme Court before it considers changing its animal control ordinance.

CAMANCHE — A Clinton restaurant was damaged by fire over the weekend.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.

DES MOINES — Fareway Stores, Inc. recently conducted a roundup at the register to support Variety – the Children’s Charity. Donations were collected from Oct. 1 through Oct. 20 in all Fareway locations, with total donations reaching $177,000 during the three-week period.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's claims, fire scientists say.

CLINTON — Tri-S Women’s Club held its November meeting at Prairie Hills Assisted Living Center.

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CLINTON — The Clinton History Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ericksen Community Center. This month’s theme for the Clinton History Club centers on the various railroads that provided service in Clinton/Lyons.

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In the 19th century, Veterans Day was not Nov. 11. In fact, there was no Veterans Day, as Armistice Day was created in 1919 to recognize the end of the Great War.

CLINTON — The Clinton County Area Solid Waste Agency board is considering allowing use of discretionary funds by an executive committee.

DEWITT — The Thiel building recently got a clean bill of environmental health, paving the way for it to be demolished as part of the Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library expansion.

CLINTON — As Veteran's Day nears, the importance of an initiative aiming to honor area veterans with incentives is being highlighted.

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CLINTON — These days, 98-year-old Hank Dihlmann does various things to keep himself busy. In the summer, that includes activities such as golfing — where he’ll be the first to admit he doesn’t hit it far anymore, but it sure stays straight.

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CLINTON — The third time around for a Clinton School District candy drive has proven to be its most successful.

CLINTON — One week after adjusting benefits offered as part of the Home Base Iowa program, the Clinton County Board Supervisors is set to vote on resolutions for three individuals to take advantage of an incentive offered as part of the program.

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It’s been 20 years — and 20 Veterans Days — since Daphne Cavin shared her World War II scrapbook with a reporter and set in motion a chain of events that touched countless lives and brought her closure about her young soldier husband’s death in France.

CLINTON — The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center is enjoying November with these activities and events.

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CLINTON — Clinton Community College has announced upcoming performances for the 2018-19 Visiting Artist season. This is the 45th year that CCC has offered these performances for the community as part of the Quad Cities Arts, a program that strives to make the program accessible to people of …

DAVENPORT — Colder temperatures are here, and Iowa American Water reminds homeowners that now is the time (if you haven’t already) to safeguard your home plumbing to prevent damage from frozen and burst pipes and water meters that can bring costly plumbing repairs.

BETTENDORF — Ascentra Credit Union is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year for its annual scholarship competition. A total of $10,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 10 of their members to help offset the costs of attending a college or university. Scholarships will be…

CLINTON — Area health officials are in the midst of battling flu season, with encouragements going out to the Gateway area to be proactive and receive an influenza vaccination.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital, the court said Thursday.

LANARK, Ill. — The Transformers Team is cooking up Lanark’s fourth annual Jingle Fest on Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. They’ve added some new ingredients to this old-fashioned Christmas celebration.

CLINTON — The Clinton Landlord meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce.

CLINTON — In an election with the highest turnout in Clinton County since 1990, according to unofficial election returns, two open seats for the Clinton County Board of Supervisors and one open seat in Iowa House District 97 will be filled by Republican candidates.

Fall will soon turn into winter. Bird feeders need to be cleaned, filled and hung before the first heavy snows. To maximize the number of species at your feeders this year, offer a variety of different seeds at different feeding heights.

MORRISON, Ill. — The Whiteside Forum continues its series of expert speaker presentations with Kimberly Zarecor, principal investigator of a National Science Foundation Project, looking at small and shrinking rural communities in Iowa.

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CLINTON — United Way of Clinton County, Iowa collected contributions totaling $62,373 at its second campaign report on Nov. 1, 2018.

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DES MOINES (AP) — Two years after Republicans swept nearly all state and federal offices in Iowa, Democrats showed they still have some life in the state.

CLINTON — Republicans Dan Srp and Jim Irwin Jr. have been elected to a four-year term on the Clinton County Board of Supervisors, according to Tuesday night’s unofficial General Election returns.

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Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections.

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