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CLINTON — Union workers picketed Canadian Pacific Railway in Clinton on Tuesday, saying that CP refuses to abide by an arbiter's decision in a wage dispute.


DEWITT — A tentative groundbreaking for the new Fieldstone of DeWitt senior living community is scheduled for Nov. 13.


DEWITT — When the city of Maquoketa recently opted out of hosting the final overnight stop on the 2021 RAGBRAI route, it created an opening in the cross-state bike ride’s schedule.

DEWITT — Voters will have the opportunity to elect four members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Clinton County Council at the Nov. 3 general election.

Farmers and landowners can now sign up for cost-share funds through the Water Quality Initiative. The funds can be used to help install conservation practices that improve soil health and water quality, including cover crops, no-till/strip-till practices or a nitrification inhibitor.

CLINTON — The second of two public events for community members to give feedback on a feasibility study for a proposed Clinton sports complex is planned for Thursday.

FULTON, Ill. — The Fulton City Council will vote next month to formally approve a recommendation from Interim City Administrator and Public Works Director Dan Clark to put insurance payments for derecho cleanup back into the funds from which they were paid.

CLINTON — The intersection of North Third Street and Main Avenue will be re-opened to all traffic Thursday, Oct. 29.

CLINTON — A Clinton woman has pleaded guilty to a lesser-included felony drug charge stemming from a January shoplifting report.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Elections officials in Iowa are worried about the state’s rising number of coronavirus cases, saying that any illnesses or absences among key workers and volunteers could hinder their services through Election Day.

CLINTON — Chancy Lutheran Church will sponsor a blood drive Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Anyone wishing to donate blood should sign up at

Even though it may be a bit colder than most people expected at this point in October, fall is a great time to fertilize, control weeds and prepare the lawn for next year.

DES MOINES — The final consumer comment hearing regarding Iowa-American Water Company’s request for a rate increase will be conducted virtually by the Iowa Utilities Board at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28.

CLINTON — There’s a little time before Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ spring semester begins Jan. 19, but students are encouraged to register as soon as possible to ensure they get the classes they want at the times they want them.

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STERLING, Ill. — A 15-year-old girl died Monday after the car in which she was riding was struck by a semitrailer north of Sterling.


CLINTON — Friends of Clinton, Iowa Cemeteries began meeting before the Aug. 10 derecho, but the storm emphasized the need for the non-profit.

MORRISON, Ill. — A lockback at Whiteside County Jail Saturday resulted from the positive COVID test of a female inmate, not from raw sewage in a cell block, Sheriff John Booker said Sunday.

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CLINTON — Clinton County’s positivity rate for COVID-19 cases is above 11%, County Community Health Manager Michele Cullen said Monday.


The Clinton Izaak Walton League presented the Judge John W. Tobin Award to Shirley Sebens. The presentation was made by Past President Wayne Schoel. The award is a chapter appreciation award, with the honoree nominated by members. The award is given to someone who has contributed to the succ…


Throughout the summer and fall of 2020, by far and away the most commonly reported scam to me is the Social Security scam phone call. This scam features a call from someone claiming he works for Social Security, and knows about fraud on the recipient’s Social Security account. The call often…


CLINTON — Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Former Notre Dame Football Coach Lou Holtz encouraged Clinton County voters to vote for President Donald Trump in the general election during a stop Friday in Clinton County.


CLINTON — The National Weather Service issued an advisory Sunday for snow and slick roads for eastern Iowa and Western Illinois including Clinton and Jackson Counties in Iowa and Whiteside and Carroll Counties in Illinois.


CLINTON — Eagle Heights Elementary Instructional Coach Barb Rhoades has one regret about the new inclusive playground — that donors didn’t get to see the first smiles from it.

CLINTON — The Clinton Police Department is holding a Drive-Through Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Event on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nelson Corp Field, 537 Ballpark Drive, Clinton.


CAMANCHE — The Camanche City Council next month will consider a proposal for an updated street improvement plan.

CLINTON — A pilot program that will be tested in Clinton will pair local police officers with Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region staff members as officers respond to calls, specifically for safety welfare checks.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa has among the nation’s highest coronavirus death and infection rates and residents should avoid gatherings in most counties to fight the virus, federal experts said this week.

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