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CAMANCHE — The Camanche City Council is set to vote Tuesday on resolutions to adjust the city's water and sewer rates.


CLINTON —The Clinton History Club’s theme for February is Visiting our Neighbors in Camanche. The History Club will tour the Camanche Historical Museum this month.


CLINTON — District Court Judge Mark Cleve submitted an order Tuesday for restoration to competency for a man charged with five felonies.

During the fifth week of the legislative session, subcommittee work continued to be the primary focus as legislation continues to move through the Senate. The Senate focused on a variety of topics before it this week, including both education funding and transportation issues.


CLINTON — Clinton community members were given an update this week regarding the proposed new Union Pacific rail bridge that will cross the Mississippi River and affect the future of the train depot on 11th Avenue South.


CLINTON — Until weather patterns stop bringing snow and extremely cold temperatures to Clinton, finalizing the school calendar will be put on ice.


DEWITT — A regional technical education center that would be utilized by all five public schools in Clinton County — Clinton, Camanche, Central DeWitt, Calamus-Wheatland and Northeast — has support from all those districts’ superintendents.

DES MOINES (AP) — One of four attorneys convicted of overbilling the state of Iowa while serving as lawyers for the indigent has had his law license suspended for at least a year.

DEWITT — DeWitt residents will notice a small increase in their property tax bills from the 2019-20 fiscal year as a result of the public referendum passed Aug. 7.

DEWITT — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting a series of town hall-style meetings where local staff will provide updates on recently completed hunting seasons, discuss possible changes to hunting rules and regulations, and address other topics as requested.

The old saying “Stop and smell the roses” reminds us to slow down and enjoy nature that surrounds us every day. This last month of roller coaster winter weather has been trying for both man and beast, but you have to admit the landscape has been stunningly beautiful. We have seen it all, fro…

DEWITT — Ohnward Bancshares has donated $481,021 to local individuals and community organizations across five counties during its fifth annual Pay it Ohnward campaign and eighth annual Grilling for Charity initiative.

CLINTON — After a fire forced the closure of the building for just over three months, the Culver’s location at 2625 Lincoln Way reopens today.


CLINTON — Certain city property update projects were successfully awarded bids for construction at this week's Clinton City Council meeting.

CLINTON — The Clinton City Council is on its way to approving more clearly defined massage therapy establishment guidelines after this week's Committee of the Whole meeting.

MAQUOKETA — Youths will enjoy learning about weaving at this class designed for kids at 2 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Hurstville Interpretive Center.


CLINTON — As a nonprofit agency Clinton's YWCA is at the mercy of donors to cover big expenses. Money from memberships and fees leave little room for unexpected problems.

FULTON, ILL. — A 5K run/walk, known as Freezin' For A Reason, will begin at noon Saturday and will benefit Mission Starfish Haiti.

CLINTON — Gaming grant applications for the Spring 2019 grant round are now available and can be downloaded and printed at the Clinton County Development Association’s website at

DEWITT — People who can’t attend the Feb. 23 Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library gala can still lend their support now that advance bidding for the live auction is open.


CLINTON — In the weeks following the Jan. 5 explosion at Clinton's ADM plant that took the life of Clinton Fire Lt. Eric Hosette and critically injured firefighter Adam Cain, Clinton's firefighters have learned something very important.

CLINTON — Though Clinton didn't receive a prize during the 2019 Healthiest State Annual Awards convention Thursday, the city has a lot to be proud of, Teresa Roof of Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield said last week.


CLINTON — Over the last 10 years, the Quad City Fire Hockey Team has raised nearly $40,000 for various causes. This year, Clinton firefighter Adam Cain and the family of Lt. Eric Hosette will be beneficiaries of the team's efforts.


FULTON, Ill. — If Fulton City Council members think raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour would hurt the city, they should contact State Rep. Tony McCombie, City Administrator Randy Boonstra told the council Monday night.

DEWITT — Last month’s frigid weather led to the cancellation of several programs and meetings at the Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library, but patrons still found a way to make the most of its services.

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DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says she favors current state law that requires gun holders to obtain a permit but is monitoring a legislative proposal to eliminate the requirement to obtain a permit to buy or carry a handgun.

Every year, Americans spend $22 billion on chocolate, and it's a safe bet that Valentine's Day accounts for a decent percentage of that total. While a heart-shaped box of chocolates may seem like the opposite of healthy, experts say it's less about the occasional small indulgence and more ab…


PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate.


CLINTON — Clinton County Facilities Manager Corey Johnson is hoping the jail of the Clinton County Law Center, currently under construction, will be occupied by the beginning of June.

DEWITT — After harsh winter weather called for enough cancellations to push the end of the 2018-2019 school year into mid-June, Central DeWitt Superintendent Dan Peterson decided it was time to make some changes.


STERLING, Ill. — Every year the Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus teaches the ringing chords of barbershop music to Illinois high school students, and every year the chorus uses Valentine's Day to help pay for it.


CLINTON – The city of Clinton has declared a snow emergency in effect from 6 tonight until 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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