GREEN ISLAND — The Green Island Congregational Church soup supper set for April 2 has been canceled.
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DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa judge has set a hearing for Wednesday to consider whether to block an order by Gov. Kim Reynolds that temporarily halted abortions in the state.
ROCK FALLS, Ill. — Iowa and Illinois health officials have announced additional COVID-19 cases in Eastern Iowa and Northwestern Illinois, including the first death in the region.
CLINTON — Over the last several weeks, health officials warned that it was not a matter of if, but when, the coronavirus would come to local communities.
CLINTON — The percentage of revenue the City of Clinton receives from property taxes to pay for governmental activities fell from 66% in 2018 to 61% in 2019, according to the State audit released this month.
IOWA CITY — An outbreak of the coronavirus at an eastern Iowa long-term care facility has infected 21 residents and employees, public health officials said Monday.
Through the decades in Clinton, pandemics and epidemics were as present in the papers as the weather and water supply. Cholera and other water borne illnesses were the norm in the early years of Clinton.
WEST DES MOINES — As schools remain closed across the region due to the spread of the coronavirus, Hy-Vee is offering its Hy-Vee KidsFit program online by streaming a free, daily 15- to 20-minute video to share fun, physical activities with children and families.
PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — A metal fence broken into several pieces is scattered across Arlyn Kerkhobe’s yard, and is just some of the debris stemming from an EF-1 tornado that briefly touched down Saturday night near Prophetstown.
DAVENPORT — Iowa American Water has suspended the practice of shutting off water service due to non-payment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It is very important to remember that children look to adults for how to react during stressful times. With the COVID-19 virus gaining international media attention, information about the pandemic is everywhere.
The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for people and communities to handle, especially as new information continues to be released at seemingly breakneck speeds. This stress can be difficult for people to handle.
CLINTON — The Clinton County Board of Supervisors is recommending department heads and elected officials discontinue hiring temporary workers for the time being.
CLINTON – Two new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Clinton County. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, both are in the age range from 41-60 and are self-isolating at home.
CLINTON — Moderate flooding continues along the Wapsipinicon River, and flood warnings are in effect until Tuesday.
FULTON, Ill. — The Friends of the Windmill and Fulton Township have been awarded grants from the Fulton Association for Community Enrichment, FACE announced last week.
FULTON, Ill. — The Fulton Thomson Food Pantry is still open, despite shutdown orders and limits to sizes of gatherings, said Betty Wiebenga via email Friday.
Health care dominated political dialogue leading up to the coronavirus crisis this month and if voters in the nation’s heartland are an accurate yardstick, the struggle over the best way to provide it will escalate on the road to November's election.
CLINTON — Clinton School District voters lined up at the Church of the Open Door on March 3 to decide a school bond issue. Voters knew what they wanted when it came to building or not building a new school.
CLINTON — Iowa’s Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday defended her stance against ordering a “shelter in place” mandate as reporters in the room and on a conference call continued pressing about her decision not to close down the state.
CLINTON — States all across the nation are trying to make sure health care officials fighting the coronavirus on the front lines are protected while they treat others.
Severe thunderstorms are expected Saturday across eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois and far northeast Missouri. The most likely time frame is 1 to 8 p.m. but an isolated severe storm cannot be ruled out Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
CLINTON — Allan Soenksen announced he is joining the race for Clinton County Sheriff, the third Republican candidate to announce his candidacy for sheriff.
CLINTON — The Clinton School District will purchase three buses at a total of $322,240 after receiving a grant that will reimburse the district $70,000.
DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.8% in February. The state’s jobless rate was 2.7% one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate decreased slightly to 3.5% in February.
CLINTON — With the number of coronavirus cases rising in the state, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday expanded the state’s disaster health proclamation to include more businesses.
CLINTON — Politicians and economists alike said they were expecting unemployment claims numbers to be astronomical, but they all agree the numbers released Thursday were staggering.
CLINTON — Clinton County is reporting its first confirmed case of coronavirus, Clinton County health officials have confirmed to the Clinton Herald.
CLINTON — Clinton County Community Assistance Program Director Kim Ralston is considering using director’s discretion when dealing with requests as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
CLINTON — Clinton County’s population numbers are continuing to decline, according to estimates released Thursday by the United States Census Bureau.
DEWITT — Meal services for adults and food programs for children have been beset with challenges as the community deals with self-isolation put in place to avoid spreading COVID-19.
CLINTON — Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Susan Larson Christensen enacted several changes over the past two weeks affecting the Seventh Judicial District’s court process.
CLINTON — The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office has enacted several changes for both deputies and in the Clinton County Jail as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
DES MOINES — Iowa’s hunting and fishing regulations are not affected by the current COVID-19 health emergency in Iowa, the Department of Natural Resources said this week.
DAVENPORT — All across the state of Illinois on Thursday, television and radio stations alike raised awareness about hunger that impacts many throughout the community.
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Gloria Sargent, 75, of Clinton passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Full obituary will be in Wednesday's paper. Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family.
- First COVID-19 case confirmed in Clinton County
- Two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Clinton County
- NO SHUT DOWN: Reynolds continues to defend not ordering 'shelter in place'
- Parker sentenced to prison for theft, buglary
- Showboat cancels 2020 season due to coronavirus
- Clinton companies adjust to new procedures
- CRIME WATCH: Clinton Police Department
- Reynolds announces retail store closures but no 'shelter in place'
- School board finds no answers to shutdown questions
- Holly's Dogs grand opening on the horizon