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Despite opposition from Republicans as well as reform groups, Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday signed into law the revised state legislative district maps that lawmakers passed in August, opening the door to almost certain court challenges.

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CLINTON — Members of the American Association of University Women celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Clinton branch recently. In front from left are Sue Peters, Julie Wolbers and Rosemary Haack. In the back from the left are Jane Orman, Mary Ann Nelson, Odelia Schrunk, Kathy Peters and S…

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CLINTON — A prison sentence not to exceed 10 years that was suspended last year was ordered to be imposed last week after a Clinton man who pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle violated terms of probation for the second time. 

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CLINTON — The parking lot east of Clinton High School has become a construction zone as contractor TriCon Construction of Dubuque begins a three-story academic addition.

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CLINTON — When Eastern Iowa Community College began discussing a Career Technical Education Center about three years ago, to prepare individuals for employment in current or emerging occupations, it included local businesses and economic development organizations in the planning.

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CLINTON — Honoring people who have contributed to Clinton County’s history takes many forms. Hometown Heroes banners line the downtown, and honorary street names are going up on Liberty and Camanche avenues.

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CLINTON — The steeple and bell from the former New Hope Lutheran Church will soon move from their longtime home at North Fourth Street and Fourth Avenue North.

MORRISON, ILL. — The annual Morrison WaTanYe breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Morrison United Methodist Church.

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longest-serving Republican senator, said Friday that he will seek an eighth term in 2022, giving the party more confidence in holding the seat as they fight to overtake Democrats’ one-vote margin.

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CLINTON — Four friends from Carroll County, Illinois, as Kindred Spirit Painters, will exhibit their art at Clinton’s River Arts Center through Nov. 6.

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DEWITT — DeWitt city officials are crafting an ordinance that would permit licensed drivers 18 or older to operate utility terrain vehicles within the city limits of DeWitt.

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CLINTON — Harvest is underway in Clinton County, not only on area farms, but at the Clinton Public Library.

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CLINTON — The United Way of Clinton County, Iowa kicked off this year’s campaign at the LumberKings game at the NelsonCorp field on Aug. 3, with a donation from the Insurance Group and West Bend Mutual Insurance Company for $1,000, through the LumberKings’ Home Run Incentive.

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FULTON, Ill. — Fulton High School will hold its first annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the school’s west gym.

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CAMANCHE — The Camanche School Board voiced support for keeping its current policy in place and not mandating masks in the schools.

CLINTON — Area hospitals are seeing a decrease in local hospitalizations related to COVID-19, Clinton County Community Health Manager Michele Cullen reported to the Board of Supervisors on Monday.

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CLINTON — Team Clover Ridge Place, led by Sally Davies, was the top team at Clinton’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday at NelsonCorp Field, raising more than $6,500.

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CLINTON — A homeowner whose house was destroyed by fire last week has a new residence, but she still needs clothing and household items.

CLINTON — The Sisters of St. Francis will ring in the International Day of Peace on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 1 p.m. Churches throughout the Clinton area have been invited to join in ringing bells to mark the day. At The Canticle, the home of the Sisters of St. Francis, the bell ringing will be …

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Merrik Burn checks out a dog house and plays with Copper, the Whiteside County therapy dog, during On the Move with Parks and Rec’s Dog Days of Summer Pooch Picnic. Saturday’s event featured free hot dogs, chips and water with music by DJ Trent Bush. A silent auction featured the original di…

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CLINTON — A structure fire caused by an overheated electrical cord resulted in the death of a pet and left a resident in need of clothing, Clinton Fire Department said last week.

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