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GOOSE LAKE — As discussions of a regional career and technical education center continue, Northeast Superintendent Neil Gray says it is time for schools to commit.

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CLINTON — The roadblocks at Eagle Point Park will come down in time for the Symphony of Lights Family Walk Wednesday, said Jeff Bousman, foreman with Clinton Engineering Co.

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CAMANCHE — A weekly dinner at St. Mark's United Methodist Church will give patrons of Camanche Food Pantry a better Thanksgiving.

CAMANCHE —The Camanche City Council will meet Tuesday, when it will consider the second reading of an ordinance that establishes a two-hour parking limit on 14th Avenue.

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CLINTON — The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center is getting ready for Santa’s visit. Milk & Cookies with Santa is Saturday, Nov. 24.

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CLINTON — Residents who are used to donating to the Marine Toys for Tots program have other options in its absence from Clinton this year.

Don’t wait until you see damage on your trees and shrubs to put up winter protection. Do it now!

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CLINTON — From its small beginning as a daycare for 10 mentally disabled children, Skyline Center has grown into a multi-functional organization that serves disabled people on many levels.

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CLINTON — Clinton school officials have ordered an independent investigation into an alleged case of bullying that parents say left a Jefferson Elementary School student with a broken arm.

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When planning a trip, we often search for an unusual business, place or activity that might result in a good story.

Anyone who reads more than a few of my columns knows I harp repeatedly on scammers who pressure people to pay for scams using money wiring services, such as Western Union and Moneygram. Anybody in the consumer protection business knew for decades that wiring money is a favorite payment metho…

CLINTON — The Gateway community is preparing for the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in early December, with food drive donations ramping up, according to officials.

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CLINTON — Area businesses will fill this month and next with holiday activities for shoppers.

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CLINTON — City officials are focusing on an initiative to make non-profit swimming pools more affordable for operators in Clinton.

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FULTON, Ill. — Award-winning Chicago author Stan "Tex" Banash will discus his book "Illinois – The Road to Statehood" at the next meeting of the Fulton Historical Society.

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SAVANNA, Ill. — Mother Nature blanketed the landscape with the season’s first snowfall as the peak of the deer rut welcomed hunters to the Lost Mound Unit of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge in Savanna.

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CLINTON — The Clinton School District and the Clinton High School Hall of Honor Committee today announced the inaugural 2019 Hall of Honor Class.

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SAVANNA, Ill. — The 1st United Methodist Church of Savanna will hold its annual “Hanging of the Greens” worship service at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 2. The church is located at 2100 Chicago Ave.

CLINTON — Victory Center Executive Director Ray Gimenez is expecting volunteers to serve as many as 1,000 people during this year’s Great Thanksgiving Banquet.

FULTON, Ill. — The city of Fulton will consider a request from business owner Drake Chase to purchase 10 acres of Industrial Park land at an upcoming City Council meeting.

CLINTON — The Clinton Art Association's Annual Membership Show is now open and continues through the Christmas holidays at the River Arts Center, 229 Fifth Ave. South in downtown Clinton.

The library will be closed for Thanksgiving from Nov. 22 through Nov. 24. The library is closed on Sundays. Regular hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 26.

DEWITT — Over the next several DeWitt City Council meetings, City Administrator Steve Lindner said he and the council will begin dissecting DeWitt’s comprehensive plan.

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CLINTON — Each year, Clinton’s MLK Committee awards the Peace and Justice Award to an individual or organization whose work in the community honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy of non-violence, equality, justice and peace.

CLINTON — The Clinton City Council Committee of the Whole on Tuesday night forwarded an amendment to the city's agreement with an entity seeking to revamp a historic downtown Clinton building.

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.

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.

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CLINTON — A Clinton band that has been playing together for over 30 years is part of this year’s class inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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.

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