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FULTON, Ill. — Principal Bob Gosch introduced Fulton High School’s Steamer of the Month for March to the River Bend School Board Monday.

CLINTON — A Clinton man pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of felony theft.


CLINTON -- After a few years in hiatus, the Clinton Lumberjack Festival is set to return June 8 to the Sawmill Museum.

STERLING, Ill. — CGH Medical Center recently presented its DAISY Award to Lyndsey Weber, a registered nurse with CGH Ambulatory Surgery Department, the hospital announced.


It was just a little over 55 years ago when Paul Parker Cassidy made a trip through Clinton that led to a change in his business plan. A retailer from Quincy, Illinois, he owned half interest in a Jack's discount store in that city. At the time, he had his sights set on expanding in the disc…


WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president.…


WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, attacking investigators' credibility and playing down their findings. As a redacted version of Mueller's report was finally released Thursday, Trum…


CLINTON — The Clinton School District is not doing enough to maintain its buses, Superintendent Gary DeLacy told the school board this month. A solution to the problem is in the hands of high school students.

CLINTON — Rotary Club of Clinton May 2019 programs include a presentation by Clinton High School Interact students, Rotary announced this week.

CLINTON — Applications are being accepted for the Mount St. Clare Charitable Education Trust Scholarship. Successful applicants must have or will graduate from a high school in Clinton County or Whiteside County and are or will attend a two or four year university within the state of Iowa.


FULTON, Ill. — Fulton's annual plant sale will be Saturday, May 11. There is always a nice selection of plants to choose from for seasonal projects. Primarily, perennials with some annuals will be available.


CLINTON -- A Monday afternoon fire at a Clinton apartment caused $50,000 in damage, according to a Clinton Fire Department press release.


PARIS (AP) — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.

CLINTON — The Victory Center Rescue Mission is postponing its four scheduled performances of "The Witness."

STERLING, Ill. — The Whiteside Master Gardeners will host a gardening workshop May 18 at the Whiteside Extension Office, 12923 Lawrence Road, Sterling.

CLINTON — In conjunction with Older Americans Month, the 29th annual Plus 50 Living Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 23 at the Vista Grande, 2141 16th St. NW, Clinton.


CLINTON — A Clinton man was granted a suspended sentence of two felony charges after destroying property and threatening people with a shovel.

CLINTON — A woman pleaded guilty to felony forgery in Clinton County District Court Wednesday.

CAMANCHE — The City of Camanche is set to vote this week on a proposal from Republic Services to provide garbage and recycling services.


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democratic Rep. Dave Loebsack announced Friday he won't seek re-election when his current term ends, a move that likely will lead to a wide-open race in a district both parties see as winnable.


FULTON, Ill. — Andresen Nature Center will continue its series of beekeeping sessions Sunday, April 28 at 1 p.m.

CAMANCHE — The Camanche School District on Monday will consider a 28E agreement with the Clinton School District to provide an alternative school.


CLINTON — Greg Fier’s clear call to a visitor to “come in” is an indication that he can no longer open his front door. Yet despite being in a wheelchair and unable to use his arms, Fier remains in his home and continues to create music in his small studio.

CLINTON — Clinton County officials will hear an update Monday on the Elvira wastewater project.


CLINTON — A downtown Clinton rehabilitation project for a structure on South Second Street has received grant funding from the state of Iowa.


CLINTON — The Discovery Center is planning exciting activities for its weekly programs and events. Make your own baby chick to take home on WOW Wednesday. Then, peep in to see and hold the new baby chicks at Funtime Friday. Each of these programs is free with regular museum admission or membership.


CLINTON — A fund-raising effort that began years ago at Lyons Middle School has snowballed into a state-topping effort by Clinton Middle School students.

DEWITT — The Central DeWitt Community Education Foundation has awarded its 2019 round of grants for teachers within the district and their various initiatives and projects.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — State Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, welcomed Whiteside County Public Health COO Beth Fiorini and Ann McCarrell of Helping Hands in Port Byron to Springfield on Tuesday for a women’s brunch that honored the contributions of emerging female leaders from throughout the state.


CLINTON — Clinton police say it was a domestic incident that led to Clinton schools being placed on lockdown this morning.

STERLING, Ill. — Would you like to have a better understanding of tornadoes, thunderstorms, lightning, and other types of severe weather?

DEWITT — A proposed publicly funded student loan repayment plan for new county residents received some feedback from DeWitt council members when discussed last week.

MORRISON, Ill. — Ready to learn and prepare for horse and pony show season?

FULTON, Ill. — Fulton High School’s Music and Thespian programs are proud to announce this year’s spring musical, "One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."

This Week's Circulars


Clara Nelson, 97, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Genesis-East, Davenport. Visitation will be from 9:30 until the service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, DeWitt. A complete obituary is available at

Gary A. Robles, Jr. age 38 of Clinton, passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at Mercy One Medical Center, Clinton. Arrangements pending at the Pape Funeral Home.