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.

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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.

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CLINTON — Family members of a woman who died as the result of a 2018 motor vehicle collision have filed a lawsuit in connection with her death.

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.

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.

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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 — Clinton Wa-tan-ye Club has canceled its evening meeting for March 31.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 Municipal Transit Administration will reduce hours to help ensure the safety of its employees and riders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.

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CLINTON — Clinton County is reporting its first confirmed case of coronavirus, Clinton County health officials have confirmed to the Clinton Herald.

DEWITT — The city of DeWitt has halted virtually all indoor library and recreation activities and programs for at least four weeks.

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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.

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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.

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