CLINTON — The history of the Lyons community as well as the former St. Boniface Catholic Church have been highlighted by the Clinton History Club in recent days.
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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.
DES MOINES (AP) — Census estimates show strong growth in the Des Moines metro area as well as the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas, but more than two-thirds of Iowa's counties have lost population since 2010.
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.
DEWITT — The DeWitt Central Performing Arts Center’s community theater group, “On the Edge Players,” is this quarter’s recipient of the BOOM! donations.
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.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. — Midshipman Brandon Gyrion, son of Karen and Kevin Gyrion of Clinton, recently completed Sea Year training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point.
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.
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.
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 — Family and friends gathered Friday at Clinton High School to welcome and celebrate the inaugural class of the high school's Hall of Honor inductees.
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.
DEWITT — Tom Gibbons of Clinton will share about his trips to the East Coast of the United States and Canada during his DeWitt Noon Lions Travelogue presentation Tuesday.
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.
FULTON, Ill. — Applications for 2019 D.S. Flikkema Foundation Grants will be accepted from April 16 to June 3. Applications need to be completed online at www.qccommunityfoundation.org/facehome.
FULTON, Ill. — Unity Christian hosts two summer camps each year – a school-age camp for children who are 6 to 12 years old and another camp for children who are 3 to 5 years old.
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.
DEWITT — A proposed publicly funded student loan repayment plan for new county residents received some feedback from DeWitt council members when discussed last week.
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 www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.
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.
- Paul's store to close
- Friend's wife too friendly with husband
- Firefighters rescue man, dogs
- Aurand sent to prison
- Census estimate: Clinton County has Iowa's largest population drop
- Mount St. Clare accepting applications
- Morrison veteran honored with Quilt of Valor
- Gyrion completes U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Sea Year
- Woman pleads guilty to forgery
- Steamboats schedule summer stops in Clinton