On Feb. 3, Iowa will once again be the first state in the nation to make its voice heard in the lead up to the 2020 presidential election.
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The next time you think lawmakers should do something to make things better for you and me, consider this: More than 250 new laws took effect in Illinois on Jan. 1 and many of them will hit you in the pocketbook.
When driving around the city of Clinton at night, you can spot them – a red porch light outside of a home, glowing in the darkness, or a yard light that throws a red hue into the night sky.
Each day, whether on the street or through social media, the Clinton Herald newsroom learns of questions that residents have about different facets of life in the Gateway area.
It’s been almost 25 years since the U.S Bureau of Prisons approached business and government leaders in Vigo County about supporting a plan to place a new death row and execution facility on the grounds of the federal prison south of Terre Haute.
We don’t know how or when this horrific saga of gun violence gripping Southern Illinois will end. Unfortunately, we feel certain that more heart-rending chapters of loss will be written before we reach a resolution.
If you’ve ever driven on an open, country road in the fall during nighttime hours, you know now is the time of year when drivers have to be more alert for deer that hop over fences, bound through ditches and run across roads.
Building on yesterday’s editorial – when the Clinton Herald Editorial Board gave its endorsement for Ward 2 and Ward 4 Clinton City Council races, today we announce our endorsements for the mayoral and at-large seats that will be decided Tuesday.
The Clinton Herald Editorial Board met last week with seven candidates who want to fill the four seats up for grabs at the Nov. 5 city/school board elections.
In 2019, 380 women living in Iowa are expected to die from breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. To shine a light on the disease and encourage early detection, the Clinton Herald beginning today will observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
With fall at our doorsteps, complete with orange-tipped trees and cooler nights, a drive along country roads underscores the importance of the season as farmers begin picking their crops and bringing in the annual harvest.
When watching television during the days leading up to today’s 18-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, one can’t help but be overwhelmed by the many different angles on which this day of remembrance has focused.
Every other week, the Clinton Herald publishes a column by Randy Meier, who is the director of Seniors vs. Crime and works to educate senior citizens, and the general public, about scams that have surfaced in the area.
When the calendar flips over into 2020, Clinton will reach the 165th anniversary of its first platting. But the city originally known as New York actually was born about 1834, its name changed to Clinton after it was purchased in 1838 by Capt. C.G. Pearce of Cincinnati, Col. Beal Randall of …
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…
It was in December that Clinton Herald staff writer John Rohlf, after covering a meeting in Camanche, said the Camanche Fire Department was dealing with a struggle fought by many rural volunteer departments.
As the Clinton Herald Editorial Board was setting up candidate interviews in preparation for our endorsements, there was one candidate we interviewed who did not have an opponent.
Today’s editorial detailing the race for Clinton County Treasurer marks the fourth and final endorsement that the Clinton Herald Editorial Board is making prior to Tuesday’s General Election.
Today marks our third day of endorsing candidates leading up to Tuesday’s General Election, with today’s focus on the Senate District 49 seat currently held by State Sen. Rita Hart.
In our second of four editorials announcing our candidate endorsements for the Nov. 6 General Election, we are focusing on the race in Iowa House District 97.
The Clinton Herald Editorial Board, over two days in September, met with candidates for county and state seats to learn more about their campaigns, the issues that are important to them and their personal points of view about those topics.
When Bridgepoint Education announced Ashford University's campus on Bluff Boulevard would be closing to students in the spring of 2016, the follow-up question on everyone's mind was "What will happen to the campus?"
When a family member or friend dies, his or her final resting place is one that should represent peace — a place where survivors can visit and find comfort and consolation.
As the calendar’s pages flip from spring into summer, its clean white pages can easily fill with ink if its days are used to map out the many things to do in Clinton.
- Camanche man wins $60,000
- Clinton lands Iowa Great Places grant
- Sheley granted pretrial release in felony drug case
- Fulton's dispensary preparing for recreational pot sales
- Chief: Camanche officer increase has paid off
- Nelson to celebrate 90th
- Top-ranked River Hawks' confidence is key
- Kinkaid motivated for sophomore campaign
- River Hawks impress in Friday sweep
- District finds buyer for Lyons Middle School