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With households pretty much on lockdown, venues closed and community events canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our hope was that this year would be very unlike 2020.
A new wave of proposed laws in states both blue and red to restrict voting access and voting ease should be rejected by all no matter how you vote.
With overwhelming approval from residents in the Eastern Iowa Community College district – and after years of planning and coordinated effort on the part of local school districts – the dream of a regional career and tech center is coming true.
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.
As a way of greeting, hugs spread a warmth that goes beyond words. And in a year of social distancing, one of the things we hear most often is how people miss hugging their loved ones.
One of the words we’ve used far too often on this page in 2020 is “unfair.” Life is unfair. But we’re still empathetic with plenty of the unique messes people are dealing with.
The Clinton Herald for the past several years has coordinated the annual Great Food Drive, which gets food items and cash donations to area food pantries and is capped off with a large community dinner in collaboration with the Victory Center.
What are you doing today? Our guess is you are filling out your Thanksgiving Day menu, picking up last-minute groceries and starting your kitchen preparations.
We used this space Tuesday and then Thursday to detail the Iowa House races between Mary Wolfe and Joma Short, and Norlin Mommsen and Ryan Zeskey for Districts 98 and 97, respectively.
In the race for the Iowa House District 97 seat, Norlin Mommsen, a Republican legislator seeking his fourth House term, will square off against challenger Ryan Zeskey, of LeClaire, a newcomer to the political scene.
Today’s editorial – the first of five that will take a look at local candidates running for election on the Nov. 3 ballot – examines the race between District 98 State Rep. Mary Wolfe, D-Clinton, and her challenger Joma Short, a Republican from Clinton.
On the front of today’s Clinton Herald, we are featuring an installment of our “Pulse of the Voters” project, a combined effort of newspapers throughout CNHI, our parent company.
As we approach the Nov. 3 general election, the Clinton Herald newsroom has been busy interviewing local candidates to find out their views on issues, why they want to run for office, and the unique experience each one brings to the race.
When driving around the city of Clinton at night, you can spot them – a red porch light glowing in the darkness, or a yard light that throws a red hue into the night sky.
President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court is a highlight of his Presidency and perhaps a hinge moment for the judiciary. Judge Barrett’s record and intellect suggest she can join Mr. Trump’s other appointees in reviving core constitutional principles in American…
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.
For almost 20 years, the Clinton Herald Editorial Board, made up of community members, has consistently met to share and voice opinions about news stories and Gateway-area issues.
Over the past few weeks, a group of Clinton residents and their supporters have attended Clinton City Council and city Planning Commission meetings to voice their displeasure about the planned Riverstone Crossing subdivision.
If you are among those who have not lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 epidemic, congratulations. Perhaps you share the widespread opinion that the current “lockdown” of the economy should continue, to keep everyone safe.
During the last few days, there have been some changes – specifically, a lifting of coronavirus pandemic restrictions – that make the Iowa side of the Mississippi River seem almost normal.
Fifty-five years ago today, the city of Clinton saw a crest on the Mississippi River that it never had before — 24.85 feet, almost 9 feet above flood stage.
Over the past several weeks and again today, we have published stories about the upcoming Iowa primary election slated for June 2.
The schools have been shut down. Then the bars and restaurants could only provide take out or delivery. Many other “personal accommodation” businesses, such as hair salons and spas, were also ordered to close.
Contemptible as the act was, we have no quarrel with a sentence of probation for two years and community service of 200 hours, instead of time in jail, for the man who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of assault on a congressman for throwing a cup of water at U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iow…
It’s been 305 days since the sand-filled HESCO barriers gave way, sending the Mississippi River surging into downtown Davenport where it displaced residents and destroyed businesses. The Flood of 2019 hit every Quad-City area community in one way or another — homes on Campbell’s Island, a su…
This Week's Circulars
Robert Ray Marburger, Jr., 55, of Clinton, Iowa, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Morrison Community Hospital, Morrison, IL. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
- Officials: Fulton crash victims are Morrison, Illinois couple
- 'Happy place' brings local artist international fame
- Campie charged with sex abuse
- Lampe given suspended sentences in drug, eluding cases
- Two dead in crash near Fulton
- County attorney's office hires investigator
- Clinton County District Court Activity
- Councilmen question limits of government's authority
- CRIME WATCH: Clinton Police Department
- School board approves employee raises