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When watching television during the days leading up to Saturday’s 20-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.
Jim Theisen and the Theisen family are widely known in the Dubuque area for their philanthropy. Charitable organizations far and wide have been benefactors of the giving nature that runs in the Theisen blood.
The Fourth of July fell on a Sunday this year. If only this holiday would have brought a reprieve from the fireworks exploding in our neighborhoods.
Imagine being told your upcoming surgery must be delayed because of a lack of donor blood. Or that because of a diminished donor supply, there is not enough blood available to give to your loved one during an emergency situation.
The Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to promote local businesses and quality of life and to get out the word that Clinton, Camanche and Fulton, Illinois are the preeminent destinations to live, stay, work and play.
We ended the 2021 legislative session a few weeks behind schedule, but I am proud of what we accomplished. Throughout the year, we heard from Iowans who want to keep more of the money that they earn, business owners looking for workers and parents who wanted their kids back in the classroom …
The next time you’re walking into a restaurant or grocery store, or pretty much any business, pause to look at the door. Near the sign about wearing a face mask, you’ll probably see a “help wanted” sign.
It’s not every day frog catching and compass reading are on the day’s agenda for school children, but recently in Jackson County, both activities were part of the curriculum.
Fifty-six years ago tomorrow, 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.
Every year as Hollywood gets ready for the Academy Awards, actors, writers, lyricists, and all the artists and technicians behind the scenes wait to hear their names announced, hoping they will be the ones to take an Oscar home.
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.
This Week's Circulars
ORLANDO [mdash] Joel Daniel Jones passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 after a brief illness. Joel was born on February 18, 1937, in Iowa City, Iowa. Joel graduated from the University of Iowa in 1960 with a Bachelor of Science Degree and a commission in the U.S. Army. He later graduate…
Eugene C. "Pops" Frederick, age 88 of Clinton, passed away Friday, September 24, 2021 at his home. Private services will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Further arrangements are pending at the Pape Funeral Home.
Peggy J. "Peg" Schroeder, age 65 of Clinton, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021 at the Alverno. Private family services will be held Monday September 27th at the Pape Funeral Home. See Peg's obituary at www.papefh.com.
- Fifty years unforgiven
- Husband on the go
- Coroner IDs remains, says Gabby Petito was homicide victim
- Richards pleads guilty to incest
- Williams given suspended sentences in meth, heroin case
- Clary sent back to prison in vehicular homicide case
- How do I make it right after cheating on my boyfriend?
- Authorities identify woman who died after fall at state park
- Clinton County Walk of Fame inducts local clown, dancer and prisoners of war
- Clinton school district officials ask board to require masks for students, staff