A very important gathering is set for Dec. 7, when the Iowa Utilities Board will host a public information meeting at noon at the Wild Rose Convention Center & Ballroom, 777 Wild Rose Drive.
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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.
Federal aviation officials say more airline passengers than ever are showing up at airports with guns. Combined with the general uptick in belligerent behavior by passengers, this is an issue with the potential for real mayhem. Those who get weapons confiscated at security already face penal…
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer Jeff Gerritt, editor of The Herald in Sharon and the New Castle News, both in Pennsylvania, has written the editorial below criticizing Kimberly Doss, mayor of the city of Farrell, Pennsylvania, for saying she will put on the agenda for the next city c…
As our elected leaders work through the redistricting process, we urge them to continue the tradition in Iowa of keeping party politics out of it.
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…
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Thomas Joseph Bennett, 72, of Grundy Center, IA, died January 23, 2022, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital. The Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Go to www.bosmarenkes.com for service details.
Henry Nickolas Knudsen, 86, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away Saturday at his home in Clinton. Snell-Zornig Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting snellzornig.com.
LuluBelle "Lou" Marie Turner, 86, of Clinton, IA, passed away Saturday at West Wing, DeWitt. Arrangements are pending at Snell-Zornig Funeral Home & Crematory.
- Two local residents win lottery jackpots
- Navigator drops Clinton County from pipeline plans
- Determann announces bid for Iowa House
- Wolfe will not seek re-election to Iowa House
- Bob Lueders Invitational: A Saturday of tradition
- A HELPING HAND: Clinton hardware store rises to top in fundraising campaign
- Kinkaid re-enters wrestling in dominant comeback fashion
- County COVID case numbers climb
- University of Iowa 2021 fall semester dean's list honorees announced
- Clinton's Drive to Prosperity on track