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I am Kenyon Clarke, a life-long resident of Clinton and a 40-year veteran of the automobile business. I attended Clinton High School and Mt. St. Clare College. I am the husband of 43 years to my wife, Monica. She spent 17 years teaching in Clinton High School and Clinton Middle School with a…

Flashback to 2017: A friend and I both often watch the City Council meetings and we notice someone is always there, very attentive and focused, taking notes. We wonder “who is that guy and what is he doing?” He doesn’t speak or make comments, just listens, watches presentations, and takes no…

Recently the Clinton Herald published an article about a solar farm in consideration near Grand Mound.Make no mistake, what is happening in this small town will set the stage for more developments for years to come across Clinton County.


How can humankind be so arrogant, so wrong, and so self-absorbed to think that the people on this planet can change the weather, the climate, the carbon foot print, etc. when the whole theory is only a theory.


My wife and I were out for a drive the other day, admiring the scenic beauty off Highway 136, kids firmly strapped into their car seats, snacks in hand, which is about the only time and place adult conversation seems to freely flow these days.

When I was on the Clinton City Council, the police requested that the noise ordinance be amended to what it is now. The amendment was made and since then I have seen no evidence that any effort has been made to enforce the ordinance.

What would your local neighborhood be like if every resident started to live their lives with the love and compassion of Jesus Christ? Is that the kind of neighborhood you would wish to live in? Could it spread to other neighborhoods? To the whole town, county, state, country, world?

As someone who recently left college to pursue a lawn care company in the Clinton area, I am concerned with the new fuel mandate that is being proposed in Iowa.

Clinton Community College is a great place to further your education. I attended when it was Clinton Junior College in 1950-51 and 1951-52, graduating in 1952 with an Associate in Arts degree.

During April Community College month, I wanted to thank and commend Eastern Iowa Community Colleges for being the foundation for many students. I was one of those students who was given the opportunity to have a place to start my journey to becoming the nurse.

The Camanche School Board recently voted to discontinue use of their current school mascot, The Indians. I am presenting a case for a new mascot: The Camanche Beavers.

Iowa farmers are fortunate to have the support of U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley. Both have long advocated for policies that benefit the agricultural community, so it is no surprise that the two are now working with their colleagues in Congress to advance legislation that will ensu…

In the last five years I have watched HeroBX Biodiesel in Clinton grow and spur economic growth in the Clinton community. HeroBx Biodiesel supports over 30 jobs, but that is just the beginning.

This is a message for all the dog owners who walk their dogs and do not clean up their doo-doo. I walk my small dog around the area of 13th Avenue South, South 12th Street, and 11th Avenue South from South 14th Street to Briar Cliff Lane.

Hello! My name is Kyle Huebner and I’m the owner of KT3 Fitness in downtown Fulton, Illinois. I am reaching out to you because we would like help getting the word out about an upcoming bone marrow donor signup drive-thru for an organization called Be the Match.

Thank you to the Clinton and Jackson County communities for your vote of support for the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ bond referendum. This vote demonstrates our shared vision to extend opportunities to Eastern Iowans.

Many Iowans have experienced filing for unemployment for the first time this year. As a result, many Iowans now realize just how important this lifeline can be for working people and their families.

The 2020 election and caucuses were my first in Iowa. Moving to Iowa, I looked forward to taking part in the caucuses and voting as an Iowan. Iowa has a reputation across the country for being fiercely proud of its election process and sharing a commitment to the ideal that everyone who has …

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