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    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum", is getting in the holiday spirit with these festive activities. On WOW Wednesday, help the elf on the shelf, by using your construction skills, and at Funtime Friday, count down the days until Christmas. On Saturday, Santa Claus is stopping by the Discovery Center for a visit. These programs are free with regular ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    December 14 will be a very exciting day for an area family as the first Salvation Army Cruising with Care car Giveaway will occur.  The Cruising with Care Car Giveaway will take place at the Clinton Hy-Vee at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14.  Area businesses worked together to sponsor the car giveaway after hearing of a similar program from a Salvation Army Advisory Board member.  Salvation ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Friday, December 08, 2017
    The Pay it Ohnward campaign and Grilling for Charity initiative were designed to give individuals within our organization the opportunity to use their time, talent and influence to generate change.  These initiatives not only showcase our Ohnward culture and values but in turn encourage others to give back as well.  Our goal is for the cycle to repeat and the impact it has on our local ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 08, 2017
    The hot stove is heating up and again it's Seattle Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto who is front and center in the biggest move of the Major League Baseball offseason to date. Miami Marlins All-Star second basemen Dee Gordan was sent to Seattle along with $1 million dollars in international pool money in exchange for former Clinton LumberKings Nick Neidert and Robert Dugger. Mariners, number ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, December 06, 2017
    The Illuminated Christmas Run/Walk in Fulton Illinois was once again a huge success. We enjoyed record attendance, with nearly 200 racers, as well as record temperatures. Our top finishers were as follows:                           Female:                                                      Male: Overall finisher – Julie Harnik of Rock Island, IL                         Koby Brackemeyer of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    The Clinton LumberKings are excited to announce they have been named the newest Ambassador of the Weather-Ready Nation, a program run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation's readiness against extreme weather, water, and climate events. As a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    The Mount Carroll Foundation awarded Timber Lake Playhouse a grant for their Summer Youth Employment in the Arts project.  This project created paid apprentice positions for area teens interested in pursuing careers in the theatre arts. TLP hired four paid teen apprentices this past summer. Timber Lake Playhouse, operating in its 56th Season, hires performers, directors and designers from around ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Ascentra Credit Union furthers its commitment to the region and the city of Bettendorf with plans to relocate their home office from 1710 Grant Street to a new four-story building in the Town Square Development site located across from the Waterfront Convention Center parking lot. As the credit union grows, so has the support staff needed to serve the entire membership.  The building will house ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Former Clinton LumberKing JP Sears has been traded along with right-handed pitcher Juan Then from the Seattle Mariners to the New York Yankees in exchange for reliever Nick Rumbelow. The exchange was announced Saturday evening as the third trade of the offseason by the Seattle Mariners. Sears, 21, was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 11th round of the 2017 MLB Draft out of The Citadel in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    Clinton County's replacement Jail/Sheriff's Offices/911 Communications Center/Emergency Management Agency and Emergency Operations Center project continues.   Off-site parking is available at the Clinton Municipal parking lot (map attached) on 6th Avenue North.  Parking will shift to the south lot, adjacent to the LumberKings stadium, on Monday, November 27th.  The Clinton County shuttle bus is ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Former right-handed Clinton Lumberkings pitchers Emilio Pagan and Thyago Vieira have been traded out of the Seattle Mariners organization in a pair of trades that were finalized November 15 and 16. Pagan was sent to the Oakland Athletics along with shortstop Alexander Campos for power hitter Ryon Healy late Wednesday night and Vieira was dealt to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for international ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is sponsoring Socks For Troops company wide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in or around the community. Shoe Sensation will have military approved socks in store and customers will be able to receive 20% off the socks donated. Customers will also be able to bring in new socks to be ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Ashford University Field will be getting a face lift for the 2018 season as the Clinton LumberKings have teamed up with the Clinton County Development Association, the City of Clinton, and the Friends of Riverview Stadium to make changes to the 81 year old ballpark. During the course of the offseason, the main concourse will see new concrete laid, a freshly painted façade, new picnic garden ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    Have you ever wondered who started one of the world’slargest foundations and what inspired them to do so? Now you can. On December 16, 2017,  Frank Shankwitz will tell one of the most inspirational stories of how he created the Make-a-Wish Foundation back in 1980.  Stephanie Rathje-Kinney, Frank’s Publicist and Manager, is proud to bring Frank to her community for all to see. Stephanie says, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces THE BELLAMY BROTHERS will be performing in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, 2017. Performance time is scheduled for 8 p.m. Tickets are $20, tax and convenience fees not included.    The Bellamy Brothers journey to fame has been as unique as their music. They started out on the pop music charts in the 1970s and took a winding ...read more
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