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    Friday, April 20, 2018
    Junior Achievement of the Heartland announced today that Dougal Nelson has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization.  Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.“We are ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 20, 2018
    Nine walks by Clinton LumberKings pitching on Thursday night at Ashford University Field were overcome in a 5-3 win against the Burlington Bees. Ryan Scott led the offense for the LumberKings (7-3) going 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a run scored.Clinton led throughout the game. The LumberKings tagged Bees (4-5) starter Isaac Mattson for two runs in the bottom of the first and would not ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 20, 2018
    If you liked TLP’’s Million Dollar Quartet last fall, you’ll love Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.  Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois is pleased to open their 57th season with this popular Juke Box Musical.From the opening chords of vintage country to rockabilly, rock n’ roll, searing ballads and gentle songs of love and deep faith, Ring of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Back in action after a three day break due to weather and a league scheduled off day the Clinton LumberKings held off a late Burlington Bees charge to claim a 3-2 win at Ashford University Field on Tuesday night. LumberKings (6-3) pitching combined to strikeout 16 Bees (4-4) to set an early season high for punchouts. Clinton starter Oliver Jaskie made his second start of the season for the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Citizens First Bank will provide free personal document shredding to the community this Saturday, April 21st.  The event will take place from 9:00am-11:00am at Citizens First Bank’s office at 1442 Lincoln Way, Clinton. Event organizers request that participants enter the Citizens First Bank parking lot from Lincoln Way if possible.Citizens First Bank hosts their bi-annual shred event in order to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Calling Clinton Community College students and alumni, and job seekers from the Clinton region! Clinton Community College will host the 2018 Career Fair on Tuesday, May 1. The event will be held in the CCC Auditorium from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton.  The general public job seekers are asked to attend from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  More than 35 local employers are expected to be in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Finally looking forward to spring weather, we are all somewhat anxious to get outside into the yard to do some gardening.  As you anticipate what changes and improvement you wish to make, consider coming to the annual Fulton Plant Sale on Saturday, May 12th. There is always a nice selection of plants to choose from for your seasonal projects.  Primarily perennials with some annuals will be ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum", is celebrating the Earth with these fun activities. WOW Wednesday asks where the garbage goes, while Funtime Friday celebrates Earth Day.  Each program is free with regular museum admission or membership. The Discovery Center’s April Wendy’s Restaurant Night is this week as well; stop by Monday, April 16, from 5 to 7 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    April is Community College Month, and Clinton Community College is celebrating! The community is invited to join us as we celebrate throughout April.  Students have been busy finishing details on their art pieces to be shared at the CCC Student Art Exhibit Reception on Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 p.m.  Join us in the CCC Library Art Gallery on the main campus and enjoy what our students have ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, is busily preparing for the May 8 opening of the season. TLP’s Magic Owl Children’s Theatre production of Junie B. Jones, The Musical is based on the book series by Barbara Park.  It's Junie B.'s first day of first grade, and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie's friend, Lucille, doesn't want to be ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Beginning Saturday, April 21, 2018, Gilda’s Club is offering an online program to help people diagnosed with cancer, including those undergoing treatment, to manage the stress of diagnosis and treatment. Gilda’s Club received a grant from the Iowa Cancer Consortium to address the unique needs of young adults 18-39 with cancer.  This program empowers those living with cancer through weekly group ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Citizens First Bank employees recently presented a check to the Clinton County Make-A-Wish representatives at the bank’s Lincoln Way location in Clinton. Citizens First Bank, KROS Radio, Make-A-Wish and the Clinton High School basketball teams all partner to create the Swish for Make-A-Wish program in our community!   Citizens First Bank has been the sponsor of the Swish for Make-A-Wish program ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    April is Community College Month, and Clinton Community College is celebrating! The community is invited to join us for a variety of activities throughout April.  Gamers will enjoy the CCC Gaming Club Extravaganza on Saturday, April 7th from 10AM – 6PM at Clinton Community College.  No experience is required.  Come by to learn all about the hobby. Food and fun for the whole family! Gamers 14 and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has ranked once again as the largest privately-owned real estate company in Iowa. RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report ranks the Top 500 real estate companies in the country according to the number of residential transactions and sales volume. Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors ranks number 1 in Iowa and number 130 nationally based on 5,267 transactions closed in 2017. This places Ruhl&Ruhl ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    Dear TLP Supporters, For the past fifty-seven years, Timber Lake Playhouse has entertained families of Northern Illinois and Eastern Iowa. TLP has presented over 2000 performances since our first curtain call in June of 1962.  Over the past seasons, our audiences have seen TLP grow.  Our production season has expanded.  Last year, we added five acres of wooded property to the TLP footprint.  And ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    In the middle of winter, local news broke about a horrific scene of neglected and abused pit bulls in Clinton, Iowa that captivated the attention of many throughout the region.  The Clinton Humane Society took in the eight dogs right away and have been nursing them back to health, but the non-profit organization needed help as well.  “When something like this happens, it puts a big strain on us ...read more
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    Monday, April 02, 2018
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort is honored to host the 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit. On May 31, 2018, the mobile exhibit will be escorted through town to Wild Rose and will be open on June 1st through June 3rd from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be a special performance by Lee Greenwood on June 2nd.  Stephen Siller, a New York City Firefighter, was unable to drive through the Brooklyn Battery ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, March 29, 2018
    Clinton Community College hosted the Induction Ceremony of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.   Sixty members were inducted into the Alpha Theta Beta Chapter at CCC.  Students are invited to join Phi Theta Kappa if they have achieved a 3.5 grade point and earned 12 credit hours.     Phi Theta Kappa members Cassandra Abernathy and Ashlyn Shores served as co-emcees for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    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) near the LumberKings Stadium on 6th Avenue North.  Parking will shift to the north lot, across the street from the stadium, on Monday, April 2nd.  The ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    The River Arts Center in Clinton, Iowa, will be hosting a spring exhibit entitled "Birds, Blossoms, and Butterflies" from April 25 until June 10.   This exhibit is open to entries from artists of all levels, amateur through professional in any medium, two or three-dimensional,  with no entry fee.  You may bring in up to three works of art the week prior to the show which will be hung on Monday, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Have you ever wondered who committed the most balks in a Clinton baseball game? Or who has the most hits in Clinton playoff history? So have we! And our curiosity did not stop there. For the first time in franchise history the Clinton LumberKings are offering media guides for sale to all fans for just $6.  As the only remaining charter member in the Midwest League, the LumberKings now boasts the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    April 28th, 6:00 p.m., at Timber Lake Playhouse Tickets - $30Join us as our local “Celebrity Chefs” compete and prepare small plates from around the world! Entertainment provided by Timber Lake’s 2018 Cast including preview music from the “Ring of Fire” Visit the TLP website or call the Box Office to purchase your tickets! www.timberlakeplayhouse.org or (815) 244-2035LIMITED TICKETS ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces Rock Pig and Shyster will perform a reunion concert in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on May 26, 2018. Performance time is scheduled for 8 p.m. to Midnight. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tax and convenience fees not included.   Two of the most popular bands to play the Clinton area are reuniting for one night only! Rock Pig and Shyster, who last ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    Prairie Hills at Clinton, an established Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located at 1701 13th Avenue North, has expanded their Memory Care Program to add eight additional apartments.   The Gardens Memory Care Program at Prairie Hills now has a total of 20 apartments, in a studio-style layout. With heightened need and interest in secure memory care programming, Prairie Hills made the ...read more
    Categories: Community