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    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
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    Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    The time has come!  Fulton’s Annual Christmas Walk is scheduled to take place on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Online registration for the Illuminated Run/Walk continues at getmeregistered.com.  This year’s events are all held in the streets by de Immigrant Windmill.  Join us for:4:30-6:30 - Boy Scout Soup Supper at Robert Fulton Community Center5:30 - Same day race registration ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!", is preparing for festive holidays with these activities and a special North Pole guest. On WOW Wednesday, get ready to set the table with the Thanksgiving Dinner Table STEM Challenge. Help the Discovery Center prepare for Santa’s arrival during Funtime Friday’s ‘Getting Ready for Santa.’ Santa stops by to share a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Volunteer Millers and Educators of the de Immigrant Windmill area will be hosting various activities to celebrate the approaching Christmas Season.  During the annual Fulton Christmas Walk on Friday, December 1, some unique activities will be offered.  Miller Claus will greet you at the door of the Windmill Cultural Center with a traditional candy cane treat; while the Dutch favorite, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    All Shoe Sensation stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017.  “Shoe Sensation takes pride in being a family based shoe store. This Thanksgiving we want all our employees to enjoy time off with their families,” says Dave Schoengart, CEO of Shoe Sensation.  Customers will be able to shop all the Black Friday Deals at shoesensation.com on Thanksgiving Day and Black ...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
    Friday, November 10, 2017
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!", is falling into Autumn with fun Thanksgiving activities. WOW Wednesday brings creative construction with a Thanksgiving STEM Challenge: Turkey Hideout. Learn more about wild turkeys during Funtime Friday with Turkey Talk, featuring Miss Jessica from Clinton County Conservation. Save the date for the annual Milk & ...read more
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    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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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Mercy Medical Center - Clinton was one of 832 awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    NelsonCorp Wealth Management recently attended the Ignite National Conference in Dallas, TX, hosted by Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. The three-day signature event is filled with numerous industry leaders presenting on a wide range of educational topics and current financial strategies and regulations.  As part of the conference lineup, NelsonCorp Wealth Management President and CEO David ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    Ascentra Credit Union is updating their branch located at 1710 West 3rd St. in Davenport.  The remodel will start November 16 and is expected to be completed in March 2018.   The branch will remain open during the construction, which will bring the look of the building up to the level of other Ascentra branches, making it a more representative extension of the organization.    The current ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    The American Bankers Association (ABA) recently released its top 100 Ag bank list with second-quarter 2017 data. In Iowa, 15 different bank holding companies made the Top 100 Farm Lenders by Dollar Volume list.  We are proud to say, Ohnward Bank & Trust, First Central State Bank, Maquoketa State Bank, and Gateway State Bank made the list.  Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. – Ohnward Bank & Trust, First ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    The Illuminated Christmas Run/Walk has been a high point of the Annual Christmas Walk in Fulton for 12 years and 2017 is no exception.  Early registration is ongoing through November 22nd at an early bird rate of $18.    Registration continues until race day and at 5:30pm at Manny’s Too for $25. The race begins at 6:30 pm at the corner of 11th Avenue & 4th Street.  Join elite running enthusiasts, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    A deal was finalized Tuesday October 31st between Gendreau Broadcasting and Prairie Radio Communications, in the sale of KMCN – FM (MaC 94.7FM) and KCLN – AM (1390 KCLN)  Gendreau Broadcasting is based in Clinton.  Gendreau Broadcasting is owned by Brad and Ashley Gendreau of Thomson, Il.  The couple also own the Iron Horse Fitness Clubs in Clinton and Savanna and Savanna Auto Sales in Savanna, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation provided a grant of $11,745 for the purchase of 75 Chromebooks that were used during Spring Forward’s Summer Enrichment Camps for children entering kindergarten through 7th grade at Frances Willard, Rock Island Academy, Earl Hansen, Longfellow, Center for Math and Science, and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools in Rock Island.  The Chromebooks were also used ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    The Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum will be hosting a workshop you won’t want to miss!  The Fresh Conifer Wreath Workshop will be held on Saturday, December 2, at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and Noon.  Participants will make and take their own fresh holiday wreath with them that day.  Family-friendly supplies are included in the $25 donation to the Bickelhaupt Arboretum.   The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
    Timber Lake Playhouse (Dan Danielowski, Executive Director), the professional, non-profit summer theatre company established in 1961 with a mission of “providing the best expression of theater arts to the regional community by presenting creative works that entertain and inspire while helping aspiring artists transition to the profession” has announced today the appointment of award-winning ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    Leading polyolefin shrink film manufacturer Clysar, LLC, announces new leadership appointments to its senior management team, effective immediately. Shrink packaging industry executive Vicki Larson—a 29-year veteran of the Clysar business—has been named Executive Vice President and General Manager of Clysar, LLC. Vicki assumes full responsibility for running Clysar on a day-to-day basis. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    The Annual Meeting of the Clinton Community College Paul B. Sharar Foundation was held recently with a recognition of members of the Chancellor’s Society, and the President’s and Deans’ Clubs.   Sharar Foundation Chairman Bill Vetter welcomed the group by thanking them for their support and interest, and commenting, “Not only is ‘Communty’ our middle name, it defines who we are and provides ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    An exhibit titled “Clay and Fiber Arts Invitational” featuring the art of 7 artists and makers including Kimberly Darling, Morgan Hageman, Heather Houzenga, Rob Lipnick, Patrick Mooney, Katie White and Beth Wood is now showing at Clinton Community College.  “Clay and Fiber Arts Invitational” will be in exhibit through December 8, 2017.    CCC Art Instuctor Robyn Smith commented, “This beautiful ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community