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    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    The Education Committee of Fulton’s De Immigrant Windmill Area will be hosting its fifth annual baking competition during Fulton’s Fall Festival.  The Children’s Bake-Off winners will be announced Saturday, September 30th at the Windmill Cultural Center.  Coffee and samples of the entries will be available from 10 am to noon.   This fall’s competition features children entries only.   Each child ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, September 22, 2017
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!"  will be the recipient of a local fundraiser through the LuLaRoe clothing line, September 19 through 30. Brandi Estes, of Clinton, owner of LuLaRoe Brandi Estes VIP, will donate to the Discovery Center, 20 percent of all sales made during the two week period.  Sales include those made online through Facebook, at ...read more
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    Friday, September 22, 2017
    Join us at Peaceful River Creations on October 21st at either 11am or 1pm for inspiration and education as we unravel the mysteries of card reading using Oracle Cards called Angel cards. Oracle cards are an ancient and time-honored way to connect with Heaven and angels. This class will cover how to choose the best cards for yourself and how to use the cards for daily guidance.   The class is only ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, September 22, 2017
    Clinton Community College will host a Community Agency Fair on Wednesday, October 25.  Local agencies will be available to answer questions about services they provide.  The Community Agency Fair will be held in the CCC Auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., from Noon to 1:30 p.m.   The CCC Board & Game Club will be providing food for purchase.   Plan to attend and connect with the agencies to learn ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, September 22, 2017
    NASHVILLE LIVE IN CARROLL COUNTYTo Support Carroll County Mental HealthSponsored by the Carroll County Mental Health BoardSeptember 29, 30 at 7:00October 1 at 2:00Come see Nashville Musicians playing live for the benefit of Carroll County Mental Health Programs.  Hosted by local celebrity, Brooke Byam, see artists from the Nashville country scene perform at this star-studded local concert ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    The Alverno Health Care Facility has earned a 2017 Gold – Excellence in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for superior performance in the long term and post-acute care profession. The award is the final of three distinct levels possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, which recognizes organizations ...read more
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    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    The River Arts Center of Clinton, Iowa, is pleased to exhibit the watercolors of Janice Bell of Iowa City,  a member of the Iowa Watercolor Society.  The exhibit is open now through November 12 with a reception for the artist from 1:30-4PM on Sunday, October 8.  Located at 229-5th Ave. So.in downtown Clinton, the art center is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 1-4 PM. All exhibits are free and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    The River Arts Center will host the following art classes and workshops this fall.  You may sign up at the art center, 229-5th Ave. So. in downtown Clinton, or call 563-243-3300.   Saturday, October 14, 1-4PM.  Paint party with Laura Readdy of Fulton, IL. Enjoy painting a fall floral arrangement with Laura.  All ability levels are welcome and supplies are furnished.  $35.00.   Saturday, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    With a three-game sweep of the Fort Wayne TinCaps by the Quad Cities River Bandits on Saturday night the sun set on another season in the Midwest League.  Unable to defend their Western Division title, the LumberKings season had come to an end two weeks earlier after posting a 64-73 record.  The 2017 season in Clinton may best be remembered as the Year of the Manager. Three managers, Pat Shine, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    It’s time for a Fall Festival in Fulton, Illinois and it just so happens our friends at Midwest Pets for Life have some celebrating they want to do as well. So we decided it wouldn’t be too “ruff” to combine our efforts. An amazing time is sure to be had by all. The festival runs from 9am to 4pm by De Immigrant Windmill & Cultural Center in Fulton. At 11:00 am the Muddy Mississippi Mutt March ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum will host an Herb Drying Class on Saturday, September 30.  Make and take bundles of fresh herbs to dry for use in your favorite fall recipes.    Bickelhaupt Arboretum Director Margo Hanson will be the instructor.  The class will be held at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 30.  All supplies will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, September 14, 2017
    Gateway State Bank held its inaugural Grilling for Charity event in the summer of 2008.  At the time we had no idea just how popular these charity events would become. Gateway State Bank currently sponsors four Grilling for Charity events each year and has a waiting list which includes dozens of deserving charities.     We see many deserving requests for charitable donations each year.  The ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 14, 2017
    Richard Harwood will review and critique a variety of movie productions in terms of scientific truths.  Prepare to have an entertaining, yet educational evening as Harwood examines the “fact or fiction” of Hollywood productions in light of real world astronomy.   Professor Harwood earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Geology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.  ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!", has many activities going on this week. On WOW Wednesday start getting in the Halloween spirit with Bat Buddies. This week’s Funtime Friday is Exploring the World of Play Dough. These programs are free with regular museum admission. Also coming up is a free facepainting class on Sunday, September 17. Wendy’s ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    Clinton LumberKings right-handed pitcher Ljay Newsome has been named the Seattle Mariners "60 feet 6 inch" award winner. The award recognizes the best pitcher in the Mariners organization to dominate in 0-0 and 0-1 counts while also showing an ability to get back in counts when behind. Newsome, 20, was the LumberKings Opening Day starter in 2017 and posted an 8-9 record with a 4.10 ERA over 129.2 ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    An exhibit featuring the drawings, illustrations and constructions of artist Gwen Ballard Patton of Seven Orchids Studio in Davenport is now showing at Clinton Community College.   “Gwen Patton; Illustrations and Book Art from Seven Orchards Studio” will be in exhibit September 11 through October 13.   The Opening Reception is scheduled for Thursday, September 21, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.  The show ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Five-year home appreciation in our region was between 8.13% and 14.74% with all of our regional Metropolitan Statistical Areas experiencing a positive gain.  “U.S. house prices rose in nearly every state during the second quarter,” said FHFA senior economist William Doerner. “The tight inventory is a major explanation for why house prices have been increasing every quarter over the last six ...read more
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    Friday, September 01, 2017
    The education Committee at Fulton's Windmill Area will be sponsoring a Children's Bake Off during Fulton's Fall Festival.  Application forms and the needed 2 1/2 cups of fine wheat flour are available at Fulton's Windmill Cultural Center during regular hours.  Cost per child's entry is $5 which includes the flour.  The Windmill Area Educators will also be downtown Fulton on September 14th at the ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    The new deck constructed at Arch IV, gives the core members a safe space to enjoy the outdoors. Brenda Connell and Jeff Schuetzle, members of the L’Arche Clinton Spiritual Life Committee, offer a blessing for the deck and all who chose to use it. The deck was partially funded by a grant from the Clinton County Development Association.
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    Clinton LumberKings outfielder Dimas Ojeda has been announced as the Dan Wilson Community Service Award winner for 2017 season. The Dan Wilson Award is awarded to just one player in the Mariners farm system for a player's commitment to the community in which they play in. Ojeda, 21, has been with the LumberKings since Opening Day and is in his second professional season. Drafted by the Mariners in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces Cheese Pizza will be coming to Clinton to perform in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Performance time is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tickets are $10, tax and convenience fees not included.    Come see the most outrageous retro show on the planet as Cheese Pizza performs at the 3rd Annual Halloween Bash! Witness an absolutely bizarre stage ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017
    United Way of Clinton County, Iowa and many other local organizations use the County Health Rankings as a guide to identify and implement solutions that make it easier for people to be healthy in their neighborhoods, schools, and workplace. It illustrates what we know when it comes to what is keeping people healthy, or making people sick, from one county to the next across Iowa and in the nation. ...read more
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    Monday, August 28, 2017
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, Clinton, Iowa's children's museum, is taking registrations for THINK TEAM, their Wednesday early-out after school program.  The first semester session runs September 6, through Wednesday, January 6. THINK TEAM is for children in kindergarten through third grade, and meets on Wednesdays from 2:00 to 4:15 p.m.  Free busing to the Children's Discovery ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    An exhibit featuring the works of Clinton Community College Graphic Design students is in the new Art Gallery located in the renovated Library.  The exhibit will run through September 7, 2017.  The Opening Reception will be held this Thursday, August 31 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. The CCC Library is located at 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton, Iowa. The community is invited to view the exhibit and to attend ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    The Mississippi River Parkway Commission is inviting motorists to travel the Great River Road during Drive the Great River Road Month, which starts September 1.   Drive the Great River Road Month is an open invitation to plan a fun and memorable road trip along the nearly 3,000-mile National Scenic Byway that runs through 10 states, from Minnesota to Louisiana. It is one of the oldest, longest ...read more
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