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    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    For the second time in three games the Clinton LumbeKings failed to score a run, falling 3-0 to the Fort Wayne TinCaps on Wednesday night at Parkview Field. The LumberKings (10-16, 41-52) tallied just four hits in a night where they failed to string two hits together in the same inning. Pedro Avila started for Fort Wayne (17-9, 43-53) and could not be solved by Clinton hitters. In seven shutout ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    The Clinton County Development Association is now accepting applications for one position on the Board of Directors. Resumes must be received by August 16, 2017. Candidates must be residents of Clinton County. Interested individuals need to send a written resume along with a cover letter to the Clinton County Development Association, PO Box 2061, Clinton, IA 52733-2061. Resumes and cover letters ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    The River City Municipal Band will perform their next concert this Monday, July 24 , at 7 p.m., out-of-doors, next to the waterfall, in Eagle Point Park. The performance is in partnership with Clinton Trees Forever which will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated waterfall, at 6:30 p.m. During the band concert, Clinton Trees Forever will also be hosting an ice cream social ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    Clinton LumberKings all-star and home opening day starter Brandon Miller has been traded from the Seattle Mariners organization to the Miami Marlins in a five-player trade. The Mariners will be receiving Major League reliever David Phelps in exchange for four Seattle minor leaguers including Miller and 2016 LumberKings pitchers Lukas Schiraldi and Pablo Lopez. Miller, 22, has been with Clinton ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Citizens First Bank announces that Richard Matzen has recently joined its staff as a Loan Operations Specialist. Rich has 30 years of experience in banking overall; 19 of those years focused in compliance, residential lending, and loan administration. Rich is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and much of his career has been spent working for financial institutions in the Gateway ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    It’s never too early to enjoy Christmas!! On Saturday, July 22 nd , The Salvation Army of Clinton will be celebrating Christmas in July. The day will feature a special one-day of bellringing from 10 am – 6 pm at three local grocery stores. We will only be out for this one day, to help bring awareness to the on-going need for support at The Salvation Army in Clinton. Volunteers will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre of Northwest Illinois, will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s acclaimed musical, Carousel , July 27 th through August 6 th at the playhouse in rural Mount Carroll. Artistic Director James Beaudry, who recently staged the company’s acclaimed productions of Evita and Titanic the Musical , directs and choreographs the musical, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Monday, July 17, 2017
    Andrew Kittredge, a 2012 Clinton LumberKing, has been promoted to the Major Leagues and will make his big-league debut with the Tampa Bay Rays. The right-handed pitcher becomes the 271 former Clinton baseball professional to reach the Major Leagues. Kittredge, 27, was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 45 th round of the 2008 MLB draft. In 2012, he made five bullpen appearances with the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    The 2 nd Annual Zombie Crawl and 5K is being planned for September 16, 2017 , to benefit the Andresen Nature Center and the Early American Crafters of Heritage Canyon. The Zombie 5K will start at the Robert Fulton Community Center beginning at 3 p.m. followed by the Zombie Crawl at 4 p.m. at Heritage Canyon. Parking for this event will be located at the RFCC or the Fulton Corp Parking lot, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre of Northwest Illinois, announces a community send off for James Beaudry on Sunday, July 30 as he completes his tenure with TLP. “James has decided to move on to a new phase in his career,” said Dan Danielowski, Executive Director of TLP. “We appreciate the time that he has given Timber Lake and wish him well in the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    The Ascentra Scholarship Program is helping ten more future leaders get closer in pursuit of their academic goals to help pay for their college costs. A total of $10,000 in scholarships is given each year to ten winners, each receiving $1,000. Five scholarships are awarded to five traditional high school students planning to enter college. Another five are awarded to non-traditional students ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, July 07, 2017
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre of Northwest Illinois, presents the interactive comedy, Scapino! , July 13th through 22nd at the playhouse in Mount Carroll. Will Taylor, whose Broadway credits include The Mel Brooks Musical The Producers and A Chorus Line , returns to direct the play at TLP. He most previously helmed A Chorus Line for the company in 2013. The production ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Citizens First Bank has announced its 2018 Calendar photography contest and theme. With the goal of capturing images of the community in a 2018 wall calendar, Citizens First Bank invites community photographers from all levels of expertise to enter the 2018 Citizens First Bank Calendar Photo Contest. Winning photographers have the opportunity for their images to be published in the 2018 Citizens ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    The Clinton LumberKings and the Community State Banks in Fulton and Morrison are excited to announce the addition of two more High School football games to be played at historic Ashford University Field in 2017. On October 6th, the Riverdale High School Rams will host the Fulton High School Steamers in the "Riverside Classic" . On October 13th, the Morrison High School Mustangs will ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    TLP’s Magic Owl Children’s Theatre will present their second offering of the summer beginning July 6. Everyone knows the classic Cinderella story, but what happens after? The new musical Cinderella… After the Ball follows Cinderella on her quest for “happily ever after.” Cinderella easily fits into her forgotten glass slipper, but discovers that she does not fit ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    Clinton Community College has announced the Spring 2017 Deans’ List. Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 3.5 GPA during the term. Andover, IA Eden Schroeder Bellevue, IA Alex Ernst Tiffany Feuss Kayla Griebel Jillian Jacobsen Emma Kelchen Ashley Nemmers Ty Oster Brandon Purvis Travis Putman Danielle Reimers Taylor Schulte Ian Skrivseth Alexis Stroud-Abbott Brandy Till Gavin ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    Clinton Community College has announced the Spring 2017 President’s List. Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 4.0 GPA during the term. Andover, IA Quillen Schroeder Ankeny, IA Karlee Lippert Bellevue, IA Kylie Duesing Dimitri Gatzios Tara Linden Giana Michels Candace Mussmann Camryn Reeg Alexia Renner Makinlee Roeder Alyssa Rubel Robyn Stillmunkes Michael Toops Bryant, IA ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, June 23, 2017
    The Clinton LumberKings, single-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, have been named the best fan value in the Midwest League by Minor League Baseball. Clinton came in tied for first with the Burlington Bees in providing family affordable fun in the Midwest League. Boasting free parking and the lowest adult and child ticket process in the league, the LumberKings average coast for a family of four ...read more
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    Monday, June 12, 2017
    – Women across Clinton, IA are joining together in the fight for their lives. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women, and Jessica Beck, Marketing Specialist at Mercy Medical Center – Clinton, and Sue Watkins, Branch Manager at Temp Associates, have been named Co-Chairs of the movement in Clinton. As the ...read more
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