• News for Community

    Monday, May 22, 2017
    Timber Lake Playhouse opens its 56 th Summer Season with Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins . The production is one of the largest and most ambitious in the history of the company. Featuring songs like “Supercali-fragilisticexpialidocious,” “Step In Time,” and “ Feed The Birds,” Mary Poppins will begin Thursday June 1 and run through Sunday ...read more
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    Monday, May 22, 2017
    The Clinton Public Library presents a free concert by the internationally-acclaimed acoustic duo Hungrytown at Market Music. Recently returned from the United Kingdom and New Zealand, this concert is part of a seven-month mega-tour which began in Florida in January. Vermonters Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make up Hungrytown, have been touring professionally for nearly 15 years. ...read more
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    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces MOE BANDY will be coming to Clinton to perform in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on Saturday, September 2, 2017 . Performance time is scheduled for 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. Moe Bandy was one of the most popular country singers of the 1970s, turning out a series of hits in the latter half of the decade that convinced fans and critics that he was one of the ...read more
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    Friday, May 12, 2017
    The Alverno Health Care Facility, located at 849 13th Avenue North, Clinton, Iowa will be offering a four week Community Based Service Learning summer program to high school and college students age 15 and up. The program (Young Adults Exploring Senior Services – YESS), offers learning in two different healthcare tracks, business and clinical. It is designed to build upon the academic skills ...read more
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    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    Clinton Community College will host the 69th Commencement Ceremony Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at W. J. Yourd Gymnasium at 6:00 p.m . A reception will for the graduates will be held in the Clinton Community College Auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton, following the ceremony. The community is invited to attend. Clinton Community College will have 202 graduates in 2017. Six (6) students have ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    Peaceful River Creations is proud to announce their grand Re-Opening on T hursday, May 18 th with a Ribbon Cutting scheduled for 1:30pm and a reception from 4:00pm – 6:00pm located at 243 5th Avenue South in Downtown Clinton! Originally founded in 2010, this unique store continues to feature promotional products for every occasion, as well as handmade, made in the USA, and fair trade items. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    For the fifth time in seven games the Clinton LumberKings played a one-run game, dropping the series opener to the Lansing Lugnuts 4-3 on Monday night at Ashford University Field. Lansing registered 12 hits on the night, with three coming from Vladimir Guerrero Jr. who went 3-for-3 with two doubles, two runs scored, and two walks in the game. The Lugnuts (17-12) took the early lead with two runs ...read more
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    Monday, May 08, 2017
    The Clinton LumberKings are excited to announce that the Citizens First Bank Lumber Bowl II will be hosted at historic Ashford University Field on Friday, September 22 . The game will feature the Indians of Camanche High School versus the Golden Hawks of Mid-Prairie High School. Kickoff for the junior varsity matchup starts at 5 PM, with the varsity game to follow at approximately 7 PM. ...read more
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    Monday, May 08, 2017
    The River City Municipal Band, Clinton, Iowa’s volunteer summer band, has announced its leadership and concert schedule for the 2016 Summer Season, and it invites all area musicians to participate . Josh Youngs, of Moline, has been named conductor for the season which runs late May through early August. Youngs is in his second year as band director for the Morrison School District. ...read more
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    Monday, May 08, 2017
    Purdue University announced Thursday (April 27) the creation of a new public university that will further expand access to higher education. The initiative is meant to address two striking new realities: the need for postsecondary education for working adults and others unsuited to traditional campus study, and the explosive growth of online technologies as a means of delivering education to ...read more
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    Monday, May 08, 2017
    Forty-two members of the class of 2017 received their associate in applied science degrees from Morrison Institute of Technology on Saturday, April 29. A capacity crowd of friends and family members filled Morrison Tech’s Parkinson Auditorium to watch the commencement ceremony. Graduates received degrees in engineering technology or network administration from the two-year college. Students ...read more
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    Monday, May 08, 2017
    Ascentra Credit Union was recently honored with a Diamond Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The most prestigious annual credit union industry competition, the Diamond Awards recognize and reward creative excellence and outstanding results in credit union marketing. Presented by the Credit Union National Association ...read more
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    Monday, May 08, 2017
    The Illinois Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts have awarded Timber Lake Playhouse a grant for a Youth Employment in the Arts project. This project will create paid apprentice positions for area teens interested in pursuing careers in the theatre arts. TLP is accepting applications for the apprenticeship program through June 1. Timber Lake Playhouse, operating in its 56 th ...read more
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    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    - Since 1981, the Clinton Community College Alumni Association has been honoring those that have made “outstanding” contributions during the year. In 2017, the Alumni Association is celebrating the 36 th year of honoring outstanding contributions to Clinton Community College. The 2017 Outstanding Awards are presented to: Outstanding Business Associate – Hy-Vee When asked, Hy-Vee ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    The Baltimore Orioles have purchased the contract of former Clinton LumberKings left-handed pitcher Paul Fry , making him the 269th player to reach the Major Leagues via Clinton since 1937. Fry is the 28th player in franchise history to reach the big leagues since the LumberKings became a Class A Affiliate of the Seattle Mariners in 2009. Fry, 24, began the season in the Mariners organization ...read more
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    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    Clinton Community College student leaders were recognized by the CCC Alumni Association at the annual Student Leader Luncheon. These 21 students were nominated by the CCC staff and faculty for showing leadership in the classroom, on campus and in the community. Clinton City Administrator Matt Brooke was the Keynote Speaker for the annual event, sharing a dynamic presentation of his views on ...read more
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    Friday, April 21, 2017
    Come one, come all, to the 20 th annual Clinton LumberKings Baseball Clinic - sponsored by Gateway State Bank , on Saturday, June 3 at Ashford University Field. Baseball players in and around Clinton, do not miss an opportunity to learn from the pros. This clinic is a perfect chance for baseball players between the ages of 6 and 18 to improve their skills in hitting, fielding, or pitching. ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    CITY OF CLINTON, IOWA PRESS RELEASE TO: News Media, Mayor, City Council, City staff SUBJECT: Street Closure CONTACT: Jason Craft, City Engineer Due to a storm culvert failure, Harts Mill Road is closed from Windsor Drive to Mill Creek Parkway. This road closure will through until Friday, April 21 at 5 p.m. This road will be closed to all through traffic. Only local traffic will be permitted. ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    The Clinton Area Showboat Theatre (CAST) will be holding a fundraiser at the Clinton Hy-Vee Market Grille from 4:00pm-10:00pm on Friday, April 21st. The Market Grille will donate 25 % of their sales during this time to CAST, with all bar tips being donated to the organization as well. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Showboat’s 2017 professional Summer productions, ...read more
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