• News for Community

    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre of Northwest Illinois, is offering a weeklong Youth Performance Workshop at the playhouse in Mount Carroll beginning July 24 through July 28.  The workshop is directed by TLP’s Education Director, Robert McFletcher-Jones.   This performance camp with a Musical Theatre theme focuses on developing strong performance skills, while emphasizing ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    The Clinton Region was recently visited by a member of the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Michael Gould traveled to Clinton to learn more about the role our community plays in support of advanced manufacturing. On July 9th, Michael, along with CRDC staff, visited and toured three facilities. The first stop was Nestle Purina Petcare where the team engaged the plant manager in a conversation ...read more
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    Monday, July 16, 2018
    A season high four home runs by the Clinton LumberKings were all needed in an 9-8 10 inning walk-off win against the Lansing Lugnuts on Monday afternoon at Ashford University Field. Ariel Sandoval homered twice for Clinton (13-11, 52-42) in the team's first three-game home sweep of the Lugnuts (13-12, 56-39) in franchise history.The LumberKings built a 5-1 lead early in the game with all of the ...read more
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    Friday, July 13, 2018
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre of Northwest Illinois, will present Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery at the playhouse in Mount Carroll beginning July 19 through July 28.  Baskerville is TLP’s fourth show of the Summer Subscription Series.  Get your deerstalker cap on-the play's afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) ...read more
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    Friday, July 13, 2018
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum," is having fun in the summer heat with these cool activities. Make cool art out of water bottles at WOW Wednesday. Then get up for singing and dancing with Miss April at Funtime Friday. Save the date for the upcoming annual Tea Party Luau on July 25. Each of these programs is FREE with your museum admission or ...read more
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    Friday, July 13, 2018
    Take a leap off the beaten path to discover an art gallery without walls at the Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum during Arts at the Arb 2018. The third annual Arts at the Arb will feature works by artist and Iowa native Kristin Garnant. In her biography, Garnant shares that she is a native Iowan commenting, “I grew up on a farm outside of Cedar Rapids where my parents still live and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces American Idol on ABC Season 1 winner Maddie Poppe to perform in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. Tax and convenience fees not included.  Maddie Poppe is a 20 year old singer-songwriter from Clarksville, Iowa who fell in love with music after she performed a duet with her sister at a variety show in sixth ...read more
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    Monday, July 09, 2018
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre of Northwest Illinois, will present Disney’s High School Musical with book by David Simpatico and songs by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil based on a Disney Channel Original Movie Written by Peter Barsocchini.  Disney’s High School Musical is a part of TLP’s All-Area Teen Production and highlights TLP’s Educational Programming and is directed ...read more
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    Monday, July 09, 2018
    One of Sherlock Holmes most frequently used quotes - “How often have I said that when you have excluded the impossible whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth” - still rings true even today. Who would think that Timber Lake Playhouse, your Theatre in the Woods, would be a launching pad for actors, as well as a cultural center for the Midwest.  But, as Sherlock says, “It must be ...read more
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    Monday, July 09, 2018
    The Clinton Community College Alumni Association will host a bus trip to see the play TOOTSIE on Saturday, September 29, 2018.  Tickets are limited.Originally starring Dustin Hoffman in the lead role, TOOTSIE tells the story of struggling actor Michael Dorsey who's got a bad reputation and decides to take somewhat drastic action in order to change his fate. Featuring Clinton’s own Andy ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum and Clinton Trees Forever is hosting an educational and fun-filled day at the Chicago Botanical Gardens on Saturday, July 28.  The bus trip will feature Herb Garden Displays, Garden Chef Class and herbs for sale.  Cost for the Chicago Botanical Gardens Bus Trip is $50 per person.  Your check holds your reservation.  Included is transportation and ...read more
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    Friday, June 22, 2018
    The Innovation Center at Morrison Tech is rapidly proceeding, with construction of the exterior and infrastructure nearly complete. Chris Scott, Morrison Tech’s President said, “We’re right on schedule, and we expect the center to be operational by late August.  This is the culmination of years of planning and effort, and it will be a symbol of Morrison Tech’s commitment to Engineering Technology ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    As the No. 1 killer of women, cardiovascular diseases can affect any woman at any age, robbing them of something most of us need more of, time. Women throughout Clinton are uniting together to fight back, and Regina Lehman, Human Resources Director Manager for Sethness Products Company and Chair of the 2018 Clinton Go Red For Women Luncheon, is leading the way.   As Chair of the Go Red For Women ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces the statewide launch of the Fast Track Filing system for new businesses. The new, innovative application greatly enhances the speed and efficiency of the filing process. New businesses using Fast Track Filing will have their documents processed within a maximum of two days, and a minimum of five minutes.    “My office is Iowa’s business portal. I ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    Back by popular demand the Clinton LumberKings are happy to announce the 2018 "Stay Late Saturday" concert series with two additional, nongame day, concerts. Ten bands will be coming to Clinton this summer to play Ashford University Field, including the preeminent Tom Petty tribute band Free Fallin on Friday, June 15.The music begins on Saturday, June 2nd with 80's Night presented by 1st Gateway ...read more
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