• News for Community

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    It was a busy summer of giving for the leadership at Ascentra Credit Union. This summer, 36 organizations and charities throughout Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois received $17,000 in Leadership Grants awarded by the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation. In 2015, the foundation committee wanted to support the causes that the volunteer board of directors and senior leadership are active with and ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    Clinton County Justice Coordinating Commission (CCJCC) announces the Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Jail/Sheriff's Offices/911 Communications Center/Emergency Management Agency/Emergency Operations Center. The Groundbreaking ceremony will take place Monday, October 3, 2016 at 11:30 A.M. on site of the existing Law Center, located at 241 7th Avenue North in Clinton, Iowa. CCJCC Coordinator ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    Fulton, Illinois, artist Anni Johnson is currently displaying her photographs of stained glass windows from many parts of the world at the River Arts Center in Clinton, Iowa. This exhibit will be on display through Sunday, November 6 , with a reception for the artist on Sunday, October 9, from 1:30-4:00 PM. The public is invited at no cost. Her photographs are complemented by stained glass ...read more
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    Monday, September 26, 2016
    Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by the Des Moines Register . The Top Workplaces lists are based entirely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. The data is collected from paper and online surveys and then ...read more
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    Monday, September 19, 2016
    The United Way Fork Some Pork lunch will take place on Friday, October 14 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Clysar Pavilion. All you can eat slow roasted barbecue pork sandwiches, “secret recipe” baked beans, chips, and cookies, will all be available for eat-ins. Deliveries for orders of 5 or more within a reasonable radius will also be offered. Meals will be $8.00 for adults and ...read more
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    Monday, September 19, 2016
    The Education Committee of Fulton's Windmill Area hosted the fourth annual Windmill Area Bake Off on September 16, 2016. This is the first year when children were encouraged to enter the competition. Each child was given the same cookie recipe using fine wheat flour from de Immigrant windmill. They were able to use additional items to enhance the traditional cookie. Winners in the ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    A new building will house temporary heating and cooling of the Courthouse, as preparations are underway for the new Law Center. Clinton County Maintenance Director Corey Johnson stated, "This building will provide heating and cooling to the Courthouse during construction time. After construction is completed, this structure will become the permanent Maintenance workshop/garage area, which is ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    If you were given $100, what would you do for someone else? Ohnward Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for 22 financial offices, was determined to find out. Each Ohnward full-time employee was given $100 to be used in a "pay it forward" type promotion aptly named "Pay It Ohnward." Ohnward employees used tremendous creativity in providing needed funds to myriad groups and ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    The Clinton Community School District Education Foundation will host the legendary singer/storyteller, Tom Pease, at Clinton Middle School on Saturday, November 5th, at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $5.00 and available at all Clinton National Bank locations.
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    Monday, September 12, 2016
    State officials would like to congratulate Clinton County on achieving the Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community designation today. Clinton County is now the 42nd community in Iowa to achieve this recognition. Home Base Iowa is a non-profit, public-private partnership that aims to recruit transitioning and retiring service members to opportunities in Iowa. As these veterans seek civilian careers, HBI ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 07, 2016
    On December 18, 2015, Congress passed the PATH Act, which renews and makes permanent the Charitable IRA provision of 2006, making it easier for Americans to give to causes they care about. This provision allows individuals aged 70½ and older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to charity without being federally taxed. By going directly to a ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 06, 2016
    Gifts Galore announces a hands-on experience with impressionist landscape artist K.C Barnes! Saturday September 17 th and Saturday September 24 th from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Join this fabulous local artist as she shares tips and advice, while she leads you through making your own creation. No experience necessary! K.C Barnes has been painting for over 50 years and currently has a display at ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 06, 2016
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces Oktoberfest to be held in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Event time is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $20. Must be at least 21 years of age to attend. Sample over 22 different beers and enjoy 5 food stations with international flair. Coupe DeVille will be providing live entertainment from 6:00 p.m. – ...read more
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