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    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, will host BrewFest on Saturday, September 28 from 12:00 (noon) to 6:00 pm.  The fest will include tastings of popular craft beers and wines, food trucks, hay rides, and activities for the whole family and features the popular craft beers of Lena Brewery.   Tickets $25 for adults and $10 for 3 – 20 year olds.  ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    The 2019 season came to an end for the Clinton LumberKings with a 5-0 loss to the South Bend Cubs on Saturday night at NelsonCorp Field. Clinton mustered just two hits in the game as they were swept in a best-of-five-game Midwest League Championship Series for just the second time in club history.  Josh Roberson started for Clinton and worked around trouble in the first inning before allowing the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Five-year home appreciation in our region was between 12.37% and 19.63% with all of our regional Metropolitan Statistical Areas experiencing a positive gain.  “House prices rose again in all states and the top 100 metro areas, but the pace of growth has slackened," said Dr. William Doerner, FHFA Supervisory Economist.  “The majority of states and cities are experiencing slower house price gains ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    It’s an exciting week for the Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum," with a fundraising dinner dance event and great museum programming. On Wednesday, enjoy Cheeseburger Day. Thursday evening is the dinner dance, and on Friday, experience the fun of kids yoga.  Each of these programs is free with regular museum admission or membership.  Wendy’s Restaurant ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    – Clinton Community College will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, September 16 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the CCC Auditorium.  Constitution Day activities include Constitution Trivia, “The Framing of the U.S. Constitution” word search, “The U.S. Constitution and Fascinating Facts” given to attendees, and the all-American meal of hot dogs and chips served to all.  The CCC Display of Honor will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    The Clinton LumberKings fell in Game One of the Midwest League Championship Series 2-1 to the South Bend Cubs on Wednesday night at Four Winds Field. A late home run by Nelson Maldonado was the difference for South Bend who moved to within two games of claiming a Midwest League title.  Clinton's only run of the night came against Cubs starter Kendall Graveman in the top of the first inning. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Shauna Bellich, Vice President of IT and Operations at Citizens First Bank, has been selected to receive a full scholarship to attend the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) LEAD FWD Summit in New Orleans. The scholarship is awarded to a select group of community banking professionals.The LEAD FWD event is designed to drive innovation in community banking, and move the industry forward ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    The Clinton LumberKings are going back to the Midwest League Championship Series, punching their ticket with a 6-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Monday night at Perfect Game Field. The LumberKings win marks their third trip to the Championship Series over the last ten seasons.  Scoring started early for Clinton who led throughout. Kernels starting pitcher Tyler Palm failed to make it ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    The Clinton Peace Coalition invites individuals, families, organizations and people of all ages to attend this year’s Stop the Hate / Show the Love event on Thursday, September 19th, beginning at 4:30 pm at Jefferson Elementary School.  Now in its 21st year, the Stop the Hate / Show the Love event is a fun and meaningful way for the community to come together and make a statement of hope and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, September 09, 2019
    Rich Klahn, Assistant Vice President with Clinton National Bank, and Julie Witt, Office Service Manager with ACI, will lead this fall’s United Way campaign to raise $650,000.“The United Way campaign is where it all starts,” said Klahn. “We can’t help people who need help if the necessary funds aren’t available. I was born and raised in Clinton County and I care deeply about the people here. We ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 09, 2019
    Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Disney’sNewsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 09, 2019
    Clinton Community College President Dr. Karen Vickers has announced her retirement effective December 31, 2019.  Dr. Vickers has served Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) as President of Clinton Community College since 1996, providing vision, leadership and direction to the college’s credit and non-credit programs and student development services.    In addition, Dr. Vickers serves as the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    Remey Reed's dominant week over the course of the final week of the regular season has earned him Midwest League Player of the Week honors. Reed becomes the third LumberKing to win the award in 2019 - the most by the team in a single season since 2016.  Reed, 24, has been in the LumberKings starting rotation since early July after earning a promotion from the Batavia Muckdogs. Since joining the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    Peyton Burdick has been named the August Uncle Ray's Midwest League Player of the Month. The LumberKings leftfielder is coming off a torrid August that helped to push Clinton into the playoffs for the first time since 2016.  Burdick, 22, was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the 3rd round of this year's draft out of Wright State University. Since joining the LumberKings at the start of the second ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Three members of the 2019 LumberKings have been selected by the Miami Marlins to participate in the Arizona Fall League this year.  Jerar Encarnacion, C.J. Carter, and Alex Vesia will join the Salt River Rafters this fall.   The Arizona Fall League is a League composed of two divisions of three, with each team made up with players from five Major League clubs.  The Marlins players will join ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Two First Central State Bank team members recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.    Scott Wiley and Valerie Pell completed the more than two years of schooling needed to earn the Certificate of Executive Leadership, the highest level of certification from the Wisconsin School of Business and Executive Development. Since its inception in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    Citizens First Bank staff gathered recently at the bank’s Camanche branch, to present a donation to the Camanche Police Department.  Camanche City officials joined the police department for the presentation.  The Camanche Police Department is working to provide additional training for police officers who respond on medical calls with the Fire Department.  The additional skill level is needed to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    To commemorate the completion of the radiant new Ascentra Credit Union Home Office and branch, a special ribbon cutting celebration will take place on Monday, Aug. 26 at 4:00 p.m. at 2019 Grant Street, Bettendorf.   “Our previous space served us well for over 28 years but we needed more space to house our heart of the credit union support staff for our 10 branches spanning from Clinton down to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Citizens First Bank employees recently presented a donation to the Clinton Police Department at the bank’s main location on Lincoln Way in Clinton.   “The safety and security of our employees and customers is always top of mind for us,” stated Citizens First Bank President Kathy Forrest.  “We appreciate the support of local law enforcement for bank safety and security, and having the Clinton ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Celebrated by three local businesses each holding individual book signing events, S.E. (Shannon) Foster, a long time Quad City area resident, will be signing her beautifully crafted and inspirational coloring journals.   • Saturday September 7th from 12-3pm, The Village Herb Cellar will host a meet and greet book signing at their new location 4811 N. Brady Street in Davenport Iowa. • September ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Monday, August 05, 2019
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort presents an evening with GARY PUCKETT and THE UNION GAP live in concert on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets will be $20, tax and convenience fees not included, with limited seating available. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. with the concert starting at 5:00 p.m. Must be 21 years old or older to attend.   The beloved 60s musical group, Gary ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, August 02, 2019
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort presents their 5th Annual Halloween Bash and an evening with LITTLE OZZY live in concert on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets will be $10 in advance and $15 at the door, tax and convenience fees not included, with limited seating available. Must be 21 years old or older to attend.   The 5th Annual Halloween Bash boasts an entertaining ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, July 19, 2019
    First Central State Bank raised more than $2,700 for an area non-profit through its Grilling For Charity fundraiser.  Thanks to community members dining at the First Central State Bank Lincoln Way location in Clinton, $2,727.25 was raised for Information, Referral and Assistance Services in Clinton. The non-profit acts as a clearinghouse for a local network made up of more than 200 local human ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Rebecca Edwards has always gravitated toward careers where she can make a difference in the lives of others.    For nine years, that meant working in the healthcare industry. Now, she’s keeping that same empathetic mindset, albeit in a different career field.   First Central State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Edwards as a Customer Service Representative in the DeWitt ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    First Central State Bank will host a shred day to help local residents dispose of secure records.  The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. May 9 in Clinton at First Central State Bank's Lincoln Way location. This event is free and open to everyone.  If residents are unable to make that timeframe, First Central State Bank will host several shred events over a two-day period. Other shred events ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    The Keep Iowa Beautiful Board of Directors has announced the 2019 annual award winners for enhancing the beauty, cleanliness and attractiveness of the state of Iowa. The four award categories are community, organization, corporate and individual. “The KIB award program is designed to recognize people and organizations that have gone the extra mile to help build stronger Iowa communities,” said ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, March 15, 2019
    Kara Marr began her banking career as a teller at the age of 18.  She’s worked in several facets of the banking industry since that time, and now, she has been promoted to Vice President at First Central State Bank.  First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs said Marr’s versatility and attention to customer service align with First Central’s continued mission.  “Kara has been a valuable team ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release