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    Thursday, August 11, 2022
    MercyOne is excited to once again welcome Major League Baseball to MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center ahead of the Field of Dreams game taking place tonight in Dyersville, Iowa. Earlier today, MercyOne had the privilege to host Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred to surprise three families with ticket packages to this exclusive experience: • Sean Edaburn of Dundee, Iowa, is a respiratory therapist ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, August 09, 2022
    Clinton Community College has announced the Summer 2022 Deans’ List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 3.5 GPA during the term.  Ames, IA      Sarah Arbuckle      Muhammad Amir Muzakkir Bin Mohd Azman  Bellevue, IA      Samuel Dunne  Bettendorf, IA      Sanjana Shankar Mahabal  Bryant, IA      Makenzie Petersen  Camanche, IA      Annette Kinkaid  Clinton, IA      ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, August 09, 2022
    Clinton Community College has announced the Summer 2022 President’s List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 4.0 GPA during the term.  Ames, IA        Tejal Devshetwar        Aryan Rao  Bellevue, IA        Brianna Busch  Bettendorf, IA        Hannah Janczak  Camanche, IA        Leslie Deters  Cedar Rapids, IA        Hassaballa Mandi  Clinton, IA        Shalaya ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, August 09, 2022
    The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation (ACUF) has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois since 2020 to help fund the Girl Scouts Community Outreach Series. This series directly supports more than 1,100 at-risk girls in the underserved areas of Moline, Rock Island, Davenport, and Muscatine by building courage, confidence, and character through a Girl Scout Leadership ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Monday, August 08, 2022
    On Saturday afternoon the Clinton LumberKings were defeated by the Normal CornBelters 15-0 in the 2022 season finale.   From the start the CornBelters took command. Normal plated five runs in the bottom of the first inning, four of them came off the bat of Will Henson (Lindenwood University) on a grand slam to left field.   Normal did not slow down, scoring fifteen runs through the first six ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, August 05, 2022
    Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, will continue their summer season with We Will Rock You, the musical by Queen and Ben Elton. Featuring twenty-four of Queen’s greatest hits, including “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Killer Queen,” “We Will Rock You,” “Somebody to Love,” “We Are the Champions,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, August 05, 2022
    The Hispanic Chamber listened to our small business owners and their needs. With the feedback given, we have created a workshop for Quickbooks on Saturday, August 20th from 10am-noon at SCC Urban Campus.  This small business roundtable will be an introduction to QuickBooks. Learn how to get started and choose which format will work best for you and your business. See how QuickBooks can optimize ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, August 03, 2022
    First Central State Bank recently welcomed Private Banker Maggie Goebel-Bly to their banking team.  In her role, Goebel-Bly will handle consumer lending and customer service responsibilities at First Central’s DeWitt and Clinton offices.  First Central State Bank CEO and President Brigham Tubbs said Goebel-Bly’s experience will add to an already established team with years of financial ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, August 01, 2022
    Scotia Investments Limited (SIL), together with CKF, Inc (CKF) have reached an agreement with US-based parent company UFP Technologies Inc (UFP) that CKF will purchase UFP’s Molded Fiber Technology Inc. (MFT). The new corporate entity will be known as MFT-CKF, Inc. MFT designs, manufactures, and distributes environmentally responsible protective packaging solutions for the consumer goods, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 28, 2022
    Kylee Sweenie of Clinton, a nurse at MercyOne Clinton Medical Center, has been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). Kylee is among 60 students from Iowa who have received assistance this year from the IHERF Health Care Careers Scholarship Program. Ms. Sweenie is studying at St. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, July 25, 2022
    Chainsaw artist Clint Henik has always loved carvings and started making his own in 2015.  During the month of August, Henik will be the featured artist for the 2022 Arts at the Arb annual event at the Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum.  Located at 340 South 14th Street in Clinton, the Bickelhaupt Arboretum will host Henik’s wooden pieces throughout August.    Clint Henik founded ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, July 22, 2022
    On Thursday Night the Clinton LumberKings opened up a five game homestand against the Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp, surrendering a 7-1 lead in the eighth inning.   The LumberKings led throughout most of the matchup. Clinton's offense put up four runs in the bottom half of the first inning. Runs batted in (RBI) from Jeremy Conforti (College of Dupage), Rayth Petersen (University of Illinois ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, July 22, 2022
    The Clinton County Development Association is now accepting applications for three positions on the Board of Directors.  Resumes and letters expressing interest in the position must be received by August 15, 2022.  Candidates must be residents of Clinton County.  Interested individuals need to submit in writing a resume and letter to the Clinton County Development Association, PO Box 2061, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, July 22, 2022
    Theisen’s Home•Farm•Auto invites nonprofits in its Iowa and Wisconsin store communities to apply for its 2022 More For Your Community grants beginning July 15 through the end of August. The grant program, which is supported by the Theisen’s charitable fund and through a partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, will distribute an estimated $350,000 in funds across the region ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Wednesday, July 20, 2022
    Clinton LumberKings' pitcher Ben Beutel (Iowa) has agreed to sign an undrafted free agent deal with the Chicago White Sox.  In his senior year at the University of Iowa the lefty had an outstanding season. He pitched in 29 games, posted an earned run average (ERA) of 1.47, struck out 41 batters, walked six and collected four saves for the Hawkeyes. After the season concluded Beutel was named the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 20, 2022
    The 2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional tournament held in Clinton, Iowa, from June 28-July 1 this year was a success, drawing more than 200 people from nine Midwestern states to the Greater Clinton Region for multiple days of competition and boasting an economic impact of $142,500 for the Clinton area. The tournament kicked off with registration and packet pick up on Tuesday, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 19, 2022
    Ascentra Credit Union has been named Iowa’s Best-In-State Credit Union for 2022 by Forbes Magazine.  Forbes, in partnership with market research firm Statista, identified America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions for 2022 based on in-depth interviews of more than 26,000 consumers who were asked to rate credit unions where they have or previously have had checking accounts. Participants made ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 19, 2022
    Great Revivalist Brew Lab has announced that they will be moving their operational hub to Clinton and will operate as a Great Revivalist Brewery. The former Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church at 238 4th Avenue South will be preserved and transformed to a restaurant and brewery. The former Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church at 303-307 South 3rd Street will be repaired and ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Monday, July 18, 2022
    Clinton LumberKings' Outfielder, and Dubuque, Iowa native, Tommy Specht has been drafted by the Texas Rangers in the sixth round of the 2022 Major League Baseball Draft (MLB).  Specht was selected 169th overall in this year's MLB Draft and is the first Clinton LumberKings' player to be drafted since joining the Prospect League in 2021.  "I'm very excited that Tommy was drafted by the Texas ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, July 15, 2022
    The excitement is building as vendors, healers, readers and psychics prepare for the 5th Annual Body, Mind & Spirit Expo on Saturday, August 27st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Riverfront Event Center located at 215 South 2nd Street in Clinton, Iowa.   The Body, Mind & Spirit Expo is a growing metaphysical and holistic experience providing visitors with a welcoming environment to learn about ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, July 15, 2022
    Clinton Community College, one of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), returns for the 2nd year as part of the Metallica Scholar program to receive $100,000 to transform the future of students in the community.Since establishing the Metallica Scholars Initiative in 2019, All Within My Hands (AWMH) has been working with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to provide direct ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Tuesday, June 14, 2022
    New reports show that scammers are reviving an old tactic to gain trust. Scammers are emailing and texting pictures of real and doctored law enforcement credentials and badges to prove they are legitimate and scam people out of money. Scammers may change the picture or use a different name, agency, or badge number, but the basic scam is the same. Federal law enforcement agencies are warning the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 08, 2022
    A familiar face will move into a new role at First Central State Bank.  Jordan Smith has been promoted to Customer Service Representative at First Central State Bank’s Clinton-North Second Street location. She is taking over the role previously occupied by the recently retired Madonna Obren. Smith has worked for two years at First Central’s Clinton-North Second Street location in the Teller ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 01, 2022
    First Central State Bank President Brigham Tubbs recently announced two promotions.  Caleb Jacobi and Scott Levine earned the promotions, with Jacobi being named Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer, and Levine now recognized as Marketing and Event Officer.  Jacobi, of LeClaire, has been with the bank for 10 years, and has been a major reason for the continued growth of the LeClaire market, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, May 26, 2022
    Victory Center Ministries is a multi-faceted ministry located in the heart of Clinton, Iowa, and was founded by Ray Gimenez in 1987 as an emergency homeless shelter for men, women, and families. He is blessed to work alongside his wife, Mary Anne, the Victory Center's Women and Children's Shelter director. Together they passionately preach and teach God's word out in the mission field and work to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 26, 2022
    The City of Clinton Hometown Pride Committee has selected six individuals and one couple to be inducted into the Clinton County Walk of Fame as part of the 2022 class. They will be honored at the 2022 Clinton County Walk of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony on Sunday, September 18, at Eagle Point Park Lodge.  The event will be open to the public and tickets will be available. The 2022 Clinton ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Friday, February 25, 2022
    First Central State Bank CEO and President Brigham Tubbs has announced six promotions.  Tom Messer, Debbie Mulvania, Chris Sterbenz, Josie Hartman, Angela Glover and Peyton Tiesman recently earned promotions at the eastern Iowa financial institution.  These team members have all demonstrated the ability to grow in their profession and thrive at First Central State Bank, Tubbs said.  “Creating ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
    Tuesday, November 02, 2021
    When First Central State Bank began its Grilling For Charity tradition more than 10 years ago, a small grill and a few to-go orders highlighted those first renditions.  Now, armed with multiple grills, an extensive non-profit network, and community members and bank employees coming together, the 2021 Grilling For Charity season netted record-breaking results across First Central State Bank’s ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    The Iowa Bankers Association recently honored a First Central State Bank team member for a distinguished 50-year career in banking.  Judy Farrell was honored at the annual Iowa Bankers Association convention. She joined 13 other inductees from around the state of Iowa in receiving the honor.  “I’ve really enjoyed banking my whole life,” said Farrell, who is stationed at First Central’s ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021
    First Central State Bank will continue its tradition this month of Grilling for Charity fundraisers.  The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at First Central State Bank’s Lincoln Way location. The proceeds collected from this fundraiser will benefit My Gear Outreach of Clinton County, an organization that supports foster families and foster children in Clinton County by ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, July 12, 2021
    When the pandemic struck in 2020, Josie Hartman began looking for jobs. With few options available, she moved to Clinton and eventually landed a position as a teller at First Central State Bank.  A year later, Hartman has been promoted to Lead Teller and Customer Service Representative at First Central State Bank’s Lincoln Way location. Despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic, First ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release