• News for Community

    Friday, August 16, 2019
    Timber Lake Playhouse is proud to bring to area audiences a truly unforgettable production full of sass, style and sisterhood. Steel Magnolias, is equal parts hilarious and heartwarming. At Truvy’s beauty shop, the motto is: there’s no such thing as natural beauty—the women are all sass and brass. Through clouds of hairspray and over the buzz of blow dryers, six southern spitfires gather each week ...read more
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    Friday, August 16, 2019
    Seven walks by Clinton LumberKings pitching was too much to overcome in a 4-1 loss to the Burlington Bees on Thursday night at NelsonCorp Field. The LumberKings (31-21, 64-57) loss brings to an end a five-game winning streak as Burlington (19-33, 58-64) lead throughout.  Jake Walters started for Clinton and had his four-game winning streak snapped with his first loss since June 22nd. Over a 2.1 ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    With the goal of sharing images of the community in a 2020 wall calendar, Citizens First Bank invites photographers from all levels of expertise to enter the 2020 Citizens First Bank Calendar Photo Contest. Winning photographers have the opportunity for their images to be published in the 2020 Citizens First Bank calendar as well as being displayed with the corresponding month as the Citizens ...read more
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    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    J.D. Osborne homered and the Clinton LumberKings registered their first win at home since July 15th with a 7-1 win over the Burlington Bees on Wednesday night at Nelsoncorp Field. The LumberKings (31-20, 64-56) ran their current winning streak to five games and pulled to within three games of first in the Western Division.  Clinton broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the third a lead they ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    Clinton Community College has announced the Summer 2019 President’s List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 4.0 GPA during the term.  Ames, IA      Molly Mroczkowski                                         Bettendorf, IA      Oloigbe Ofori                                                     Calamus, IA      Avery ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    - Clinton Community College has announced the Summer 2019 Deans’ List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 3.5 GPA during the term.  Ames, IA      Wei Gao  Aurora, IA      Natalie McMillan  Bellevue, IA      Kaylynn Sieverding  Bryant, IA      Melissa Holdgrafer  Camanche, IA      Lillie Decker      Jeff Graves      Kadee Petersen  Clinton, IA      Michael ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, August 12, 2019
    ***The Military Vehicle Preservation Association will be conducting a transcontinental motor convoy that will be stopping in Clinton, IA on August 22, 2019. They will be parked up on riverfront between the Clinton Riverview Pool and the NelsonCorp Baseball Field from 2p-3:30p. Come check out as many as 70 historic military vehicles as they retrace the route of the original 1919 US Army's ...read more
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    Monday, August 12, 2019
    Clinton LumberKings leftfielder Peyton Burdick has been named the Midwest League Player of the Week for August 5-11. Burdick earned the honor for a slash line of .394/.429/.758 over seven games that included six doubles, two home runs, 12 RBIs, five runs scored, and a walk.  Burdick, 22, joins Clinton Opening Day starter Chris Vallimont as the second LumberKings to win the Midwest League Player ...read more
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    Friday, August 09, 2019
    The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum," is having great success raising monarch caterpillars and hatching butterflies.  They are also teaching about other insects, this summer.  On Wednesday, learn about a bee’s home with a recycling craft. On Friday, meet Miss Sarah and her monarch butterflies; then come read with Ms. Cotton on Saturday morning at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, August 09, 2019
    The second bobblehead giveaway is here with the Denny McLain bobblehead giveaway, courtesy of Mediacom and Casey's on Friday, August 16th. The Clinton LumberKings will host the Burlington Bees (affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels) for a three-game homestand from Wednesday, August 14th through Friday, August 16th.  Wednesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m. | Gates open 5 p.m. | vs. Burlington Bees ...read more
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    Monday, August 05, 2019
    Volunteer Millers of de Immigrant Windmill will spotlight a sister grist mill located in Muscatine, Iowa.  The original grain grinding water mill was established in 1848.  Today, located in Wildcat Den State Park, it has undergone restoration and stands as one of the few remaining grist mills of this Midwestern region.  Tom Hanifan , originally from Clinton, Iowa, will share the history and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, August 05, 2019
    Man of LaMancha, the classic TONY award-winning musical is coming to Timber Lake Playhouse as the 5th show of the 2019 Season!While awaiting a hearing with the Inquisition, Cervantes presents a play as his defense in a mock trial for the prisoners. In it, he plays Alhonso Quiana, a man who has set his own reality aside and become Don Quixote De La Mancha. Assisted by his "squire" Sancho Panza, ...read more
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    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
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    Friday, August 02, 2019
    In the Forbes annual “Best-In-State Credit Unions” rankings, 1st Gateway Credit Union, headquartered in Camanche, was one of just of three credit unions in Iowa to achieve this status for 2019. Of the more than 5,000 credit unions in the country, 1ST Gateway was one of only 182 recipients of this “Best-in-State” recognition.  The market research firm, Statista, partnered with Forbes to survey ...read more
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    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
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    Friday, August 02, 2019
     “Homebuyers, encouraged by unexpectedly lower mortgage rates in 2019, have created a tailwind - helping to boost demand and inspire existing homeowners to sell their homes.”  Mark Fleming Chief Economist at First American    4% fewer properties were sold in our region through June this year than last year. But as always there was considerable variability from market to market as shown on our ...read more
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    Thursday, August 01, 2019
    The Clinton LumberKings, in conjunction with the Miami Marlins, have announced the promotion of outfielder Connor Scott to the High-A Jupiter Hammerheads. In a corresponding move the LumberKings received outfielder, and 2019 competitive balancing round pick, Kameron Misner.  Scott, 19, was with the LumberKings since Opening Day and was the Marlins first round pick in the 2018 MLB Draft. As the ...read more
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    Friday, July 26, 2019
    Are you a parent with cancer who is struggling to learn how your child feels about your diagnosis?  Gilda’s Club is now accepting participants interested in the Enhancing Connections program for cancer patients with children.   The program includes ways you can:Enhance communication with your child in talking about your cancerDraw out your child’s feelings and concerns about your cancerSupport ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, July 22, 2019
    Produced by TLP’s “Next Stage” young theatre group, the Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs is not only making a small-screen comeback, it’s instructing a whole new generation to “Unpack Your Adjectives” and “Do The Circulations,” it’s lighting up TLP’s stage this summer.  Tom, a ...read more
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    Monday, July 22, 2019
    A committee consisting of members of the Whitetails Unlimited Clinton County Chapter organizes the annual event. Committee member Jeff Beckwith said the day is a way for Clinton County kids ages 11-17 to experience a variety of outdoor skills. The event includes seven stations that teach safety and allow kids the chance to learn about outdoors activities and improve their skills with hands-on ...read more
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    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: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 18, 2019
    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 2019.  The 4th annual Arts at the Arb will feature metal artist John VandeWalle.   VandeWalle has found a way to repurpose waste material, creating art that is truly one-of-a-kind and locally sourced, and has created his exhibit of metal pieces for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    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: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article