News for Community

Thursday, May 13, 2021
MercyOne is pleased to announce Hijinio Carreon, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, MBA, has accepted a role as system-wide Chief Medical Executive. Dr. Carreon has been a part of the organization for more than 13 years, beginning as an emergency medicine physician and advancing to his most recent role as Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for MercyOne Central Iowa.   “As Chief Medical ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The 74th Commencement Ceremony of Clinton Community College will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021.  There are 189 students who have applied for graduation in 2021.  Six students have achieved High Honors and 56 have achieved Honors.  Special red and gold cords are worn by the high honor students, gold cords are worn by honor students, and members of the military wear special red, white, and blue ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, including three “5-star” hospitals in the MercyOne circle of care: MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and Mercy Iowa City – an affiliate of MercyOne. These MercyOne care locations are part of just 455 hospitals across the United States that received a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Celebrate National Police Week at the Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!”  with visits from Clinton Police officers.  Saturday brings an archeology adventure with cookies. Also, Thursday is Great Give Day, a day to donate to the children’s museum’s endowment fund.            Funtime Friday, May 14, and Funtime Saturday, May 15:  Clinton Police Officer ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Friday, May 07, 2021
The 20 highest ranked-critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the country, as determined by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Those facilities include three hospitals with ties to MercyOne:  Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona, an affiliate of MercyOne, scored best among CAHs for Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
 MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is offering a free program to prevent type 2 diabetes. It is called Prevent T2 and is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prevent T2 is a proven program designed to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. The program begins Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, participants ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Centivo, a new type of health plan which is built to save 15 percent or more compared with plans offered by traditional insurance carriers, announced today it will enter the Iowa market via a partnership with MercyOne, one of the state’s largest providers of health and well-being services. Self-funded employers can now offer an affordable health plan to their employees with no deductible, no ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, May 03, 2021
Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, opens its 60th Anniversary Season on May 15 with its Summer Kick Off Party featuring great TLP food, drink tents, games & concerts.  At 2:00, Johnny Russler and the Beach Bums will be playing the music of Jimmy Buffet, and The Sounds of Summer will close out the day with a Beach Boys Tribute beginning at ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Ascentra Credit Union’s Board of Directors announced last week that Linda Andry has been named the new President and CEO of the credit union, after serving as interim CEO since June of 2020.  “Linda has given more than fifteen years to the credit union as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Her institutional knowledge, experience and leadership of the credit union during the ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, April 26, 2021
Stephen Clements, Executive Vice President of Citizens First Bank, graduated April 21, 2021, from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado’s (GSBC) Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers® program held in Broomfield, Colorado.  Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers® (EDI) participants are up-and-coming C-level executives whose work efforts influence the future ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, April 23, 2021
The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa, recently unveiled a completely redesigned website at www.clintonfranciscans.com. Launched on April 23, the site brings a fresh new look with improved functionality and enhanced content. It also clearly defines the congregation’s charism and mission of living and promoting active nonviolence and peacemaking. “Getting a new website has been a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Ascentra Credit Union was recently awarded eight Diamond Awards by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) in recognition for outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry.The awards were presented by the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of over 1,200 credit union marketing and business development ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 08, 2021
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Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs has announced a promotion.  Laura Howard recently earned a promotion, moving her to Assistant Vice President. She is located at First Central State Bank’s Clinton – North Second Street location.  Howard, who has been with First Central State Bank since 2005, is the Branch Manager at the North Second Street location.  “Laura has been a great ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Alan “Al” Tubbs is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America.  “It’s remarkable to have my past work in the agriculture and financial industries recognized,” said Tubbs. “Agriculture is where I’ve grown up and the largest segment of ...read more
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Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. financial institutions ranked in the American Bankers Association’s top 100 list for farm lenders by dollar volume. The institutions – First Central State Bank, Maquoketa State Bank and Ohnward Bank & Trust – ranked 90th in the country for agriculture lending by dollar volume in the second quarter of 2020. Ohnward’s roots were built through helping the eastern Iowa and ...read more
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Wednesday, August 26, 2020
First Central State Bank is donating a total of $5,500 to local school districts this fall to help offset extra costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Those receiving monetary contributions include Central DeWitt, Clinton, Northeast, North Scott and Pleasant Valley school districts, and St. Joseph and Prince of Peace Catholic Schools.  “This is an unprecedented year for area school districts,” ...read more
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