• News for Community

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
    The Clinton County Development Association is now accepting applications for one position on the Board of Directors. Resumes and letters expressing interest in the position must be received by February 18, 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, Clinton, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 17, 2022
    Clinton Community College will host the 41st Annual B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run on Saturday, February 5, 2022.  Runners and walkers love the B-rrry Scurry race day atmosphere!  The route is flat and fast with chip timing and instant results. For years, participants have called the B-rrry Scurry “one of the best little races in the Midwest!”   Proceeds of the race benefit CCC students through B-rrry ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, January 17, 2022
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!”  is proud to partner with other local organizations to bring fun and educational programs to families in the area.  This week, the focus is on nature and the environment with Clinton County Conservation.  Funtime Friday & Funtime Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. This Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22, the Funtime ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, January 14, 2022
    MercyOne locations continue to be critically impacted by increased patient volumes.   To avoid long wait times and additional patients visiting our busy sites, MercyOne is urging people with COVID-19 symptoms to contact your provider office to assess any active symptoms over the phone or determine if a telehealth appointment is available for you.  If you have been exposed and are not ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, January 14, 2022
    MercyOne locations continue to be critically impacted by increased patient volumes. We recognize support from a family member or friend contributes to patient experience, safety and healing. We desire to balance these important elements with the need to protect patients and colleagues from unnecessary exposure to COVID-19. Due to the current COVID-19 surge, MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Monday, January 10, 2022
    The LumberKings will open their second season in the Prospect League on Wednesday, June 1st against the Normal CornBelters. Game time is at 6:30 pm. Clinton - in its inaugural season - defeated the CornBelters in the first round of the 2021 Prospect League playoffs.  "We are excited to head into our second season in the Prospect League here at NelsonCorp Field. Last season we lead the league in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 10, 2022
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center’s popular Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) begins a new session on Thursday, February 17, 2022. CHIP is a lifestyle modification program designed to prevent and reverse chronic diseases.Led by a registered dietitian and a certified wellness coach from MercyOne Clinton Medical Center, CHIP is designed to help participants make long-lasting lifestyle changes ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, January 10, 2022
    MercyOne cardiology providers will move from MercyOne Clinton North Health Plaza to the fourth floor of MercyOne Clinton Medical Center, effective Monday, January 17, 2022. MercyOne cardiology providers include: Ali Albaghdadi, MDSaadi Albaghdadi, MDMary Maddasion, DNPQaiser Rasheed, MD The new location at the medical center allows for a better experience for patients. All cardiac services will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 05, 2022
    Quad Cities area credit union, Ascentra and its foundation, the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation (ACUF), were presented the Outstanding Corporation/Corporate Foundation Philanthropy Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Quad Cities Chapter during its committee meeting on the evening of Dec. 13 at its home office in Bettendorf, IA.Ascentra was nominated for this award by the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Tuesday, January 04, 2022
    Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is excited to announce that after two years of being absent due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are returning to offer a FREE monthly in-person Cancer Support Group to accommodate the needs of the community.  According to the 2021 Cancer in Iowa Report, there are approximately 2,625 cancer survivors living in Clinton County with an estimated number of 315 newly diagnosed ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, January 04, 2022
    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 Monday, January 24, 2022.  Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, January 03, 2022
    MercyOne Clinton Foundation is sponsoring the Med Tree campaign through January 31, 2022. The campaign raises funds for the Emergency Prescription Fund which assists people in the community with emergency medication needs.  The fund is administered by the Information, Referral, and Assistance Services agency in Clinton. “Many people continue to have to choose between buying food, paying rent, or ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, December 21, 2021
    Across Iowa and the U.S. flu vaccinations are significantly lower than a year ago. This is concerning to MercyOne physicians and providers, who advise all eligible people age 6 months and older to receive a flu shot.   With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations once again rising, controlling flu cases is expected to play a key role again in keeping health care resources available. The CDC ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, December 21, 2021
    Quad Cities International Airport’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Mortenson as the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the airport’s major terminal renovation project announced earlier this year. This selection is the next major milestone in the multi-year project that will modernize the airport’s nearly 40-year old landside facility. “It’s been almost 9 months since we first ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Wednesday, December 15, 2021
    Wild Rose Casino & Hotel presents platinum-selling and Grammy-nominated hard rock band legends, Great White. The concert is scheduled Saturday, March 26, 2022, in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets start at $25, tax and convenience fees not included. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. with the show starting at 8:00 p.m.   The Great White sound has captivated audiences worldwide with crushing ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
    New for Ascentra’s 2021-2022 scholarship competition is the addition of five, $1,000 scholarships dedicated to Ascentra members who are planning on entering a vocational or trade school program. “The continuously growing need for employees amongst the trades has changed the way students are thinking about their careers. We wanted to make sure that our local students had an equal opportunity to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    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
    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: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest