• News for Community

    Friday, April 19, 2019
    Will Banfield singled to deep right with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning for a Clinton LumberKings 5-4 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday night. Clinton's (7-6) first walk-off win of the year was came about following by four unanswered Timber Rattlers (6-7) runs in the eighth and ninth innings. Demetrius Sims was much of the offense for Clinton throughout the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    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: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Calling Clinton Community College students and alumni, and job seekers from the Clinton region! Clinton Community College will host the 2019 Career Fair on Friday, April 26. The event will be held in the CCC Auditorium from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton.   Currently, 32 local employers are expected to be in attendance with information about job opportunities.  These employers ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    – Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, opens its 58th consecutive summer season for 2019 on May 11 with the ABBA Tribute Band, Dancing Queen. Artistic Director Paul Stancato and Executive Director Dan Danielowski are busily making preparations for the opening.  The subscription series will begin on May 30 with Disney’s The Little Mermaid, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    The Rotary Club of Clinton is offering an opportunity for several local students to attend the nationally-known leadership conferences:  RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) and YRYLA (Young Rotary Youth Leadership Awards), both scheduled to take place this summer at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.   RYLA The six-day over-night Rotary Youth Leadership conference will host students from ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    The Miller Program for the month of April will feature the Amish people and elements of their lifestyle.  A variety of topics including history, religious beliefs, language, family life, occupations, clothing, health and healing will be discussed.  Don and Diane Kramer will share extensive knowledge of “Our Neighbors, the Amish.”  A brief intermission will allow guests to try authentic Amish ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    Whiteside Master Gardeners will be hosting a gardening workshop on Saturday, May 18 from 1:00-4:00pm at the Whiteside Extension Office, 12923 Lawrence Rd., Sterling, IL  61081.  There will be topics of interest for everyone from the novice to the expert gardener.  Individuals of all ages will learn something new and take home useful materials.  The afternoon will include three separate sessions ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    April Biz after 5 hosted by The Stubborn Mule and Rockin Rhoni’s Unique Boutique. Food catered by Luigi’s Woodfire Pizzeria..  Photo shows Chad Seely of Hy-Vee, winner of a gift card donated by Pawn Central. The winner of the fish bowl drawing was Jim Reafsnider, who won $85.00.
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum," is having their annual Egg-stravaganza Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join the Discovery Center as they celebrate spring with their annual traditions: decorating eggs, holding baby chick, and petting visiting bunnies.. The baby chicks are sponsored by Schlecht Hatchery in Miles, Iowa.   The Discovery ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    Citizens First Bank employees recently presented a donation to representatives of the Gateway After Prom committee.  Gateway After Prom is a safe and fun-filled annual event that extends the fun of area proms at Clinton, Fulton, Camanche, and Prince of Peace High Schools.  The committee is comprised of parents and volunteers who make the annual event possible.   Citizens First is a long-time ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Summit Lake Coffee Co. is pleased to announce two new coffee's, our single origin Papua New Guinea for the exotic coffee drinker and English Toffee coffee, a flavored coffee selected by our great customers.  Shop online at summitlakecoffee.com or two locations at the Primitive Hollow or Clinton Hy-Vee
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Chamber
    Friday, April 05, 2019
     Pawn Central had the privilege of matching a donation that was collected from our customers. We were able to present $250.00 to the Clinton Fire Dept.  
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    Mary Seely, Director, Convention & Visitors Bureau is a graduate of the Iowa Tourism Leadership Institute held March 27-29 at The Hotel Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids, IA.  The institute provides Iowa tourism professionals an opportunity to expand their leadership knowledge and skills.  Institute attendees included six first-year graduates, eleven graduates who returned for a second year of training, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has ranked once again as the largest privately-owned real estate company in Iowa. REAL Trends 500 ranks the Top 500 real estate companies in the country according to the number of residential transactions and sales volume. Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors ranks number 1 in Iowa and number 130 nationally based on 5,336 transactions closed in 2018. This places Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors in the top 1% ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Calling all job seekers from the Clinton region! Clinton Community College will host the 2019 Career Fair on Friday, April 26th. The event will be held in the CCC Auditorium from 12:30-2:30 p.m., 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton.  The fair is open to all job seekers, both CCC students/alumni and community members, looking for information on local employers who are hiring.  More than 30 local employers ...read more
    Categories: 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: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    NelsonCorp Wealth Management would like to welcome Travis Morehead to our Client Services team.  Travis was born and raised in Clinton. He is the middle child of three, a younger sister Elizabeth, currently at Clinton High, and an older brother Tyler, a teacher in Waterloo. He graduated from Clinton High School in 2012 competing in 4 sports. He is passionate about sports, mainly golf, the Chicago ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, March 29, 2019
    Clinton County, IA:  Clinton County's replacement Jail/Sheriff's Offices/911 Communications Center/Emergency Management Agency and Emergency Operations Center project continues.     Off-site parking is available at the Clinton Municipal parking lot (map attached) near the LumberKings Stadium on 6th Avenue North.  Parking will shift to the north side lot, across from the stadium, on Monday, April ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Citizens First Bank employees recently presented a check to the Clinton County Make-A-Wish representatives at the bank’s Lincoln Way location in Clinton. Citizens First Bank, KROS Radio, Make-A-Wish and the Clinton High School basketball teams all partner to create the Swish for Make-A-Wish program in our community!   Citizens First Bank has been the sponsor of the Swish for Make-A-Wish program ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    Applications for the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Venture Competition are now being accepted. The fourteenth annual statewide competition will be awarding $100,000 in cash prizes.  The $100,000 in seed funding consists of a $50,000 contribution from John and Mary Pappajohn and a $50,000 match from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA). The goal of this competition is to support Iowa’s ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community
    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
    Friday, March 08, 2019
    Larry Davis, Debora Stewart, and Dolores Solberg are the featured artists at the River Arts Center through April 28, with a reception set for Sunday, March 17, from 1:30 to 4:00 PM.  All three have received acclaim for their work in our area and elsewhere, and are back by popular demand.  This exhibit vibrates with color to brighten a long winter.   The River Arts Center is located at 229-5th Ave ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education