News for Community

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, continues its 60th Anniversary Season with the bluegrass musical, The Robber Bridegroom with music by Robert Waldman and book and lyrics by Alfred Uhry.  The Robber Bridegroom is a rousing, comical Southern fairytale from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Driving Miss Daisy! It's one of the only genuine ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Dozens of community members and special guests celebrated the mission of the American Heart Association (AHA) at the Clinton Area Go Red for Women event on Friday, July 16. The digital experience celebrated the AHA’s lifesaving mission, donors and volunteers, and most importantly, the lives saved and improved because of the Association’s efforts. The event included a touching story told by our ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, July 22, 2021
On the evening of Monday, July 19, 2021 colleagues, family and friends gathered on the plaza of Ascentra Credit Union’s Home Office to dedicate the building in honor of their late President and CEO, Dale Owen and to celebrate his legacy.“Today we have gathered to celebrate Dale - a celebration of a servant leader, a celebration of a devoted family man, a celebration of a relationship builder, a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Friday, July 16, 2021
What is hand therapy? According to the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, hand therapy is "the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder girdle. It is a merging of occupational and physical therapy theory and practice that combines comprehensive knowledge of the structure of the upper limb with function and activity. Using ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Wander off the beaten path to discover an art gallery without walls at the Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum during Arts at the Arb 2021.  The 6th annual Arts at the Arb will feature metal artist Ron Meador.   Meador enjoys repurposing all kinds of old rusty farm tools and metal materials.  He created his unique exhibit of pieces for Arts at the Arb 2021.   The CCC Bickelhaupt ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Clinton Community College has announced the Spring 2021 Deans’ List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 3.5 GPA during the term.  Albert City, IA      Amy Kruse  Andrew, IA      Clayton Widel  Baldwin, IA      Kallie Brown      Megan Carbonelli      Grant Michel  Bellevue, IA      Terrin Back      Torrie Back      Jordan Beasley      Payton Bellings      Sydnee ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Clinton Community College has announced the Spring 2021 President’s List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 4.0 GPA during the term.  Ames, IA      Madison McDermott  Andover, IA      Aubrie Kruse  Andrew, IA      Maddie Schmidt  Bellevue, IA      Jacob Bormann      Riley Carrier      Taylor Deppe      Kenna Duesing      Ryan Dunn      Macy Heim      Lauren ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
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
Monday, July 12, 2021
MercyOne is proud to sponsor and excited for the safe return of the Iowa State Fair. This year we honor our outstanding colleagues across MercyOne for their dedication, compassion and remarkable care during one of Iowa’s greatest traditions. We’re looking for MercyOne providers, nurses, medical staff and others who are health care heroes to be recognized at the 2021 Iowa State Fair. Five winners ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, July 08, 2021
The Mississippi Valley Workforce Development Board is now accepting proposals for a WIOA One-Stop Operator. The RFP opened on July 7th, 2021 and will close at 4:00 p.m. on August 4th, 2021. All eligible organizations are encouraged to apply.  The main role of the One Stop Operator is to coordinate all workforce partners in the eight counties of the Mississippi Valley Workforce Area.  For more ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, July 02, 2021
Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday July 3rd, 2021 in honor and remembrance of LaMetta Wynn who served as the mayor of Clinton and became Iowa’s first African-American woman mayor when she was elected in 1995. She died on June 24, 2021 at the age of 87.     “Serving as a mayor, school board member, and a role model for the ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, June 21, 2021
The excitement is building as vendors, coaches, holistic practitioners, and psychics/mediums prepare for the 4 th Annual Body, Mind & Spirit Expo on Saturday, August 21 st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Riverfront Event Center located at 215 South 2 nd Street in Clinton, Iowa. The Body, Mind & Spirit Expo is a growing metaphysical and holistic experience providing visitors with a welcoming ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, March 08, 2021
CLICK HERE for the LumberKings 2021 Season Schedule!  
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
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release