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Renovation offers new look at library

CLINTON- Clinton Community College completed a renovation to its library earlier this year, a project that was in the works for many years. Clinton Community College officials spent about one year planning for the renovated library. The district also spent that time receiving approval from the Easte

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:31:00

Technology boosts fitness results at CHS

CLINTON - A couple years ago, Clinton High School's weight room had what some might've considered to be a downgrade. The arrival of free weight stations and removal of machines were not necessarily welcomed by students and the community. However, now given the chance, the curriculum has proved itsel

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:27:00

Concerned about drugs? Talk to a teen

DEWITT - The destructive effects of marijuana and underage drinking hit close to home for Central DeWitt junior Rachel Green. Everyone was told in fifth grade that drugs were harmful, and Rachel and her friends believed the message at the time. But it was during that delicate transition into high sc

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:33:00

River Cities Quilt Guild show is this weekend

MORRISON, Ill. - Over 100 quilts, large and small, created by the River Cities Quilt Guild members, will be on display at the Morrison Super Wash Center, 701 West LIncolnway, Morrison, on Sept. 23 and 24. Doors are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Door prizes, bed turn

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:26:30

Impressions: Homecoming buttons give a glimpse of North Scott history

I bought this collection of North Scott Homecoming buttons for a song at the Eldridge United Methodist Church's annual rummage sale last April. The price for the set was marked down to somewhere between $5 and $10. I later learned that they were donated by Christie Nevenhoven. She and her late husba

NORTHSCOTTPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:00:00

Paint the Gym Purple event honors Mary Davis

ERIE, Illinois (KWQC) - The Erie and Fulton communities came together on Tuesday to honor Mary Davis. Mary has been battling cancer for years and the community organized the "Paint the Gym Purple" event at Erie High School in her honor. Mary and Michael Saad grew up together. "Wow, she's probably

KWQC - 2017-09-20 05:56:00

'The Hunting Ground' to be shown Oct. 19

CLINTON - The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, present movies that matter monthly on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The movies are free and open to the public. The October movie is "The Hunting Ground" and will be shown on Thursday, Oct. 19. This month's film will be shown at Clinton Community College, 1000

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Trial date set in civil suit

CLINTON - A trial date is set in connection with a civil lawsuit filed by Bridgepoint Education against Clinton Catalyst. Chief District Court Judge Marlita Greve ordered a jury trial be set for 9 a.m. Oct. 15, 2018, in the case of Bridgepoint Education versus Clinton Catalyst. The expected length o

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Fulton council approves yard variance

FULTON, Ill. - In a similar thread of Fulton ordinance discussions lately, a resident has been authorized to have a one-foot setback to his yard. The small expansion would unify his yard with surrounding neighbors. Warren Juist's yard has a width of 48 feet. The purpose of the setback would allow hi

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Ducks Unlimited northwest Illinois chapter to hold annual banquet

THOMSON - The northwest Illinois chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its 45th annual banquet and fundraiser Oct. 7 at Majestic Pines Event Center, 3 miles north of Thomson on state Route 84. The doors will open at 5 p.m., and a buffet meal will be served at 7 p.m. A live and silent auction and raff

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Clinton roots hold steady for Voda

Krista Voda may travel the United States to cover NASCAR events for NBC, but she says everything comes back around to her upbringing in Clinton. "It all reverts back to being from a house, a town and a state that takes care of people, that takes care of neighbors," Voda said, reflecting on her child

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-21 13:28:00

SLIDE SHOW: Wednesday night's lightning storm

QUAD CITIES (KWQC) - It was quite the light show Wednesday night. Viewers from Colona to Camanche sent in pictures of last night's lightning. The storms have been dangerous. The Davenport Fire Department tells KWQC TV6 it was a busy night for crews as they responded to several water rescues and had

KWQC - 2017-09-21 12:21:00

Camanche takes closer look at water supply safety

CAMANCHE " Camanche City Administrator Andrew Kida is pushing for the city to address issues with residents connecting a sandpoint well to their water supply. Kida said the city's goal is to gain compliance with city code and Department of Natural Resources requirements that do not allow city water

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:39:43

Theft charges dropped against Camanche councilman

Misdemeanor theft charges have been dismissed against Camanche City Councilman Bill Wruck, who was accused of bypassing the water meter at his home last year. In a motion to dismiss filed Tuesday, County Attorney Mike Wolf wrote that "additional discovery by the parties" resulted in the issuance to

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2017-09-19 21:45:00

Charges against Camanche councilman dismissed

CLINTON - Two misdemeanor charges have been dismissed against a Camanche city councilman who had been accused of tampering with his home's water meter. Clinton County Attorney Mike Wolf on Monday filed a motion to dismiss charges of third-degree fraudulent practice and fifth-degree theft against Wil

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-09-19 21:11:45

Funeral arrangements set for 5-year-old Dixon boy who was killed by his father

Funeral arrangements for the 5-year-old boy who was killed by his father in Dixon has been set. The family Christopher Michaels is holding a visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, September 25, at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, 213 Crawford Avenue, in Dixon. A memorial service will follow visitati

13 WREX-TV - 2017-09-21 18:31:00

Service Day thanks - Carroll County Mirror-Democrat : Opinion

Dear Editor: My heartfelt thanks to the volunteers of the Mount Carroll Ministerial Association's Community Service Day for the wonderful work they did for me on Saturday, Sept. 9. It was much more than I expected and I am ever so grateful. May God bless them all. Ruth DeMuth Mount Carroll Dear Edit

MYCARROLLCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:23:00

Open house at animal shelter - Carroll County Mirror-Democrat : News

The Carroll County Pound at 10735 Mill Rd., Mount Carroll, is holding an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, and the public is invited. The open house is to celebrate the success of the community in its support of the pound dogs. "We are celebrating over 30-plus adoptions with a 'Pound Dog Reun

MYCARROLLCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:23:00

Civil War Encampment deemed a 'huge success'

On Sept. 8-10 our Sesquicentennial Committee held a special event at Point Rock Park in Mount Carroll - a Civil War Encampment that was free for anyone to enjoy. Positive feedback was given by many individuals as well as a Boy Scout group from our town who spent much of the weekend at the event. The

MYCARROLLCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:21:00

Schnoors to celebrate 50th anniversary with Sept. 30 open house

Ken and Connie Schnoor of Long Grove will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 30. An open house will be held from noon-5 p.m. at the Long Grove Civic Center. Ken Schnoor and Connie Howsen were married Nov. 4, 1967, at the Low Moor (Iowa) Methodist Church. Connie worked for Theisen's in De

NORTHSCOTTPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:36:00