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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative, compassionate work environment for those looking for a health care career.  The medical center is looking for health care professionals to join its team and is making it easy for job seekers by hosting an on-site interview event on Friday, Feb. 7. In-person interviews will be conducted during ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    WASHINGTON – Mayors of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dayton, Ohio, and Columbia, S.C. tomorrow will announce the official formation of the Mayors’ Task Force to Save Minor League Baseball. The Task Force will be co-chaired by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, and Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin. The mayors will host a telephone news conference at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    LyondellBasell’s Clinton Plant presented United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) with a check for $194,900 for their annual giving campaign. These funds were raised by plant employees in their workplace giving campaign, fundraising, and corporate contributions by LyondellBasell. From left to right: Jane Roth, LyondellBasell, Cheryl McCulloh, UWCCI Director, Julie Witt, UWCCI 1st Assistant ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    A remodeling project at First Central State Bank’s Goose Lake branch is nearing completion.  To celebrate, First Central State Bank will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the bank’s location,  223 Main St. The DeWitt Chamber and Development Company and the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting to begin the festivities.  First Central State Bank ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    It's a new year; are you ready for a new you? MercyOne Clinton Medical Center will offer a new session of the lifestyle medicine education program, the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), starting Thursday, Jan. 30. CHIP is designed to help you make long-lasting lifestyle changes by addressing the causes of chronic disease and teaching you how to use your own lifestyle as your best ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    Tobacco use kills more than 480,000 Americans every year from lung cancer, heart disease, COPD and other conditions resulting from smoking. There are more than 7,000 chemicals in cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. Nearly 70 of these are cancer-causing chemicals known as carcinogens, including carbon monoxide, arsenic, DDT, formaldehyde and hydrogen cyanide. Nicotine is the addictive substance in a ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    Clinton Community College will host the 39th Annual B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run on Saturday, February 1, 2020.  Runners and walkers love the B-rrry Scurry race day atmosphere!  The route is flat and fast with chip timing and instant results, and the post-race party is legendary – all part of the reasons runners call the B-rrry Scurry “one of the best little races in the Midwest!”   Proceeds of the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 17, 2020
    The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum," is combating the cold weather with warm welcome programs.  Please note:  the Discovery Center is now open until 6 p.m. on weekdays.  At WOW Wednesday, make your own climbing robot. On Friday, its peanut butter day. And later in the month, plan to play chess and juggle with Miss Jean.  Each of these programs is free ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 16, 2020
    Two lucky Clinton County residents have won the United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) Winter Getaway Giveaway, with 1st Prize Winner Cathy Marx having the prize choice of either $1000 cash or accommodation at Scottsdale Camelback Resort in Arizona, valued at $1400. With Cathy choosing a trip to Arizona, this left the 2nd Prize of $1000 for Joanne Hermiston. The raffle winners were drawn at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 16, 2020
    If you are suffering from a bit of “cabin fever” or winter blahs, think SPRING !  Before you know it spring will be arriving with early blossoms leading right into summer blooms.  So it is time to plan now! Start thinking of what magnificent floral arrangements you could make of fresh cut flowers from your garden.  To get you into the mood, University of Illinois Master Gardeners from Whiteside ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    The Friends of Riverview Stadium, in conjunction with the Clinton LumberKings, will hold its 2020 Hot Stove Banquet on Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at the Eagle Point Lodge. This year's event will feature LumberKings' manager Tom Lawless and Marlins' Assistant Director of Player Development Hector Crespo.  Tom Lawless enters his first season with the Clinton LumberKings after managing the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    The River Arts Center will be open for a huge sale of art and art supplies, including framed and unframed prints, mats, frames, art books and art supplies.  The sale will take place Saturday and Sunday, January 18-19 and again Wednesday through Saturday, January 22 through January 25 from 1-4 PM..  Many of these items have been donated and we would like to share them at very reasonable ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    The Clinton LumberKings, in conjunction with the Miami Marlins, have announced their coaching staff for the 2020 Midwest League season. Tom Lawless will manage the 2020 version of the Clinton LumberKings and becomes the 57th manager in Clinton's professional baseball history. Pitching Coach Mark DiFelice and coach Frank Moore return from the 2019 staff while Hitting Coach Matt Snyder makes his ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    As a volunteer firefighter, Tyler Vandendooren knows the feeling of lending a helping hand.  Now, he’s adding another way to help area residents by recently joining First Central State Bank as an Assistant Vice President in Commercial and Agriculture Lending. That doesn’t mean he’s giving up on the Thomson, Illinois, Fire Department. He’ll continue to be an Assistant Fire Chief and EMT for the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, January 09, 2020
    The Clinton LumberKings have named Michael Broskowski as their new Director of Broadcast and Media Relations. Broskowski comes to the LumberKings after working in the same capacity with the Orem Owlz of the Pioneer League for the past two seasons.  Broskowski will serve as the voice of the LumberKings, broadcasting all 140 games on WCCI 100.3 FM. In addition to calling the action, Michael will ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 08, 2020
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort will host Bowman, Pickney, & Evans 40th Anniversary Concert with Special Guest, Steve Moris on Saturday, April 11, 2020, in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. VIP seating available at $200 for a table of ten or $15 general admission, tax and convenience fees are not included. Must be 21 years or older to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 08, 2020
    Prince of Peace College Preparatory Academy won top honors in the Annual Academic Quiz Bowl hosted by Clinton Community College.  The Calamus-Wheatland High School team, 2018 Quiz Bowl champions, earned second place.  Clinton High School took third place, with Bellevue Marquette Catholic High School rounding out the top four.     Teams from area high schools competed for the top award, answering ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 06, 2020
    Gilda’s Club and Genesis Cancer Care Institute are pleased to announce that we are now accepting registration for our 2020 Cancer Retreats to be held at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities (1234 E River Drive).  The retreats are open to cancer patients/survivors from the Quad Cities area and one adult support person (spouse,family member or friend). Options to attend are Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 8 am – ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 03, 2020
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort presents rock & roll doo-wop legends, Sha Na Na – Live in Concert. The concert is scheduled Saturday, March 28, 2020, in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $25, tax and convenience fees not included, with limited seating available. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. with the show starting at 8:00 p.m.   Sha Na Na brings their high energy celebration to town in a dynamic, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, December 31, 2019
    United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) collected contributions totaling $497,144 for 76.5% of the $650,000 goal at its campaign report on New Year’s Eve. The campaign actively seeks gifts through early 2020. The campaign is ahead of last year at approximately the same time, which reached 68% of goal.   Contributions stay in Clinton County to help children get a strong start in life, enter ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 30, 2019
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center received new signs on Dec. 13 to reflect the MercyOne name and brand. The MercyOne name was unveiled in February 2019, and since the announcement, Iowa’s largest health care system has been updating its footprint across the state.  “Over the past 20 years, MercyOne has grown significantly, expanding our network of locations, clinical capabilities, services and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 27, 2019
    Clinton Community College has announced the addition of Katie Bopes as the new CCC Maquoketa Center Facilitator.   Penny Plautz has served in that role since the opening of the center, and will be retiring at year end.   Katie Bopes comes to Clinton Community College from Iowa State Extension, Jackson County, where she serves as County Youth Coordinator.  In that role, Katie coordinated the 4-H ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    The competition is underway for the Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Program for the 2019-2020 school year.  A total of $10,000 in scholarships will be awarded to ten Ascentra members to help offset the costs of attending a college or university or even trade school. Scholarships are awarded as follows:   Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school students planning to enter ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Two First Central State Bank team members recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.    Scott Wiley and Valerie Pell completed the more than two years of schooling needed to earn the Certificate of Executive Leadership, the highest level of certification from the Wisconsin School of Business and Executive Development. Since its inception in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 19, 2019
    First Central State Bank raised more than $2,700 for an area non-profit through its Grilling For Charity fundraiser.  Thanks to community members dining at the First Central State Bank Lincoln Way location in Clinton, $2,727.25 was raised for Information, Referral and Assistance Services in Clinton. The non-profit acts as a clearinghouse for a local network made up of more than 200 local human ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Rebecca Edwards has always gravitated toward careers where she can make a difference in the lives of others.    For nine years, that meant working in the healthcare industry. Now, she’s keeping that same empathetic mindset, albeit in a different career field.   First Central State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Edwards as a Customer Service Representative in the DeWitt ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    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: Chamber, Press Release, 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: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    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: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article