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    Tuesday, April 06, 2021
    The Land Trends and Value Survey, presented by the Iowa Farm and Land Chapter #2 REALTORS Land Institute, reported a statewide average increase of 7.8% for tillable cropland values from September 2020 to March 2021 period. In our east central district, high quality cropland is selling at $11,191 per acre, or at the second highest rate in the state. Timber is selling at $2,981 per acre. “The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Friday, April 02, 2021
    Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded small nonfarm businesses in 42 Iowa counties and neighboring counties in Illinois of the May 3, 2021, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    First Central State Bank will host several shred events during the month of April.  This on-site shred service for secure documents is provided for free and is open to everyone. Attendees are asked not to bring more than five boxes of documents to be shredded. Anything over that amount will be shredded at the discretion of organizers.  The shred events will be held April 23 and April 30 in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has ranked once again as the largest independent 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 157th nationally based on 5,172 transactions closed. REAL Trends 500 ranks companies on residential transactions only. When we add back ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 23, 2021
    The Clinton Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosted a virtual induction ceremony Tuesday, March 9, 2021.   Forty four members were inducted into the CCC Alpha Theta Beta Chapter.  Students are invited to join Phi Theta Kappa if they have achieved a 3.5 grade point and earned 12 credit hours.      Phi Theta Kappa chapter officers Emma Zimmerman, Treasurer, and Payton Cernek, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    The mission of the City of Clinton Human Rights commission is to secure for all individuals within our community freedom from discrimination. In keeping with this mission, the Human Rights Commission is receiving nominations for the 15th Annual Human Rights Award which will be given to the person or group which embodies the spirit of human rights. There are many in our community who have actively ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    We are happy to announce the winner of Clinton’s RAGBRAI logo design contest is Shanelle Yahn from Clinton, Iowa. After narrowing entries to the top three choices, members of Clinton, Iowa’s RAGBRAI Advisory and Executive Boards voted for the winning design. In an extremely close competition, Yahn’s design beat out another excellent design submitted by graphic artist Hayle Calvin by only two ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Monday, March 15, 2021
    Late Ascentra Credit Union President & CEO Dale Owen continues to make a significant impact through the Quad City Cultural Trust (QCCT) and a recent fundraising project, now known as the Dale Owen Art and Culture Match.   10 months prior to his passing in Nov. 2020, Dale was named one of three board chairs of the QCCT.  At that time, he started working on a program to raise $250,000 to support ...read more
    Categories: Community
    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: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, October 06, 2020
    Certification is a great way to demonstrate your hard-won professional knowledge and experience. For people involved in project management and its related careers, gaining an accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an instant way of letting colleagues and prospective employers know you know what you're doing in project management.   Eastern Iowa Community Colleges regularly ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    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