- PHOTOS: Walmart evacuated after suspicious package discovered The Walmart store in Clinton was evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious package Thursday around 6:15 p.m. The item was described as looking like a homemade bomb in the manager's office. Shoppers were allowed back in the store approximately 30 minutes later. More in tomorrow's Herald.
- Picketers take stand near future school site CLINTON -- Members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters picketed the Clinton Middle School construction site on Wednesday; an act that the local project manager and Quad Cities Builders Association is calling illegal. Hundreds of carpenters with
- CAST gearing up for shows, season of education CLINTON -- While many are aware the Clinton Area Showboat has been providing professional summer stock theater for many years, organizers say that what is perhaps less commonly known is that one of the non-profit CAST organization's goals is to share
'Past is the Past ...'
CLINTON -- Kirk Ferentz has joined fans in labeling his team's 2012 season "disappointing." The Hawkeyes -- 4-8 last year -- lost six straight to finish near the bottom of the Big Ten Conference, missing bowl season for the first time in five seasons.
- Clearing the air CLINTON -- Smoking in city parks could become a thing of the past as city officials work on a phased-in plan to make some parks and city-run activities smoke free. During the Rules and Regulations Committee meeting Tuesday, members of the Let's Liv
- Settling sewer bills: City moving toward plan to collect delinquent commercial bills CLINTON — Business owners jeopardize their ability to operate if they don't pay their sewer bills, Rules and Regulations Committee members decided Tuesday. The city grants a certificate of occupancy or, in the case of an apartment complex, a rental c
A classic opening: Showroom to feature muscle cars, Corvettes
CLINTON — A showroom of vintage muscle cars and Corvettes will welcome drivers crossing the north bridge starting this July. Mike Van Buer, 50, long-time owner of Van Buer Insurance, purchased the neighboring former Second Street Cleaners at 1830 N.
County officials head down path of creating more jail space
CLINTON — Clinton County Jail Administrator Craig Eberhart says the biggest problem the jail faces is space.
Clinton woman injured in motorcycle accident
A Clinton woman was injured Monday afternoon when she was ejected from her motorcycle after it struck a car.
- RSVP's Meyer to receive Human Rights Award CLINTON -- The Clinton Human Rights Commission has announced that Tammy Meyer of RSVP has been selected to receive the ninth annual Clinton Human Rights Commission Award. This award is an "Acknowledgement of persons/groups who embody the spirit of h
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