Fulton Book Club celebrates 40 years
For four decades a group of area women has fostered friendships and sharpened their wits through their love of reading and intelligent conversation.
Herald's Visitor and Newcomer Guide available for pickup
The Clinton Herald's 2013 Visitor and Newcomer Guide has arrived.
- Living with autism CLINTON -- The moment Jennifer Medinger was turned away from helping her 4-year-old son Kyle during an Easter egg hunt was one of the hardest she faced as a mother. "He can pick up an egg. If you guide him to it, he will pick it up. I knew it was s
Education goals stress keyboarding - not cursive
A new set of national standards don’t require children to learn how to read and write in cursive. They do, however, require students demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills by the end of fourth grade.
Cursive writing at risk in U.S. schools
Cursive writing is fading from American society thanks to the ubiquitous computer keyboard. Longhand's advocates also blame education standards introduced by the National Governors Association and now adopted by 45 states. Debates over dropping cursive from school curricula pit teachers against teachers, and stoke a fear among historians that we are raising a generation of handwriting illiterates.
Meet Your Neighbor: Annie Chezem
Ashford University Student Annie Chezem is getting ready for a luau. The Gateway Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding its ninth annual luau at 6 p.m. Friday at Rastrelli's Tuscany Special Events Center.
Making progress: New county building opens to public
Clinton County residents on Thursday were able to see the progress made to the new county building in DeWitt.
VIDEO: Film critic Roger Ebert dies
The Chicago Sun-Times confirms that long-time film critic Roger Ebert has died. He was 70 years old.
- Clinton area students earn FBLA honors CORALVILLE -- Students from Clinton and Northeast high schools recently participated in a Future Business Leaders of America conference in Coralville. Fifteen students from Clinton and nine people from Northeast competed at the state event. Three mem
- Things to do Ongoing • The Left Bank Art League of East Moline, Ill., will be exhibiting at the River Arts Center in Clinton through April 21. The paintings and raku pottery of these nine dedicated artists, Sheryl Lammers, Pat Halvorsen, Rose Moore, Judy O. Gray,
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