- Students praise CCC's impact on education, lives I want to let the people of Clinton County know about Clinton Community College. The people that work there are absolutely wonderful. Everyone is incredibly helpful and caring. They go out of their way to help all the students succeed. From picking c
HERALD'S OPINION: Flood project is shining example of foresight
It’s been almost 50 years since former Clinton Herald Editor Everett Streit chronicled the Great Flood of 1965 in a booklet detailing the disaster that took Clinton to its knees that year.
LEVINE: City faces competitive disadvantage with higher sewer rates
When Clinton City Council members denied a sewer rate increase April 9, I thought about writing a column praising their efforts to look out for residents. But I waited.
- Fulton High School staff member's dismissal from coaching concerns reader Recently, the struggles in the River Bend/Fulton High School District have come to my attention. Due to the fiscal status of the state of Illinois, the school district has been forced to make very difficult budget decisions. However, I became especi
River Bend parent: Teachers, coaches need our support
I am the mother of three children in the River Bend school system, one in each of the three schools, elementary, middle and high school.
- Business and Industry Center backs workforce By Tim Cottle April is Community College month and we here at the Clinton Community College Business & Industry Center are proud of our community and our contribution to it! The Clinton Community College Business & Industry Center supports the econ
- New school is great addition for students of today and tomorrow April 9 marked a wonderful day for the Clinton School District and the Clinton community as a whole. On that day, the school district broke ground on what will become Clinton Middle School, a building that will house all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-g
Cooperation is needed to clean up environment
The first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, was observed in the wake of the burning Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio. A flaming river and other disasters, such as an oil spill near Santa Barbara, Calif., woke the nation up. It all inspired bipartisan coo
- Readers, Herald adjusting to changes Finally, after years of negativity, good things are happening in the newspaper industry. The death of newspapers has been a constant theme spewed by television stations, blogs and newspapers themselves for years. But recently, some good news has surf
- Retired officer: If something doesn't look right, report it The events at the Boston Marathon bring to mind something that I heard many times in my career, when people would ask how to know whether they should call the police or not. I always told them: If it doesn't look right, If it doesn't feel right, If i
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