News for Community

Tuesday, July 22 2014
Habitat for Humanity of Clinton County is hosting a fundraiser at Heirloom Café in Thomson, Illinois, on Friday, August 8 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This event, Laid Back Luau, offers an opportunity for the entire family to enjoy an evening of games, prizes, music, train rides for the kids (from 5-7) and delicious food. Ticket prices in advance are: $28 for the whole family or $10 for a ...read more
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Monday, July 21 2014
Businesses are always seeking ways to improve their relationships with clients, but Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C.(HK) is taking a new approach. This spring, HK launched its Client Patronage App, compatible with Android and Apple products. When asked what the Client Patronage App has done for his business, client Drew Siegert of Betty Jane Candies said, “It’s been great. More and ...read more
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Monday, July 21 2014
The hottest temps of the year are predicted for areas in the Midwest River Region this week and the American Red Cross reminds every one of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise. “In recent years there have been more deaths related to the heat than to all other weather events,” said Betsy Pratt, Regional Chief Executive Officer. “There are steps ...read more
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Monday, July 21 2014
Habitat for Humanity has been active in the county for the past 12 years, overseeing the construction of eight new homes for families in need. Habitat for Humanity of Clinton County is in need of volunteers to serve on committees to help in the areas of construction, family selection, fundraising, and public relations. Also needed is a volunteer to coordinate the development and updating of their ...read more
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Wednesday, July 16 2014
Steve Clements, Loan Officer, of Citizens First Bank, Clinton recently attended the 2014 Iowa School of Banking at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny. The one-week, two-year school, offered by the Iowa Bankers Association, provides a challenging, educational experience in addition to peer networking. The challenging, interactive curriculum addresses the functions of banking departments and ...read more
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Wednesday, July 09 2014
FACE (Fulton Association for Community Enrichment) awarded grants to local organizations on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. A total of $10,000 was granted to local organizations by FACE and the D.S. Flikkema Foundation. Representatives from each organization attended the ceremony to accept the grant checks. Those organizations awarded 2014 grants are as follows: Andresen Nature Center received $600 from ...read more
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Thursday, July 03 2014
Citizens First Bank recently held a drawing in conjunction with the lobby display of the official John Deere Classic trophy. Paula Mayer, Marketing Director, presented the winner of the John Deere Classic Package Drawing which included; four rounds of golf at TPC Deere Run, six daily tournament tickets, three one day general tournament parking passes to Micah Cewe. Pictured is Micah Cewe, Winner ...read more
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Tuesday, June 24 2014
Minor League Baseball has entertained fans through life’s changes for more than 113 years By Pat O’Conner, President & CEO, Minor League Baseball On Thursday, June 19, the President of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) testified in a landmark antitrust lawsuit filed against his organization, and stated the following, "To convert college sports into ...read more
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