News for Community

Wednesday, April 01 2015
Distinguished community members, business leaders and generous citizens will drop everything that they are doing on Tuesday, April 7 to read one of their favorite children’s books to area school children. The activity is part of the United Way of Clinton County, Iowa’s Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) week. Firefighters, public safety officers, mentors, business leaders and others ...read more
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Friday, March 27 2015
Citizens First Bank employees recently presented checks to the Gateway After Prom representatives. Citizens First Bank donates to the Gateway After Prom event each time the Clinton High School River Kings makes a first down during the regular football season. The program is under the direction of KROS Radio and is entitled “Citizens First First Down.” This year Citizens First Bank ...read more
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Thursday, March 26 2015
Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre in Mount Carroll, has appointed Dan Danielowski of Byron, Illinois as Executive Director. Mr. Danielowski began in December, joining Artistic Director James Beaudry in leading the company into its 54th season. Danielowski received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls, majoring in Communications with a ...read more
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Thursday, March 26 2015
The D.S. Flikkema Foundation will soon be awarding area organizations with 2015 grants. Since it was established in 2008, the D.S. Flikkema Foundation has awarded nearly $400,000 in grants and scholarships. The foundation is an endowment fund of the Fulton Association for Community Enrichment (FACE), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. The D.S. Flikkema Foundation is ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25 2015
Citizens First Bank employees recently presented checks to the Clinton County Make-A-Wish representatives. Citizens First Bank has been the sponsor of the Swish for Make a Wish program for the past 14 years and donates to the Clinton County Make-A-Wish Foundation each time the Clinton High School River Kings and Queens make a three-point basket during the regular basketball season. The program is ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25 2015
The College of Health, Human Services, and Science at Ashford University will host its first Science Career Expo for students and alumni on Wednesday, April 1 from 2-5 p.m. on the first floor of the Ladd Science Building. This event will expose students and alumni to job opportunities and careers within 100 miles of Clinton, Iowa. Both students and alumni will have the opportunity to network, ...read more
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Monday, March 23 2015
The volunteer educators at Fulton’s Windmill Cultural Center will begin youth tours in April 2015. This year’s theme is “It’s Off to Work We Go.” Visitors will learn about the importance of work, and how everyone works; with a cultural and science emphasis adapted to each grade level. School children will visit four stations in Fulton’s windmill area, two at ...read more
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Friday, March 20 2015
Cory Coppess , U.S. Bank Branch Manager in Clinton, Iowa, has won U.S. Bank’s Annual Pinnacle Award for 2014. The Annual Pinnacle Award is the company’s highest employee achievement honor. Natalie Newcomb , Sales and Service Manager at U.S. Bank’s Clinton, Iowa, office, has been recognized as a top Sales and Service Manager throughout the country at U.S. Bank. Coppess was ...read more
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Wednesday, March 18 2015
The Iowa Department on Aging has received a food insecurity grant to provide meals to Clinton County seniors age 60 and older. Milestones Area Agency on Aging in partnership with HyVee will offer Fresh Choice Meals for Seniors for a limited time. This is a nutrition program for seniors who meet an annual gross household income of $15,730 annually for a single or $21,235 for a couple. Eligible ...read more
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Wednesday, March 18 2015
Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre in Mount Carroll, announces their “kick-off” fundraiser, “ Lena Las Vegas” Casino Night on Saturday, April 18 from 6:00 – 9:00. TLP’s Casino Night will be held at The Rafters in Lena. Tickets are $50 per person. Included in the ticket price is a starting purse, chances to win prizes, roving appetizers, and ...read more
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Friday, March 13 2015
Clinton County will be participating in the Alert Iowa statewide messaging system to quickly disseminate emergency information to residents throughout the county. The local system is called the Clinton County Emergency Notification System. The system is active and available for citizens to start registering online. In the event of an emergency, a text message, voice call, or email will be sent ...read more
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Thursday, March 12 2015
Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. (HK) moved up eight spots, from 74 to 66, on Accounting Today ’s list of the Top 100 CPA firms in the U.S. HK was also ranked as the eighth-fastest-growing CPA firm in the nation and recognized as the fastest-growing Top 100 CPA firm in the Midwest. (Accounting Today , March 2015) Jon Thoms, CPA, MBA, partner-in-charge of the Clinton market, states, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 10 2015
CFB Holding Company, the parent organization for Citizens First Bank, held its annual shareholders’ meeting Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the bank’s main facility at 1442 Lincoln Way in Clinton. Attendees were welcomed by Board of Directors Chairman Bart Baker. Tom Soenksen, President & CEO, provided the shareholders with highlights of the bank’s 14 th year in business. ...read more
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Tuesday, March 10 2015
The Physical Therapy Department at St. Ambrose University is teaming up with Iowa Wheels for the World to collect and distribute wheelchairs and other mobility equipment to people with disabilities around the world. Manual wheelchairs, aluminum crutches and canes, and foldable walkers (and/or any parts related to these items) can be dropped off Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11, 8 a.m. – ...read more
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Monday, March 09 2015
The Family Resources Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mary Macumber Schmidt, MCJ, will assume the role of President of Family Resources effective Monday, March 2, 2015. Mary has been with Family Resources for nearly 20 years, and has served in the capacity of Vice President since 2008. As Vice President, her focus has been the day-to-day operations of all programs and services ...read more
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Wednesday, March 04 2015
There are not many flavors more quintessential to the Quad Cities than Boetje’s Mustard. Now with the help of a local distillery, this classic is getting a new twist. This Friday, Boetje’s and Mississippi River Distilling Company will take the wraps off of their new collaboration. “Boetje’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Mustard” has soaked for over a month in used Cody Road ...read more
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Wednesday, February 25 2015
The Education Committee of the Windmill Area and Schmaling Memorial Public Library, Fulton’s public library, needs used books for a book sale to be held on April 17 and 18, 2015. The groups are accepting all books except encyclopedias, text books, magazines, and severely used books. Other acceptable items are VHS tapes, DVDs, CDs, and puzzles. Books and other items may be dropped off at ...read more
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