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Friday, October 11, 2019
On Saturday, October 12 during college football and an MLB playoff game, the graduate school of professional baseball (the Arizona Fall League) will host its annual All-Star Game. Some of the best minor league prospects will be on hand with four former LumberKings spread over the East and West All-Star teams.  In the West, a pair of former Seattle Mariners farm hands with roots going back to ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Clinton Community College is pleased to announce upcoming performances for the 2019-20 Visiting Artist season. This is the 46TH year that Quad City Arts has offered these performances for the community. This is a program that strives to make the arts accessible to people of all walks of life, including students, seniors, and working people. Performances will be held in both Clinton and in ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Gilda’s Club Quad Cities, in partnership with the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids will host Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia – a free workshop for people affected by CLL. Fundamental information about the most current Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia treatments, strategies for symptom/side-effect management and tools for survivorship will be ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
The Clinton Community College Diversity Committee will host a Hot Occupations Panel on Wednesday, October 16.  Professionals from five local businesses will be available to speak and answer questions about some of the most in-demand career fields both locally and nationally – all of which can be started via programs at CCC.  Topics covered by the panel speakers will include types of job options in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
While the Minor League season came to an end with a deep - but ultimately disappointing - playoff run, there are still Clinton LumberKings playing. Of the ten teams to qualify for the Major League playoffs eight players and coaches have roots going back to time spent in Clinton.  For the already eliminated Milwaukee Brewers, two former LumberKings were part of a Wild Card run that with weeks left ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Due to recent remodeling and winterization of the theatre, Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, will extend programming into the Christmas Season for the first time at the playhouse.   During the month of October, Timber Lake Terror, The Haunted Experience at Timber Lake will run Saturday nights from 7:00 to 10:00.  The Experience includes a ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, October 03, 2019
The Clinton LumberKings, Midwest League affiliate of the Miami Marlins, will open the 2020 season - their 65th in the league - as the defending Western Division Champions. Over a 70-home game schedule, the LumberKings take the field for 10 Saturdays, two holidays, and several rivalry matchups.  After falling three wins shy of a Midwest League title in 2019, Clinton returns to action at ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, September 27, 2019
The Paul B. Sharar Foundation for Clinton Community College celebrated another successful year at the recent 2019 Chancellor’s Society Dinner and Annual Meeting. Sharar Foundation Board Chairman and CCC graduate Bill Vetter presided over the event which featured an update from CCC President Dr. Karen Vickers in addition to presentations from Dean of Student Development Dr. Michelle Allmendinger ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, September 27, 2019
– In celebration of Junior Achievement’s 100-year anniversary and the opening of Ascentra Credit Union’s new home office in downtown Bettendorf, Iowa, the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation has contributed a $100,000 grant to Junior Achievement of the Heartland to help youth better understand financial concepts and gain confidence in the ability to manage their financial future. The grant will be ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, September 26, 2019
- Clinton Community College has welcomed new staff and faculty to campus this academic year.   Derek Campbell joins CCC after having taught at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in Valdosta, Georgia.  He is an Illinois native, and graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and earned his master’s degree at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.    Derek loves ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, September 23, 2019
The Shroud of Turin is believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus of Nazareth. The Man of the Shroud Exhibit is a moving and informative mobile exhibit, including a full length photographic image of the Shroud as well as a large crucified corpus showing each of the wounds of Christ that correspond with the Gospel accounts and the wounds shown on the  Shroud. The exhibit contains over 60 ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, will host BrewFest on Saturday, September 28 from 12:00 (noon) to 6:00 pm.  The fest will include tastings of popular craft beers and wines, food trucks, hay rides, and activities for the whole family and features the popular craft beers of Lena Brewery.   Tickets $25 for adults and $10 for 3 – 20 year olds.  ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, September 16, 2019
Five-year home appreciation in our region was between 12.37% and 19.63% with all of our regional Metropolitan Statistical Areas experiencing a positive gain.  “House prices rose again in all states and the top 100 metro areas, but the pace of growth has slackened," said Dr. William Doerner, FHFA Supervisory Economist.  “The majority of states and cities are experiencing slower house price gains ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Two First Central State Bank team members recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.    Scott Wiley and Valerie Pell completed the more than two years of schooling needed to earn the Certificate of Executive Leadership, the highest level of certification from the Wisconsin School of Business and Executive Development. Since its inception in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 05, 2019
Wild Rose Casino & Resort presents an evening with GARY PUCKETT and THE UNION GAP live in concert on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets will be $20, tax and convenience fees not included, with limited seating available. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. with the concert starting at 5:00 p.m. Must be 21 years old or older to attend.   The beloved 60s musical group, Gary ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, August 02, 2019
Wild Rose Casino & Resort presents their 5th Annual Halloween Bash and an evening with LITTLE OZZY live in concert on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets will be $10 in advance and $15 at the door, tax and convenience fees not included, with limited seating available. Must be 21 years old or older to attend.   The 5th Annual Halloween Bash boasts an entertaining ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, July 19, 2019
First Central State Bank raised more than $2,700 for an area non-profit through its Grilling For Charity fundraiser.  Thanks to community members dining at the First Central State Bank Lincoln Way location in Clinton, $2,727.25 was raised for Information, Referral and Assistance Services in Clinton. The non-profit acts as a clearinghouse for a local network made up of more than 200 local human ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Rebecca Edwards has always gravitated toward careers where she can make a difference in the lives of others.    For nine years, that meant working in the healthcare industry. Now, she’s keeping that same empathetic mindset, albeit in a different career field.   First Central State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Edwards as a Customer Service Representative in the DeWitt ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
First Central State Bank will host a shred day to help local residents dispose of secure records.  The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. May 9 in Clinton at First Central State Bank's Lincoln Way location. This event is free and open to everyone.  If residents are unable to make that timeframe, First Central State Bank will host several shred events over a two-day period. Other shred events ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, April 01, 2019
The Keep Iowa Beautiful Board of Directors has announced the 2019 annual award winners for enhancing the beauty, cleanliness and attractiveness of the state of Iowa. The four award categories are community, organization, corporate and individual. “The KIB award program is designed to recognize people and organizations that have gone the extra mile to help build stronger Iowa communities,” said ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, March 15, 2019
Kara Marr began her banking career as a teller at the age of 18.  She’s worked in several facets of the banking industry since that time, and now, she has been promoted to Vice President at First Central State Bank.  First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs said Marr’s versatility and attention to customer service align with First Central’s continued mission.  “Kara has been a valuable team ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article