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Monday, October 20, 2014
Putting things in perspective. Students at Central Community High School (CCHS) wear special goggles Thursday morning while attempting to pick up poker chips off the ground. The goggles gave students an idea of what it’s like to have alcohol in their systems and the effect it has on their vision, balance and reflexes. Students also tried to drive golf carts through a course in the school parking lot without hitting any cones while texting messages on their phones. The purpose of the event called “Celebrate My Drive” sponsored by State Farm Insurance is to teach students the dangers of distracted driving. Because of the commitment CCHS is making to safe driving, the school is eligible to win a $25,000 or $100,000 grant. Everyone 14 and older is encouraged to go to to vote for the Sabers. Residents may cast their votes once a day, every day now through Friday, Oct. 24. Calamus-Wheatland High School also is among the participating schools. Photo by Kate Howes

News

New public land opens near Wheatland
The Clinton County Conservation Board announced the opening of a 215-acre wildlife area just east of Wheatland.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Charlotte city council talks dog, fence ordinances
"Ordinance" was the primary word as Charlotte City Council members discussed dog and fence ordinances at Tuesday's monthly meeting as well as codification of all ordinances passed in the past five years.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Cal-Wheat schools enrollment shows small boost in figures
Enrollment figures for the Calamus-Wheatland School District are on the positive side of the ledger.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Absentee voting numbers to surpass 2010 election
The Clinton County Auditor's Office is busy at work processing absentee ballot requests and sending them in the mail.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
City of DeWitt to flush water hydrants
The city of DeWitt will flush water mains and hydrants in neighborhoods beginning Monday, Oct. 20, for several weeks.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Sports


Mohawks pull away from visiting Warriors for sweep
The Calamus-Wheatland volleyball team got the start it wanted in each of its sets with seventh-ranked Marquette Catholic, Tuesday night.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Sabers rally in game three but cannot topple Bobcats
With a big victory in game three, the Central volleyball team proved it could rally from an early deficit during Tuesday night's WaMaC East clash with Western Dubuque.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Rebels go 1-2 in pool play of conference tournament
With a match against eighth-ranked West Branch looming, the Northeast volleyball team knew its first two contests in Monday's River Valley Conference Tournament pool play would be very important.
Saturday, October 18, 2014



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