• Updated

There are over 170 different fields of study tracked by the U.S. Census Bureau in which undergraduate students can earn a degree. Despite the wide range of academic subjects offered at colleges and universities, over half of the 75 million American adults with a bachelor’s degree majored in one of just 15 fields of study. […]

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Applications for proposed solar projects near Grand Mound officially have been submitted, Clinton County Planning and Zoning Director Thomas Barnes said last week.

For Carol Schuster, the best part about being an accountant for more than 50 years isn’t working with the numbers. It’s getting to know the people behind them.

  • Updated

Youngsters gather for stories, songs and camaraderie

At the top of the agenda for the first DeWitt City Council meeting earlier this year was the swearing in of an incumbent member as well as a newcomer. 

Clinton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Tom Determann earlier this month appointed Supervisor Jim Irwin to serve on the county’s Emergency Management Agency board as the supervisors’ representative.

The Texas company with plans to build a pipeline across Iowa to transmit carbon dioxide said last week it was dropping Clinton and Cedar counties from its proposal.

Iowa is in the middle of its annual bald eagle population survey and although the numbers are still coming in, all indications point to 2022 being a really good year for eagles wintering in Iowa, according to a report by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Grant applications for the spring 2022 grant round through the Clinton County Development Association are available now. Grant applications are online and can be found at the CCDA’s website www.clintoncountydevelopment.org.  The maximum amount that can be requested is $75,000.

People without COVID-19 symptoms (asymptomatic) or those with mild upper respiratory symptoms should obtain an at-home COVID-19 test through state testing, their county public health department, or through a local pharmacy or retailer, according to a report published by Unity Point Health. 

  • Updated

Iowa’s confirmed cases of coronavirus hit a new seven-day peak at 38,000 last week, surpassing numbers reached in November 2020 as the highly contagious omicron variant continued its spread. 

• Kyra J. Archer, 25, of Clinton, pleaded guilty Nov. 9 to one count of contempt, violation of no-contact/protective order, a simple misdemeanor. Magistrate Judge Michael Judge on Nov. 9 ordered a $105 fine be imposed. She was accused Oct. 12 by the Clinton Police Department.

• A motorist from Maquoketa was cited with failure to maintain control following a single-vehicle incident Dec. 9 at 4:20 p.m.

• Students were named to the Dean’s list at Clarke University for the fall 2021 semester. The list recognizes full-time Clarke students who have earned a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours.

top story

Parents and their toddlers learn the gymnastic fundamentals   

Jim Irwin summed up what many local public officials and larger employers were feeling Monday as they grappled with complying with federal COVID-19 workplace guidelines, against the backdrop of a U.S. Supreme Court challenge of the controversial standard and a competing order from the Iowa D…