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Central DeWitt Superintendent Dan Peterson opened Wednesday night’s school board meeting by telling a packed room that no one involved in the school’s sex education curriculum would lose their job.

Fairgoers endure 90-degree weather, enjoy activities, food and fun

A ribbon cutting was held July 10 to celebrate improvements made to the Low Moor ballpark area over the last couple years.

The DeWitt City Council denied a special event application filed by Jorgie’s that involved a proposed street closure. 

“Time to Ship Another Steer” is the title of author Bill Mueller’s humorous talk scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, July 30, at The Operahouse Theatre at 716 Sixth Ave., DeWitt, during RAGBRAI festivities. 

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a program to teach skills needed to hunt, field dress and cook mourning doves to individuals who have little to no dove hunting experience.

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Community leaders in and around Clinton County have worked with the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque to find ways to learn about systemic racism as well as equity and inclusion practices.

The Iowa Tourism Office is encouraging families to use a weeklong moratorium on high school sports and activities from July 25 to Aug. 1 to explore the state or plan an end-of-summer family vacation.

The Clinton County Extension office will host a meeting on Thursday, July 29 at 1 p.m. at the Clinton County Extension office, located at 400 E. 11th St. in DeWitt. The meeting will last approximately two and a half hours and will be facilitated by Ryan Drollette, farm and agriculture busine…

As the anniversary nears of the devastating derecho that hit Iowa on Aug. 10, the Iowa Insurance Division continues to hear that work is still underway and there is still more to do. Some Iowans are waiting for work on their homes to be finished while others have suggested that materials sho…

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DeWitt Mayor Don Thiltgen announced Monday night he will not seek re-election in November and will instead retire from the role effective Aug. 6.

Goose Lake Mayor Ken Schoon succinctly summed up the monumental tasks ahead of RAGBRAI’s visit to Clinton County and the reasons why community leaders like him have been scrambling this summer to organize entertainment, food and amenities ahead of the overnight event.