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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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…

Local economic development officials laid out their top legislative priorities at a meeting on a frigid early Thursday morning Jan. 6, naming the expansion of Highway 30, workforce development, improved broadband and preK-12 education to the top of the list.

For years, the Anderson family’s farm in rural DeWitt helped feed the community. Today, the farm and the family are making an impact in a different way, through charitable gifts to local organizations building strong communities in rural Clinton County.

A Texas company that wants to build a pipeline to transport liquid carbon dioxide across the state, including through Clinton County, has nearly concluded a series of informational, public meetings and plans to formally petition in May for permission to build it.

DeWitt Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Lake said things in the department are “getting back to reality” — as best as can be expected, anyway — in this era of COVID.

Karen Roode, of Low Moor, has lost her parents, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, several aunts, uncles and many friends to cancer.

The DeWitt City Council voted unanimously to release four liens for charges related to the 2021 City Sidewalk Repair project at its first regular meeting of the year last week.