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The 2023 swim season may be a few months away, but the process of mapping out swimming lessons and hiring staff begins early in the year for the DeWitt Aquatic Center (DAC).

After months of dealing with the uncertainty of finding juvenile detention bed space, the Clinton County Board of Supervisors approved a contract for one guaranteed bed in Iowa’s Linn County.

The application window is now open for this year’s Winter Master Gardener training cohort in Clinton County. Applicants have until Feb. 3 to apply for the winter session. Class begins Feb. 20th.

The nomination window for the third annual induction class of the Clinton County Walk of Fame is open now until Feb. 17.  The public can nominate successful and accomplished individuals who have a significant tie to Clinton County and meet the Walk of Fame criteria.

Dennis Voss, President of Padgett Business Services of the Quad Cities, owns two offices in Moline, Illinois, one in Davenport and one in Eldridge.

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The Franciscan Peace Center and Living Peace 365 are sponsoring a screening of the film Pushout, to be followed by a question-and-answer session, at 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at Clinton Community College, 1000 Lincoln Blvd. in Clinton. Local law enforcement officers will present facts about trafficking…

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After a long, exhaustive November day of filling out paperwork, everyone was ready to leave.

Editor’s note: Reporting on this issue began Jan. 17. The bill was quickly approved out of legislative committees. Floor debate for the bill began Monday afternoon. By 9 p.m. that day, the House passed the bill; the Senate followed suit early Tuesday morning. Reynolds was expected to sign th…

As DeWitt City Administrator Steve Lindner said, when it comes to learning the results of the city’s annual audit, he likes it just fine when it’s nice and boring.

A judge has ruled that lawyers representing Sycamore Media will be able to use all the audio and written minutes from a closed Central DeWitt School Board meeting to assist in their argument that the meeting should have been open to the public.

The LincolnWay Community Foundation announced a partnership with Ranger Power in hosting two new charitable funds for the benefit of the Grand Mound area as part of the new Hawkeye Solar Project. 

Three new board members will join the Clinton County Development Association board as part of its annual reorganization.

The University of Dubuque’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will welcome nine jazz bands from six area high schools, including Central DeWitt, to campus for the 2023 UD Jazz Festival on Friday, Feb. 10, in its Heritage Center venue. 

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With inflation costs chipping away at take-home pay, the Clinton County Compensation Board made salary recommendations that would boost county officials’ earnings starting in July.

Clinton Community College will host the 42nd Annual B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run Saturday, Feb. 4. After several years of adjustments due to the pandemic, the run is back to “normal” in 2023.

The two-day Farm Transitions Conference will return to the Gateway Hotel in Ames Feb. 9-10. This conference can provide expert answers and insight to those beginning farming, looking to transition a farm business to a new generation or wanting to know more about farm estate planning.