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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Observer photo by Kate Howes Award-winning art: Julia Campbell, a senior at Central DeWitt Community High School, holds her painting, “Beat of the Drum,” which took top honors at this year’s Festival of Trees event in downtown Davenport. Campbell said the painting was based on a picture taken by one of her favorite photographers, Jessica Altieri. The display at the Festival of Trees included the artistic creations of several Central DeWitt students.


Investing in influence, or wasting tax money?
As a former state legislator, Clinton County Supervisor Shawn Hamerlinck knows how the lobbying game works.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Local shelter dog, proven agility champ, headed to national contest
TORONTO - Nearly 20 years ago, Linda Borchers saw a Jack Russell terrier running down the middle of the road near her home.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Write-in vote gets mayor to agree to fourth term
WELTON - Glen Boswell burst into a hearty laugh when it was suggested he had bowed to the will of the people.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Union decries 'rigged' law in bus drivers' contract loss
Bus drivers in the Central DeWitt School District have lost their union and the right to negotiate a contract.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Fair's carnival to close street next summer
Construction of a new horse arena at the Clinton County Fairgrounds has displaced the normal site of the carnival, which means part of a street next to the fairgrounds will be closed off during the 2018 event.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Sabers defense comes up big late in win
It was defense that helped the Central DeWitt girls basketball team open up a big lead.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Warriors hammer Midland
WHEATLAND - A strong start gave the Calamus-Wheatland boys basketball team an early lead.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Northeast stays perfect
GOOSE LAKE - Two strong finishes kept the Northeast boys basketball team perfect in River Valley North play.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

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