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home : news Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Warm frosties. The Wheatland Betterment Group put on a holiday event Sunday night at the community center, kicked off by students from Calamus-Wheatland Elementary Preschool. Wearing cardboard Frosty the Snowman costumes, they sang their version of the holiday carol, along with other songs, to a full house. Photo by Janet Donelson

St. Anne's demolition doesn't destroy memories
Welton's city skyline will never be the same now that St. Anne Catholic Church has been torn down.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
County bolsters criminal justice communications
The Clinton County Board of Supervisors authorized chairperson Jill Davisson to sign an agreement Monday that will improve communications at the law center and courthouse.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Santa's 'elves' set off on 34th annual tour
One piece of advice Sharon Witt of Low Moor gives volunteers on the annual "Santa Tour" is not to act their ages.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Central moves banking services
After a suggestion by the district's auditor, the Central Community School District sent a request for proposals (RFP) to local banks in October. At Wednesday's school board meeting, Central business manager Tina Bartels led a discussion which helped decide the schools' financial institution for the next three years.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Central teacher resigns after internal investigation
The Central Community School Board accepted the resignation request of industrial technology teacher Kevin Moore after a closed session Wednesday.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
County board petitions Target Corporation on store closure
The Clinton County Board of Supervisors signed a request to be sent to Target Corporation asking to reconsider the closure of its Clinton store Feb. 1.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
NE students go above, beyond Veterans Day challenge
When Northeast Elementary principal Diane Schumacher challenged her students during the school's Veterans Day program to raise $1,000 to donate to Honor Flight of the Quad Cities, she figured she might be asking a bit too much.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
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