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home : news Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Customers are showing they care by participating in a fundraiser Barnes Foodland in DeWitt is holding to support the DeWitt Area Veteran’s Memorial project. As they come through the checkout line, patrons are asked to donate $1 to help bring the project to completion. Barnes will match up to $1,000 to the project between now and Aug. 26. Those who donate have their names hung on the store’s front windows, which quickly are running out of room. Tuesday, Aug. 26, Barnes will be running the brat stand and will serve chicken breasts and hamburgers. “Our whole goal was to raise awareness,” says Mike Barnes. “This is definitely exceeding all of our expectations.” Photo by Kate Howes

DAC aims to purchase CCI properties, stabilize the workplace
The atmosphere was overall positive Tuesday night at DAC offices at 108 E. Industrial St. in DeWitt as DAC executive director Todd Seifert brought employees and clients up to speed following DAC's takeover of Community Care Inc. (CCI)
Saturday, August 16, 2014
C-W seeks to renew instructional support tax levies
The Calamus-Wheatland School Board intends to renew its instructional support tax levies for another five years.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Fair time inspires Westwing to share treasured quilts
To some, quilts aren't much more than pieced-together material meant to cover a bed or be stored in a closet or drawer.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Central school board approves Holst bid
In the last Central Community School Board meeting before the beginning of the school year, members reviewed standard test results, acknowledged classroom performance of many Saber athletes and accepted a bid for the athletic facilities rehabilitation project.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Meyermanns plan benefit Saturday for cancer fight
For Marlynn Meyermann of Goose Lake, bad news never is bad news.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
County sets hearing on sale of existing DeWitt annex by sealed bids
With completion of the new Clinton County Satellite Offices in DeWitt projected for completion later this month, the board of supervisors started the ball rolling Friday, Aug. 8, for the sale of the existing DeWitt Annex at 329 E. 11th St.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Joos joins Observer staff as reporter
On Monday The Observer added a new member to its reporting staff.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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