Friday Newscast

Population statistics w/local comments, courthouse clock repair and more in a Friday newscast-if you missed it on-the-air you can listen here:


A boil advisory has been lifted for the city of Goose Lake in Clinton County. The boil advisory was issued Tuesday for a portion of Goose Lake following a water main break Monday evening.

Repairs have been made to the system and the water has been tested to ensure it is safe.

Clinton County lost the most population among the 99 Counties in Iowa in new report (links included to data)

The  report estimates a loss from the 2010 census to July 2014 of 1,065 people to a county population of 48,501 That is the biggest numerical drop of the 99 counties. The drop is 2-point-2 percent and that is the 71st largest percentage drop.
Despite the loss in population, Clinton remains the 11th largest in the state.  Links to all of the date included

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U-I study finds distracted driving among teens more serious than thought

From Radio Iowa:Matt Kelley

A University of Iowa study of hundreds of dash-cam video recordings of teenage drivers who were involved in crashes finds they’re a lot more distracted than originally thought.

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Read the Clinton City Audit-

The City of Clinton has released the June 30, 2014 audit report. A copy of the audit report is available for review at City Hall: 611 S 3rd Street; Clinton, IA, and on the Auditor of State’s website at: Clinton City Audit