Thanksgiving meal cost drops in annual survey

via Radio Iowa

The American Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner survey finds a drop in price this year. Iowa Farm Bureau Director of Research, Dave Miller, says you will once again be able to serve a family of 10 for five dollars each. » Read more..

Tentative Schedule Of Governmental Meetings This Week

The Camanche & Riverbend School Boards plus Fulton and Clinton City Councils on the tentative schedule of meetings this week.

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Record High Temperature Today

A new record high temperature was set today.  Clinton weather observer Jim Blaess says it reached 75 degrees this afternoon (Thursday) which broke the record for the date of 74 set in 1941 » Read more..

Jefferson Elementary Principal Theresa Schultz & Bluff Elementary Principal Kristi Cooley on FYI

An article written by Clinton native and now NFL running back David Johnson and a follow-up TV segment featuring the Jefferson school was one topic on the show- listen to the show here (links to the article and TV news segment included >we suggest you read the article before viewing the TV News segment<)

Link: David Johnson’s article on being bullied while a kid in Clinton

Link: Phoenix TV news segment


Clinton Schools gather input on bullying & harassment issues

The Clinton School District has received input from parents, staff and students about the bullying and harassment.  The on-line effort through a program called ‘Thought exchange’ gathered responses from about 2500 individuals and over 100-thousand thoughts. (link to report is included)

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Iowa Policy Project report calls for adjusting government supports for families (links included to report & local information)

From Radio Iowa

A report from the Iowa Policy Project (IPP) suggests the state make some changes to help families who face more expenses as they make more money and become ineligible for government support programs. » Read more..

Warmer than usual weather continues

The Clinton area tied for the latest ‘hard freeze’ in weather records back to 1891 » Read more..