Senators Grassley and Ernst vote to confirm DeVos as Secretary of Education

DeVos drew criticism for her lack of education background and the vote in the Senate ended in a 50-50 tie that had to be broken by Vice President Mike Pence.

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Average sale price for Iowa homes increases for 5th straight year

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Clinton Native Zach Villa engaged to Even Rachel Wood

Link: Evan Rachel Wood And Her Bandmate Zach Villa Are Engaged

Another Link: Evan Rachel Wood engaged to still married band mate

If you look verrryyy closely, you can see Evan’s engagement ring last night at the SAG Awards. (click on image to enlarge) (image from Page Six)

Tentative schedule of governmental meetings * updated

Links included to the various agendas for the meetings » Read more..

Iowans’ personal income up 0.6 percent

via Radio Iowa

New data indicates Iowans, in general, are earning more income — but the growth rate is modest.  The Pew Charitable Trust released a “Fiscal 50” report on all the states, tracking a wide variety of data. ‘Read more’ for further details and a link to the complete report » Read more..

Legislative Review

Clinton area House members (D) Mary Wolfe and (R) Norlin Mommsen plus area Senator (D) Rita Hart are guests on the weekly Legislative Review Program-if you missed it on-the-air you can listen to the program

Be Safe

Clinton Police want you to be safe at Super Bowl parties-check out some of the advice

CPD Super Bowl Safety