The Pinta and Nina arrive today

On Wednesday, August 3rd at 3:00 p.m. the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ ships, will arrive in Clinton.  The ships will be docked at the Clinton Marina, 511 Riverview Drive, until their departure early Tuesday morning August 9th.
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State Treasurer’s office has mortgage settlement funds for thousands of Iowans

via Radio Iowa

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is helping the federal bureau which oversees banks try to return unclaimed payments from 15 mortgage servicers to Iowans. » Read more..

City receives two awards for Lyons project

The City of Clinton is being honored by two organizations for the ‘green infrastructure’ project in the Main Avenue area. ‘Click’ play arrow to hear the story

Images courtesy of the Iowa League Of Cities

 

 

Website ranks Iowa schools 11th in the country

via Radio Iowa

Iowa’s public school system is one of the best in the country, according to an analysis by the personal-finance website WalletHub. » Read more..

Normal temperature in July but more rain than normal

The overall temperature in July was about normal, but with one big rainfall the month’s precipitation was more than normal in the Clinton area. » Read more..

A couple of announcements from Clinton City Officials

Starting Friday, July 29, 2016, and lasting through Friday, August 5, 2016, Landmark Turf will be spraying the riverfront for weeds.


The 9th Avenue North railroad crossing will be closed beginning Monday, August 1, 2016, for railroad crossing repairs.

This railroad crossing will be closed from 8 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016, until 3 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016.

 

Clinton is starting to experience an increase in Heroin use and abuse and the leader of a regional anti-abuse effort thinks it will get worse.

Al Fear-a Cedar Rapids Police Officer-has been appointed as the head of the Eastern Iowa Heroin Initiative as part of the U-S Attorney’s Office and he says the latest heroin epidemic started in southeaster Ohio and spread to the East Coast and is now spreading to the West Coast.  Learn more in this interview with Fear & Kristin Huisenga of the local Gateway Impact Coalition

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