Clinton

The Clinton LumberKings have decided to sign on with a new team. After being affiliated with the Seattle Mariners for ten years, the LumberKings are now partnered with the Miami Marlins.

A 60-year-old business in Clinton will close its doors this fall. Eastman House Furniture is one of the most well-known furniture stores in the area, due in large part to owner, Susan Richeson. The former New York City designer routinely attended furniture shows across the country to make sure her products were in vogue. She plans to retire after owning and managing the store for 25 years.

Democrats Choose Robinson

Jul 10, 2018
Patti Robinson

Democrats in eastern Iowa have chosen a woman from Clinton to run for the state senate. Monday night party leaders in District 49 chose Patti Robinson as their candidate in November for the seat now held by Rita Hart of Wheatland.

National Weather Service

The Mississippi River crested in the Quad Cities on Sunday, and has fallen slightly since then. The National Weather Service says the "high point" was 1 1/2 feet over flood stage, and it should drop to near flood stage by this weekend.

Peters for Congress

A republican candidate for Congress will campaign in the Quad Cities and nearby cities this weekend. Christopher Peters from Coralville is challenging incumbent Second District democrat Dave Loebsack.

A power plant in Clinton will close in June, six years earlier than expected. On Wednesday Alliant Energy announced the change for M.L. Kapp Generating Station.

Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau

A long career as one of the top cheerleaders for the Quad Cities is about to end. Thursday the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau announced President and CEO Joe Taylor will retire at the end of the year.

The state of Iowa wants to help ADM expand in Clinton. Friday the board of the Iowa Economic Development Authority approved tax credits for the project.

Students may soon return to a closed college campus in Clinton, but they'll be younger and from China.

Ashford University

Students may once again fill the halls of a vacant college campus in Clinton. On Tuesday, the county board approved incentives for a development group called Clinton Catalyst, which wants to host high school students from China at the former Ashford University. 

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