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Change in hours of operation for Sabula and Savanna Vehicle and Passenger Ferry to accommodate traveler needs


(Iowa DOT Statement-links included for more details & webcam views)

Due to traveler input and requests from the cities of Savanna, Ill. and Sabula, Iowa, the hours of operation for the vehicle and passenger ferry will change on Saturdays to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The change will take effect beginning this Saturday, June 23. Ferry hours of operation will remain 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. all other days of the week. Trips on the complimentary ferry between the cities take between 15 and 25 minutes each direction depending on weather and river conditions.

Bob Younie, Iowa DOT state maintenance engineer noted “We’ve been working to determine how to improve the user experience over the past week. We appreciate the public’s patience while the details and coordination of this service are being refined.” » Read more..

Tentative Schedule of Governmental Meetings


The Clinton County Board, Camanche School Board, Camanche City Council, Riverbend and Northeast School Boards are scheduled to meet this week.

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Clinton Parks & Recreation Department


If you missed the program-hear Park & Rec Director Josh Eggers discussion the Department in the FYI Show.

Link to info on the grant for fitness equipment discussed in the program:

Program download link: FYI – Department of Parks & Recreation


Author and Clinton County Native Rich Wolfe interview.


Rich Wolfe


Rich Wolfe is the best-selling sports book author in America and has written 52 books, mostly about sports. Wolfe grew up in Lost Nation, Iowa. He has resided in Scottsdale, Arizona the last 43 years and was a guest on the KROS Morning Show. If you missed it or would like to listen again, click the player below.

To purchase any of Rich’s books for Fathers Day, click the link:

Interview Download link: RW061518

Transportation commission approves 5 year plan


The State Transportation Commission has given final approval to the updated five-year transportation improvement program. (link to details included) » Read more..

Demand for gas dropping in June for the first time in years


Gas prices are around 50 cents higher this June than they were last year and that is having an impact on demand. » Read more..

Ferry & bus service to help commuters across the Mississippi River during work on Sabula bridge


via Radio Iowa

Ferry and bus service started this week to help residents around Sabula, Iowa and Savanna, Illinois cross the Mississippi River after a bridge project delay. » Read more..

Tentative Schedule of Governmental Meetings


The County Board, Clinton School Board and Clinton City Council are scheduled to meet this week. ‘Read more’ for details with links to the agenda materials. » Read more..