Archive for November 26, 2013

Two Clinton Police vehicles were damaged in a hit and run crash last night.

Clinton Police are asking for the public’s help in the incident last night in the 500 block of 10th Avenue South.  The cars were hit as officers were handling a citizen complaint.

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From one extreme to another

Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess says that on Sunday November 17th the high was 71 degrees.  While it was not a record for the date, he did say that was the latest 70 degree reading since November 18th– 1999 when it was 73.

 He says a week later-on Sunday the 24th it dropped to 7 for the low temperature and that was the coldest low since November 17th 1997 when it was 6 degrees.

 The average high for today-November 25th is 43 and the average low is 27

County Board, School Board & City Council highlight the meetings this week

The Clinton School Board will show off the Innovation Room at CHS & City Council could approve seeking grants from Emergency Management Agency for rescue boat and ATV-see the meeting schedule this week.

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‘Holiday Mail for Heroes’ card writing event in Clinton

Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack will be making a stop in Clinton today for his “Holiday Mail For Heroes” card writing effort.

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Clinton City Administrator Jessica Kinser was the guest on this week’s FYI Show

The City Administrator highlighted a couple of meetings for the public.  One of meetings was to get public input on a Capital Improvement Plan & another was a Budget 101 workshop to help citizens understant the city budgeting process


Clinton Police issue statement on robbery investigation

Clinton Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Clinton home last night (Thursday).  Officers were called to 803 4th Avenue South at about 7 P-M in reference to a robbery.

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Penalty trial delayed in city’s open record case

Today’s (Wednesday) trial on the enforcement actions related to the city of Clinton not releasing records of closed sessions has been continued.  In a summary judgment issued Tuesday, the city was found to have violated the Open Records law in not releasing the records of a series of six closed meetings held regarding the lawsuit filed over the ambulance service billing practices.  Today’s trial was to present arguments on the penalties and enforcement.

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