Archive for December 30, 2013

Bomb Threat at local business


The Clinton 8 movie theaters were evacuated last night due to a bomb threat.  Clinton police were dispatched to the theaters at 9:02 on the possible bomb scare.

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Water problems at apartment complex not the result of broken main, but internal fozen lines

An Iowa American Water Company official tells K-R-O-S NEWS that issues with water service at the Miller Ridge Apartments in recent days was an internal problem in the complex and not an Iowa American issue or broken main.

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1″ of snow on the ground on Christmas day is the definition of a White Christmas

Yesterday made six out of the past 7 a white Christmas.  Clinton area official weather observer Jim Blaess says the definition that’s used for a white Christmas is having at least one inch of snow on the ground on Christmas day.

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Nearly 6 inches of snow

The Saturday night into Sunday snowfall total was 5.8 of snow.  Official Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess says that 24-hour snowfall is the most in a 24 hour period since February 1st and 2nd, 2011 when there was 9.7 inches.

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WW Two veteran from Clinton now accounted for through identifying remains

Statement from MELINDA F. MORGAN, Lt. Col., USAF
Public Affairs – Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office on identifying remains of 1st Lt. Louis Logman of Clinton
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Council ask City Attorney to resign

The Clinton City Council has requested the resignation of City Attorney Jeff Farwell.  That came as part of the performance evaluation for Farwell.  At the meeting last night, Farwell said the process could be conducted in open session.  Council member Jennifer Graf made the motion that with the turnover of the council the new council should have the legal counsel of their choice and the city attorney should submit his resignation.

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