Archive for December 10, 2013

A couple of local businesses will be making a sales pitch tonight in hopes of earning a grant to help grow the Clinton downtown.

    The Quad Cities Dream Big Grow Here Pitch-Off, hosted by Ignite Quad Cities, will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Modern Woodmen Park.
Fourteen local businesses submitted their dreams online in a competition for $5,000. Over 4,000 votes were cast by members of the public, and now seven entrepreneurs will pitch to a panel of local business people. The winner of the pitch-off will receive a $5,000 grant, and will be eligible to advance to the statewide competition to vie for an additional $10,000 grant.

See more about the program and interviews with the local businesses about thier proposals in the ‘more’ section
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This month already has more days with zero and below temperatures than the past two Decembers combined.

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The final bills are in for the city’s case against the attorney representing the city in EMS billing lawsuit settlement

$806,378.20 is the total paid by the city of Clinton to take the attorney to court that represented the city in settling an EMS billing lawsuit.

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