• Schools

    • > Following the State of Iowa’s Recommendation, the following schools will be closed for the next 4 weeks: Camanche, Clinton, Central DeWitt, Easton Valley, Northeast, Prince of Peace.

  • Others

    • > Community Congregational Church U.C.C, Clinton Church activities closed till further notice.

    • > Effective immediately, the Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa, will be implementing recommendations from the Iowa Department of Public Health and Center for Disease Control in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. General public access to The Canticle, including the Chapel, is being restricted. Visits from family members, friends, and non-essential health care personnel are no longer permitted. Daily and weekend Masses, as well as Lenten Vespers, will be held for in-house residents only. To curb the spread of the virus, the following public events have been canceled:
      • Thursday, March 19 – Social Justice Film: "The Invisible Class" at The Canticle
      • Tuesday, March 24 – Community Housing Collaboration Meeting at The Canticle
      • Tuesday, March 24 – Peace Soup at Prince of Peace Parish Hall
      • Tuesday, March 31 – Peace Soup at Prince of Peace Parish Hall
      • Monday, April 13 – Associates Meetings at The Canticle
      • Tuesday, April 14 – Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting at The Canticle
      We continue to monitor the situation as it rapidly changes. Please visit or our Facebook page for the most current information. Those with questions should call the Sisters of St. Francis Administrative Office at (563) 242-7611.

    • > St John’s Lutheran Church, Preston Cancelling all services and other events until further notice.

    • > Tipton Auction service. Thomson, IL. Due to the Pandemic we are experiencing, not only locally but nationwide, we will be postponing all auctions and actives in the auction house. I pray that everyone that reads this understands and most of all stays healthy. I will still be taking phone calls for future business, we will start having auctions as soon as we are allowed to do so. The phone number is 815-590-8206.

If you are a member of a school, group, organization or business that has a cancellation you would like posted on our Cancellation page, email us at [email protected] or fill in the contact form below. Please put Cancellation in the subject line. Cancellation will appear on the page pending approval. Thank You.

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