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  1. Iowa man painting Illinois water tower dies after fallRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Officials say an Iowa man has died after falling while painting a water tower with a work crew in the southern Illinois town of Damiansville. The Clinton County coroner's office identified the victim of the Monday afternoon accident as 31-year-old Dustin L. Spilman of Ventura, Iowa.

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  2. County asked for funds to fight drainage lawsuiRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Observer

    ... Drainage District Association County asked for funds to fight drainage lawsui By Nancy Mayfield Staff writer Clinton County officials are considering requests to contribute to the legal defense of three northwest Iowa counties being sued by a Des ...

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  3. Gov. Branstad declares disaster emergency in Clinton CountyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Gov. Terry Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for eastern Iowa's Clinton County following recent severe weather that produced tornadoes in the area. The proclamation announced Friday allows the use of state resources in response to a severe storm that made its way across eastern Iowa on April 9. The aid is aimed at helping the area recover from damages sustained after the National Weather Service says it received multiple reports of tornadoes in Scott and Clinton counties.

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  4. Branstad issues disaster proclamation for Clinton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Governor Terry E. Branstad today issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Clinton County in response to recent severe weather. The governor's proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of a severe storm system that made its way through Iowa on April 9, 2015.

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  5. Vote coming for new Clinton County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... Institute of Corrections indicated that it would be antiquated, obsolete and unusable even if it were empty," Clinton County Sheriff Rick Lincoln said. Lincoln says anyone interested in seeing the conditions of the current jail is welcome to ...

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  6. Overnight gunshots reported in Clinton, IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... ident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Clinton Police at 563-243-1458 or Clinton County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-883-8015.

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  7. Clinton County CharacterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    History and people speak volumes about a community's character. That is certainly true at the Clinton County Historical Society Museum.

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  8. Life returns to normal, cleanup continues in Clinton and FultonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... 17 years ago. "First time, sixty-six years, and it's the first time I've ever seen a tornado in Iowa," says Clinton County resident Gene Christiansen. He captured the tornado's birth on his iPhone, watching it begin its tear through Clinton County. ...

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  9. Police: Over 1,300 hogs unaccounted for after stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Authorities say some 1,300 hogs are unaccounted for after strong winds damaged a confinement building in eastern Iowa. Local media reports the owners managed to evacuate about 1,300 hogs from the Stockton building after the roof collapsed just after 5 p.m. Thursday.

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  10. Clinton officials say two tornadoes touched down in Thursdaya s stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Officials say two tornadoes touched down in the county during Thursday's storms. The Clinton County Emergency Management Agency said one was near DeWitt and the other north of the airport.

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  11. NWS: Tornado touched down in eastern IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The National Weather Service confirms that a tornado was located around 5:25 p.m. Thursday in rural Donahue, which is about 15 miles north of Davenport. Meteorologist John Haase says there were no reports of structural damage.

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  12. Trees, power lines down in Clinton, Iowa after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... and said she didn't hear a thing. She came out after the storm passed and saw the damage. Clinton, IA: Clinton County and City of Clinton officials extend gratitude to area citizens for their assistance with storm-related damage in the aftermath of ...

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  13. NWS: Tornado touched down in Clinton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KCRG

    The National Weather Service confirms that a tornado was located around 5:25 p.m. Thursday in rural Donahue, south of DeWitt. It was reportedly moving east at 50 mph toward Clinton but wasn't expected to continue into Illinois.

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  14. URGENT - Iowa TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    The National Weather Service is tracking a large and extremely dangerous tornado near Camanche, Iowa, moving northeast at 40 mph. A tornado warning is in effect for Clinton County, Iowa -- which includes Camanche -- as well as nearby Carroll County, Illinois, until 6:15 p.m. CT.

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  15. Severe weather: Tornadoes hit eastern Iowa, northern IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KTUC-AM Tucson

    ... ET) a "large and extremely dangerous" twister moving northeast at 40 mph was spotted near Camanche, Iowa. Clinton County -- which includes Camanche -- and nearby Carroll County, Illinois, were among the areas threatened by the system. More tornadoes ...

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  16. Clinton: new siren installed Wednesday after failed test TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A failed siren is being replaced ahead of possible severe weather. Officials with Clinton County Emergency Management say the Exelon Corporation will be upgrading the siren located on 13th Avenue North in Clinton on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

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  17. Authorities say no information in Welton barn theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | KCRG

    The Quad-City Times reports that according to the Clinton County Sheriff's office, there are no suspects in the case of who stole a barn from the Ruggeberg farm. Sally Ruggeberg discovered that thieves had cut 24-foot-long sections of beams, walls and floors from the 100-year-old barn on March 10. Ruggeberg believes that it was a crew that dismantled the barn, and they likely used power tools and a generator because electricity had been turned off at the property last fall.

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  18. Boil order issued for some Goose Lake residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A boil advisory has been issued for a portion of the city of Goose Lake in Clinton County following a water main break Monday evening. The boil advisory affects approximately 60 percent of the city in an area west of Main Street and south of Jackson Boulevard.

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  19. Iowa man killed after motorcycle veered off roadRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities say one man has been killed after his motorcycle veered off the road and pinned him underneath in eastern Iowa. The Clinton County Sheriff's Office says 51-year-old Robert Witt, of Preston, Iowa, was traveling southbound along 362nd Avenue Saturday when his motorcycle went off the road about two miles north of Goose Lake.

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  20. Motorcyclist killed in Clinton County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | KCRG

    A motorcyclist died in a crash in Clinton County. According to a news release, the motorcycle crashed in the 1200 block of 362nd Ave. sometime on on Saturday.

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