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  • Former Wesclin teammates run traveling marathon on a lark
    An idea that germinated in boredom surrounding the coronavirus quarantine bloomed into a memorable experience last week for a quartet/trio of college students who were track and cross country teammates at Wesclin during their high school days.
  • Pritzker warns of deep cuts without federal economic aid
    Congress still debating whether to help states make up for lost revenue
  • New Baden’s village board on Monday met via the Zoom online conference application, for a meeting that lasted just scant minutes before trustees adjourned to a closed session, also conducted on Zoom.
  • Local couple set to go national with debut of new A&E show next week
    Trenton retail merchandise flippers Heather and the Reverend Paul Hooks and their business, Hooked on Pickin’, will be one of the featured groups on a new national television program when it debuts on A&E this coming Tuesday, August 4, at 9 p. m. Central time.
  • Trenton council okays paving proposal
    Council will consider $25k retail consultant contract
  • County leaders promote partnership between schools and local business
    A group of local business, education, and civic leaders last week pitched a business student development program to local businessmen as they seek seed money to establish the program in Clinton County.
  • Trenton’s city council last week agreed to a memorandum of understanding with the patrol officers in the Trenton Police Department that provides a pay raise of about three percent across the bargaining unit. In exchange, the city received concessions from the officers on sick leave and compensatory time.
  • Clinton County Health Department last week scolded local residents for ignoring health measures designed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, and warned that potentially hundreds of residents have been exposed recently due to large group events where social distancing and masking were not observed.
  • New Baden’s village board conducted limited public business but had a wide-ranging discussion of maintaining concrete streets and disconnected sidewalks in developing subdivisions, among other topics.
  • Trenton fiscal condition survives first blows from COVID
    Trenton survived the first couple of months of economic calamity brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic, mayor Kyle Jones announced Monday night, generating a $34,000 surplus for the first two months of the fiscal year despite plummeting tax revenues that became particularly acute during April.
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