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NSP introduces summer intern

Look for new St. Ambrose University graduate Delina Tesfamichael at North Scott community events and festivals as she joins The NSP staff as a summer intern in a partnership with the Iowa Newspaper Foundation.

North Scott National Honor Society inductees

The Phyllis Heuer Chapter of National Honor Society at North Scott High School inducted new members during a ceremony on April 29.

Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous

The annual Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous will be held Sunday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Camp Courageous, which is located at 12007 190th St. Monticello. Camp Courageous is a year-round recreational and respite care facility for individuals with special needs.

Tina's dancers continue to bring home top awards

The Diva Dance Co. and Dream Dance Co. from Tina’s Dance Studio in Eldridge recently attended the Tribute National Talent Competition at the Adler Theater in Davenport.

Design talk at GAHC

After World War I, German leaders encouraged the development of a new school to blend the power of industry with the insight of design. The Bauhaus school represented revolutionary concepts on Art and Design as well as an inclusive social experiment.

Tony Friederichs earns American FFA Degree

Anthony (Tony) Friederichs, a 2017 Durant High School graduate, a member of the Wilton FFA chapter, and a former Scott County 4-H'er, was awarded the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo 2018 in Indianapolis.

Lewis tops Eldridge 2019 Top 10 list

Eldridge’s new, $7 million gun manufacturing plant tops a list of city milestones presented May 9 at the North Scott Chamber breakfast.

Hart runs for Congress

A press time, The NSP learned that Rita Hart joined the race to succeed Rep. Dave Loebsack for the U.S. House in Iowa's Second District.
Sports
Girls' Golf

Oh, so close! Lancers save their best for last

Is there any better way to end a season?
Track and Field

Allard, Thomas lead Lancer contingent in Des Moines

For all intents and purposes, it was business as usual for North Scott’s track teams when they took to Drake’s blue oval for the 2019 state track meet last week.
Girls' Tennis

Lancers put wraps on 2019 campaign

It was a bittersweet week for North Scott's girls' tennis team as the Lancers put the wraps on the 2019 campaign.

Softball, baseball openers set

North Scott's softball and baseball teams will swing into action next week.
Opinion
If these stones could talk
Last Friday, as we have each year for two decades now, Linda and I made the one-hour trip up Highway 30 to Lisbon, where we decorated … Read More
North Scott, Pleasant Valley team up to save the day
It was truly phenomenal, and a sight to see. Talk about teamwork at its best. Read More
Park View taxes are low, thanks to others
Park View looks and feels more and more like its own town as Scott County adds code enforcement and landlord regulation to the police … Read More
1979: NSP named 'Newspaper of the Year'
May 17, 1979: The Iowa Press Association bestowed its highest honor for journalistic achievement, the “Newspaper of the Year” … Read More
Support from an amazing community
"On May 4, North Scott Post Prom sponsored an alcohol- and drug-free alternative event at no cost for all North Scott juniors and … Read More
'Greatest generation' at North Scott
"The purpose of this letter is to publicly thank Milt Schatz, a longtime Eldridge resident and one of the original teachers of North … Read More
Why don't lawmakers trust cities, counties?
"This bill puts yet another constraint on a local government’s ability to responsibly fund its services ..." Read More
The best part of your day
My children and grandchildren have always had books to read. So have most of yours, and so did I when I was a child. Read More
North Scott nation goes 'Blue for Anna'
The Ed White fifth-grader sat calmly in a chair in principal Bernie Brustkern’s office, talking amiably with a stranger she’d … Read More
Announcements
Death Notice: Beverly Lensch
A funeral service celebrating the life of Beverly A. Lensch, 81, of Davenport, formerly of Walcott, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, … Read More
Death Notice: Glenn Underwood
A Service of Christian Burial for Glenn Underwood, 92, of Princeton, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, at Princeton Presbyterian … Read More
Death Notice: Eugene Black
A private family graveside service for Eugene Franklin Black, 97, of Litchfield, Ill., will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at … Read More
Death Notice: Frederick Steen
A celebration of life service for Frederick Christian "Fred" Steen, 82, of Clinton, will be held from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at … Read More
Death Notice: Inez Sharp
A celebration of life service for Inez M. Sharp, 95, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. … Read More
Death Notice: Ila Thoensen
Private family services will be held for Ila B. Thoensen, 94, of Blue Grass. Burial will be in the Blue Grass Cemetery. The Runge … Read More
Death Notice: Clarice Mizer
A funeral service for Clarice Ann Mizer, 87, of LeClaire, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Hope Church, LeClaire. Burial … Read More
Death Notice: Gerald Meye
A funeral service for Gerald "Jerry" Meye, 81, of Bettendorf, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at First Christian Church, … Read More
Death Notice: William Blanche
A funeral Mass for William P. Blanche, 90, of Eldridge, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic … Read More
Death Notice: John Karnstedt
A memorial service for John Henry Karnstedt, 79, of Eldridge, will be held at noon on Saturday, June 1, at Eldridge United Methodist … Read More
Death Notice: Deborah Wriedt
A celebration of life service for Deborah Mae Wriedt, 62, of Davenport, formerly of Blue Grass, will be held from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, … Read More
Death Notice: Helen Montgomery
A celebration of life service for Helen I. Montgomery, 88, of Davenport, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Grace United … Read More
Linnenbrink-Gluesing vows to be said June 29
Alyssa Linnenbrink and Brian Gluesing are engaged to be married. Read More
Kinney-Wehrfritz wedding set for Sept. 7
Melissa Sue Kinney of Eldridge and Robert Addison Wehrfritz of Sebastopol, Calif., are engaged to be married. Read More
Fritz Fuhs to note 90th birthday with party
Fritz Fuhs of Davenport is turning 90. Please join family and friends for a birthday celebration on May 26 from 1-4 p.m. at Fejervary … Read More
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Investing in the Future Years of hard work in the classroom paid off for members of North Scott's Class of 2019 on Wednesday, May 8, as the North Scott Educational Foundation (NSEF) and other generous community donors presented college scholarships.
A dynasty in the making Yes, you’d have to call it a dynasty.
Disaster declaration moves flood fight indoors Princeton’s flood fight now moves to a desktop where public works director Josh Genz this week calculates the hours, fuel, water-pump parts and other costs racked up during the record crest.
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