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Maysville mayor faces OWI charge after crash

Maysville Mayor David Sindt faces a drunken driving charge after a two-vehicle collision about 10 p.m. Monday at New Liberty and Hillandale Roads.

Sen. Ernst plans QC visits Friday

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) will hold a town hall meeting in Scott County on Friday, April 26, at 7:30 a.m. at the Rogalski Center, 3rd Floor, St. Ambrose University, 2100 N. Ripley St., Davenport.

American Legion prepares to note 100th anniversary

The American Legion and American Legion Women's Auxiliary will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, and members of Post 548 in Walcott observed the start of the celebration at their annual fish fry on Friday, March 22.

Congressman Loebsack’s rep in Eldridge April 24

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff, Brian Kramer, at the Scott County Library in Eldridge on Wednesday, April 24 from 2-3 p.m. to work with individuals who are having difficulty with a government agency, have suggestions for Dave, or would just like to share their concerns.

Chili Cook-Off raises $1,000 for scholarships

Eleven businesses competed in the "Battle of the Bowls" Chili Cook-Off April 10 at the Eldridge Community Center, sponsored by the Eldridge-North Scott Chamber of Commerce.

Area churches prepare to celebrate Easter

The annual North Scott area non-denominational Good Friday service will be held Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 16650 290th St., Long Grove. All are invited to attend.

Local quarries honored for safety

Riverstone Group’s operation of its McCausland and LeClaire quarries won a top safety award this month from the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers.

Junior high delegation attends juvenile hearing

The release of the 12-year-old facing an attempted murder charge “would have created more issues for our staff and students,” said North Scott Superintendent Joe Stutting, who accompanied a delegation of six school staff members to the boy’s April 10 bond hearing.
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Girls' Golf

Mr. Wood is back in the game

Frank Wood has a new hat to wear, and the longtime North Scott administrator is returning to his coaching roots this spring.
Girls' Soccer

Xavier edges North Scott in another classic PK battle

Well, the state rankings must be pretty spot on, and that bodes well for North Scott’s girls’ soccer team.
Boys' Soccer

NS off to 6-2 start despite tough loss to C.R. Xavier

It’s going to be big. The stakes will be high. You aren’t going to want to miss this one.
Boys' Tennis

Davenport Central hands Lancers narrow 5-4 setback

After going 3-3 in singles action, North Scott’s boys’ tennis team looked to be on the verge of nailing down a big Mississippi Athletic Conference win on Tuesday (April 9), but the doubles action didn’t swing in the Lancers’ favor.
Nobody loved Eldridge more
This was supposed to be about ISU president Wendy Wintersteen's inspirational talk at North Scott Rotary last Friday. But then the … Read More
Hats off to volunteers who make Special Olympics run
Everybody seems to love the Special Olympics, and that fact once again played out in living color on a bright, crisp Saturday morning … Read More
Beware of 'fairness'
If I was Century Electric owner Aaron Griesenbeck, I’d be mighty honked off this week. Read More
2014: NS makes plans for fieldhouse
April 16, 2014: The North Scott School Board began exploring the possibility of adding an athletic field house and training center to … Read More
Transparency in drug pricing and property taxes
The Iowa Senate unanimously advanced a bill this week aimed at shining the light on costs that help determine drug pricing. Senate … Read More
Be knowledgeable of moving company scams ... and beware
The Better Business Bureau has encountered several moving companies that are causing headaches for consumers and the BBB. Last August, … Read More
Socialism: What it is, and is not
"Too often, even students of history equate socialism with the 'Red Scare' of the 1920s and the Cold War of the 1950s and 1960s ..." Read More
Socialism: Two points of view
"We will continue to be a politically divided nation if we can’t have civil, meaningful dialogues about individual responsibility … Read More
Lions Club pancake breakfast
"Your support and generosity will help fund Lions Club projects in the North Scott community and beyond ..." Read More
Death Notice: Loretta DeForest
A funeral service for Loretta R. DeForest, 86, of Davenport, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, at Holy Cross Lutheran … Read More
Death Notice: Sally Albers
A memorial gathering celebrating the life of Sally Jo Albers, 76, of Donahue, will be held from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the … Read More
Death Notice: Myron Puck
A funeral service for Myron Lee Puck, 82, of Stockton, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Blue Grass Presbyterian … Read More
Stradts to note 50 years of marriage with family
Paul Stradt and the former Linda Burmeister were married on April 12, 1969, at Faith Lutheran Church in Eldridge. Their children are … Read More
Birth: Jolene Wood
Christine Cora Hultquist and Tanner Charles Wood of Princeton are the parents of a daughter born at 8:21 a.m. March 16, 2019, at … Read More
Obituary: Lawrence Rauch
Lawrence B. Rauch, 75, of Eldridge, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, in Davenport. Read More
Obituary: Richard Ankney
Richard Ankney, 92, of Moline, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at Amber Ridge Assisted Living, Moline. Read More
Obituary: Michelle Arnold
Michelle Christine Arnold, 37, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, Calif., surrounded by her family. … Read More
Obituary: Doris Clark
A funeral service for Doris Mae Clark, 96, of Davenport, was held at noon on Saturday, April 13, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Obituary: Mildred Mueller
A funeral service for Mildred Irene Mueller, 99, of Donahue, was held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Schultz Funeral Home, … Read More
Obituary: James DeCosta
Visitation for James “Jim” Decosta, 62, of Davenport, was held from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. … Read More
Death Notice: Harlan Flenker
A funeral service for Harlan J. Flenker, 94, of Davenport, will be held at noon on Saturday, April 20, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Death Notice: Lawrence Rauch
A funeral service for Lawrence B. Rauch, 75, of Eldridge, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 19, at Chambers Funeral Home, … Read More
Death Notice: Richard Ankney
Visitation for Richard Ankney, 92, of Moline, will be held from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. … Read More
Death Notice: James Decosta
Visitation for James "Jim" Decosta, 62, of Davenport, will be held from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. … Read More
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