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What a week it was – again. Sometimes it feels like the world is coming apart at the seams. Consider the week just past. more
A sword couldn’t cut this tension. more
My wife has a smartphone, but I have resisted getting one for myself. I still have my trusty flip phone. Purchased in the early 2000s and old enough now to grow whiskers, it still does what I want it to do – make and take calls. It will do other things, too, like texting, but I’m not into that. more
Sept. 25, 2003: The historic Summit Church, located on Utica Ridge Road in rural Davenport, was deeded over to the Scott County Historical Society where members could hold meetings and host their fundraising events. more
As the Nov. 6, 2018 general election approaches, candidates and their supporters are keenly aware of what's in the newspapers. more
Anna Lineris was right. One minute with Bob Williams, and it’s bound to change your outlook on life. more
For the third year in a row, I dodged ecstatic North Scott Junior High students frolicking in their school’s annual color run. more
Sept. 18, 1968: Approximately 950 attended the 59th annual Eldridge Co-op annual meeting held in the North Scott Community Junior-Senior High School cafeteria and the meeting following in the school gym. more
"Please leave us out of your debate. Allow us to grieve in privacy and dignity. At long last, show some decency. "   more
Nearly every journalism class I’ve taught over the past 20 years begins the same way. We draw up an ethics statement. more
Sept 10, 2003: After many years of planning and much work, Scott County officials unveiled their newly remodeled Administrative Center to the public. The six-story center was located in downtown Davenport in the building formerly known as the Bicentennial Building. Renovation cost $5.6 million. more
Elsewhere in this issue is a story about a major donation from the family of the late Carolyn Moon, who died in May 2017, to the Figge Museum. The second-floor gallery of the world class museum in downtown Davenport will be named the Carolyn C. Moon Gallery. more
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