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Eldridge gets curbside mail delivery

June 8, 1978: Personnel at the Eldridge Post Office finally received notification that Eldridge had received approval for curbside mail delivery. more

Wish we could vote for candidates of all parties

If you really want to change your government, you need to vote in next Tuesday's primary election. A lot of well qualified candidates in the past have not made it past this first winnowing of the field for the November general elections. more

First class stamps increased to 15 cents

June 1, 1978: Eldridge postal clerk Dona Cawiezell was pictured with a sheet of the new 15-cent first-class letter stamps. There was no price printed on the stamp, something new the Postal Service had initiated. more

Ruling leaves door open for betting on high school sports

The U.S. Supreme Court last week on a vote of 6-3 said individual states can decide whether to allow bets to be placed on amateur sports. Should Iowa join the parade? We asked readers in our online poll at www.northscottpress.com and 74 percent said No. more

No doubts about telling Cailynn's amazing story

If ever I had any doubts about telling Cailynn Garnica’s story, they were wiped clean with a 15-minute visit to North Scott Junior High School late Friday morning. more

Say Thank You to a teacher

Here are some scratches from an old reporters’ notepad: more

Donahue welcomed a paved road

May 22, 1968: A crowd of approximately 420 Donahue residents celebrated the completion of the newly paved street into town. more

Welcome to the conversation

We're mailing free sample copies of The North Scott Press to North Scott residents this week, so some of you might be seeing our paper for the first time. more

A leap from concussions to a championship

Without question, it’s the feel-good story of the year. more

Congressman rides with police chief

May 15, 2013: U. S. Congressman Dave Loebsack was able to get a close-up view of Eldridge during a visit to the Eldridge Police Department. He spent time with police Chief Dave Kopatich at the department’s headquarters before the two stepped into a police car and took part in a “ride-along” tour throughout Eldridge. more

What does it take for you to change your mind?

“Today, no group in America feels comfortably dominant. Every group feels attacked, pitted against other groups not just for jobs and spoils but for the right to define the nation’s identity. In these conditions, democracy devolves into zero-sum group competition — pure political tribalism.” more

A record of success, and a time for transitions

It’s sure to be a pretty special moment tonight when Bill and Nicole Kearney take to the North Scott stage to present the annual Ambrose Kearney Memorial Scholarship. more
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