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NS schools pitch in $12K for new Princeton sign

Princeton will own, operate and maintain a new, $24,000 LED sign to be purchased by the city with funds from the North Scott School District and a casino grant. more

Eldridge seeks funding for rec trail extension

Eldridge is moving ahead on funding for east-to-west recreation trails on the north and south sides of town through an Iowa Department of Transportation grant program. more

Hart tapped as Hubbell's running mate

Sen. Rita Hart on Saturday became Iowa Democrat’s lieutenant governor candidate, bringing state legislative experience and farm town bonafides to a ticket topped by corporate executive Fred Hubbell. more

Princeton audit seeks more oversight

A new audit of Princeton makes 16 recommendations to improve oversight and accountability of city and fire department funds, repeating concerns raised previously in biennial compliance audits required by state law. more

No more Franklin Park grave searches for now

No one will go looking for more graves in Franklin Park, at least for now. more

Long Grove blooms

Clerk Rose Boddicker and council member Nancy Herrin plant flowers at First Street and Cadda Road Friday. more

Libertarians face off in governor primary

Libertarian candidates for Iowa governor – Marco Battaglia and Mike Porter more

Primary contests fill ballot

Scott County’s November ballot for this contentious year of American politics will be decided June 5 by a fraction of the county’s eligible voters, despite crowded contests  atop the Democratic and Republican ballots. more

Park View picks $1.3m water project

Park View will dismantle its ancient water tower, build ground storage, close one of its two treatment plants and upgrade the other. more

Couple’s property may cover old Eldridge street

A Grand Mound couple’s renovation of a neglected Eldridge home hit a snag just as they put it on the market. A review of old city maps indicates a sliver of their front yard at Second and Davies streets may actually be city property. more

Walcott lands Coca-Cola bottling plant

Iowa’s Coca-Cola bottler and distributor will move its Quad-Cities operation to Walcott, bringing 143 jobs and building an $8 million, 100,000-square-foot plant with state and local taxpayer incentives. more

Princeton tackles street patches and Third Street repairs

Princeton will tackle street cracks and some big asphalt holes this year, then take on resurfacing Third Street in August, and Pineo Grove next year. more
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