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It was abruptly back to reality on the home front for Linda and me, including digging out from a winter storm last Saturday, after a long anticipated week with our children and their families on a Disney Cruise in the Caribbean. more
Jan. 8, 1979: The “Great Blizzard of ‘79” wreaked havoc when 17 inches of snow smothered the area on Jan. 13, 1979 – on top of 11 inches still on the ground after New Year's – a 28-inch accumulation. more
As children, we dive into the pages of classic picture books such as "Where the Wild Things Are," "The Cat in the Hat," or "Madeline" to be entertained by stories while being carried to other worlds. As time passes, our books morph into novels, textbooks, or non-fiction interests and picture books are forgotten. But picture books should remain on our bookshelves for many reasons. more
"If our senators thought Trump’s wall was an emergency, why didn’t they fund it two years ago ..." more
"Have you been keeping up with the conversation about building a wall on our Southern border ..." more
"Just wanted to say that your opinion piece on the border wall was the best and most thought provoking piece I have read ..." more
"Our family is feeling much gratitude to those in our community who have helped us with a very special memorial to our daughter, Erica ..." more
"The Princeton Beautification Committee would like to thank all of the volunteers and citizens that have given their time to help with the 13 projects  completed this year ..." more
In a make believe world, let's suppose that caravans of people from Clinton County were coming to Scott County and we decided to keep them out – by building a wall at the county line. more
There was a brisk wind blowing across Highway 61 late Sunday afternoon as I stood on the shoulder of the road waiting for, well, I really didn’t know what to expect. more
Jan. 5, 1994: NSP publisher Bill Tubbs, who was president of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council, editorialized against a decision by nine area hospitals to not timely release news about births for fear of abductions. Information about newborns was a popular feature in The NSP. more
Even though the city of Eldridge is named after Jacob Eldridge, the man never lived there.    more
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