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This is not what I planned to write about, but events have a way of informing us of things that matter most. The news came Sunday evening in an email from Rotary club president Jeremy Kaiser that our dear member, Lorraine Lynch, 72, who gave me a hug at our meeting on Nov. 8, died Nov. 17 at Genesis East. more
Dreams are meant to be dashed, as evidenced by North Scott’s football team coming up short in its journey to the Dome, and the Lancer volleyball team’s first-round upset at the state tournament. more
Most respondents to this week’s online NSP poll were clear: Nothing said in the House impeachment hearings can change their minds. more
Nov. 22, 1979: Iowa Department of Transportation officials received news that a $15 million federal grant could assist in a quicker than expected opening of Freeway 561 from Davenport to Eldridge. more
"I just wanted to express my thanks and gratitude to everyone who I have had the privilege to speak, learn, and grow with over the last few months while running for the North Scott School Board ..." more
"To offer or provide payment in order to persuade someone with a responsibility to betray that responsibility is known as seeking undue influence over that person's actions ..." more
"I wish to congratulate my fellow Iowans for perceiving that a champion has arisen amidst all the confusion and profusion of Democratic candidates and his name is Pete Buttigieg ..." more
Presidential candidates traipsing across Iowa every four years affords us the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some remarkable Americans. It's an opportunity people in 49 other states do not have, so the Rotary Club of North Scott, for one, takes advantage! Over the years, speakers have included Vice President Dan Quayle, U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Richard Lugar, and business leaders Morrie Taylor and Carly Fiorina – all Republicans. more
It was after the 24-10 homecoming win over state playoff qualifier Iowa City Liberty. After going through the post-game handshakes, Lancer coach Kevin Tippet jogged toward me. more
Nov. 9, 1994: Thanks to an agreement between the Dixon Telephone Company and Central Scott Telephone, calls between the two companies would now be toll-free. Dixon’s Howard Hunt and CST’s Norm Harvey credited expanded fiber optics to Donahue for the deal. more
"To the City council: Thank you for the fast and positive action regarding the East Franklin Street problem ..." more
Impeachment: Two points of view more
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