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On Sunday, The Des Moines Register reprinted a version of "Impressions" from July 31, "A monument to achievement in a different kind of war," about the dedication of a statue at Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines commemorating Rotary's global campaign to eradicate polio. more
Sept. 17, 1969: The Scott County Farm Bureau held an open house to dedicate a new office building on East LeClaire Road in Eldridge. The milestone was celebrated with a centerspread of ads from businesses, including Eldridge Co-op Lumber Company which served as general contractors. more
My internship at The NSP has taught me more than I could have imagined. I never thought I’d professionally write and publish newspaper articles, become a photographer, and use Adobe Indesign to edit pictures and stories. My work was diverse and ever-changing. more
Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week will be held Sept. 15-21 in conjunction with the National Farm Safety and Health Week.This year’s national theme is “Shift Farm Safety Into High Gear.” more
According to the 2018 Iowa Youth Survey, 22.4 percent of 11th-grade students, 8.3 percent of eighth-grade students and 2.4 percent of sixth-grade students currently use e-cigarettes. The long-term health consequences for youth using these products are unknown. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) now offers a special program for teens who want to quit using tobacco, including e-cigarettes. more
"I wanted to say that I am proud to work in the North Scott School District and appreciate the support we get from our community ..." more
"Following the preventable tragedy in Parkland, I found peace in Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America ..." more
"In my opinion, nominate a Biden or Klobuchar and you run a high risk of losing to DJT again ..." more
In June, Darrel Alexander, a corn grower from Sidney, Iowa, and past chairman of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board, said President Trump shook his hand, looked him in the eye and said, "I'll look into it," when Alexander asked him to stop the EPA from issuing secret ethanol waivers to oil refiners. more
For nearly 35 years the North Scott Educational Foundation has supported, and rewarded, Lancer students for their achievements in the classroom and community. more
The North Scott High School class of 2020 includes the last of students born before 9/11 occurred. more
Sept. 7, 1994: Eldridge Chamber personnel, along with city officials and S/M Service Company officials, participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new FS Fast Stop convenience store on the southeast corner of the LeClaire Road interchange with Highway 61. more
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