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The obituary in last week’s NSP was nothing special. It was bare bones, unassuming and simple. more
Excitement is building. A first-ever regular season Major League Baseball game will take place in Iowa next year. And it will take place at a location many people consider sacred. more
Aug. 11, 2004: President George W. Bush greeted some 13,000 supporters at a campaign rally in LeClaire Park in Davenport. Miss Iowa 2003, Nicole White, was at the event, and singer Larry Gatlin, a longtime friend of Bush’s, entertained the crowd with his country hits. Democratic challenger, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) participated in an invitation-only economic discussion at the River Center on the same day. more
"I would like to suggest that maybe one reason more of those incidents have not occurred in Eldridge, in particular, might be that every fall people from the area churches gather to pray for safety for our students, teachers and district employees ..." more
"36,380 thousand guns deaths a year in this country. Sixty-one percent of those are suicide ..." more
"I love what this event represents: connecting the hearts and hands of the community ..." more
The Central DeWitt baseball team's runner-up finish in the Class 3A State Tournament puts an exclamation point on an extraordinary 38-4 campaign, including a 12-inning 4-3 win over North Scott. more
Why not here? more
You may have read recently that scientists in Switzerland have determined that in order to battle climate change, we would need to plant 1 trillion trees globally. more
Aug. 6, 1969: Tom Tobin donated a log home to the Save Our Landmarks Association. The association planned to have the home moved to Scott County Park, where park visitors would be able to experience how the early pioneers to the area had lived. The Anne Ken Chapter of the Izaak Walton League donated funds for the upkeep of the house. more
Capitol grounds and courthouse squares across the U.S. notoriously feature monuments to wars. The Iowa State Capitol grounds, for example, has statues commemorating our state's participation in the Civil War and many others. more
Holly Hoelting was right. She was just a year off. more
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