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With the slowly rising waters of the mighty Mississippi as a meandering backdrop, I stood atop the railroad tracks in Princeton and looked out over the scene  playing out in front of me. more
April 2, 2014: A group of Walcott residents began to work in earnest to raise funds for a splash pad in their community. The idea for the splash pad was initiated after the completion of a visioning study and a downtown assessment conducted by the Iowa Downtown Resource Center of the Iowa Economic Development Authority. The city agreed to pay $10,000, the asking price for properties owned by Carol Snay, Delbert Lamp and Nancy Engler. more
Iowa’s three Democratic U.S. Representatives – Dave Loebsack, Abby Finkenauer and Cindy Axne – called on the Department of Justice to drop its effort to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would lead to the loss of patient protections, including for those with pre-existing conditions, reopening the prescription drug donut hole, removing the ban on lifetime limits and taking away the ability for young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance until 26. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr, Loebsack called on the administration to halt its efforts to strike down the ACA: more
This Tuesday I had the opportunity to introduce a group of Empower House members on the house floor. The group visited the Capitol in congruence with Brain Injury Advocacy Day on the Hill. more
"Our Scott County Bookmobile offers a unique service, providing all members of the community with mobile access to trained professionals – librarians – linking people to the information they need to make a difference in their lives ..." more
"Thank you, QC Music Guild, for your continuing excellence ..." more
"I wanted to extend my thanks to both Linda Tubbs for her historical research on items of interest from The NSP files of past years, and also the local businesses that sponsor the history pages from 50 years past ..." more
Years ago, Sports Illustrated had a section called "Signs that the Apocalypse is Upon Us." (Apocalypse is a Biblical reference to the end times.) It was filled with head spinners. Some were merely tongue-in-cheek, but all were things we never thought could happen – but they did. more
Sen. Jim Lykam didn’t flinch. But he had to be uncomfortable. more
March 29, 1979: Plans for a long-awaited Eldridge city park and community center area were rapidly moving toward reality, pending the community’s purchase of 41.4 acres in the northeast part of town on property owned by the Milwaukee Railroad. The land was part of a larger tract of 183 acres that attorney Larry Jungmann had purchased with the agreement that he would sell park land to the city. This was the beginning of what is now Sheridan Meadows Park. more
Before the majority of white settlers started to move into this region, the land was wild. more
One of the bills passed in the Senate this week is Senate File 341, which brings some much needed changes to the current protections for service animals and assistance animals in housing and public places. more
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