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Pray for children separated from families

"Thank you so much for including this in your July 4 paper. The sisters are praying so hard ..." more

Contradictions, lack of character are confounding: Help me understand

"Can my GOP friends help me understand the things they believe in ..." more

State should not meddle in local affairs

"While the state focuses on local law enforcement priorities; it fails to adequately fund our schools or ensure quality health care ..." more

Bridging national borders

It was a small gesture, or so it seemed, but one that yielded an unexpected result. more

Children prevail over politics at Vander Veer rally

There was little love for President Trump in Davenport’s Vander Veer Park Saturday, where more than 500 gathered to protest how our country handles asylum seekers on our border with Mexico, just part of the American immigration debate. more

Grain silos erected at Donahue; Weather Service comes to Mt. Joy

July 6, 1978: Eldridge Cooperative erected two new grain silos at their facility in Donahue. The silos were 142 feet tall, and each had a capacity to hold 504,000 bushels. more

The freedom we celebrate on July Fourth comes at a high price

On Thursday, June 28, a man armed with a shotgun and smoke grenades stormed into the newsroom of the Capital Gazette, a community newspaper in Annapolis, Md. more

Sisters of Humility: U.S. immigration 'radically unjust'

A weekend of meetings and special events occurred during the annual General Assembly of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary (CHM) which took place June 21-24, 2018, on the campus of St. Ambrose University in Davenport. More than 60 sisters and associates attended the annual meeting, with some traveling from across the United States, Mexico and Canada to be present. more

Open borders lead to drugs, sex, weapons traffic

"If I am reading this correctly, Bill, you believe a bottle rocket is more dangerous to our society than open borders leading to drug/sex/weapons traffic ..." more

Embarrassments, concerns, horrors

"Let's vote the GOP out in November 2018, but in a truly civilized, democratic and American way ..." more

Delay court vote!

"It is extremely vital that people contact Sen. Charles Grassley and Sen. Joni Ernst. Call them, visit them, email and send them letters ..." more

Enforce fireworks laws

The first (illegal) fireworks broke the silence in our neighborhood Sunday evening, June 17, around 10 o'clock. We hope this is not a sign of things to come. The city of Eldridge and adjacent communities set 2-11 p.m. on July 3 and 4 as the only hours fireworks are legal. Period. more
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