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Eldridge angels came to my aid

"Roses to all the angels who helped get my car off the big rock behind Hungry Hobo on Friday ..." more

What does it take for you to change your mind?

“Today, no group in America feels comfortably dominant. Every group feels attacked, pitted against other groups not just for jobs and spoils but for the right to define the nation’s identity. In these conditions, democracy devolves into zero-sum group competition — pure political tribalism.” more

A record of success, and a time for transitions

It’s sure to be a pretty special moment tonight when Bill and Nicole Kearney take to the North Scott stage to present the annual Ambrose Kearney Memorial Scholarship. more

Praying around the flag pole

North Scott’s faithful prayed out loud around the high school flagpole and it made me nervous. more

Picketers slowed construction on addition at North Scott High School

May 11, 1978: The Illinois Brotherhood of Electrical Workers brought construction to a halt when members picketed the building site of an industrial arts addition at North Scott High School to protest against DeWitt Electric, a non-union contractor hired by the school district. North Scott Board member Ned Mohr and others sought an injunction to prevent the picket which, according to Mohr, was illegal since Iowa has a “right to work” law. more

'Get up and keep going' – Ed White kindergarteners share wisdom with Quad-Cities' Big Table talks

"Thank you for this great opportunity and inspiring many in our community to have their voice heard ..." more

A rose for Eastern Iowa Baking Company

"The Edward W. Knapper VFW Post 617 would like to acknowledge the owners and customers of Eastern Iowa Baking Company for filling the tip jar to support both our VFW Post and the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities ..." more

Planting seeds for the future

At the beginning of the year, in an effort to stay relevant for the future, we planted some seeds here at The NSP that have been germinating all year and are now just poking their heads out of the ground. more

Few take the time to attend councils, boards

8:47 a.m. That’s the time that works best for me for Board of Supervisor Tuesday morning committee meetings. more

Vote about meeting times 'regrettable'

"Public meetings should be held at times and locations convenient to the public, not the supervisors or the staff ..." more

McDonald's to locate at Walcott

May 4, 1978: The final plat for a McDonald’s Restaurant was approved to be located at the southeast corner of the I-80 interchange in Walcott. more

School Board Recognition Month: Thank board members for their service

May is School Board Recognition Month and an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor more than 2,000 locally elected school board members for their dedication to children and schools. more
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