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Rockets red glare? Yes! Bombs bursting in air? No

Like a war zone. more

1977: School immunizations required

July 21, 1977: Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray signed a new law which required all students entering school in September to provide proof that their immunizations had been completed. North Scott officials asked all parents to check immunization records to make sure that their children were up to date with required immunizations. They also notified The North Scott Press that families who required additional immunizations and did not have a family doctor, could visit the Scott County Visiting Nurse Association’s clinic to be held at Ed White Elementary School. more

Nothing much surprises me anymore

Following nearly seven decades on Earth, I have come to a number of conclusions. Here are two of them: more

Traffic laws need to be enforced

"While Eldridge Police are out writing 60 tickets on Highway 61, bad drivers reign in Eldridge ..." more

A successful event for the Lions

"The Eldridge Lions Club would like to thank the following businesses for their support of a successful Lions Club Summer Festival breakfast ..." more

Hanging flowers welcome people to town

"Thank you to the city employees for the flags and the upkeep of the hanging flowers on LeClaire Road in Eldridge ..." more

Classy sportsmanship by North Scott fans

"Compliments on good sportsmanship go out to the North Scott softball fans during and after the recent playoff game with Burlington ..." more

Some don't get it: Good teaching is both an art and a science

"In today’s climate of entitlement and scape-goating, public schools and public school teachers, many of them poorly paid, get blamed for everything that’s wrong in our society ..." more

'I will continue to fight for a strong Renewable Fuel Standard'

U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) released the following statement July 5th after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its intention to cut the amount of advanced biofuels required to be used next year in the U.S. At the same time, the EPA announced it will keep stagnant the amount of conventional biofuels, like ethanol, used in the U.S. If these actions are finalized, it would result in the first cut ever to the use of advanced biofuels in our nation. Loebsack serves as the co-chair of the House Biofuels Caucus and has fought to ensure that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) remains strong. more

Unhappy with decisions by the coach

"In response to ... Lea Rains’ reflection on the year, injuries to key players didn’t start until the season was under way ..." more
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