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Tragedy in Lancer Nation

Pastor Carrie La Plante has a lasting image of Jake Fenn that she just can’t get out of her mind. more

Ag boom or bust: Now it's up to the world's 'greatest negotiator'

President Trump told me and everyone else who’s heard him speak that he’s the best deal maker in the world. He sizes up rivals instantly and bypasses the careful courtship of diplomacy, preferring blunt talk and quick action. more

President visits Schneckloth farm

July 7, 1993: President Bill Clinton spent more than an hour at the Don and Elaine Schneckloth farm, east of Eldridge, listening to the concerns of area farmers and extending a hand of support to those affected by Mississippi River flooding. more

German immigrant Claus Hell tilled the Midwest prairies

In the early days of Scott County, the land was covered miles upon miles of grass, with some trees. Used to the vast forests of the east, some pioneers found this unsettling. Most of the trees in this new place grew along the streams and rivers, with fewer in the open areas.  more

The wall: Be careful what you wish for

It’s possible Democrats and growing numbers of contrarians within the Republican Party just might save President Trump from making a monumental mistake, in every sense of the word, by dragging their heels in funding construction of a sea-to-sea wall against illegal immigration. more

Flags along bike path a beautiful sight!

"I would just like to give a big 'thumbs up' to the individuals who put up the American flags on the bike path from Eldridge, all the way to Long Grove, for our Independence Day ..." more

Thanks to sponsors of 'Pages from the Past'

"The July 3, 1968, picture of the Girl Scout Day Camp included our daughter ..." more

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
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