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Loebsack, Peters on ballots for rematch of 2016 race

Loebsack and Peters face off again for US Congress. more

Scott County's contested primary races: Democratic candidates for Scott County Board of Supervisors

Democratic candidates for Scott County Board of Supervisors – Ken Croken, Rogers Kirk, Brinson Kinzer, Marvin Platt more

Scott County's contested primary races: Democratic candidates for county treasurer

Democratic candidates for Scott County Treasurer – Jane Duax and Tom Engelmann more

Scott County's contested primary races: Republican candidates for county treasurer

Republican candidates for Scott County Treasurer - Mike Fennelly and Greg Guy more

Park View picks $1.3m water project

Park View will dismantle its ancient water tower, build ground storage, close one of its two treatment plants and upgrade the other. more

Couple’s property may cover old Eldridge street

A Grand Mound couple’s renovation of a neglected Eldridge home hit a snag just as they put it on the market. A review of old city maps indicates a sliver of their front yard at Second and Davies streets may actually be city property. more

Walcott lands Coca-Cola bottling plant

Iowa’s Coca-Cola bottler and distributor will move its Quad-Cities operation to Walcott, bringing 143 jobs and building an $8 million, 100,000-square-foot plant with state and local taxpayer incentives. more

McClimon challenges Mommsen in District 97

Retired probation officer Tim McClimon entered the Iowa House District 97 race to “get back to the basics of passing bills that solve real problems.” more

Princeton tackles street patches and Third Street repairs

Princeton will tackle street cracks and some big asphalt holes this year, then take on resurfacing Third Street in August, and Pineo Grove next year. more

Park View hit with double whammy

Park View Homeowners Association leaders convening today for their annual meeting face two challenges: The homeowners’ association dues increase got voted down. And the state legislature adjourned before addressing Park View’s covenant problems. more

Audit guides Long Grove

A new state audit advises Long Grove leaders to address sick time compensation and other payroll policies, and get more council oversight of bill payments. more

Shepard traffic tops forum concerns

Alan Shepard Elementary School traffic already is raising concerns, and Long Grove city council members asked school board members if their town’s looming growth might further crowd the school. more

Developer asks Long Grove to manage stormwater

Housing developer Dale Grunwald is asking Long Grove to form a municipal stormwater utility that would own and manage water detention for his and other subdivisions planned for the town. more

Absentee balloting underway for June 5 primary

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate reminds Iowans that the absentee balloting period for the June 5 primary is now underway. Voters can request an absentee ballot through their county auditor’s office. They can also vote in-person at the county auditor’s office. more

Eldridge council addresses school traffic ‘free for all’

A student injury – or worse – is just waiting to happen on First Street by North Scott High School, and Fifth Street, by the junior high and Ed White, Eldridge City Council members agreed during a discussion on student safety. more

Lawmakers comment on abortion, tax votes

The Iowa Legislature adjourned May 4. The NSP reached lawmakers whose districts represent rural Scott County on Monday for their reactions on two major items of legislation that were passed at the end of the session: more

Park View residents have until May 8 to vote on dues question

A vote to consider raising Park View Homeowners Association dues has enough votes to count, but not enough to pass yet. more

Tight fit for a new pumper: Princeton firehouse has no room for new $271,000 truck

Princeton’s new fire truck rolled up to the town’s firehouse last week, but could go no farther. more

Long Grove considers regional water detention

Thirteen acres of open space in Long Grove’s next Winfield Estates addition would be reserved for water detention and youth athletic fields, managing stormwater for this 32-lot subdivision and, perhaps, the next. more

Kinzer attempts to change supervisor meeting times

Scott County Supervisors remain on track to record and post digital audio of meetings by summer’s end — but no sooner — after the board voted down supervisor Brinson Kinzer’s motion to post audio immediately. more
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