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Supervisors cool to Walcott TIF: Incentives help I-80 Truckstop compete against local business

Scott County Supervisors are lukewarm to Walcott’s plan to divert up to $500,000 in taxpayer money as an incentive package for Iowa 80 Truckstop’s planned $10 million expansion. more

Three decades with Scott County

Scott County Treasurer Bill Fennelly joins Rhonda Skahill as she celebrates retirement after 31 years in the treasurer's office. She was honored at the the Dec. 12 supervisors meeting. 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

Princeton clears way for Dollar General

Princeton council and planning and zoning board members approved the final plat for Dollar General, clearing the way for construction of a new store on U.S. 67 on the town’s northside. more

Reynolds gets specific in first speech to legislature

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ first Condition of the State address Tuesday is packed with specific proposals and a few surprises. more

Wilmott wins reelection; Lindaman, Pratt elected to NS School Board

With Donn Wilmott winning reelection, newcomers Tracy Lindaman and Mark Pratt will fill the remaining two open spots on the North Scott School Board following Tuesday's elections. Lindaman was the … more

New NS board members ready for duty – Lindaman receives the most votes; Hansel finishes fourth

North Scott schools will move forward with two new members eager to join the school board and almost everyone still a bit shocked to bid adieu to incumbent Nick Hansel. Hansel lost his reelection … more

North Scott Y eyes LeClaire Road site: Council likes Third Street site purchased for failed city hall plan

North Scott YMCA planners are eyeing a 3.4-acre LeClaire Road site that Eldridge initially purchased for a new city hall. Scott County YMCA director Brad Martel said the old Petersen building site … more

Democrats’ Red, White and Blue Gala April 14

The lineup for the Scott County Democratic Party’s annual Red, White and Blue Gala on Saturday, April 14 features U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti. more

Holst, Farm Bureau leaders deliver Ag message to Washington

The timing couldn’t have been better for 43 Iowa Farm Bureau leaders as they made their annual trek to Washington, D.C. last month. more

Long Grove City Council: Two seek two-year term

Challenger Brandon Cronise and incumbent Jon Drumm are running for a single, two-year term on the council. Voters will select one candidate. more

Rita Hart announces re-election bid

State Sen. Rita Hart of Wheatland filed the official nomination papers this week with the Iowa Secretary of State to seek re-election to the Iowa State Senate in District 49. The district includes all of Clinton County, plus northern and eastern Scott County, including the towns of LeClaire, McCausland, Park View and Princeton. more
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