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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

State bypasses Eldridge marijuana dispensary

The Iowa Department of Public Health offered five medical marijuana dispensary licenses to three firms, including a license for Davenport, but not for the applicant that proposed an Eldridge store. more

County supervisors approve Dittmers’ 16th hog farm

Scott County supervisors approved Tom and Joni Dittmer’s 16th hog farm, a two-barn operation at 26413 75th Ave., in Section 32 of Allens Grove Township. more

Park View reaches out to Eldridge for water solution – Water rates and fee structures up for review April 18

Park View Sanitary and Water District has reached out to the city of Eldridge as a long-term source of treated water, exploring a new option for the Park View district rebounding from water treatment and personnel changes. 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

Audit challenges $800 in Blue Grass FD purchases

Nearly $800 in Blue Grass Fire Department meals, groceries and trophies may not be serving any public purpose, the Iowa State Auditor concluded in a compliance report March 27. more

Carpenter faces boss for county recorder

Long-time Scott County Recorder’s office staffer Mindy Ortiz Carpenter, 59, is running for the recorder’s post against her boss, incumbent Democrat Rita Vargas. 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

Governor, senator boost mental health

On March 29, Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation to improve Iowa mental health care policy and prevent teen suicides. more

More safety issues arise at Donahue forum; Mayor tells board there is something great about every North Scott community

School safety issues and marketing the district as a whole were the main topics of conversation when the North Scott School Board gathered at Donahue City Hall Monday night. more

City kicks in for $45K YMCA study

Eldridge council members added another $15,000 Monday for a North Scott YMCA design to fit a site at East LeClaire Road and Third Avenue. more

Holst not among 7-candidate supervisor field

Scott County Supervisor Diane Holst will not seek reelection, following a term that found her occasionally voting against fellow Republicans on the GOP-dominated board. more
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