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'A Thousand Points of Light' make America great

A notice on page 11A invites us to honor one of the grand matriarchs of North Scott, Phyllis Green, on her 90th birthday. Time has passed since Phyllis and her husband, Ted, lived and raised their family of five here, but she is remembered well by all who knew her.  more

Fifth-graders enjoy Field Day

Each year fifth and sixth-grade students from across the North Scott School District gather at Lancer Stadium for the annual Field Days competition. Students participate in a variety of events at the day-long activity, and it's a great opportunity to get to know students from other school. more

1978: Iowa Machine Shed opened

July 20, 1978: Plans were announced for the opening on July 25 of the Iowa Machine Shed, a new restaurant “dedicated to the Iowa farmer,” located on highway 130 just south of Interstate 80. Happy Joe Whitty and Dan Whalen were the developers behind the project. more

North Scott auditorium on track for October opening

North Scott High School’s auditorium renovation is on schedule for an October ribbon cutting. more

Strawberry Stampede winners

Winners among the 359 entrants in the June 10 Strawberry Stampede include Lily Rauch for the quarter-mile girls; Maddox Drummond for the quarter-mile boys; Dylan Moeller repeated as the one-mile girls; and Dylan DuFloth won the one-mile boys. more

Grain silos erected at Donahue; Weather Service comes to Mt. Joy

July 6, 1978: Eldridge Cooperative erected two new grain silos at their facility in Donahue. The silos were 142 feet tall, and each had a capacity to hold 504,000 bushels. more

North Scott board approves personnel changes

North Scott Schools personnel changes approved at the June 18 board meeting include: more

Rustic Ridge Estates gains approval; CST buys McCausland

June 29, 1978: Negotiations for the sale of the McCausland Cooperative Telephone Company to Central Scott Telephone Company were expected to culminate in a merger. Central Scott had an offer of $85,000 on the table. more

Thank you, Sherri Marceau, for helping North Scott kids!

It was probably only fitting that I made the trek to Alan Shepard Elementary in Long Grove last Thursday. more

‘It’s been a privilege’ – Shepard principal Sherri Marceau calls it a career

It’s probably a good thing she was wearing sunglasses. They were the perfect accessory to hiding any unexpected tears. more

Personnel decisions top North Scott agenda

North Scott School Board members were scheduled to approve the following personnel changes at the May 29 meeting, which occurred after this week’s holiday deadline.  NSP coverage of the meeting will be in the June 6 print and online editions. more

Cailynn finds a rock: Parents, school officials guide grad through junior high pregnancy

It was a handwritten note, from a junior high girl to her boyfriend. The contents were personal. The revelation shattering. more
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