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Eldridge gets curbside mail delivery

June 8, 1978: Personnel at the Eldridge Post Office finally received notification that Eldridge had received approval for curbside mail delivery. more

Congressman rides with police chief

May 15, 2013: U. S. Congressman Dave Loebsack was able to get a close-up view of Eldridge during a visit to the Eldridge Police Department. He spent time with police Chief Dave Kopatich at the department’s headquarters before the two stepped into a police car and took part in a “ride-along” tour throughout Eldridge. more

Lancer seniors recognized by generous community

North Scott's Class of 2018 was rewarded for its hard work in the classroom on Wednesday, May 9, when the North Scott Educational Foundation (NSEF) and other generous community donors handed out college scholarships. more

Picketers slowed construction on addition at North Scott High School

May 11, 1978: The Illinois Brotherhood of Electrical Workers brought construction to a halt when members picketed the building site of an industrial arts addition at North Scott High School to protest against DeWitt Electric, a non-union contractor hired by the school district. North Scott Board member Ned Mohr and others sought an injunction to prevent the picket which, according to Mohr, was illegal since Iowa has a “right to work” law. more

Major gift from Alfred Arp boosted North Scott Education Foundation

Oct. 21, 1992: Due to the generosity of the late Alfred Arp, some fortunate North Scott High School graduates will be awarded $10,000 college scholarships every year starting in 1993. Arp, who farmed near the Davenport Airport all of his life, had no close heirs when he died at age 97, so he had bequeathed $320,580 to the North Scott Education Foundation. more

Negotiations begin for sewer easements

Eldridge will begin negotiations with 12 property owners for easements to accommodate the city’s $14.6 million sewer project scheduled to get under way next year. more

Three Scott County farms on Barn Tour

Three Scott County barns are included on the 2017 self-guided All-State Barn Tour 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sept. 23-24. more
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