Keyword: Erin Gentz
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Farewell, my friend

Each of us (I hope) has a few friends who, even though we are apart for years, can pick up a conversation and it is like yesterday. For me, Birch Holden was one such person, which is why, when Erin Gentz handed me his obituary last Thursday afternoon, time stopped at our office. Even though it has been 30 years since he lived and worked in this community, he remained a part of us until the end, even at age 95. more

First class stamps increased to 15 cents

June 1, 1978: Eldridge postal clerk Dona Cawiezell was pictured with a sheet of the new 15-cent first-class letter stamps. There was no price printed on the stamp, something new the Postal Service had initiated. 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

Planting seeds for the future

At the beginning of the year, in an effort to stay relevant for the future, we planted some seeds here at The NSP that have been germinating all year and are now just poking their heads out of the ground. more

From joy to disbelief and sadness, all in 24 hours

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven ... more

NSP tops in Iowa for editorials, news coverage, online galleries and Snappy

The North Scott Press editorial pages, school coverage, and Snappy Mistletoe were first-place winners in Iowa Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contests, it was announced Feb. 4 at INA’s Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Des Moines Marriott. more

Fifty years later: Issue No. 2,601

The timing was too great to ignore. The first issue of The North Scott Press was this very day and date 50 years ago today, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1968 and Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. more

Do your civic duty; tell us what you think

It was a whirlwind "in between" week last week as we wrapped up business for 2017 and set plans in motion for 2018. Our daughters Anne and Alisa and grandchildren braved the stormy cold (brrrr!) to come here for a belated family Christmas on Dec. 30, decked out in their cardinal and gold for Iowa State's Liberty Bowl victory. Way to go, Cyclones! more

Yes, bias abounds in the Press!

Read this week’s North Scott Press year in review and you’ll immediately see our newspaper’s biases. more

Eldridge evening puts hometown in the holidays

Eldridge is not my hometown, but it sure felt like it Friday. more

'Champions for Children' gave us roots and wings

Earlier this year I approached North Scott superintendent Joe Stutting with the idea of publishing a special section to recognize the teachers. His better idea was to recognize all employees, including the support staff. more
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