Keyword: Erin Gentz
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Years of hard work in the classroom paid off for members of North Scott's Class of 2019 on Wednesday, May 8, as the North Scott Educational Foundation (NSEF) and other generous community donors … more
There is no shortage of issues this week, but there is a shortage of space, despite that we dedicated four pages to opinions, including the two views of socialism on the opposite page. "Socialism" is a word that is tossed about freely by politicians, but what do they mean? These essays do not sum up all the available opinions on the subject, but I believe they do give us at least one point of reference as we sort these things out. more
Listen: lately, it seems like life has been hard. This winter was hard. Everything is hard. I need a vacation. You need a vacation. We all need a vacation. more
Despite weather that makes it hard to make plans more than a day in advance, some 750 newspaper professionals and journalism students found their way safely to the Marriott in downtown Des Moines last week for the Iowa Newspaper Association's Convention and Trade Show. It is the largest state press convention in the U.S., and this was a particularly good one in terms of content and connections. more
The work of NSP staffers was recognized among the best in nine categories of the Iowa Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contests for issues from October 2017 through September 2018 in results announced Feb. 8 at INA's annual Convention & Trade Show at the Marriott Hotel & Convention Center in Des Moines. more
It’s over. There’s that feeling in the air. more
Read NSP Editor Scott Campbell's daily diary as he tours the 4-H and FFA exhibits! more
In our ongoing effort to grow our readership, we're mailing free sample copies this week to persons in the North Scott area who are not currently subscribers. more
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
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
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
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