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Blue Grass Legion selects three for Boys State

The Blue Grass American Legion selected three young men to participate at Hawkeye Boys State, held June 10-15 at Camp Dodge in Johnston. 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

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

Eldridge council addresses school traffic ‘free for all’

A student injury – or worse – is just waiting to happen on First Street by North Scott High School, and Fifth Street, by the junior high and Ed White, Eldridge City Council members agreed during a discussion on student safety. more

McDonald's to locate at Walcott

May 4, 1978: The final plat for a McDonald’s Restaurant was approved to be located at the southeast corner of the I-80 interchange in Walcott. more

Tight fit for a new pumper

Princeton’s new fire truck rolled up to the town’s firehouse last week, but could go no farther. more

A local success story

Here's an item of unexpected good news: Eldridge electric rates are third lowest in Iowa with an average price of 7.9 cents per kilowatt hour. The western Iowa towns of Manilla and Denison are the only ones that are lower, at 7.85 and 7.86. That's according to information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration published in Sunday's Des Moines Register, based on revenue divided by kilowatt hours. more

Opportunities for city beautification

"There are additional areas along LeClaire Road that could also use a gardener's help. Perhaps a garden club, scouting group or high school organization is looking for a summer project ..." more

Eldridge council clears way for new warehouse tenant at old printing plant

A new tenant for the old R.R. Donnelley printing plant plans for nine loading docks added to the south of the 320,000-square-foot building, owner Dave Petersen told Eldridge City Council members Monday. more

St. Luke's and Mercy hospitals merge to form Genesis

March 31, 1993: The governing boards of St. Luke’s Hospital and Mercy Hospital voted unanimously to implement the consolidation of the two organizations into a new, single health service corporation (Genesis East and Genesis West hospitals). more

Rollings finds home at Long Grove Christian: Old church emphasizes small town distinction

Don’t go to Long Grove Christian Church expecting a satellite uplink or a 10-piece praise band. more
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