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25 years ago: Lancer softball team captured state championship

Aug. 11, 1993: The North Scott Lancer softball team, coached by Dennis Johnson and assisted by Bob Rhinehart, came home from the state tournament with a state championship. more

PHOTO GALLERY: Fair Day 4 – Market Beef and Fashion Show

View photos from the market beef and 4-H Fashion Show. NSP photos by Scott Campbell. more

PHOTO GALLERY: Fair Day 2 – Dairy & Breeding Beef

View photos from the dairy and breeding beef shows. NSP photos by Scott Campbell. more

PHOTO GALLERY: 4-H Dog Show and Monday

View photos from the Dog Show, Horticulture, State Fair exhibitors, Family & Consumer Sciences, Visual Art, Photography, Ag & Natural Resources, Science, Engineering & Technology, Communications, County Classes and Personal Development. NSP photos by Scott Campbell. more

Eldridge finds 5 feet for setbacks

Eldridge City Council members later this month will consider granting 5 feet of leeway for homeowners forbidden to build addition within 30 feet of their neighbors’ property. more

'Great Flood of '93' wreaked havoc

July 21, 1993: The “Great Flood of ‘93” wreaked havoc in the area and especially hit residents of River Camp Road hard. This was the road that linked many Scott County residents to the “outside world.” more

A legacy of decency

Such timing as this! Fifty years ago the young Robert D. Ray, in his first campaign for governor of Iowa, promoted his candidacy on the steps of the James Mohr family farmhouse west of Eldridge. That is the image on page 1 of The NSP's "Pages from the Past" on page 3B of this week's paper. more

Contradictions, lack of character are confounding: Help me understand

"Can my GOP friends help me understand the things they believe in ..." 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

Who will catch the rain?

Rain falls indiscriminately on farm fields, suburban lawns and city streets. Where it goes from there is covered by a labyrinth of state laws, municipal codes, judicial precedent and homeowner covenants decipherable only by engineers and lawyers. more

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
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