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950 attend Eldridge Co-op meeting

Sept. 18, 1968: Approximately 950 attended the 59th annual Eldridge Co-op annual meeting held in the North Scott Community Junior-Senior High School cafeteria and the meeting following in the school gym. more

Candidates commit to NSP forums

Scott County’s supervisor, recorder and treasurer candidates will share their thoughts at the first of two North Scott Press candidate forums, 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Scott County Library in Eldridge. more

NS teachers schooled in prison

About 100 North Scott teachers returned to school inspired by a prison visit. more

2003: County Administrative Center unveiled to public

Sept 10, 2003: After many years of planning and much work, Scott County officials unveiled their newly remodeled Administrative Center to the public. The six-story center was located in downtown Davenport in the building formerly known as the Bicentennial Building. Renovation cost $5.6 million. more

Balancing class sizes is always a challenge for North Scott

Every year hiring the right number of teachers for our schools can be a very difficult challenge. As a district, our goals are to maintain appropriate class sizes at all grade levels while being able to offer a wide range of opportunities for our students, with the end result being they are college and career ready. Our district has been challenged to meet these goals because of under-funding from the state and declining enrollment for the past two years. more

School rebounds after gun threat

Twelve days of heartfelt community support have followed the two minutes of threatened gun violence at a North Scott Junior High. more

Sen. Bob Dole speaks to Republicans

Sept. 1, 1993: Kansas Senator Bob Dole (a contender for the Republican presidential nomination) came to Scott County to fire up the troops at a rally held at the Starlite Ballroom, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport. more

No word but 'heroes' will do

Students, parents and colleagues are offering up prayers of thanksgiving on behalf of Dawn Spring, the North Scott Junior High teacher credited for a life-saving intervention with a 12-year-old student. more

Look away from the demolition derby and find political solutions

The No. 77 car at Whiteside County Fair sent a volley of mud over my shoulder and into the grandstands. The next time, I wasn’t so lucky. A front row seat at the demolition derby guarantees a little bit of the action gets all over you. more

Decision was made in 1978 to close Highway 61 through Mount Joy

Aug. 31, 1978: As the result of an informal hearing of the Iowa Department of Transportation, it was recommended to the Iowa Department of Transportation that the existing route of Highway 61 at Mt. Joy be stubbed off and a new route be relocated east of the proposed Freeway 561. more

New cameras keep eye on schools

North Scott elementary students returned to schools equipped with more cameras than ever before, offering a measure of security previously available only at the high school and junior high. more

Back to school is a time for transitions: Embrace the journey

There’s nothing quite like the start of a new school year. more
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