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Oct. 16, 1968: North Scott’s marching band twirlers competed in the state twirling contest. Nina Mohr, Jackie Blanche, Marijo Ernst and Kathy Rochau received II ratings in the ensemble twirling competition more
When a gullywasher hits Long Grove two or three years from now, storm water will either pool in Long Grove’s Schultz Park for a day or two, or linger in an upland detention area first to avoid flooding the park. more
Bill Fennelly’s retirement after 23 years as Scott County Treasurer leaves a vacancy that Scott County voters will fill with either his son, Mike, or Jane Duax. more
The good news in Week No. 5 of The North Scott Press Football Contest is that the favored teams won. more
Oct. 1, 2003: Iowa’s first lady Christie Vilsack visited Eldridge, where she toured the Scott County Library and held a public forum to discuss this particular project and also other Iowa achievements that were helping to transform the Iowa economy. She presented a proclamation from the governor to Eldridge mayor Frank Wood. The document declared that Sept. 23 had been designated as “Pride in Eldridge Day.” more
A celebration Aug. 24 at the North Scott High School Auditorium welcomed staff back to school and honored employees for their service anniversaries. NSP photos by Mark Ridolfi. more
Three who missed just one of the 17 picks topped Week No. 4 of the North Scott Press Football Contest. Brooklyn Easter of Dexter, Iowa, won the $50 first prize with a tie breaker of 45 (closest estimate to total points in Wisconsin’s 28-17 win over Iowa). Kelly Johnson of Walcott took second and $25 with a tie breaker of 47, and Martha Pearce of Long Grove won third and $10 with a tie breaker of 42. more
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
William F. “Bill” Tubbs, who has served as publisher of The North Scott Press since 1971, has been named the recipient of the 2018 James W. Schwartz Award from Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. more
July 31, 1968: The Norman Schroder and Robert Carter families from the Princeton area were participants in the “Friendly Town” program which was designed to promote better race relations by “just getting to know each other on a one-on-one basis.” more
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
July 20, 1978: Plans were announced for the opening on July 25 of the Iowa Machine Shed, a new restaurant “dedicated to the Iowa farmer,” located on highway 130 just south of Interstate 80. Happy Joe Whitty and Dan Whalen were the developers behind the project. more
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