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Eldridge seeks funding for rec trail extension

Eldridge is moving ahead on funding for east-to-west recreation trails on the north and south sides of town through an Iowa Department of Transportation grant program. more

Farewell, my friend

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

No more Franklin Park grave searches for now

No one will go looking for more graves in Franklin Park, at least for now. more

Wish we could vote for candidates of all parties

If you really want to change your government, you need to vote in next Tuesday's primary election. A lot of well qualified candidates in the past have not made it past this first winnowing of the field for the November general elections. more

Only one investigation found anything

"Cognitive dissonance is the psychological stress experienced by a person when confronted with new information that contradicts his beliefs, ideals and values ..." more

Are we incorrectly interpreting Jesus?

"Instead of assuming our statements of faith are absolute, shouldn’t we take a closer look at how and why we have such diverse beliefs about what Jesus asked of us ..." more

Donahue welcomed a paved road

May 22, 1968: A crowd of approximately 420 Donahue residents celebrated the completion of the newly paved street into town. more

Will you go to Heaven when you die?

"If you are uncertain you will go to heaven when you die and therefore it follows have a dread of dying, Jesus Christ is the anchor that will hold ... " more

Couple’s property may cover old Eldridge street

A Grand Mound couple’s renovation of a neglected Eldridge home hit a snag just as they put it on the market. A review of old city maps indicates a sliver of their front yard at Second and Davies streets may actually be city property. 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

A record of success, and a time for transitions

It’s sure to be a pretty special moment tonight when Bill and Nicole Kearney take to the North Scott stage to present the annual Ambrose Kearney Memorial Scholarship. more
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