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Jan. 5, 1994: NSP publisher Bill Tubbs, who was president of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council, editorialized against a decision by nine area hospitals to not timely release news about births for fear of abductions. Information about newborns was a popular feature in The NSP. more
"A newspaper without an editorial page is like a baby born without a heart." more
Jan. 1, 1969: The Eldridge City Council met to award bids on a new water tank. Council members Bob Pischke, Ray Porter and Norman Harvey gave approval to accept the bid from Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. in the amount of $96,200 for a tubular column tank. (This is the water tank that still stands near the North Scott Administration Building.) more
It seems to me that people from this area have more personal recollections about George H.W. Bush than any other president. Since his death Nov. 29 at age 94, people have been recalling their experiences with the 41st president, all positive, on Facebook and elsewhere. more
Long Grove city council’s newest member welcomed his appointment Nov. 13 to help run a town he never expected to move to. more
The Election Day blue wave that swept Democrats into control of the U.S. House of Representatives left nary a drop in Scott County. more
Two of the 145 entrants in Week No. 11 of the North Scott Press Football Contest had all except one of the 17 picks right, and the wrong pick for both was Northwestern’s win over Iowa. Bill Reid took first place prize of $50 with a tiebreaker of 45 (total points in Iowa State’s 28-14 win over Baylor, which was 45). Second and $25 was won by Robert Gill, Jr., with a tiebreaker of 62. more
I met Matt Whitaker, the newly appointed acting Attorney General of the United States, when I made my official visit to the Rotary Club of Des Moines AM in my role as District Governor in 2004. more
Was it a fluke? Did they catch lightning in a bottle? Would they ever be able to do it again? more
Connor Kashmarek, who won the $50 the first prize in Week No. 8 of the North Scott Press Football Contest, did it again in Week No. 10. He was one of seven who missed three of the 17 picks, and his tie breaker of 52 was closest to 29, the total points in the Alabama-LSU game. more
Nov. 9, 1978: Several residents of the Long Grove area met and organized the first Long Grove Lions Club. Dan Nagle was elected president and Spencer Johnson, secretary. more
This fall, first-year Iowa State University student Drake Golinghorst of Maysville was invited by Iowa State University president Wendy Wintersteen to participate in the 2018-19 President’s Leadership Class. Golinghorst majors in supply chain management. more
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