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The good news in Week No. 5 of The North Scott Press Football Contest is that the favored teams won. more
The years-old plan to build a splash pad in Walcott is becoming a reality, thanks to some recent grants to assist in the construction. more
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
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
June 15, 1978: Plans were also underway to build a Casey’s Store directly south of White Roofing and north of East LeClaire Road. more
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
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
May 11, 1978: The Illinois Brotherhood of Electrical Workers brought construction to a halt when members picketed the building site of an industrial arts addition at North Scott High School to protest against DeWitt Electric, a non-union contractor hired by the school district. North Scott Board member Ned Mohr and others sought an injunction to prevent the picket which, according to Mohr, was illegal since Iowa has a “right to work” law. more
May 4, 1978: The final plat for a McDonald’s Restaurant was approved to be located at the southeast corner of the I-80 interchange in Walcott. more
April 24, 1968: Eldridge Lions planted 2,500 evergreen trees on a six-acre tract of land owned by Ted Baetke. The land had been set aside for a conservation project, and the Lions planned to cut the trees at maturity to sell as Christmas trees. more
April 14, 1993: Vern Fahrenkrog, superintendent of maintenance for the Scott County Roads Department, estimated that up to 600 miles of county roads were in bad shape due to a combination of frost boils and the Wapsi River backing up out of its banks. more
March 13, 1968: The Wuestenberg mink farm, located at the northwest corner of Second and Donahue streets in Eldridge, had been in operation since 1932. Otto Wuestenberg founded the business, and his sons Reinhardt and Dario had taken it over and continued operation, but had recently sold the business to Ralston Purina, ending the farm's 36-year run. more
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