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An irrigation line leak at R&L Carriers’ 300 Slopertown Road sent 1.4 million gallons into a ditch, and ran up an $11,540 sewer bill. more
Eldridge council member Bruce Cheek condemned fellow council members and city staff, and insulted former mayor Marty O'Boyle, before leaving Monday's council after nine minutes. more
In his final month as Princeton mayor, Kevin Kernan ended his town’s 10-year pursuit of a recreational trail, acknowledging residents’ concerns about the route along U.S. 67, and the town’s ability to cover any costs. more
Eldridge council will meet in closed session 5:30 p.m., Dec. 6, to continue hearing police chief Joe Sisler’s appeal to keep his job. more
Eldridge will offer the Scott County Library a 25-year agreement at a rate equal to the city’s insurance costs for the building. more
The council agreed to extend yard waste free curbside collection through Dec. 4. more
Eldridge city council members said the RILCO renovation of the old Bawden printing plant may proceed without  some sidewalks, but the company will need to extend 16th Avenue by 2026. more
McCausland residents have expressed an interest in reforming a parks and recreation board. more
Long Grove voters elected Julie Gephart on 17 write-in ballots to fill an at-large vacancy on the council. more
Kierra Looney received 16 write-in votes to win a Donahue council seats. She joins incumbent Adam Ganzer, who was on the ballot and got 76 votes. more
Long Grove will launch public discussions about establishing a city electric utility board. more
Thirteen family members and friends defended Eldridge police chief Joe Sisler to council members Monday and vowed he would be cleared of the undisclosed reasons Mayor Frank King put him on paid leave Oct. 16. more
Eldridge will add another vape and tobacco store following council’s 4-1 vote Monday granting a permit to Eldridge Tobacco and Vape owner, Mohammed Elzofri, of Davenport, for a new shop at 600 E. LeClaire Road, suite 5. more
Eldridge voters picked Scott Campbell, Ryan Iossi and Adrian Blackwell for council from a field of nine candidates. more
Travis Volrath won the mayor’s seat with no opposition. more
Eldridge and Scott County teamed up to seek federal grant funding for an estimated $2.2 million resurfacing of North First Street, from Donahue street, north to the Long Grove city limits. more
A split Princeton council vote authorized up to $234,593 in engineering and design work on a mile-long trail along U.S. 67, at least until the next council is seated Jan. 1. more
Jose Almanza agreed to take over as Princeton police chief after Jan. 12, his last day as a Chicago police homicide detective. more
Eldridge council members sought limits on vape shops Monday, after delaying action on a permit for a new store that would be the sixth offering vapes. more
Mayor Frank King and city administrator Nevada Lemke put police chief Joe Sisler on administrative leave, council member Brian Dockery said Monday. more
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