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"Members of the House Administration Committee should do what’s right for us and count these votes. And if they find that more mistakes were made, they should correct all of them ..." more
My life has been one of long-term relationships. Last November, Linda and I observed our Golden Anniversary, 50 years. Come August, we will have lived in Eldridge 50 years – 44 in the same house – and I will have been publisher of The NSP as long. more
We made it! That’s the best way to describe my feeling last week as the North Scott winter sports seasons officially came to a close. more
President Trump couldn’t force America’s private social media companies to operate the way he wanted. So Iowa’s Republican legislators want the state attorney general and town councils to give it a try. more
March 12, 1981: Iowa Rep. Hugo Schnekloth (R-Eldridge) criticized the way the North Scott School District had chosen to fund the building of the Fine Arts Auditorium. He said the district should have sold bonds for the entire project, rather than dipping into the site fund levy. more
More than 375 bills ranging from allowing home delivery of alcohol to keeping Iowa on daylight savings time year-around have cleared the Iowa Legislature’s first major hurdle. more
"John Maxwell is a Scott County Supervisor. He also serves on the North Scott Board. The law is clear that a person can serve in more than one local office as long as the offices are in different bodies ..." more
"... A huge thank you to county officials, the health department, and all the volunteers who helped things run so smoothly ..." more
"If you want to see male privilege (white privilege) in action, look no further than our Scott County Board of Supervisors ..." more
"The Hart-Miller-Meeks contest should be over, but it isn't. Why? Because there are still at least 22 legitimate ballots that have not yet been counted, and the difference between the two candidates is only six votes ..." more
I will remember Gene Schneckloth, who died Feb. 25 at age 78, not only as a great community person, but one of the best businessmen this area has seen. more
March 6, 1996: A building at 109 W. Franklin St. in Eldridge was heavily damaged due to an electrical fire. The historical building was once a hotel and housed Ye Olde Eldridge Bike Shop and the Country Peddler Shop, as well as three apartments, all of which received severe water and smoke damage. No one was injured, but Eldridge fire investigator Dave Kopatich expressed doubts the building could be saved. more
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