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North Scott National Honor Society inductees

The Phyllis Heuer Chapter of National Honor Society at North Scott High School inducted new members during a ceremony on April 29.

Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous

The annual Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous will be held Sunday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Camp Courageous, which is located at 12007 190th St. Monticello. Camp Courageous is a year-round recreational and respite care facility for individuals with special needs.

Tina's dancers continue to bring home top awards

The Diva Dance Co. and Dream Dance Co. from Tina’s Dance Studio in Eldridge recently attended the Tribute National Talent Competition at the Adler Theater in Davenport.

Design talk at GAHC

After World War I, German leaders encouraged the development of a new school to blend the power of industry with the insight of design. The Bauhaus school represented revolutionary concepts on Art and Design as well as an inclusive social experiment.

Tony Friederichs earns American FFA Degree

Anthony (Tony) Friederichs, a 2017 Durant High School graduate, a member of the Wilton FFA chapter, and a former Scott County 4-H'er, was awarded the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo 2018 in Indianapolis.

Lewis tops Eldridge 2019 Top 10 list

Eldridge’s new, $7 million gun manufacturing plant tops a list of city milestones presented May 9 at the North Scott Chamber breakfast.

Hart runs for Congress

A press time, The NSP learned that Rita Hart joined the race to succeed Rep. Dave Loebsack for the U.S. House in Iowa's Second District.

View the Eldridge Police report from the May 15 NSP!

View the Eldridge Police report from the May 15 NSP!
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Sports

Softball, baseball openers set

North Scott's softball and baseball teams will swing into action next week.
Girls' Golf

Lancers go low at Bunker Hills

If the weather would ever cooperate, you have to wonder what kind of affect it would have on North Scott’s girls’ golf scores.
Boys' Tennis

Doubles duos shine at districts

It was a good way to end the season.
Girls' Tennis

Lancers net regional win over Muskies; finish seventh at conference meet

The season is beginning to wind down for North Scott’s girls’ tennis team. Last week the Lancers secured a seventh-place finish at the Mississippi Athletic Conference tennis meet, and Monday they knocked off Muscatine in the opening round of the Class 2A regional tennis tournament.
Opinion
If these stones could talk
Last Friday, as we have each year for two decades now, Linda and I made the one-hour trip up Highway 30 to Lisbon, where we decorated … Read More
North Scott, Pleasant Valley team up to save the day
It was truly phenomenal, and a sight to see. Talk about teamwork at its best. Read More
Park View taxes are low, thanks to others
Park View looks and feels more and more like its own town as Scott County adds code enforcement and landlord regulation to the police … Read More
1979: NSP named 'Newspaper of the Year'
May 17, 1979: The Iowa Press Association bestowed its highest honor for journalistic achievement, the “Newspaper of the Year” … Read More
Support from an amazing community
"On May 4, North Scott Post Prom sponsored an alcohol- and drug-free alternative event at no cost for all North Scott juniors and … Read More
'Greatest generation' at North Scott
"The purpose of this letter is to publicly thank Milt Schatz, a longtime Eldridge resident and one of the original teachers of North … Read More
Why don't lawmakers trust cities, counties?
"This bill puts yet another constraint on a local government’s ability to responsibly fund its services ..." Read More
The best part of your day
My children and grandchildren have always had books to read. So have most of yours, and so did I when I was a child. Read More
North Scott nation goes 'Blue for Anna'
The Ed White fifth-grader sat calmly in a chair in principal Bernie Brustkern’s office, talking amiably with a stranger she’d … Read More
Announcements
Death Notice: Eugene Black
A private family graveside service for Eugene Franklin Black, 97, of Litchfield, Ill., will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at … Read More
Death Notice: Frederick Steen
A celebration of life service for Frederick Christian "Fred" Steen, 82, of Clinton, will be held from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at … Read More
Death Notice: Inez Sharp
A celebration of life service for Inez M. Sharp, 95, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. … Read More
Death Notice: Ila Thoensen
Private family services will be held for Ila B. Thoensen, 94, of Blue Grass. Burial will be in the Blue Grass Cemetery. The Runge … Read More
Death Notice: Clarice Mizer
A funeral service for Clarice Ann Mizer, 87, of LeClaire, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Hope Church, LeClaire. Burial … Read More
Death Notice: Gerald Meye
A funeral service for Gerald "Jerry" Meye, 81, of Bettendorf, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at First Christian Church, … Read More
Death Notice: William Blanche
A funeral Mass for William P. Blanche, 90, of Eldridge, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic … Read More
Death Notice: John Karnstedt
A memorial service for John Henry Karnstedt, 79, of Eldridge, will be held at noon on Saturday, June 1, at Eldridge United Methodist … Read More
Death Notice: Deborah Wriedt
A celebration of life service for Deborah Mae Wriedt, 62, of Davenport, formerly of Blue Grass, will be held from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, … Read More
Death Notice: Helen Montgomery
A celebration of life service for Helen I. Montgomery, 88, of Davenport, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Grace United … Read More
Linnenbrink-Gluesing vows to be said June 29
Alyssa Linnenbrink and Brian Gluesing are engaged to be married. Read More
Kinney-Wehrfritz wedding set for Sept. 7
Melissa Sue Kinney of Eldridge and Robert Addison Wehrfritz of Sebastopol, Calif., are engaged to be married. Read More
Fritz Fuhs to note 90th birthday with party
Fritz Fuhs of Davenport is turning 90. Please join family and friends for a birthday celebration on May 26 from 1-4 p.m. at Fejervary … Read More
Birth: Jacob Bekel
Jennifer and Ben Bekel of Eldridge are the parents of a son born at 9:08 a.m. April 10, 2019, at Genesis East Medical Center, … Read More
Obituary: Milton Schatz
Mr. Milton Carl Schatz, 86, of Eldridge, died Tuesday evening, May 7, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Read More
More local news
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Grand Haven to host Alzheimer's group The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a free monthly caregiver support group beginning on Thursday, May 9, at Grand Haven Retirement Community in Eldridge.
Cyclone Tailgate Tour coming May 20 The 2019 Cyclone Tailgate Tour, a traveling motorcoach featuring coaches, student-athletes, spirit squad members and Cy, will make its Quad Cities stop on Monday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Isle Center Ballroom, Bettendorf.
Scott County pork promoters The Scott County Pork Producers held their annual Scott County Pork Queen/Little Miss Pigtail contest on Sunday, April 28.
Mel Foster Insurance named to firm's 2019 Leadership Circle Integrity Insurance, a property and casualty carrier, announces that Mel Foster Insurance earned a spot in the 2019 Leadership Circle, which honors top-tier agencies for their work the year prior. To achieve Leadership Circle status, Mel Foster Insurance met specific criteria based on premium, profitability and growth.
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