Featured stories

Andrews guilty of all charges except attempted murder

A Scott County jury today found 13-year-old Luke Andrews guilty of three counts, including assault, carrying a gun on school property, and a lesser charge of assault with intent to commit serious injury.
North Scott School Board

Silver Bullet replacement expected to be up by year's end

Lancer athletes will be practicing inside the Silver Bullet replacement when winter hits, under a plan approved by North Scott School Board members Monday.
Eldridge City Council

'We get chickens? Woo hoo!' Grand Haven prepares for poultry

The chickens are coming to roost at Grand Haven.

Road work to begin on Eldridge streets

Tri-City Blacktop is expected to begin work on West LeClaire Road in Eldridge, from Fifth to Eighth streets, on Thursday, July 18.

Park View plans open house July 24 on water system plans

Park View residents can see plans for the community’s new water treatment system, ask questions and learn more from Water and Sanitary District operator Brent Earley at an open house, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 24 at the Park View Owners Association office, 16 Lincoln Ave.

All in a day's work

Eldridge firefighters blocked traffic on East LeClaire Road in Eldridge Thursday afternoon as they extinguished this truck fire in front of First Central State Bank.

View the Eldridge Police report from the July 17 NSP!

View the Eldridge Police report from the July 17 NSP!

View the Scott County Sheriff's report from the July 17 NSP!

View the Scott County Sheriff's report from the July 17 NSP!

'I can't wait. We are going to do this'

The 12-18 record is far from impressive, and a long toss away from everybody’s preseason expectations.

Falcons edge NS nine in classic MAC finale

After a Mississippi Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of Muscatine on Monday (July 8) and hopes of reaching the .500 mark, North Scott finished the week with three straight losses, including a 3-2, 10-inning gut-wrencher against Davenport West on Thursday.

Lancers win a thriller

There was definitely drama, but the dream stayed alive for North Scott’s softball team.

If all goes well, North Scott would play Tuesday at state

Nobody wants to put the cart ahead of the horse, but with North Scott knocking on the door of the Class 4A state tournament, it’s prudent to look at the possibilities of what may lie ahead.
'One small step for man; one giant leap for mankind'
Fifty years ago this Saturday (July 20), Neil Armstrong, the namesake of North Scott's elementary school in Park View, landed on the … Read More
Trial reveals praiseworthy response
What kind of training prepares professional educators to face a loaded handgun? Read More
'There is nothing dumber than people'
I don’t remember much from the first few years of my life. One thing, however, I do remember – and quite vividly – is seeing my … Read More
Eldridge Police chief finds artificial leg at Centennial Park
July 19, 1979: Eldridge Chief of Police Bill Welty reported that an artificial leg had been found at Centennial Park and could be … Read More
Ready, fire, aim!
The mere mention of the word “tariff” will get you swift reaction wherever farmers gather for coffee these days. Tariffs are now a … Read More
Superintendent: 'We did not let our challenges define us'
The 2018-19 school year was a year of firsts for me as a superintendent of schools. We had a number of challenges that rarely happen, … Read More
Bobby Schilling is a real person
"The people of Iowa would be well-served by returning Bobby Schilling to Congress in Iowa's 2nd District ..." Read More
Grand marshals: It was a fabulous weekend
"We had a fabulous weekend as grand marshals for the Eldridge Summer Festival ..." Read More
Eldridge Lions Club pancake breakfast
"Your support and generosity will help fund Lions Club projects in the North Scott community and beyond ..." Read More
Ganske-Meyer wedding set for Sept. 21
Lacey Ganske and Nicholas Meyer, both of Waterloo, are engaged to be married. Read More
Sebastians to mark 50th anniversary at St. Ann’s
Ron and Jan Sebastian will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows at 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Ann’s, Long … Read More
Robert Johnson to note 80th birthday with family
Robert Johnson will celebrate his 80th birthday with family. Read More
Obituary: Jacqueline Vens
Jacqueline M. “Jackie” Vens, 67, Davenport, died Monday, July 8, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.  A Mass of … Read More
Obituary: Donna Marten
 Donna Lee Marten, 85, of Quincy, Ill., passed away at 7:05 p.m. Friday (July 5, 2019) in Blessing Hospital. Read More
Obituary: Beverly Smith
Services to celebrate the life of Beverly A. Smith, 73, of Davenport were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, at St. Paul Lutheran … Read More
Obituary: Bonne Lorenzen
Bonne Lorenzen, 78, a resident of Davenport, died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at the Clarissa Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf following … Read More
Obituary: Thomas Anderson
Thomas R. “Tom” Anderson II, 61, of Coralville, died at his home under hospice care on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Read More
Obituary: R. 'Pete' Laing
A funeral service for R. “Pete” Laing, 76, of Davenport, was held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Hope Church, Bettendorf. Burial … Read More
Obituary: Harold Hodson
Harold Steven Hodson, 67, of Davenport, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a … Read More
Obituary: Marlin Hoffmann
A funeral service for Marlin Hoffmann, 88, of Spragueville, Iowa, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Law-Jones Funeral … Read More
Obituary: Nancy Frahm
A funeral service for Nancy J. Frahm, 72, of Davenport, was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. … Read More
Obituary: Ethel Cozad
A funeral service for Ethel W. Cozad, 101, of Davenport, was held at noon on Friday, July 12, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. … Read More
Obituary: Coleen 'Conie' White
Private family funeral services were held for Coleen S. “Conie” White, 64, of Maysville. Burial was in the Maysville Cemetery. The … Read More
Obituary: Delores Roseman
A funeral service for Delores Roseman, 96, of Davenport, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
More local news
Testimony ends; deliberations begin Tuesday Jurors will begin deliberations Tuesday to determine a former North Scott Junior High student’s intent when he pointed a loaded gun at his seventh-grade social studies teacher.
Eldridge council to discuss fireworks law Eldridge council members on Monday will discuss changes to the city’s fireworks ordinance after a council member complained of firework litter and smells.
Witness-by-witness account of junior high student's attempted murder trial The prosecution has rested in the NSJH gun trial. The defense will present evidence when court resumes on Monday. Closing arguments are expected on Tuesday.
Trial begins in NSJH gun case North Scott Junior High school counselor Holly Leinhauser said she and teacher Dawn Spring struggled to disarm a seventh grader, after he sat despondent on a hallway floor in the minutes after pulling a loaded handgun on Spring.
Millers lead the parade Busy Lynda and Duane Miller found one more way to share North Scott pride.