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Clearly a crime has been committed. more
Oct. 1, 2003: Iowa’s first lady Christie Vilsack visited Eldridge, where she toured the Scott County Library and held a public forum to discuss this particular project and also other Iowa achievements that were helping to transform the Iowa economy. She presented a proclamation from the governor to Eldridge mayor Frank Wood. The document declared that Sept. 23 had been designated as “Pride in Eldridge Day.” more
What a week it was – again. Sometimes it feels like the world is coming apart at the seams. Consider the week just past. more
A sword couldn’t cut this tension. more
My wife has a smartphone, but I have resisted getting one for myself. I still have my trusty flip phone. Purchased in the early 2000s and old enough now to grow whiskers, it still does what I want it to do – make and take calls. It will do other things, too, like texting, but I’m not into that. more
Sept. 25, 2003: The historic Summit Church, located on Utica Ridge Road in rural Davenport, was deeded over to the Scott County Historical Society where members could hold meetings and host their fundraising events. more
As the Nov. 6, 2018 general election approaches, candidates and their supporters are keenly aware of what's in the newspapers. more
Anna Lineris was right. One minute with Bob Williams, and it’s bound to change your outlook on life. more
For the third year in a row, I dodged ecstatic North Scott Junior High students frolicking in their school’s annual color run. 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
"Please leave us out of your debate. Allow us to grieve in privacy and dignity. At long last, show some decency. "   more
Nearly every journalism class I’ve taught over the past 20 years begins the same way. We draw up an ethics statement. more
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