The North Scott community was shocked Tuesday morning when news broke that a popular longtime educator was arrested and charged with the attempted murder of her husband.
Members of an area gardening club are disbanding and donating the money left in their treasury to two area historical societies.
Strawberries are well suited for any home garden. They are hardy, easy to grow and produce a good crop with moderate effort. Early spring is one of the best times to plant strawberries in Iowa, and knowing when to plant and how to grow and maintain the strawberries is key to producing a succ…
Curb appeal can go a long way toward making a home more attractive to its inhabitants as well as prospective buyers once the house is put on the market. Improving curb appeal is a goal for many homeowners, and while many projects aimed at making homes more aesthetically appealing can be cost…
A decade ago, Paul and Patty Seyller might have wondered who would be interested in a $20,000-plus John Deere Gator.
These North Scott Junior High students were honored as Students of the Quarter at a special recognition breakfast on Wednesday, April 13. Students were chosen for this honor by their teachers in recognition of their hard work, focused effort and respectful attitude in school.
The Diva Dance Co. and Dream Dance Co. from Tina’s Dance Studio in Eldridge recently attended the Platinum National Talent Competition held at Davenport North High School.
The lights at Lancer Stadium will be on all night on Saturday, April 30-May 1 as ultra-runners from across the U.S. compete in the Cornbelt Running Club’s 35th annual 24-Hour Run.
Before funnel cakes are served and the grandstand shows, carnival rides and agriculture competitions even begin, the Mississippi Valley Fair will kick off festivities with the Mississippi Valley Fair Queen Contest on June 12.
If you don’t yet know Pastor Steve Ott, you soon will. The recently appointed senior pastor of Long Grove Christian Church makes an effort to meet new people. And although he has been in the Quad Cities for six years, he is a newcomer to Long Grove.
For the past few years passersby on Eldridge’s busy LeClaire Road would barely glance at the dilapidated home tucked beneath the giant trees on the north side of the street.
North Scott schools’ $35,000 website makeover debuts this month with features intended to foster interactivity and autonomy for each school with a design that unites the district’s disparate school and activity sites.
North Scott teachers will receive a 2.76 percent wage and benefit package increase that includes a $400 increase to the base pay under a contract approved Monday by the school board.
It will be Girls’ Night Out on Wednesday, May 4, when the latest class of honorees is inducted into the North Scott Athletic Hall of Fame.
Walcott this month wraps up an ambitious, $790,000 Main Street streetscaping makeover that adds a three-block stretch of sidewalks and 28 decorative streetlamps to the northern entrance to downtown.
Brent Herman treads lightly when it comes to sidewalks. He feels every crack and crumble as he rolls his wheelchair over his town’s spotty sidewalk network. He is particularly sensitive to even minor grade changes that walkers and runners may not notice.
Buffalo and Blue Grass firefighters reel in hoses from a wooded area east of Coonhunter's Road late Sunday. Buffalo Fire Chief Terry Adams said 15 firefighters from both departments responded about 10 p.m. to a burning, collapsed shed on a foundation. He said the fire was extinguished in les…
Calvary United Methodist Church in Walcott will soon be holding an adults-only event. But don’t jump to conclusions; it’s all quite innocent, and it promises to be both fun and rewarding.
Health insurance carriers have received reports of insurance agents harassing seniors and giving them false information about their Medicare Supplement plans as a way of encouraging them to switch to a new plan sold by that agent.
On April 14, Quad City Arts announced the winners of the 39th Annual High School Art Invitational at the Quad City Arts Gallery. More than $3,500 in cash and gift certificates to area high school students and teachers for their excellence in fine art.
The Barley House Band, regular musicians at the Bucktown Revue, will be bringing their Celtic, Bluegrass and Southern Gospel style of music to Our Savior Presbyterian Church in Argo on Sunday, April 24, at 10 a.m.
Volunteers from the Scott County Extension Master Gardener program will be available to answer questions on several days of the Big Brother Big Sister Plant Sale to be held at the Northwest Bank parking lot near Northpark Mall
The Scott County Pork Producers held their annual Pork Queen/Little Miss Pigtail contest on Sunday, April 3. Rachel Ehlers (right) was crowned the 2016 Little Miss Pigtail. Pictured with her are Emmalynn Golinghorst, 2015 Little Miss Pigtail and Rachel Paustian, 2015-2016 Pork Queen.
Colin Suiter, a resident of Long Grove and a graduate of North Scott High School, has graduated from the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) Basic Firefighter Academy.
In his first Monday of retirement, Myron Scheibe drove East LeClaire Road to reflect on changes that seemed unfathomable to many Eldridge residents four decades ago.
Expect to see new cabins at West Lake Park, planning for a new $1 million campground at Scott County Park, a programming study for the Wapsi Center and a refurbished steeple for St. Ann’s historic church.
Long Grove City Council members approved filling the empty council seat vacated by Don Thiessen through appointment in lieu of holding a special election.
Eldridge council members can’t yet agree on changes to the city’s leaf disposal policies, but all said the city needs a full leaf burning public forum before fall comes around.
The death of his friend is punishment enough for a North Scott teenager facing a vehicular homicide charge, says the father of the accident victim.
Jim Hancock, Scott County Board Chair announced that three applicants have been invited for interviews for the position of Scott County Administrator
Blue Grass firefighters found little damage at 519 Mississippi St., where a table lamp caught fire about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Occupant Tina Morrison reported only minor smoke damage to a table in her 100 year old home.
Eldridge police officers are confident they’ll make an arrest in the Sunday afternoon armed robbery of a local business.
The park benches, illuminated bike racks and LED lights embedded in the sidewalks are gone. Oak trees, planters, curb bumpouts and custom, colored concrete remain in a downtown Eldridge streetscaping plan that now advances for council consideration.