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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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Welcome the month of May with a true German celebration on April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at Schuetzen Park, 700 Waverly Road, Davenport.

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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.

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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.

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Maysville water utility customers are being asked to boil all tap water while repairs are made on the distribution system.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Walcott American Legion Auxiliary Post #548 made five fleece blankets for "Stand Down," which was held February 18th at Davenport Post #26.

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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.

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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

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Welcome the month of May with a true German celebration on April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at Schuetzen Park, 700 Waverly Road, Davenport.

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Lancer Productions will give audiences a peek into the Top Secret Personal Beeswax of Junie B. Jones as Children’s Theatre returns to the stage this weekend.

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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.

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The Wapsi River Center will celebrate Earth Day by hosting a spring volunteer workday on April 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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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.

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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.