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Preparing for election season

As the Nov. 6, 2018 general election approaches, candidates and their supporters are keenly aware of what's in the newspapers. more

Bob Williams' generosity goes national

Anna Lineris was right. One minute with Bob Williams, and it’s bound to change your outlook on life. more

NS twist to an Indian tradition brings color to Junior High

For the third year in a row, I dodged ecstatic North Scott Junior High students frolicking in their school’s annual color run. more

950 attend Eldridge Co-op meeting

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

What gun laws would you support?

"As a gun owner myself, my question for Rep. Paustian is, What legislation or laws would you support given the narrowly averted tragedy at North Scott Junior High ..." more

Thank you to emergency personnel

"We are so thankful for the countless hours of training our fire, ambulance and law enforcement people go through to know how to assist us when we need them ..." more

Iowans need a change in the Legislature

"Iowans need to vote for someone who will look after their interests, not those of out-of-state billionaires ..." more

Our community is fortunate to have a local newspaper like The NSP

"We are fortunate to have a local newspaper in our school district that covers everything so well ..." more

County needs to spark population growth

"Today, Scott County has the slowest population growth rate of the largest Iowa counties. And, what little growth we’ve had is offset by a decline in Rock Island County ..." more

Brooklyn, Iowa: Let us heal in peace

"Please leave us out of your debate. Allow us to grieve in privacy and dignity. At long last, show some decency. "   more

New York Times crossed the line with anonymous source

Nearly every journalism class I’ve taught over the past 20 years begins the same way. We draw up an ethics statement. more

2003: County Administrative Center unveiled to public

Sept 10, 2003: After many years of planning and much work, Scott County officials unveiled their newly remodeled Administrative Center to the public. The six-story center was located in downtown Davenport in the building formerly known as the Bicentennial Building. Renovation cost $5.6 million. more
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