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"We are fortunate to have a local newspaper in our school district that covers everything so well ..." more
"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
"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
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
Every year hiring the right number of teachers for our schools can be a very difficult challenge. As a district, our goals are to maintain appropriate class sizes at all grade levels while being able to offer a wide range of opportunities for our students, with the end result being they are college and career ready. Our district has been challenged to meet these goals because of under-funding from the state and declining enrollment for the past two years. more
Elsewhere in this issue is a story about a major donation from the family of the late Carolyn Moon, who died in May 2017, to the Figge Museum. The second-floor gallery of the world class museum in downtown Davenport will be named the Carolyn C. Moon Gallery. more
“We are, and will be, Lancer Strong.” more
This summer has been one of many firsts for me: getting a big-girl internship, writing a published newspaper article, becoming a top-notch photographer (OK, maybe not), editing pictures and stories, and working with programs to lay out stories for print. more
Sept. 1, 1993: Kansas Senator Bob Dole (a contender for the Republican presidential nomination) came to Scott County to fire up the troops at a rally held at the Starlite Ballroom, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport. more
"Warm wishes for continued success in all endeavors and congratulations on your laudable career as publisher/editor of The NSP ..." more
"Kudos to all North Scott neighbors like Dustin Henningsen and his family, Mayor Schoenthaler and others, and Joni Kuehl-Schneider helping during Tuesday night's storm ... and on Wednesday helping clear my driveway ..." more
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