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With the recently announced two-year federal Budget Deal, discretionary spending will increase $2.7 trillion over the next two years. Knowing Iowa Republican Senators Joni Ernst and Charles Grassley along with Iowa Democrat House of Representatives Cindy Axne, Abby Finkenauer and David Loebsack voted yea, they have proven they no longer care about a balanced budget or deficits. Only Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) opposed the legislation. more
I am so excited about the upcoming school year and looking forward to seeing all of our staff and students. I am sure we are in for a great year. The buildings are in great shape, and our teachers have been working all summer on updating their curriculum. As always, it is a privilege to serve the North Scott Community School District. more
"Kadyn’s law increased the criminal penalties and license sanctions for passing a stopped school bus, including fines, imprisonment, and driver’s license suspension ..." more
"Please be extra careful in school zones and be alert for school buses that are stopping for students ..." more
"Wouldn't gun control and banning assault weapons make us a whole lot safer ..." more
"Whoever visualized school kids wearing bulletproof knapsacks ..." more
"Until you stand up and denounce Donald Trump’s hatred and racism, I will remain ashamed to call you my senators ..." more
"Recently we had a minor 'issue' with an adjoining city property. I contacted the City of Eldridge and was very impressed with the prompt, professional response ..." more
It's remarkable, really, and a sign that civic engagement lives in our little corner of the world. "It" in this case is that no fewer than five of the last 10 district governors for Iowa Lions District 9EC have been members of one club: Eldridge. more
The obituary in last week’s NSP was nothing special. It was bare bones, unassuming and simple. more
Excitement is building. A first-ever regular season Major League Baseball game will take place in Iowa next year. And it will take place at a location many people consider sacred. more
Aug. 11, 2004: President George W. Bush greeted some 13,000 supporters at a campaign rally in LeClaire Park in Davenport. Miss Iowa 2003, Nicole White, was at the event, and singer Larry Gatlin, a longtime friend of Bush’s, entertained the crowd with his country hits. Democratic challenger, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) participated in an invitation-only economic discussion at the River Center on the same day. more
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