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"I would like to suggest that maybe one reason more of those incidents have not occurred in Eldridge, in particular, might be that every fall people from the area churches gather to pray for safety for our students, teachers and district employees ..." more
"36,380 thousand guns deaths a year in this country. Sixty-one percent of those are suicide ..." more
"I love what this event represents: connecting the hearts and hands of the community ..." more
The Central DeWitt baseball team's runner-up finish in the Class 3A State Tournament puts an exclamation point on an extraordinary 38-4 campaign, including a 12-inning 4-3 win over North Scott. more
Why not here? more
You may have read recently that scientists in Switzerland have determined that in order to battle climate change, we would need to plant 1 trillion trees globally. more
Aug. 6, 1969: Tom Tobin donated a log home to the Save Our Landmarks Association. The association planned to have the home moved to Scott County Park, where park visitors would be able to experience how the early pioneers to the area had lived. The Anne Ken Chapter of the Izaak Walton League donated funds for the upkeep of the house. more
Capitol grounds and courthouse squares across the U.S. notoriously feature monuments to wars. The Iowa State Capitol grounds, for example, has statues commemorating our state's participation in the Civil War and many others. more
Holly Hoelting was right. She was just a year off. more
July 27, 1994: Around 500 dead fish were collected from the banks of Lake Huntington near Scott County Park, after they had thrown themselves onto the shore. State biologists said that this phenomenon, which had been occurring in lakes across Iowa that summer, was the result of low oxygen levels in the water caused by weather conditions and abundance of decomposing plant life. more
Election cybersecurity is a race without a finish line. There are new and constantly evolving threats out there every day from foreign governments, and from bad actors across the globe. We must remain vigilant in protecting our elections. I want you to know that here in Iowa, that is our number one priority. more
The purpose of this memo is to inform you of an upcoming raid to arrest a woman living in New York City who we plan to send back to her country of origin, France. more
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