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Paper or plastic? As far as grocery bags are concerned, I don’t have to answer that anymore. Like a lot of people, I bring my own reusable sacks to the supermarket most of the time. But if you ask me that question about almost anything else, my answer is almost always an emphatic “paper.” But if … more
The Hart vs. Cournoyer race should be the kind of campaign I love to cover. more
Nov. 24, 1977: Eldridge Postmaster Dorothy Beck told The North Scott Press that a survey conducted by the postal service showed that Eldridge residents were strongly in favor of house to house mail delivery. A formal request for in-town delivery had been denied in 1975, even though Eldridge had at that time surpassed the population requirement of 2,500 for consideration. more
"We salute this professional organization ..." more
"The flower beds along LeClaire Road and the hanging baskets and flowers at Wiese Memorial Park this summer have made Eldridge a beautiful sight ..." more
"The birth of America was an incredible experiment founded on freedom, liberty, and Judeo-Christian beliefs and values, but the mere mention of God and Jesus Christ in today’s public schools strikes fear in the hearts of P.C. cowards, frightens the followers of Marxist theory, and infuriates the disciples of Mohammed ..." more
"Many took a chance on Donald Trump when he promised the moon, saying he could fix everything, and it would be so easy ..." more
"I realize the middle class tax cut President Trump promised sounded good, however, the tax scam concocted in the Washington swamp is not what we were promised ..." more
"I seriously fear for the present and for the future of our country, our way of life, and our performance on the international stage ..." more
Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) released the following statement Nov. 16 after the U.S.House passed H.R. 1, the Republican’s tax plan. In a guest column, Loebsack had previously laid out his vision for what he believes should have been included in any tax proposal. more
In surveys which ask which institutions people value most, libraries rank near the top, alongside volunteer fire departments. It is with pride, then, that the Scott County Library System is launching its beautiful new Walcott branch with a Saturday open house. more
I have to admit I wasn’t totally thrilled with the idea of participating in the North Scott girls’ basketball team’s Food Cart Race Sunday night. more
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