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All of Scott County's Republican state senators endorsed U.S. Rep. Steve King’s Republican challenger more than a year before that contested primary. more
Linsey Moffitt Tobin, a 1999 North Scott grad who attended the University of Tennessee-Martin on a softball scholarship and graduated in 2004 with a bachelor of science degree in agricultural business, has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, to serve as chair of the Federal Grain Inspection Advisory Committee.  more
Scott County’s Planning and Zoning Commission allowed residential development on rural farm ground near West Lake Park that had been targeted for commercial development for decades. more
McCausland streets will get up to $150,000 for repairs, funded by the town’s first loan in memory. more
Water and sewer rates will go up more than 21 percent a year to help sewer and water projects that Park View Water and Sewer District members just learned will approach $7 million over the next three years. more
An additional million dollars for mental health and more money to hire sheriff’s deputies contributed to a 2019-20 Scott County budget that boosts the property tax levy 5.7 percent, and gives taxpayers the county’s first tax rate increase in at least a decade. more
Princeton city spending will go down next year, along with a tax rate dropped to its lowest level since 2015. more
Scott County Supervisors appear headed toward approving pay raises that are a fraction of the 15 to 20 percent hikes recommended for elected officials by the county’s compensation board. more
Eldridge residents on March 4 can review and comment on a 2019-2020 spending plan that increases the tax levy less than one percent, keeps the tax rate at $6.75 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation. more
Engineering work on Eldridge’s First Street trail will start this month under a $124,500 contract that aims for bidding by September and construction beginning late this year. more
Long Grove council members shifted reserve funds to begin planning work this year on an estimated $1.65 million water treatment plant that will be financed with a low-interest state loan and future rate increases. more
Miner, Gilroy and Meade, Certified Public Accountants, PC, released an audit report on the City of Eldridge, Iowa. more
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