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Oerman lobbies for UNI at Capitol

A North Scott alum’s college senior year includes visits to the Iowa Capitol, lobbying for a bill he hopes will prevent alcohol-related injuries and death. more

Eldridge finds 5 feet for setbacks

Eldridge City Council members later this month will consider granting 5 feet of leeway for homeowners forbidden to build addition within 30 feet of their neighbors’ property. more

Park View residents demand action on water problems

Park View’s new water and sewer treatment operator is launching a plan to clear up persistent brown water that prompted more than 50 angry residents to confront water and sanitary district board members who said they had been unaware of chronic complaints. more

Princeton gets details on $546K federal funds package

A $546,000 federal grant and loan package will help Princeton build a new well to shore up current water needs and prepare for growth on 430 acres just annexed into town. more

Legislative forums resume Jan. 20

Iowa Quad-City legislative forums resume 10:30 a.m., Jan. 20 at St. Ambrose University’s Rogalski Center. more

Meet your candidates at NSP forums

The North Scott Press will present state legislative and Scott County candidate forums Sept. 20 and Sept. 26 at the Scott County Library in Eldridge. more

Paustian calls board districts vote ‘a mistake’ – House vote would force state to draw local board districts

An Iowa legislative attempt to alter county board representation is a “mistake” that should never be made law, said Rep. Ross Paustian, among the House majority that approved the bill March 7. more

Eldridge pitches $5K in for Arsenal

Eldridge taxpayers for the first time will contribute to a regional fund needed to cover a $240,000-per-year lobbying bill for the Rock Island Arsenal. more

Lawmakers bring rural Scott agenda to capitol

North Scott Press Assistant Editor Mark Ridolfi interviewed rural Scott County’s state legislative delegation to learn their priorities for their district and the state. more

City, county finalize fireworks ordinances

Eldridge council members gave final approval Monday to a new fireworks ordinance that aligns with county-wide rules allowing fireworks only during Independence Day and New Year’s Eve celebrations. more

County adds staff for cleaning contract

Scott County Supervisors added the equivalent of a full-time position to handle contracted cleaning of the Scott County Solid Waste Commission offices at about twice the cost and hours of the Eldridge private firm that lost the contract. more

Voter cards are in the mail

Nearly 22,000 Iowa voters will receive a new voter registration acknowledgement from the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office. The cards are being sent to ensure Iowans who registered to vote or updated their registration between July 25 and Aug. 17 have accurate information following a recent court ruling. more
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