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Couple’s property may cover old Eldridge street

A Grand Mound couple’s renovation of a neglected Eldridge home hit a snag just as they put it on the market. A review of old city maps indicates a sliver of their front yard at Second and Davies streets may actually be city property. more

Walcott lands Coca-Cola bottling plant

Iowa’s Coca-Cola bottler and distributor will move its Quad-Cities operation to Walcott, bringing 143 jobs and building an $8 million, 100,000-square-foot plant with state and local taxpayer incentives. more

McClimon challenges Mommsen in District 97

Retired probation officer Tim McClimon entered the Iowa House District 97 race to “get back to the basics of passing bills that solve real problems.” more

Princeton tackles street patches and Third Street repairs

Princeton will tackle street cracks and some big asphalt holes this year, then take on resurfacing Third Street in August, and Pineo Grove next year. more

Park View hit with double whammy

Park View Homeowners Association leaders convening today for their annual meeting face two challenges: The homeowners’ association dues increase got voted down. And the state legislature adjourned before addressing Park View’s covenant problems. more

Audit guides Long Grove

A new state audit advises Long Grove leaders to address sick time compensation and other payroll policies, and get more council oversight of bill payments. more

Shepard traffic tops forum concerns

Alan Shepard Elementary School traffic already is raising concerns, and Long Grove city council members asked school board members if their town’s looming growth might further crowd the school. more

Developer asks Long Grove to manage stormwater

Housing developer Dale Grunwald is asking Long Grove to form a municipal stormwater utility that would own and manage water detention for his and other subdivisions planned for the town. more

Absentee balloting underway for June 5 primary

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate reminds Iowans that the absentee balloting period for the June 5 primary is now underway. Voters can request an absentee ballot through their county auditor’s office. They can also vote in-person at the county auditor’s office. more

Eldridge council addresses school traffic ‘free for all’

A student injury – or worse – is just waiting to happen on First Street by North Scott High School, and Fifth Street, by the junior high and Ed White, Eldridge City Council members agreed during a discussion on student safety. more

Lawmakers comment on abortion, tax votes

The Iowa Legislature adjourned May 4. The NSP reached lawmakers whose districts represent rural Scott County on Monday for their reactions on two major items of legislation that were passed at the end of the session: more

Park View residents have until May 8 to vote on dues question

A vote to consider raising Park View Homeowners Association dues has enough votes to count, but not enough to pass yet. more
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