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Junior High students delve into real-life finances

Pick your favorite career. Then learn how to live on the salary. That's the process DuTrac Credit Union volunteers used to guide North Scott Junior High seventh graders through a financial …

Fuel up for Camp Courageous!

The FuelIowa stores are launching their 39th annual “Cent-A-Gallon Day for Camp Courageous” on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019.

Partners of Scott County Watersheds sets training

Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting an in-depth Snapshot training on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 5-7 p.m. at the Davenport Public Works building, 1200 E. 46th St., Davenport.

Supporting 'Stand Down'

Members of the Walcott American Legion Auxiliary recently donated food, clothing and hygiene items to Stand Down, a three-day event at the QCCA

Area churches plan Thanksgiving services

The North Scott Clergy Group community-wide Thanksgiving service and celebration will be held Sunday, Nov. 24, at 4 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Eldridge.

First Central Eldridge branch manager Brandi Lord promoted

Brandi Lord has always enjoyed learning new things.

Ag Department report: Corn harvest catches up

Iowa Department of Agriculture reports released Monday show corn harvest 77 percent complete and soybeans 95 percent complete.

Immigration lecture Nov. 26

The World Affairs Council of the Quad Cities presents a lecture entitled, “Midwest Immigration,” by Augustana geography professor Dr. Chris Strunk, 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the Bettendorf library.

NS teams set to take the court for annual Hall of Pride scrimmages

Although the fall sports seasons are barely in the books, North Scott fans will get a chance to take a glimpse at the Lancer girls’ and boys’ basketball teams when both squads hold their annual Hall of Pride scrimmages this weekend.

Logan Vis named first-team all-district

Sorry, Logan, didn't mean to overlook you. Lancer senior Logan Vis was inadvertently omitted from last week's story when seven North Scott football players were named first-team all-district.

Lancer athletes sign on the dotted line

The North Scott High School cafeteria was filled with well-wishers as these eight Lancers signed their national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level next year.

Say it isn't so: Lancers cap impressive 28-6 season with state tourney setback

Disbelief, disappointment and ultimately, defeat.
Things that matter most
This is not what I planned to write about, but events have a way of informing us of things that matter most. The news came Sunday … Read More
Jayhawks reveal the cruel side of college athletics
Dreams are meant to be dashed, as evidenced by North Scott’s football team coming up short in its journey to the Dome, and the … Read More
Most readers say their minds are already made up
Most respondents to this week’s online NSP poll were clear: Nothing said in the House impeachment hearings can change their minds. Read More
Expanded Highway 61 project pushed
Nov. 22, 1979: Iowa Department of Transportation officials received news that a $15 million federal grant could assist in a quicker … Read More
'Blown away by support given me'
"I just wanted to express my thanks and gratitude to everyone who I have had the privilege to speak, learn, and grow with over the … Read More
The definition of bribery
"To offer or provide payment in order to persuade someone with a responsibility to betray that responsibility is known as seeking … Read More
Congratulations to my fellow Iowans
"I wish to congratulate my fellow Iowans for perceiving that a champion has arisen amidst all the confusion and profusion of … Read More
Caucuses give us a chance to meet remarkable Americans
Presidential candidates traipsing across Iowa every four years affords us the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some … Read More
Bittersweet ending leaves a lifetime of memories
It was after the 24-10 homecoming win over state playoff qualifier Iowa City Liberty. After going through the post-game handshakes, … Read More
Wieser-Dugan vows to be exchanged in June
Jessica Wieser and Seán M. Dugan, both of Winterset, are engaged to be married. Read More
Golinghorsts celebrate 50 years of marriage
Richard and Mary Golinghorst of Walcott celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in July. Read More
Obituary: Kenneth Carstensen
Kenneth J. Carstensen, 80, of Houston, Texas, and Phoenix, Ariz., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in Phoenix. Ken was born Feb. 2, 1939, … Read More
Obituary: Castella McMahan
A funeral service for Castella McMahan, 78, of Davenport, will be held at noon on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. … Read More
Obituary: Jill Jellison
A funeral mass for Jill Marie Jellison, 72, of Davenport, formerly of Dubuque, was held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Nativity … Read More
Obituary: Kristina Wagner
A funeral service for Kristina Marie Wagner, 38, of Davenport, was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Obituary: Dennis Mueller
A Celebration of Life Open House for Dennis D. Mueller, 77, of DeWitt, was held from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Schultz … Read More
Obituary: Verna Denger
A funeral service for Verna L. Denger, 96, of Davenport, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, … Read More
Obituary: Robert Staib
A funeral service for Robert Burns Staib, 98, of Davenport, was held at noon on Friday, Nov. 15, in the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. … Read More
Obituary: Debra Goodknight
A funeral service for Debra Goodknight, 51, of Bettendorf, was held at noon on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Obituary: Kenneth Wolverton
A private family burial will be held in Rock Island National Cemetery at a later date for Kenneth Harlan Wolverton, 95, of Bettendorf. … Read More
Obituary: Carolyn Crews
A funeral service for Carolyn A. Crews, 86, of Davenport, was held at noon on Monday, Nov. 18, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Obituary: Linda Groenbeck
A funeral service for Linda L. Groenbeck, 71, of Davenport, was held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Death Notice: Connie Noe
A memorial service for Connie Kay Noe, 57, of Davenport, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, at the Bettendorf Community … Read More
Obituary: Lorraine Lynch
Lorraine Jean Bordeaux Lynch, 72, of Davenport, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at Genesis East Medical Center. Services will be … Read More
More local news
County sets Dec. 4 meeting in Eldridge on Park View rental ordinance Scott County has set a 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4 meeting to present proposed landlord regulations for apartments in the rural county, most of which are in Park View.
Free bird: Brockmann and Tasty Café team up for free Thanksgiving Day dinner If you’re planning on being alone for Thanksgiving, or just don’t want to cook a big meal, Chuck Brockmann and Frank Bekiri have a deal for you.
Petitioners promise to pursue YMCA vote Organizers of a petition calling for a vote on Eldridge’s YMCA funding say they’ll continue adding signatures after an hour-long public hearing Monday on the city’s share of the project.
County suspends passport service A flood of Iowans needing Real ID data and a shortage of employees have forced the Scott County Recorder to suspend issuing passports through year’s end.
Next mayor plans to 'stay the course' Kevin Kernan said Princeton residents can expect him to “stay the course,” when he assumes the mayor’s post at the start of 2020.