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Deep look at fitness center on Monday Eldridge council agenda

Eldridge council members tonight offer residents their most comprehensive look yet at a $10.4 million fitness center that would finally bring a competition pool to Eldridge. The estimate prepared …

Mona Martin to be inducted into Iowa Women's Hall of Fame

Mona Martin of Davenport, who represented rural Scott County in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1992-2001, is one of four who have been chosen by the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women for induction to the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame.

Grocers award scholarship to NS grad

Dalton "John" Hanenburg, a 2019 graduate of North Scott High School, has been awarded the F. William Beckwith Scholarship through the Iowa Grocers Education Foundation for the 2019-2020 academic year. Hanenburg was chosen for the $2,000 scholarship from an applicant pool of more than 400 students. There were 89 recipients who received scholarships totaling $160,600 this year.

Junior high girls make college Tech Trek

Mollie Hill, Grace Gephart, and Matea Kitchen are seventh-graders in North Scott Junior High. Their strong aptitude in math and science led teacher Erin Jenkins to recommend them to Tech Trek, an engaging camp for girls interested in hands-on science and technology.
Princeton City Council

Pineo Grove residents ask for street repairs

A group of Pineo Grove homeowners urged Princeton Council member Thursday to help resurface crumbling roads they say are a threat to safety, and property values.
Long Grove City Council

Long Grove council approves tighter purchasing policy

Most city purchases of $5,000 or more must be competitively bid under a policy unanimously adopted June 11 by Long Grove council members.

Council sets special meeting to discuss potential YMCA

Now that the North Scott School District has earmarked $7 million toward the construction of a new Eldridge-North Scott YMCA, city officials said it’s time for them to make some decisions.

Supporting Post Prom

Dan Hennings, on behalf of the Eldridge American Legion, recently presented a donation to Kathy Boffeli of North Scott's Post Prom committee.
Sports
Baseball

Moseley's return sparks sweep over Wildcats

Chase Moseley is back, and just in the nick of time. Finally, all seems right in Lancer world.
Softball

Lancers keep MAC title hopes alive

Things are coming together for North Scott’s softball team, and just in time. The going is about to get a whole lot tougher.

Lancer soccer players earn post-season honors

North Scott senior Rylie Rucker put the wraps on her illustrious Lancer sports career by garnering first team all-state honors when the Iowa Girls Coaches Association released its all-state soccer teams last week.

Support Lancer athletics at Booster Club golf outing

If you’re looking for a great way to support the North Scott athletic programs, and you love golf, the North Scott Athletic Boosters have a deal for you.
Opinion
That cheap ticket isn't looking so cheap anymore
Imagine that it's Saturday night and you're flying home to the Quad Cities on a direct flight from Mesa, Ariz. You are eager to … Read More
A story that will get even better with age
Every now and then, a good story, much like fine wine, enjoys a good shelf life. Such is the case with the generosity and love … Read More
2014: Lancer soccer girls win state!
June 18, 2014: North Scott girls’ soccer team brought home a state championship trophy—the first in North Scott High School’s … Read More
Workers thank community for support
"Recently my brothers and sisters from the United Steelworkers Local #105 projected a “Fair Contract” light onto the water towers … Read More
Transparency important for agriculture
"Agricultural companies and organizations such as Farm Bureau regularly take measures to educate consumers on where their food comes … Read More
Eldridge's big billboard
At least most of us agree on this – any group wanting to project an image on the city water tower should first seek permission and … Read More
Eric Long leads Lancers to another state championship
The week before the Iowa State Clay Target Championships, North Scott trapshooting coach Eric Long held court at a team meeting in The … Read More
Who will decide how county land is developed?
Either judges or taxpayers will determine how many more neighborhoods are built on Scott County’s rural farm fields. Read More
National Weather Service moves to Mt. Joy
June 8, 1994: The National Weather Service announced its upcoming relocation from the Quad-City Airport in Moline to a facility near … Read More
Announcements
Death Notice: Dorae Miller
A funeral service for Dorae Miller, 85, of Davenport, will be held at noon on Friday, June 28, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Death Notice: Jon McCubbin
A celebration of life service for Jon Guy McCubbin, 64, of Bradenton Beach, Fla., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Long … Read More
Death Notice: Brent Shadden
A funeral service for Brent Robert Shadden, 36, of Davenport, will be held on Monday, June 24, at 2 p.m. in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Death Notice: Tony Lyttles
Visitation for Tony Lyttles, 59, of Geneseo, Ill., will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport.  Read More
Death Notice: Bonnie Stewart
A memorial service for Bonnie Jean Stewart, 66, of Davenport, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Phares-Fenton vows to be exchanged in February
Kryslynne Phares of LeClaire and Nate Fenton of Bettendorf are engaged to be married. Read More
Obituary: Nancy Powers
Nancy Jo Powers, 69, of Davenport, died Sunday, June 9, 2019. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. The Runge Mortuary, … Read More
Obituary: Robert Wilson
A graveside funeral service celebrating the life of Robert F. Wilson, 91, of Davenport, was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15. Burial … Read More
Obituary: Georgene Rock
A memorial service for Georgene Rock, 89, of Eldridge, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Trinity Cathedral Church, … Read More
Obituary: Betty Noll
A service celebrating the life of Betty Jane Noll, 92, of Eldridge, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Christ United … Read More
Obituary: Shirley Graham
A funeral service for Shirley M. Graham, 84, of Davenport, was held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 14, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Obituary: Rebecca Swanson
Rebecca L. Swanson, age 63, peacefully passed away on June 1, 2019, in her home in Meridian, Idaho.  She was a loving wife, mother, … Read More
Obituary: Mildred Wallace
Mildred Dorothy Wallace, 95, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Big Heart Angel Group Home in Chandler, Ariz. Read More
Obituary: Sherry Mayberry
Private family services will be held for Sherry Lynn Mayberry, 49, of Davenport. The Runge Mortuary, Davenport, is assisting the … Read More
Obituary: Allison Schoonover
Allison Kay Schoonover, 74, of McCausland, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport. No services are … Read More
More local news
Chamber hosts first free summer concert "North of 40" will provide the music for the first free Summer Concert sponsored by the Eldridge-North Scott Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, June 19  on Second Street between Franklin and Davenport streets in downtown Eldridge.
County begins flood debris clean up June 25 Scott County crews will begin collecting flood debris Tuesday, June 25.
U.S. 61 changes planned near I-280 for new Kwik Star A rash of accidents and a new Kwik Star coming in 2020 on U.S. 61 just west of the Interstate 280 interchange are prompting Scott County supervisors to look at signage and road improvements.
North Scott Singers promote the legacy of Rosie the Riveter North Scott High School's North Scott Singers performed at the American Rosie the Riveter convention in Bettendorf June 8. The convention honors the history of working women during World War II.
Cinnamon Ridge lunch benefits Donahue fire, FFA John Maxwell has opened the doors to his Cinnamon Ridge Dairy countless times over the years for visitors from foreign countries and across the United States.
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