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Free Medicare seminar to be held in Eldridge

A free seminar for individuals interested in learning more about Medicare will take place Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Scott County Library in Eldridge.

New benches at Donahue Memorial

Donahue Boy Scout Jacob Ohsann raises a flag at the Larry M Gronewold memorial to commemorate new benches at Donahue Sportmsen's Park.

Volunteers needed for Taming of the Slough

River Action’s annual Taming of the Slough Adventure Triathlon is just around the corner. The event, which features racers competing in paddling, mountain biking and running, will take place in downtown Moline on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Congressman Loebsack rep coming to library in Eldridge

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff at the Scott County Library in Eldridge on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 2-3 p.m.

New Liberty School #4 to reunite Sept. 15

New Liberty School #4 will hold a reunion on Sept. 15 at New Liberty Park.

Papadopoulos to speak at GOP's annual Reagan dinner

George Papadopoulos, a former foreign policy advisor to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and author of “Deep State Target: How I Got Caught in the Crosshairs of the Plot to Bring Down President Trump,” will be the keynote speaker at the Scott County Republicans 11th Annual Ronald Reagan Dinner.

National Preparedness Month includes financial documents

September is National Preparedness Month according to Ready.gov, a public service campaign of the Department of Homeland Security.

Tina's dancers shine in Chicago

The Diva Dance Co. and Dream Dance Co. from Tina’s Dance Studio in Eldridge recently attended Chicago Dance Connection in Schaumburg, Ill.
Sports
Boys' Golf

'We took a big step as a team'

Things are starting to fall into place for North Scott’s golf team. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel that leads to the land of consistency, and it appears the Lancers may have turned the corner.
Cross Country

Lancers take on best-of-the-best

It’s early. The team is young. There is absolutely no reason to panic. Pay no mind to the double-digit placings North Scott’s cross-country team brought home from Saturday’s Spartan Invitational.
Volleyball

Tough loss, but Lancers ready to bounce back

Months of anticipation, weeks of preparation and an atmosphere to be envied weren’t quite enough for North Scott as the Lancers came up short in a championship-caliber four-set loss to Pleasant Valley Tuesday night (Sept. 3).
Football

Nate has himself a Night

For Nate Link, the game of football is all about having fun. Friday night, the Lancer senior made Brady Street Stadium his own personal playground, and he and his mates had a blast.
Opinion
The problem with politics
In June, Darrel Alexander, a corn grower from Sidney, Iowa, and past chairman of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board, said President Trump … Read More
Investing in your children; Investing in our future
For nearly 35 years the North Scott Educational Foundation has supported, and rewarded, Lancer students for their achievements in the … Read More
This year's graduates have no memories of 9/11
The North Scott High School class of 2020 includes the last of students born before 9/11 occurred. Read More
Dignitaries cut ribbon for FS Fast Stop
Sept. 7, 1994: Eldridge Chamber personnel, along with city officials and S/M Service Company officials, participated in a … Read More
White supremacist flyers inserted in grocery ads in Eldridge
"We live on Buttermilk Road in Eldridge, and this weekend found a racist/hate flyer near our mailbox ..." Read More
What do you do when someone tells a lie?
"The Fact Checking data confirms that during his 928 days in office Donald Trump didn’t lie once or twice, but 12,019 times ..." Read More
Help clean up Iowa's state parks
"Iowa state parks and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have set Saturday, Sept. 28 as Volunteer Day, when Iowans are … Read More
Senators aid president's lawlessness
"It's time to elect a president and senators who will put the country before party and self-interest. Please think about this when … Read More
Announcements
Death Notice: Gregory Groharing
A funeral service for Gregory John Groharing, 72, of Davenport, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Cunnick-Collins … Read More
Death Notice: Mary Hoff
A funeral service for Mary Louise Hoff, 95, of Davenport, will be held at noon on Monday, Sept. 16, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, … Read More
Death Notice: William Bauer
A funeral service for William Clarence Bauer, 87, of DeWitt, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at St. Joseph's Catholic … Read More
Bob Williams to note 95th birthday with family
Bob Williams of Long Grove will celebrate his 95th birthday with family. Being an avid reader, Bob would be overjoyed to receive … Read More
Baldwin-Burke vows to be exchanged Sept. 21
Stephanie Baldwin of Eldridge and Anthony Burke of DeWitt are engaged to be married. Read More
Dick and Sally Puls celebrating 60th anniversary
Richard (Dick) and Sally Puls of Eldridge were married at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, on Sept. 12, 1959. Read More
Latimers to celebrate 25 years of marriage
Quincy and Trisha Latimer of Durant will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a celebration hosted by their four children. … Read More
Birth: Mira Harder
Don Harder and Katy Timmerman of Davenport are the parents of a daughter born at 11:19 p.m. July 30, 2019, at Genesis East Medical … Read More
Obituary: Elizabeth Spies
Elizabeth “Betty” A. Spies, 87, of Eldridge, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her loving … Read More
Obituary: Diane Wiener
Alicia “Diane” Wiener, 76, of Eldridge, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme Street, Davenport, … Read More
Obituary: Phyllis Juchter
Phyllis Arlene (Moeller) Juchter, 95, passed away at Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Tipton on Sept. 5, 2019. A time of visitation was … Read More
Obituary: Robert Beckman
A funeral service for Robert “Bob” Beckman, 85, of Davenport, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at St. Mark Evangelical … Read More
Obituary: Norma Darnell
A celebration of life service for Norma Jean Darnell, 81, of Davenport, was held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Runge … Read More
Obituary: Marilyn Freking
A Mass of Christian Burial for Marilyn Dee Freking, 78, of Bettendorf, was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at St. John Vianney … Read More
Obituary: Arlene Jens
A funeral service for Arlene Jens, 93, of Davenport, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Grace Lutheran Church, Davenport. … Read More
More local news
WANTED: Investors in students Consider Bernadette Brustkern a dividend.
New surface for Cody Road this year After initially declining to resurface Cody Road, Eldridge council members approved Scott County’s suggestion for a cheaper sealcoat alternative and an offer allowing Eldridge to spread payments over three years.
Supervisors in Park View today Scott County Board of Supervisors will meet 7 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 11 with the Park View Owners' Association.
Vicki Kearney, Bill Homrighausen tops in NSP football contest Vicki Kearney of Eldridge and Bill Homrighausen of DeWitt each missed one of 17 games and tied for first with tiebreakers of 49 (total points in Iowa’s 30-0 win over Rutgers) in Week No. 1 of The North Scott Press 2019 Football Contest. They won $37.50 each (first- and second-place prize money combined.)
View the Eldridge Police report from the Sept. 11 NSP! View the Eldridge Police report from the Sept. 11 NSP!
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