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Quad-City Speedway Fire Rescue volunteers race track safety training this weekend will culminate with a mass car burn demonstration 2 p.m. Sunday at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds. more
Rome wasn’t built in a day. But it burned in six. more
It was cold and windy outside the Starlite Ballroom on the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 26, but there was plenty of warmth inside as 4-H’ers from across Scott County gathered for the 4-H Annual Family Fun Night. more
Feb. 15, 1979: The newly formed Long Grove Lions Club received its charter during a special banquet at St. Ann’s Center, rural Long Grove.  District Gov. Noel Olson of Calamus presented the charter to club president Dan Nagle, president, Jon McCubbin, treasurer, and Spencer Johnson, secretary. more
North Scott officials estimate up to 70 percent of the high school student body has participated in the Juuling craze. Students peg that number to be even higher. Since the beginning of the school year, 19 high school students have been suspended from classes for using Juuls or similar devices. That represents 38 percent of all suspensions. more
Jan. 5, 1994: NSP publisher Bill Tubbs, who was president of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council, editorialized against a decision by nine area hospitals to not timely release news about births for fear of abductions. Information about newborns was a popular feature in The NSP. more
Of all the possible days of the week for Christmas and New Year's, Tuesday is the most vexing if you're a community newspaper – because central printing plants, which are typically very busy on Tuesdays, shut down, post office schedules change ... and Mondays are just as challenging with workers leaving early for well- deserved Christmas Eve church and family activities. more
Nov. 13, 2013: Remodeling of The Pit (gymnasium) and construction on a new wrestling room at North Scott High School were completed just in time for student athletes to begin the winter sports seasons. more
Nov. 9, 1978: Several residents of the Long Grove area met and organized the first Long Grove Lions Club. Dan Nagle was elected president and Spencer Johnson, secretary. more
In this state, where it is said with pride that there are more pigs than people, there are certain people who are considered royalty when it comes to the industry that gives Iowa that distinction. more
4-H is the start of many great adventures for members, but what do you think of when you think of 4-H? more
Lana Davis has been helping Scott County 4-H youth learn about animals for more than 45 years. She served as a leader for the 4-H Rabbit Club, “Ears Lookin’ at Ya!” while her children were members of 4-H. more
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