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The Scott County Pork Producers are big supporters of the 4-H program, and this time they have really outdone themselves. Last year's Apple Pie Auction at the Mississippi Valley Fair raised a whopping $5,250, and Suzy Ven Horst recently presented the check to Scott County Extension Director Becky Bray. more
Anthony (Tony) Friederichs, a 2017 Durant High School graduate, a member of the Wilton FFA chapter, and a former Scott County 4-H'er, was awarded the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo 2018 in Indianapolis. more
April 26, 1979: In their first trip to the state jazz band competition, the North Scott Jazz Band, directed by Dan Anderson, brought home a Class A state championship. Several musicians won individual honors. Kevin Halstead was selected as one of the four top musicians in the state. Alan Goldis received an honorable mention. Outstanding solo awards went to Jim Williams, Rob Medd, Craig Welsh, George Shreves and Roger Gilbert. 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
"We appreciate Scott, Terry and Joy for being such champions of 4-H, and thank you also to all of the many, many other people and businesses who support our 4-H kids ..." more
Dec. 14, 1978: The Walcott Lions Club completed a two-year project by purchasing a “Jaws of Life” for the Walcott Fire Department. The hydraulic rescue tool cost $5,400. more
Support for the arts keeps coming at North Scott. Sunday afternoon, at the high school's winter concert, the Lancer Legacy program which raised $200,000 for improvements at the Fine Arts Auditorium, was thanked, and an individual who has provided pictures and a lot more, was recognized for his service. 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
Oct. 30, 1968: Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the new Scott County Farm Bureau office to be located on a lot at the intersection of 18th Ave. and East LeClaire Road, in the newly annexed area east of Eldridge. more
Sept 10, 2003: After many years of planning and much work, Scott County officials unveiled their newly remodeled Administrative Center to the public. The six-story center was located in downtown Davenport in the building formerly known as the Bicentennial Building. Renovation cost $5.6 million. 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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