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You might be surprised to learn that the upcoming city-school election may have a bigger impact on your daily life than who is elected president, senator, or governor. While races for those higher offices receive greater attention, the locally elected officials play a more direct and immediate role in your community. more
When a beloved, elderly relative suffering from a degenerative brain disease had to move into a nursing home a few years ago, we were grateful she was able to secure a room in one of the best facilities in her town. It’s a lovely place, clean and comfortable, with kind and attentive staff. more
QUESTION: Does a request for a record have to be made in person? Must it be in writing? more
I will host two public comment sessions on the proposed spending plans for $33.6 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds. more
Annette Snyder of the Bettendorf firm, The Employment Source, was recommended by Eldridge's legal counsel, the Brooks Law Firm, to conduct the investigation of sexual and workplace harassment complaints by city administrator Lisa Kotter and building inspector Ray Nees. more
In the past few years people have weathered a tsunami of negative emotions, triggered by political strife, economic hardship and global pandemic. more
Iowa’s nonpartisan redistricting process has long been held up as a model for the country, even though most other states have shown little interest in adopting it. more
Twenty years ago Sept. 11, the United States was attacked by al-Qaeda terrorists who had received training and refuge in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Twenty years ago next month, the U.S. and the U.K. launched Operation Enduring Freedom, and the Afghanistan war was begun. Over 80 percent of Americans supported the war effort in the beginning. more
The Eldridge Police Department is proud to present our Breast Cancer Awareness Month department patch.  Officers with the Eldridge Police Department will have an option to wear these special patches during the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.  more
September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and there is no better time than the present to secure your family’s financial future.  more
At my house, 2021 has been the summer of the insurance claim. more
The Eldridge Police Department would like to remind our citizens that North Scott schools are back in session as of Aug. 24. more
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