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A Scott County woman wants to add a party barn business to her rural Princeton acreage, just eight months after the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission levied a $2.3 million penalty for fraudulently operating an investment business on the same property. more
Scott County Supervisor Ken Beck will seek a second term. more
Three candidates are on  the Nov. 5 Eldridge ballot to fill three of the city's five council seats. more
Scott County Board chairman Tony Knobbe will continue to lead supervisors meeting after a 3-2 vote to sustain his leadership. more
Abrupt drops of sales and fuel taxes, and delays in spring property tax payments will force Scott County Supervisors  to rely more heavily on reserves and delay planned discussions on jail and juvenile detention expansion. County budget director David Farmer calculated about $1.8 million in lost revenue so far. That includes: more
Scott County supervisors meeting April 16 launched work to improve three consecutive U.S. 61 intersections to address long-standing accident risks, and accommodate a new Kwik Star planned on the south side of the highway, just west of the Interstate 280 exit. more
Scott County board chairman Tony Knobbe said supervisors should focus on reducing spending and planning for longer term fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and leave economic stimulus to state and federal leaders. more
Princeton City Council launched 2020 with new committee assignments, some homework from new mayor Kevin Kernan, and the first of hopefully several FEMA checks. more
Eldridge Mayor Marty O'Boyle has asked council members to take a hard look at buying Rustic Ridge Golf Course, a property that residential developers say has limited housing potential, but a public golf course pro says could draw a buyer. more
Walcott and Eldridge’s city attorney plans to continue his service to the cities after moving to the Myrtle Beach, S.C. area. more
Scott County Supervisors unanimously supported refugee resettlement in the county in response to a presidential order seeking local input on the issue. more
The Scott County Health Department is taking over tanning salon inspections from the state health department, establishing a minimum indoor tanning age for the first time and raising fees for inspecting the county’s 98 tanning beds. more
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