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Eldridge council member Bruce Cheek said he has no intention of closing the Scott County Library headquarters. more
Eldridge is looking for a new police officer to replace John Behrens, who resigned after joining the force in January 2022. more
New county regulations on carbon waste pipelines will certainly change over the next month as Scott County supervisors craft an ordinance to protect residents from explosions, leaks and lawsuits. more
Eldridge residents planning on setting off fireworks over the July 4 holiday should exercise extreme  caution due to the drought conditions in Scott County. more
Almost everyone loves the idea of sidewalks in their town. Things get tougher when council members have to force property owners to comply with city code. more
Eldridge council members hired Martha Nieto as city clerk for $71,585 a year, subject to her passing drug and alcohol screenings. She is scheduled to start work July 10. more
Eldridge will use federal pandemic aid to cover a $162,231.30, five-year contract chief Joe Sisler said is necessary to keep collecting and using police body and squad-car camera evidence. more
A petition from 55 Princeton residents asks the council to not borrow a nickel for any engineering work on a trail through town, thus rejecting a $186,674 grant that would cover 80 percent of the cost. more
Construction work was expected to close First Street at the fire station this week, launching a detour that moves traffic to Cadda Road on Pine and Main Streets. more
Princeton council members promoted police chief Wyatt Heyvaert to city manager June 15 after the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council declined to certify him as an Iowa police officer. more
At least one councilman is eying the Scott County Library building in Eldridge as a new city hall and police station, and Mayor Frank King said a public discussion is planned more
Scott County sheriff’s deputies arrested Denise Benson Wednesday after a search of her Long Grove home found items purchased with city of Eldridge credit cards. more
More development is coming to Eldridge. more
Eldridge clerk Denise Benson’s abuse of city funds went far beyond 549 unauthorized charges on the city’s Amazon card. more
Iowa state auditor Rob Sand's office today released a report on a special investigation of the City of Eldridge, revealing more than $76,000 in improper financial disbursements. The investigation was requested by the city over concerns regarding financial transactions processed by former city clerk Denise Benson. more
Eldridge council members added two more special closed sessions to the series of private meetings held over the last two months. more
The future of wind power in Scott County hits the Planning and Zoning Commission’s June agenda. more
Three new members elected to the Park View Owners Association board promise changes to the operations of the board that oversees the unincorporated community of 3,000. more
A few barricades are coming down around Eldridge’s $4.8 million First and LeClaire Road project this week. more
Long Grove finances still need more eyes and signatures on receipts, disbursements, and payroll, according to the council’s self-initiated audit presented this month. more
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