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A year ago this week, The NSP put the finishing touches on what had been weeks of news coverage, ads, letters to the editor and editorials leading up to the March 3, 2020, YMCA vote. Signs could be found across the North Scott district. more
It was a good week for Lancer Nation, and whether you were watching state wrestling action at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, or basketball games in The Pit, there was plenty to cheer about. more
Four hours focused on Saturday’s legislative forums taught me one thing. more
March 1, 2006: The prospect of senior housing in Eldridge was starting to look more like a reality. Joel Callahan of Dubuque-based Callahan Construction made a presentation to the Eldridge City Council on a proposed 62-unit independent living facility to be built in the Eldridge Commercial Park. more
As Republicans in the Iowa Statehouse prepare to once again make major changes in state election laws, the prevailing question Iowans have been asking is why. more
"Princeton Recreation Trails, Inc. improves pathways to increase safe and healthy opportunities for all. Our primary goal is to bring a separated Mississippi Riverfront Trail to Princeton ..." more
"I have no objection to increasing the cost of the deposit if it will provide the retailers with additional funds for handling the redemptions, but I am opposed to the bill in its current form. It is neither simple nor an improvement ..." more
"Does anybody believe that if Trump had won (he did), with all these claims of voter fraud and everything else, that there would not be an investigation ..." more
"Jim Tank was my neighbor and one of the first people I met when I moved into the neighborhood. He quickly became a dear friend, and like others, I will miss him so much ..." more
With each passing year, there are fewer of us left to remember the huge changes in Eldridge of the 1970s and early 1980s, when banker Jim Tank was among the leaders steering our city and school district in a positive direction. Jim's life and those years of stretch and strain are inseparable, in a good way. more
My fifth anniversary at The NSP caught me by surprise this month. more
Feb. 22, 2006: A series of power outages left many Scott County residents in the dark. According to an Alliant Energy spokesman, several outages in Walcott and Maysville were officially caused by “equipment failure,” although winter weather conditions may have exacerbated the issue. Ice-covered power lines were cited as the cause of an outage that affected Long Grove and Park View. more
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