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On the previous pages, you'll see the official Notice of Election for our Nov. 2 city and school board races. This is a legal notice required by law. What you will not see with the notice is the picture of the face of any ballot. Thus we can no longer call this publication a Sample Ballot. more
Oct. 18, 2006: The North Scott School District and the city of Eldridge signed a 28E agreement that would keep a school resource officer in the high school for at least the next three years. Meanwhile, following a recent spate of school shootings across the country, the school district was reviewing policies to ensure students remained safe. 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
"When I think about what we will be soon voting on, school board elections, I without a shadow of a doubt want Nick Hansel in my corner ..." more
"New Scott County auditor, Kerri Tompkins, has chosen to make us petition for early voting (which takes time and energy) which we never had to do before, and then reduce early voting days for the city-school election Nov. 2 to ONE DAY instead of the WEEK we have had in previous elections ..." more
"There are three factions within the Republican party, and they threaten to rip the party apart, so the members are going to have to decide where they stand ..." more
"Congratulations on the many newspaper awards ..." more
"What a great article by Scott Campbell. A pat on the back for our city employees who stepped up and kept us running safe ..." more
"Medical issues are better left to medical professionals and the Centers for Disease Control. Healthcare is not a political issue ..." more
We did not travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to attend last week's National Newspaper Association convention and trade show. Since last year's was virtual due to Covid, it would've been nice to connect with colleagues and to have been present to accept the 28 awards The NSP received in NNA's Better Newspaper contests – a record number for any one year by any newspaper. more
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