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Enough is enough. This needs to be over. Eldridge has been drug through the mud enough in recent months, and the end of the Lisa Kotter era couldn’t come soon enough. more
Oct. 9. 1996: Local fire departments were feeling the crunch due to a lack of manpower and funds. Many departments were looking to purchase new rescue vehicles, including Eldridge, which would take delivery of a $188,000 truck in the spring. Riverboat grants provided some budgetary assistance. 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
"Yet, how beneficial it would be if America’s parents, grandparents, and leaders on all levels would humble themselves and pray ..." more
"Shame on you people who have gone against Nick, who I consider an outstanding community servant and deserves your vote ..." more
"Mr. Pischke accuses President Biden of treasonous acts, but the only president who has actually committed treason was the previous one ..." more
Participation in elections for city councils and school board runs hot and cold. Sometimes there are no contests and few voters, while other times they're contentious with many voters. more
Oct. 2, 1996: The Eldridge City Council announced it would join with Citizens Against Pipelines, Inc., in opposing a natural gas pipeline extension designed to cut across the southern tier of the city. The construction plan would run through Eldridge north of Lincoln Road and cut through Rustic Ridge Golf Course. The city had already earmarked this area for residential growth. more
In the past few years people have weathered a tsunami of negative emotions, triggered by political strife, economic hardship and global pandemic. more
"Republicans are once again feigning concern over the national debt as they refuse to raise the debt ceiling and block Biden’s agenda ..." more
"As a result of comments made by an individual, Nick Hansel, running for North Scott School Board, for the first time in my life I feel a deep sense of embarrassment and shame for my school district ..." more
"Thank you to the committees and volunteers for the 1970 and 1971 North Scott combined class reunion ..." more
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