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"The person harassing me seems to have genuinely adopted the caricature of the cultists who support Donald Trump ..." more
"In 1773 patriots rebelled against a government that levied taxes without recourse. A free America resulted. In 2023 we face a similar threat by incompetent government ..." more
The turf v. grass choice for Lancer Stadium I wrote about two weeks ago was decided by the school board Oct. 9. I was in the minority and too late to the conversation. Turf won. Grass lost. No dissenting opinions were reported. more
Oct. 21, 1998: Central Scott Telephone Company was teaming up with Iowa Wireless Services to offer the new Personal Communications Services system, which was described as a phone, a pager and voicemail all in one handset. “We try to be aggressive,” said CST general manager Norm Harvey, “Central Scott has tried to stay ahead with the new technology and that’s the reason we’re investing in the PCS business.” more
"For our children and for the taxpayers of this district, please vote Nov. 7 and please consider a vote for Molly a vote for our voice on this board ..." more
"Ironically, Eldridge residents soon will have the opportunity to elect three new members to the Eldridge City Council whose combined voices could be the majority ..." more
"I would like to thank the loyal folks that came to the event for their generosity ..." more
"I am writing to express my wholehearted support for Molly Bergfeld, a remarkable candidate running for the North Scott School Board ..." more
The Eldridge City Council’s finance committee brought a positive way forward for the Scott County Library to the Oct. 2 meeting. more
Oct. 10, 1973: Davenport voters overwhelmingly voted “no” on a forced annexation measure. The Eldridge City Council was moving to see what measures could be taken to ensure more growth within the town. Property owners in an area southwest of Eldridge had approached town leaders about how to voluntarily be annexed into town. more
"4H also teaches life skills like confidence, independence, leadership, and creativity helping youth to become more resilient ..." more
"On behalf of the Edward W. Knapper VFW Post 6174, we would like to thank the North Scott community for its support of our VFW Poppy Drive this past weekend ..." more
"We are so thankful our forefathers had the vision to preserve and protect the beautiful park systems of America ..." more
"We commend the council and believe it represents a fair and reasonable approach to insure the presence of our library for another generation. We urge the Scott County Library Trustees to respond in a favorable manner ..." more
Among the Chicago Cubs souvenirs I bought after their World Series championship in 2016, is a T-shirt with the players' names on the back – a reminder of what once was. more
Oct. 6, 1983: Park View Lutheran Church planned to celebrate the completion of its new addition with an open house and a special service. more
A federal judge’s recent ruling places responsibility on Congress to end 37 years of intransigence and pass immigration legislation that could be the first step in serving the best interests of this nation. Immigrants are vital to the functioning of our economy. More importantly, they are deserving of the dignity that all of us, as children of God, are entitled to. more
"People of faith have a moral imperative to individually and collectively protect children, communities, and future generations. Our holy scriptures teach us that the earth is sacred, and that we are called to care for creation ..." more
"Let’s pay attention to our influence, but not be doomsday predictors without the solutions to help improve the impact we have on weather ..." more
"I highly recommend SCORE to any aspiring or current small business owner who is looking to build a solid foundation for their business ..." more
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