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Mark Lofgren sees his next term as an opportunity for the state’s strong economic foundation to help Iowa through new pandemic challenges. more
Oct. 4, 1995: Officials at the Eldridge Coop were notified that service on the Soo Line railroad spur would cease. Since 1990, the Coop’s 30-40 rail cars of fertilizer had been the only traffic on the line, which ran from Eldridge to near John Deere Davenport Works. The spur had been in operation since 1871. more
Sept. 28, 2005: After more than a year without a grocery store or gas station in McCausland, the Corner Market reopened under the ownership of Damien “Buzz” Koehn. A McCausland native, Koehn said he looked forward to reestablishing roots in the community. more
Sept. 18, 1980: Phase One of a plan to develop 42 acres of parkland in north Eldridge was under way. Two baseball diamonds would be ready for play by the spring. Eldridge Park Board member Butch Blanche also said dirt work was complete, and the south entry road was graded and ready to be graveled. It was estimated that the park, which would later be known as Sheridan Meadows, would be complete in five to six years. more
Rolling along in a pickup truck across a field in Harlan, Iowa, Alex Freeman really got to know Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, and the cattle producer they were visiting. more
Aug. 28, 1980: A group of Scott County residents strongly opposed the county’s proposed house numbering and road naming system. This would replace the rural route system and ensure every rural home or business had a street name and address. Opponents stated the plan would be too expensive and was unnecessary, and that money would be better spent fixing the roads rather than naming them. more
Erin Paysen expects the best of both worlds as Glenn Elementary’s new principal. more
Masks couldn’t block the smiles. more
Aug. 21, 1980: A group of Long Grove citizens expressed concern to the city council about a proposed plan to build a park in the Eastwood Estates Addition. The city had accepted a donation of 6.5 acres from Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schultz. Residents believed proposed baseball diamonds at the park would harm the aesthetic value of the area and create increased traffic in places children might be playing in the street. Council members stated that nothing had been finalized as far as park facilities. more
North Scott’s new teacher class of 2020 will welcome students next Tuesday unsure of almost everything, but this: more
Aug. 12, 1970: The Scott County Conservation Board awarded a $317,178 contract to construct an Olympic-sized swimming pool at Scott County Park. The cost of the contract included construction of the pool, restroom facilities, diving tower footings, and lighting. Construction was estimated to be complete by May of 1971. more
About 83 percent of North Scott students surveyed plan a return to classrooms Aug. 25, and district leaders will decide this week if the remaining 17 percent will get online education from North Scott teachers, or a contracted firm. more
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