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Marijuana businesses step up

Organic Investments submits site design review to city of Independence

Organic Investments submitted a site design review to the City of Independence for 16,840-square feet of greenhouses for growing cannabis, and a 8,740 square-foot building for processing of cannabis and office use.

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Minor injuries and two structures lost in house fire

Resident, firefighter were treated on scene by Dallas EMS; crews saved residence from major damage

A garage and shed were lost and two people suffered minor injuries in a house fire in Dallas Saturday morning.

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Wellness center exceeds targets

When Central Health and Wellness Center opened its doors last year, the goals were to provide medical, behavior health and dental services to Central School District students and the communities.

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Back to School

Local organizations, churches try to make ‘back to school’ a little easier for students

Sorry kids — it’s time. Your days of carefree summer fun are nearly over as Labor Day approaches.

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WOU education center ready for debut

The Richard Woodcock Education Center is bustling with activity, but not from students — not yet.

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Independence Sports Park set for opening celebration on Saturday

INDEPENDENCE — The city of Independence is ready to kick off the celebration of three new soccer fields.