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A WELCOME HOME

Hero Dad surprises son at Lyle Elementary

As soon as Lyle Elementary School first-grade teacher Stephanie Hofferber read the final words of the children’s book, “Hero Dad,” her student Landon Holbrook glanced to his right.

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Voters say yes to levy

DA, Sheriff begin work to restore staff, patrol hours

The day after Polk County’s public safety levy was approved by voters, District Attorney Aaron Felton had to shuffle his office’s crammed schedule to attend that morning’s budget committee meeting.

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REMEMBERING HEROES

Ceremonies throughout Polk County honored Veterans who died while overseas as well as those who took their last flights in the last year, whether they served in the armed forces or not.

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Relayers share passion to ‘boot cancer’

Relay for Life Polk County 2015 is going back to basics to “Give Cancer the Boot” this weekend.

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EXPLORE THE FANTASY

‘Frankie’s’ takes audience through imagination of a child

Journey back to a time when the whole world was an oyster — and found deep within a toy box — at Western Oregon University’s spring play, “Frankie’s Flights of Fancy.”

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Yeager takes second, fourth

Falls City senior just misses state title in boys discus

EUGENE — Falls City senior Tristan Yeager didn’t enter the track and field season with state aspirations.

News

    Burglar suspect arrested hiding in crawl space

    Officers searched the residence for almost 12 hours and seized more than 300 items, much of it stolen property from Independence, Monmouth, Dallas and Polk County.

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    Voters say yes to levy

    DA, Sheriff begin work to restore staff, patrol hours

    The day after Polk County’s public safety levy was approved by voters, District Attorney Aaron Felton had to shuffle his office’s crammed schedule to attend that morning’s budget committee meeting.

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    A WELCOME HOME

    Hero Dad surprises son at Lyle Elementary

    As soon as Lyle Elementary School first-grade teacher Stephanie Hofferber read the final words of the children’s book, “Hero Dad,” her student Landon Holbrook glanced to his right.

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    Grant to help control cat, kitten colonies

    The $10,000 grant will pay for a “trap, neuter, and return” (TNR) program, with the goal of preventing growth in the feral cat population.

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    COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

    *Emeritus Society to meet Monday*Improve memory through workshop*Senior Center jam set for Thursday*Join in YMCA Indy pool clean-up*M-I YMCA to host free Saturday event*Art exhibit opening at Tom Kunke Art*Monmouth survey focuses on future*PCL host artist gathering today

    YOUR GARDEN: Kym Pokorny

    Hanging baskets put the color in summer

    Hanging a basket filled with colorful plants gives decks and gardens another dimension.

    MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

    With Memorial Day weekend just past, we all celebrated the beginning of summertime’s arrival to MI Town and throughout our wonderful Willamette Valley.

    MILESTONES

    *Fitch - 100th


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