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Healing through helping

Debbie McCleery created Kindness Club when she decided the best healing was through helping.

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Gordon gets crash course as mayor

Jeremy Gordon isn’t used to his new title yet.

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DHS, business leaders want to collaborate

If the education and business leaders developing Dallas High School’s career and technical education program have their way, all the work done in the last year is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Darr shares journey ‘From City Lights to Majestic View’

Deb Darr lives on a farm in Falls City. She has animals, tends a large garden, cans, bakes, and does all the things a farm woman does. You may never guess she was from the bustling Bay Area.

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A second chance

MONMOUTH — From the moment he finished his senior season at Western Oregon in 2016, Devon Alexander has had his sight set on playing professional basketball — no matter where in the world it would take him.

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PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Dragons look to toughen up

DALLAS — Dallas’ boys basketball coach Trent Schwartz had one message for his players: It’s time to get tough.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Dec. 6

Sometimes it really does take a village

As we are busy investigating our local Community Champions, digging up all the good things our neighbors are doing in our communities, organizations and groups in Dallas, Falls City, Independence and Monmouth are putting the finishing touches on plans to host Santa and light trees.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Nov. 29

Superintendent’s corner

We have exciting news to share; distinguished educators and a Polk County Commissioner’s grant.

Keep safety in mind as holidays approach

Whether you choose to hit the shops on Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, or sit in your pajamas and search for deals online through Cyber Monday, holiday shopping means opportunities to brighten the day of a loved one.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Nov. 22

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