Monday, March 10, 2014
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Some 3,650 students meet criteria
DALLAS — Debbie Boone estimates that she’s put in 12 hours at work for 60 days in a row by now.
City, ODOT working to patch roads
MONMOUTH — Adam Fyffe walked around a room at MaMere’s Bed and Breakfast looking at submissions for Ash Creek Arts Center’s new logo.
Dallas-area nonprofits benefit
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — Tickets for the 49th annual Monmouth-Independence Community Awards Banquet, “Tip Your Hat to M-I Town,” are on sale at the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce through Friday. Tickets are $40.
DALLAS — The Dallas Fire Department closed its training grounds Thursday.
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — The city of Independence will contribute another $1,500 this fiscal year to WIMPEG’s budget, said city manager David Clyne.
MONMOUTH — Monmouth Police Officer Kevin Renfro was awarded Officer of the Year on Friday at Monmouth Police Department’s 12th annual awards night.
DALLAS — Holly Swanson will speak about Common Core curriculum at the Polk County Republican Party’s Monday meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 1855 E. Ellendale Ave., Dallas.
Plain & Fancy owners ready for retirement
DALLAS — Former Polk County chief deputy district attorney Matt Jarvis has joined Dallas-based Chris Lillegard Law Firm, while Doug Berg, a longtime attorney with the firm, prepares to retire this month.
MONMOUTH — The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!
*Polk SWCD to hold planning meeting*Drug Court graduation set Monday*Police chief candidates to appear
Saturday’s Mr. Dallas Pageant raising money to fight cancer
Office will open for spring term
IES fifth-graders get a visit from a space veteran
DALLAS — Dallas School District is exploring a partnership with neighboring Central School District to provide school food service.
FCHS students learn lessons in project-based class setting
INDEPENDENCE — According to parents in the Central School District, 58 percent of families get medical services in another community, while 42 percent get services in Monmouth and Independence.
*DHS Site Council seeking members*Lions Club is offering scholarship
*Academy graduate is from Dallas