Monday, December 09, 2013
Covering Dallas, Monmouth, Independence, Falls City and surrounding areas since 1868
Senator's O&C land proposal would result in increased logging
Enjoy the kickoff to Christmas with neighbors and friends this weekend throughout Polk County.
DALLAS — Hunger still is on the rise in Polk and Marion counties, but there is a bit of good news: the increase in need is slowing.
Independence, other agencies beef up DUII patrols in area
MONMOUTH — The Monmouth craft market in the old firehouse, 152 S. Warren St., will be closing its doors on Dec. 21. The city, which owns the building, is looking for a different use for the space.
SHERIDAN — J.W. Millegan, the man behind the idea of building a world-class equestrian competition venue and events center in Polk County, has been absolutely sure his dream would become reality.
DALLAS — The Dallas City Council is considering an ordinance that would ban smoking within 25 feet of school bus stops when children are present.
FALLS CITY — On the verge of closing mere months ago, Wagner Community Library in Falls City just keeps chugging along.
*Pedestrian dies following accident*Polk Dems slated to meet Thursday*Planting along trail set for Saturday*City dog park dedication scheduled*Pope re-elected to AOC committee
INDEPENDENCE — Pete Hume said this is the first time in 10 years he has seen anything like Crypto Locker, malware that has been circulating for about seven weeks.
*Casino holiday toy drive under way*Financial adviser to hold open house
Parent claims there are no safe walking routes on Talmadge
Perrydale first to address issue
Adopt-A-Family sign-ups to begin