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YIELDING TO WILDLIFE

Fall months a prime time for deer, elk on area roadways

It’s darker earlier, and this time of year it seems deer and elk are almost waiting to jump in front of motorists.

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Board of Commissioners race draws familiar foes

Polk county Commissioner, Position 2 candidates and Your Ballot

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Polk property tax bills on the rise

Most property owners can expect tax increases from as little as 1.6 percent to more than 10 percent.

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Pumpkin patch trip a big hit

Grace Christian preschoolers love annual visit to Airlie Hills Farm

An orange sea of pumpkins awaited the excited 3-year-olds; so many choices, but only one can go home with each youngster.

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ON AIR

KWIP-AM 880, Polk County’s only commercial radio station,

Did you know Dallas is home to one of the first AM radio stations to broadcast entirely in Spanish?

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All in the family

Soccer helps bring players, family together

INDEPENDENCE — Central High girls soccer coach Joe Orozco is dreading the end of the season — but not because it signals the end of fall soccer for the Panthers.

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    PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

    Lots of happenings in Pedee area.

    MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

    We’re right in the middle of homecoming week at Western Oregon University, with good things going on every day.

    BIRTHS

    *Schierling*King*Brown*King*Crossley

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    COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

    *Memory screening clinic set Thursday*Dallas Lions Club benefit scheduled*MBA fundraiser set at Burgerville*Storybook pumpkin entries due soon*MICC Spooktacular Bingo is Saturday*Aquatic center has youth event slated*Chocolate fair set at Spirit Mountain*River Gallery plans 16th birthday event*New area orchestra seeking members*Fundraiser for local family set Tuesday*Hospital volunteers planning book fair


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