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The search for the grail

Caceu owns one of two olive farms in Polk County

Bogdan Caceu is searching for the “holy grail” of olive trees.

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Planning is key for enjoyable eclipse

We could have thousands of visitors for the days before and after the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21.

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Fire near Falls City fully contained

The Oregon Department of Forestry said the Riley Central Fire, which began on July 9 just west of Falls City, has finished mop up duty.

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Food bank renovation complete

Clients of Dallas Food Bank can now shop for items in their food boxes, thanks to a recently completed renovation.

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Falls City to put two levies on ballot

Granted they are submitted on time, two five-year operational levies will appear on the November ballot for Falls City voters, one for Wagner Community Library and another for the city’s fire department and streets.

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Finding his zone

MONMOUTH — There’s usually one thought going through pitcher Jaret Stewart’s mind during a game: Location, location, location.

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Eclipse to provide chance to show off

Editorial for July 19

The Doctor is in

The Mid-Willamette Valley sits right in the path of this August’s total solar eclipse and offers a once in a lifetime experience.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for July 9

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Editorial for July 9

Volunteers make the difference

With the Fourth of July festivities behind us and Summerfest around the corner, followed quickly by the Polk County Fair and the Great American Eclipse celebrations and parties, we want to take a moment to thank the volunteers that make it all happen.

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