Stories for August 2003

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Friday, August 29

    

Thursday, August 28



Wednesday, August 27

       

Gardeners present their 'Fall Fling'

POLK COUNTY -- Oregon State University's Polk County Extension Service will present "Fall Fling: A Gardening Festival" from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Dallas High School's Bollman Auditorium.

August 27, 2003 midnight read more..
                

Union bargain reached

MONMOUTH -- The union representing classified employees for the state's universities agreed on a two-year contract with the Oregon University System Aug 21.

August 27, 2003 midnight read more..

Wednesday, August 20

                

Sex offender leaves jail

DALLAS -- After spending most of the last 25 years behind bars, convicted sex offender Larry Lee Edwards' state supervision ended with a midnight release from Polk County Jail Aug. 19.

August 20, 2003 midnight read more..
 

Fighting the Darkness

Sable House provides a safe haven for women and children facing the terror of domestic violence and abuse

August 20, 2003 midnight read more..
  

Wednesday, August 13

       

County earmarked for $270K in road money

POLK COUNTY -- Polk County's roads and bridges stand to gain when a massive transportation bill takes effect next year. House Bill 2041, signed by Gov. Ted Kulongoski July 28, dedicates an estimated $2.5 billion to statewide road and bridge projects.

August 13, 2003 midnight read more..
              

Dream weaver

Stewart weaves art (with the help of Thor, Marigold and Pizarro)

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Thursday, August 7



Wednesday, August 6

   

Sizzlin' Saturday in Monmouth

MONMOUTH -- Jumping and leaping through the air, the dogs of Border Collie International obey every command as if they are out herding sheep.

August 6, 2003 midnight read more..
      

Music store opens

DALLAS -- At a time when many people their age are watching MTV or Nickelodeon, teenagers David Bessenbacher and Zack Lewetag from Dallas are getting down to business.

August 6, 2003 midnight read more..
     

Governor honors airport

INDEPENDENCE -- Gov. Ted Kulongoski plans to proclaim the Independence State Airport as "End of the Old Oregon Trail Airport" at a ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14.

August 6, 2003 midnight read more..
   

Dallas forms community response teams

DALLAS -- Following a disaster simulation at Central High School, members of the Community Emergency Response Team of Dallas decided to break off from the Polk County CERT team and form their own training group.

August 6, 2003 midnight read more..