Although the calendar says that the official beginning of Fall isn't until late September, for many of us Labor Day signifies the transition. Children begin another school year and we reluctantly pack away our swimsuits and rafts and beachwear.August 28, 2007 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- The scenery on the Riddell family's farmland just south of Monmouth is picturesque, to say the least: a grove of black walnut trees bordering fields of tall fescue and rolling hillsides decorated with tall, swaying poplars.August 28, 2007 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- Local businessman Jason Pool has bought the former National Projector Building at 260 NE Kings Valley Highway in Dallas and has contracted with Lindsey Martin of Coldwell Banker Commercial to market the property.August 28, 2007 midnight read more..
*Hunting near town irresponsible - and hardly sporting*Scrip program huge for local schools *Fitness class relieves stress*Bridge congestion breeds road rage*Family thanks those who helped*Summer reading is a big success*Grocery checkers are also human*Explaining cause of credit crisisAugust 28, 2007 midnight read more..
*Benefit for Relagado*Volunteers needed*Activities scheduled *Concert tonight*Ticor moves in*Stamps by fax*Hot air balloons*Talent winners*Renee Hill Band*Plant sale due*Fall Fling set*Falls City event*Arctic program*Howe Road work*Flights for kids*McVey graduates*Correction*August 28, 2007 midnight read more..
*Public invited to remembrance of 9/11 event*Council member explains snag concerning vote *Dallas teams of '70 were Hall of Fame caliber*Kind thoughts are appreciated by family *Act by horse rider is grossly inconsiderate *99W/Clow Corner intersection needs a traffic signal*DRV staff gets praise for action concerning fire *How much did tree artwork at school cost?*Bakerys thanks customers for their loyaltyAugust 21, 2007 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- One of the leaders of a major drug distribution operation dismantled by law enforcement earlier this year will appear in court in September for a plot to murder witnesses and a detective attached to the case.August 21, 2007 midnight read more..
*Weyerhaueser lays off 22 in Dallas*Local students win Ford Family awards*Entertainment books will aid scholarships*Rollover results in minor injuries*DRV residents' art goes on display*Man shots self on Highway 22*Perrydale Parents Club sets meeting*Jefferson Manor honors troops*Auditions due for young choir members*Mistletoe Road closed for work*Rogers finishes basic training*Watershed council plans celebration*Victims' advocacy event scheduled*School supplies to be distributedAugust 21, 2007 midnight read more..
SALEM -- Secretary of State Bill Bradbury warns all Oregon businesses -- especially small businesses -- to beware of a new scam that looks deceptively like a mailing from the Corporation Division and offers to renew their business name registration.August 15, 2007 midnight read more..
Should new cars and trucks in the U.S. get better gas mileage? Should more electricity come from solar, wind, and biofuels? Both moves would curb global warming and reduce oil imports. So why do they remain so controversial in Washington, D.C.?August 15, 2007 midnight read more..
In a story about a homeless survey in Marion and Polk counties published in the Aug. 8 Itemizer-Observer, the reporter incorrectly wrote that 30 percent of the individuals identified as homeless veterans were of an age consistent with veterans of the first Iraq war. The survey shows those people were actually young enough to have served in the current Iraq war.August 15, 2007 midnight read more..
*Youth livestock auction is buoyed by businesses*How do you break tie that isn't tied?* Mortgage crisis just media hype*Save on five ... but only for two*Young candidate thanks supporters *Check contracting work with boards*Thanks, those who make fair possible*DHS softball field site not thought out *Measure 49 will stop 37's madness*Family wracked by daughter's illness*Walker in LLS event seeks supportersAugust 15, 2007 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- Leo Tautfest, Northwest regional representative of Heifer International, will present a slide show about his experiences in promoting his group's mission at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Dallas First Presbyterian Church, 879 S.W. Levens Street.August 15, 2007 midnight read more..
FALLS CITY -- Walter Dawson was eight years old when he wrote his first letter to his congressman. Dawson's father, Cecil, had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Dawson's family was suffering under the weight of mounting medical bills.August 7, 2007 midnight read more..
*Kids hoop camp is positive experience*Garten Services appreciates Dallas*Thankful to return to Polk County*Good riddance to Bonds nonsense *Lawsuits stymie habitat control *Thoughtful citizens are being ignored*Kids Inc. tennis camp is a winner *What a great thing Dallas parade isAugust 7, 2007 midnight read more..
*Women's health screening offered*B&B will open on Aug. 25 in Airlie*Post offices set eBay seminars*Bible school due Aug. 14-17 in Dallas*Polk SWCD policy group meets Aug. 14*Attention, Cascade grads of the '50s*CCC scholarship deadline is near*CorrectionsAugust 7, 2007 midnight read more..