DALLAS -- Superintendent Christy Perry choked up Monday night as she announced worst-case scenario budget cuts for 2009-10 that may include cutting 15 education days, eliminating some art and music teachers and even closing Morrison Campus Alternative School.April 28, 2009 midnight read more..
Practical Massage LLC will offer services at discounted prices to clients who make food donations to benefit Dallas Food Bank during the month of May. Five or more nonperishable food items will be accepted for each service purchased. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday to Friday. Practical Massage is located at 946 SE Uglow St., Dallas. For appointments or more information: 503-831-1001.April 28, 2009 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- The city of Dallas wants to remind residents that noxious weeds do not belong in town.April 28, 2009 midnight read more..
Many Polk County residents understand the importance of the agricultural industry to the region. Agriculture plays a big role in our local economy, from the wide range of full- and part-time, year-round and seasonal jobs that exist within the sector, to the money it circulates throughout our communities in the form of payroll dollars, general purchases and long-term investments.April 28, 2009 midnight read more..
*Mary Kay party to benefit ACS*Musician plans Monmouth stop*Open house set for bus service*Dallas Area Seniors to host big sale*Coffee club will meet on Friday*St. Thomas plans weekend fundraiser*FCS benefit event scheduled May 1*'Relay' rummage sale is Saturday*May 2 breakfast set in Monmouth*Garden club slates annual plant sale*'Laps for life' event is May 2*Model train show slated in Rickreall*Open house set at Dallas library*The Arc of Polk plans fundraisers*Workshop on eBay on tap at library*CHS bunco, auction benefit is May 2x*Cinco de Mayo concert scheduled*Life story writing workshop to gather*Ladies Bible group to meet at church*Pizza sales will go toward Dallas VFW*Play fundraiser set at Pentacle*Tractor safety class scheduled*Tomato plant sale will assist ICAN*Perrydale planning event for seniors*Teen parenting workshop planned*Hospice schedules grief support group*Valsetz Lake water discussion is May 7*Grant to benefit youth symphony*Master Gardeners schedule plant saleApril 28, 2009 midnight read more..
How quickly these bright April days have flown, and the promise of May is just around the corner. We hope that we'll see more sunny days in MI Town, and that we have the time and energy to stay ahead of the weeds in our gardens and flower beds during this wonderful season of renewal and new beginnings.April 28, 2009 midnight read more..
*Edna 'Deane' Coursay Grooms*Charlotte Ann Vincent*Naomi Jean Edwards*Robert Jantze*Betty Jane Hecht*Evan R. Firestone Sr.*Cynthia Kae Acosta*Larry E. Blaine*Ruby Alice Maud Strawson Walker Hamilton*Leslie 'Les' Al Hoffman Sr.*Lois 'Sally' L. Few*Harold 'Arch' Morgan*Lylia Jean Rhoades*Preston 'Pres' Lawrence Lockwood Jr.*Emil Gustav Adolph Nicholas Jaech*Vinda Lee Frink*Alden M. Schmidt*April 28, 2009 midnight read more..
*Meyer an excellent choice for board*Evans will bring leadership to board*Where's respect among teens?*Meyer deserves re-election support*Please help with big food drive*Thanks, Dallas, for the new playground*Tribal ethics need watchdog*Support Meyer for Dallas School Board*Brave Marine is an inspiration*Figaro's comes through for MVCAApril 28, 2009 midnight read more..
*County seeking to fill positions*Food awareness benefit April 22*Health fair slated Thursday evening*Monthly senior music jam on tap*Economy subject of presentation*Fairgrounds will host quilt show*Spaghetti meal to benefit school*Youth dance will aid Relay For Life*Weekend garage sale scheduled*Garden club sets seasonal bazaar*Saturday brunch to benefit senoirs*Wine event slated Saturday in Dallas*Group to spruce up Dallas April 25*Garden seminar set in Monmouth*Historical society plans celebration*Signups accepted for 'Total Fitness'*Driver's safety class scheduled*Western offering EFT workshop*Promo to horor area firefighters*Rummage sale seeks donations*Seminar aimed at grandparents*Musician will play at Senior CenterApril 21, 2009 midnight read more..
The time has arrived for a number of local governmental bodies to begin the process of conducting meetings and holding public hearings as they work to develop their 2009-10 fiscal year budgets.April 21, 2009 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- Lyle Elementary School students last week were in fruit and veggie heaven.April 21, 2009 midnight read more..
FALLS CITY -- The trails within the Black Rock Mountain Bike Area are, for practitioners of the sport, a kind of blessing that stems from its natural terrain and the blood, sweat and tears of volunteers who worked for years to build it.April 21, 2009 midnight read more..
*Bone density test offered in area*Publishing group selling geraniums*WV Hospice hosting grief teleconference*Childcare option available in area*Workshop offers info for seniors*Monmouth plans Arbor Day event*Blossom Drive set this Saturday*Dallas Post Office sets passport event*Luau fundraiser at senior center*Church schedules Bible study series*Spring concert set in Monmouth*Duo to perform Sunday at church*Deadline for WHS nominations nears*Garage sale aids Relay For Life*Gospel concert set for April 18*Fundraiser will benefit 'Relay'*County farm board to meet Tuesday*'Gracie's Place' luncheon on tap*Food awareness benefit April 22*Bike rise will aid Doernbecher'sApril 14, 2009 midnight read more..
No one needs to tell Polk County residents, particularly those working in the agricultural sector, about the problems geese cause in the region. But issues related to geese and their rapidly growing population are finally garnering statewideApril 14, 2009 midnight read more..
*Jean DeVera*Betty Jean Stephens*Betty Marie Hoyt*Margaret McArthur*Rose Marie Parma Orgovan*Charlene Phillips*Lon Kinzie*Dr. Robert 'Bob' Brinker*Anna Emily Jackson*Nadezhda Starchenko*Leona Winters*Philippe Lenaerts*Alex Kliever*Helen Eugene Colby*Donna Jean Rorman*April 14, 2009 midnight read more..
Information for the police and court report comes from local law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included in this report. The status of incidents reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.April 14, 2009 midnight read more..
*Consider the kids when making cuts*FC talent show is huge success*Keep backyard burning in city*Addressing safety on Talmadge Road*Owners cry while workers struggle*Mat club great thing for kids*s an idea honoring peace*Balance class changes livesApril 14, 2009 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- Following yet another public hearing on the topic of replacing the county's Area Advisory Committees, all signs seem to point to a system of registered groups.April 7, 2009 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- Waking up when it's still dark out had been a longstanding Easter tradition for Helen Cherry's household.April 7, 2009 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- At least three-quarters of the students who were in special education programs while enrolled in Dallas or Central school districts in 2007-08 found work or went on to college within a year of graduating high school.April 7, 2009 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- The players on Western Oregon University's men's rugby team are relentless on the field, going undefeated in their collegiate division of the Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union this spring until falling in the regional playoffs this past weekend.April 7, 2009 midnight read more..
Information for the police and court report comes from local law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included in this report. The status of incidents reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.April 7, 2009 midnight read more..
*Publishing group selling geraniums*Workshop offers tips for start-ups*Meeting set for local radio group*Easter egg hunt for children near *Poker event will aid cancer patient*Organizing work begins on festival *Rep. Thompson sets town hall*Protest against taxation on tap*Gallery schedules spring workshops*Potluck planned for FC seniors*Signups accepted for belly dancing*Awards presented by fire department*Book discussion slated at library*KV Farmers Mkt. seeking canopies*Casino donation helps food bank*Local veterans earn recognitionApril 7, 2009 midnight read more..