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PREP FOOTBALL: Dufur eliminates Falls City

HILLSBORO -- Falls City's football team's run in the 1A state playoffs came to an end on Saturday. No. 2 Dufur defeated the sixth-seeded Mountaineers 58-28 in the semifinals at Liberty High School.

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House fire in Falls City displaces four people

Fire crews respond from Falls City, SW Polk and Polk No. 1

A home in Falls City is uninhabitable following a fire on Tuesday afternoon.

Falls City Thanksgiving potluck is Saturday

Free meal is open to everyone

A Thanksgiving tradition for more than 25 years, the annual Thanksgiving Community Potluck in Falls City takes place on Saturday.

Panther Club Auction returns Saturday

INDEPENDENCE – After a two-year hiatus, a Central High School tradition is back. The Panther Club Auction is set for Saturday at the high school.


Alex Russell celebrated his 11th birthday for three whole days.


We celebrated Veterans Day with a very special and tasty breakfast at the Monmouth Senior Center on Saturday morning.


I’m often asked, “What’s new at the hospital?”

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Community calendar for Nov. 15

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Commmunity notebook for Nov. 15

Everyone wins with food drive

Monmouth, Indy businesses compete for Golden Can

In a sort of sibling rivalry for the best of reasons, Monmouth and Independence police departments are in a heated — albeit friendly — competition to see who can gather the most donations to the Ella Curran Food Bank.

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Police report for Nov. 15


Public agenda for Nov. 15

Franchise fees affect all utilities

Editorial for Nov. 15


Letters to the editor for Nov. 15

Monmouth council discusses sidewalk improvements

Improving sidewalks was the subject of a long Monmouth City Council discussion Nov. 7 in a work session that followed the regular council meeting.

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News in Brief

News in brief for Nov. 15

Health insurance enrollment open through Dec. 15

The open enrollment period for is ongoing through Dec. 15.

Falls City hits snag in plans to take over maintenance

The city of Falls City has hit a snag in plans to take over maintenance of back flow devices on customer water lines.

City plans to examine street maintenance budget

The city of Dallas plans to form a citizens committee to examine and make recommendations on how to spend the city’s street maintenance budget.

Old Mill Feed & Garden to host holiday fair

Old Mill Feed & Garden, 1313 Main St., Dallas, will host Pet Photos with Santa and a holiday pet fair Saturday.



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