PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Luckiamute Valley Charter School’s Pedee Campus announced its second term honor roll recently.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

It’s pretty quiet on the campus of Western Oregon University this week, with students enjoying a week of spring break.

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*Easter candy sale underway*Extension offering classes for youths*Doll show, sale set for Saturday*Medical missionary will speak in Dallas*Casino set to host wine and spirits fair*Parenting class offered at KVCS*Book sale benefit planned Monday

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*Soup, pie sale set Thursday at center*Dallas seniors will serve up soup, pie*Museum planning family day event*Local youth state finalist in pageant

YOUR GARDEN: Kym Pokorny

Here’s the scoop on fertilizers

Spring is the time for thinking about fertilizers. Organic options are a great way to go.

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Elks to celebrate milestone event

The lodge will open its doors and invite members of the community to learn more about what the Elks organization does. People can stay and enjoy a dinner at the Elks, too.

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*Reception for art exhibit is Thursday*Spring gun show set this weekend*4-H photography class scheduled*Worm composting workshop slated*Family art program scheduled by ACAC*Old-fashion square dance set Saturday*'Chili challenge' postponed to fall*Authors will speak on Pacific Highway*Donations sought for 'country store'*Pentacle will host benefit for Central


Snakes are a gardener’s friend

Snakes eat a variety of pests.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

Hopefully by now we’ve all sprung ahead and even the pesky digital clocks in our vehicles have been changed over to daylight saving time.

PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Community members keeping busy with family events and volunteering.

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A murder mystery musical

LaCreole Middle School students staging ‘Burden of Proof’

Who killed Marvin Bluebird?

YOUR GARDEN: Kym Pokorny

If you want to know when to prune roses or if a bloated can of tomatoes will make you sick, the Oregon State University Extension Service can help.

M-I Chamber set to honor leaders

The 50th annual Monmouth Independence Community Awards Banquet will be Friday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m.

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*Work of watercolor artists on display*Painting workshop offered in Falls City*Benefit rummage sale set at church*Spring book sale slated for weekend*Monthly breakfast fundraiser on tap*Driver safety class slated for Saturday*Rick's Place Coffee to mark milestone*Sunday breakfast planned at grange*Movie night even will benefit library*Tuesday discussion on brain, memory

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Dallas comes to ‘Our Town’

DHS winter play production includes a little hometown touch

Even a simple life is worth living to the fullest, “every minute.”