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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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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

*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.”

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Love story coming to WOU stage

The road to love can be fast and simple, or it can be long and rocky.

Your Garden: Kym Pokorny

Wait before planting vegetable garden

“One of the biggest mistakes people make is to plant too early,” said Weston Miller, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

*Rose maintenance demonstration set*Local church slates fundraising event*Workshop to offer garden prep tips*Chili cooks sought for upcoming event

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

If you have questions or concerns regarding vaccinations, call 211 for more information.

Your Garden: Kym Pokorny

Be prepared in case of a cold snap

There are still more than two months until April 15, when you can, on average, count on saying goodbye to frost, according to Al Shay, a horticulture professor at Oregon State University.

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*Lent discussion series kicks off*Youth classes set at Extension office*Driver safety class slated for Saturday*Poultry swap meet due at fairgrounds*Relay for Life sets vendor fair benefit*Author will discuss Oregon during war*Free baby shower slated on Saturday*Gallery set to host reading on Sunday

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Quilting workshop kicks off club’s new classes

For anyone interested in the art, Kovash will hold a beginning quilter’s class at the Pedee Women’s Club clubhouse in Pedee on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. It is the first of a series of classes to be offered on the third Wednesday of the month at the clubhouse.

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‘Family Weekend’ slated at WOU

Packs of families will converge on Western Oregon University’s campus Friday through Sunday for WOU’s Family Weekend Getaway.

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Saluting The Best of Dallas

Community awards banquet Friday

This year, there were plenty of people Dallas residents considered worthy of the recognition.

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*Artists will display favorites at exhibit*Ice cream social fundraiser on tap*Sweetheart Dance planned for Friday*Electronics swap meet set Saturday*Extension offering activities for youths*Valentine's square dance set Saturday*String quartet will perform on Sunday*Pancake dinner set for Shrove Tuesday*Vendors sought for 'Relay' event

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

*Native plant sale slated in Rickreall*Monthly breakfast fundraiser on tap*Sunday breakfast planned at grange*Orchestra recital scheduled Monday*Parenting seminar scheduled in Dallas*Demonstration of grape pruning set*New pastor joins Salt Creek church

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