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Eola Hills Charter School still working on permanent home following fire
Eola Hills Charter School has high hopes of starting the 2016-17 school year in a permanent location.
School notes for May 25
Academic honors for May 25
Polk County will celebrate Memorial Day with a number of events Monday. Community members are welcome to attend any of the ceremonies scheduled in honor of Memorial Day.
Lack of volunteers, donations means 20-year-old Independence Day tradition takes a break
July 3, the day Falls City has traditionally celebrated Independence Day, may not be as festive this year.
Dallas Family Night Out to help Tools for Schools
Dallas Family Night Out, the community’s back-to-school resource event in August, is expanding in its fifth year.
News in brief for May 25
Public Agenda for May 25
There’s a saying common among CrossFit members: Come for the fitness, stay for the community.
Inside, find the Itemizer-Observer’s Explore Polk County 2016, an annual publication taking a look at all the things the county has to offer visitors, residents and businesses.
Voters say no to efforts to raise money for Dallas streets
Voters voiced strong opposition to a 10-year, $10 million bond to repair residential streets in Dallas in the May 17 primary.
Al Alcalde submitted a 30-day resignation on April 25 of his position as fire chief for Polk Fire District No. 1. He started the job on Sept. 8, 2015.
Incumbents re-elected to commissioner, House District 23
Polk County Commissioner Jennifer Wheeler and Rep. Mike Nearman, both incumbents, won their respective races on May 17.
Work on building a new multipurpose gym facility at Falls City Elementary doesn’t appear like it will happen this year.