DSD selects superintendent finalists

The Dallas School Board has announced four finalists in its search for the district’s next superintendent.

Woman found dead in Dallas house fire

Dallas Police have identified the victim of an early Thursday morning house fire in Dallas.

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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.”


*Superintendent interviews continue*'Distinguished Educator' selected*Central High to host annual Cabaret*Teachers receive foundation grants

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MES principal leaving for post with Central office

Her new job, director of curriculum and instruction, was a position the district eliminated in 2008 during budget cuts.

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Huckestein appointed Chemeketa president

Huckestein has served as interim president since June 2014.

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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.

How to Contact Officials

Contact information for Officials

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Best of Dallas honored during annual Community Awards Ceremony

Shellie Friesen-Berry thought she was being original when she asked her friend’s parents, Jim and Carolyn Wall, if they were “adopting.”

District may get bonus funds

The Dallas School District may be able to double its money by the time it issues its second round of bonds from the $17 million maintenance bond approved in November.

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POLK COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY LEVY DEBATE: Confusion reigns when it comes to county taxes

Permanent tax rate for Polk government among state’s lowest

If you are concerned about taxes paid just for county government, Polk County does have one of the lowest permanent rates in the state.

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Volunteers desperately needed

CASA seeks more advocates to look out for children’s best interests

Mike Barnett is a retired street cop, so he’s used to what might shock the average person.

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Wine-Down back for encore

Event expands to Monmouth for Saturday's tour of towns

Last year’s event through Independence went so well, club members decided to bring it back to the area, this time including Monmouth in the tour.


*Falls City attorney search continues*Legislator plans Thursday town hall*Job hunting workshop slated Friday*Dallas nonprofit recipient of grant*New bar and grill open in Monmouth