The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the death of Chris Clothier, 24, Monday night, the subject of a request from family members for police assistance after a mental issue that quickly escalated into a medical emergency.
Monmouth Police arrested a 50-year-old transient Sunday on sex abuse charges after an incident reported recently in the 300 block of Whitesell Street West.
Dallas resident Ken Braun has a gift of lending his ears to victims, first responders and others
Ken Braun learned early the importance of listening.
Experience provides best possible training for local volunteers
All the commotion on Orchard Drive in Dallas Saturday wasn’t what it appeared.
Police dealing with increase in replicas of some firearms
More and more law officers are encountering people armed with replica guns.
More citizens attended the Jan. 13 Independence City Council meeting with water complaints, ranging from rates to base fees to stormwater fees.
The fourth Polk Community Connect, an outreach event assisting those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, will take place in Dallas on Jan. 28.
Cooper Block in Independence bustling with activity
The Cooper Block is coming alive, with restored storefronts on both Main and C streets, and framing for offices and apartments complete upstairs.
The Falls City City Council has increased the rates it will charge Luckiamute Domestic Water Cooperative in hopes of spurring further negotiations on a contract to sell water to the utility.
Listings of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County.
A Chevy Blazer overturned on Highway 99W at Powell Street in Monmouth on Saturday when its driver, Moira Bronson, ran the stop sign at Powell.
*Task force named to find street funds*Still time to submit 2015 fair theme*Tourism kickoff event set Tuesday*Oak, prairie habitat project funded*Sheriff seeking reserve deputies*Thurman elected to power council*Log truck loses load on Hwy. 223
Dallas native rediscovers his passion for art via his own studio and gallery
He didn’t know it at the time, but Dallas artist Tom Kunke had an early clue at what he would be doing in his second career.
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