Falls City to hold court in Indy

The city of Falls City is establishing an agreement for the city of Independence to conduct Falls City’s municipal court.

Rules change on manufactured homes

Polk County Assessor Doug Schmidt announced that his office will no longer process manufactured home ownership transfer applications, but it will still help residents with applications.

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Central High presents ¡Bocon!

Multicultural, bilingual play tackles issues of immigration

What’s a young boy to do when his parents have “disappeared” and soldiers have overrun his home? Make his way to the Border of Light and the City of Angels, of course.

Academic Honors

Academic honors for Feb. 22

School notes

School notes for Feb. 22

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Real virtual reality

DHS production examines relationships to technology in ‘Neighborhood 3’

All the houses look the same. Be careful.

DSD receives AVID grant

The Dallas School District has received a $11,748 grant to launch the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program.

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Jinett’s Clothing Closet is often bursting at the seams with clothes to give away to those in need.

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Weather sets marks, but no floods

Rivers are high, and Polk County is officially out of danger of a drought, but the National Weather Service does not expect rivers to break their banks soon.

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SW Fire to seek bond support

Southwestern Polk Rural Fire Protection District’s board is considering placing a bond measure on the May ballot.

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VSO office ready to help

Theda and John Tawney purchased the property at 240 SW Washington St. in Dallas in hopes of turning it into a sporting goods store after their son, Ian Tawney, returned from service overseas.

Indy adds franchise fee to data, internet

Telecommunications companies who provide data services in Independence will now be affected by a 7 percent franchise fee on gross profits, or $500, whichever is greater.

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Ag Fest coming Saturday and Sunday

The second annual Mid-Valley Winter Ag Fest returns to the Polk County Fairgrounds & Event Center and Polk County Museum, 520 S. Pacific Highway, Rickreall on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Public agenda for Feb. 22

News in brief

News in brief for Feb. 22