Residents of Monmouth will see their water rates increase by 9 percent, or about $2.80 per month for an average household.
Voter-approved library district recommended as permanent funding solution
The Wagner Community Library in Falls City has enough funding for three years of operations, but what about after that?
Pet food, supplies collected in honor of Sgt. Randy Whittaker
Through the month of July the Polk County Sheriff’s Office will be collecting new or gently used pet supplies or pet food.
HALO, Helping Achieve Lifelong Objectives, will not have access to the Workforce Investment Act dollars it has previously operated, director Justin Glaze said.
News in brief, June 29
Organizers hope new initiative builds relationships with businesses
Leaders of the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce hope a new program will re-invigorate both the chamber and the communities.
Dallas Fire put out kitchen fire quickly
The smell of freshly spun cotton candy, roasting corn, sunscreen and sulfur can only mean one thing: It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday, and nobody does it better than Polk County.
Mateasa Bathky saw it happen right outside the TNT fireworks stand in the Anytime Fitness parking lot off East Ellendale in Dallas.
Falls City will have an Independence Day celebration after all, except it will be on July 2 instead of the traditional date of July 3.
Successes and challenges mark the first year kindergarteners attended all day
The first year of full-day kindergarten in Dallas School District had students making academic strides, but they had difficulty adjusting to spending six hours in class each day.
CCC renames Dallas location to Chemeketa Polk -- DSD board adopts 2016-17 budget
On Friday, the Polk County Parent Education program will expand into Yamhill County through Yamhill Community Care, thanks to an award from the Oregon Parent Education Collaborative (OPEC) Expansion Grant.
The Early Learning Council, overseeing body for the Early Learning Division, has selected two recipients for the Lynne Angland Award.
Dallas Lions award scholarship -- OSU releases spring honor roll -- EOU announces spring dean’s list