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House fire in Falls City displaces four people

Fire crews respond from Falls City, SW Polk and Polk No. 1

A home in Falls City is uninhabitable following a fire on Tuesday afternoon.

Falls City Thanksgiving potluck is Saturday

Free meal is open to everyone

A Thanksgiving tradition for more than 25 years, the annual Thanksgiving Community Potluck in Falls City takes place on Saturday.

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Community calendar for Nov. 15

Everyone wins with food drive

Monmouth, Indy businesses compete for Golden Can

In a sort of sibling rivalry for the best of reasons, Monmouth and Independence police departments are in a heated — albeit friendly — competition to see who can gather the most donations to the Ella Curran Food Bank.

Police report

Police report for Nov. 15


Public agenda for Nov. 15

Monmouth council discusses sidewalk improvements

Improving sidewalks was the subject of a long Monmouth City Council discussion Nov. 7 in a work session that followed the regular council meeting.

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News in Brief

News in brief for Nov. 15

Health insurance enrollment open through Dec. 15

The open enrollment period for is ongoing through Dec. 15.

Falls City hits snag in plans to take over maintenance

The city of Falls City has hit a snag in plans to take over maintenance of back flow devices on customer water lines.

City plans to examine street maintenance budget

The city of Dallas plans to form a citizens committee to examine and make recommendations on how to spend the city’s street maintenance budget.

Old Mill Feed & Garden to host holiday fair

Old Mill Feed & Garden, 1313 Main St., Dallas, will host Pet Photos with Santa and a holiday pet fair Saturday.

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FACES plans for uncertain future

Christopher Scadden wants the students in his acting class to let their anger show.

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Interact Club sees power of past decision

Members Dallas High School’s Interact Club learned this week the impact of a decision it made two years ago.

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Ungricht steps down as mayor

Terry Ungricht, the mayor and city manager of Falls City, resigned his mayoral responsibilities on Thursday.



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