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Holiday planning should include fire safety

State fire marshal Jim Walker urges citizens to remember fire prevention and safety when decorating and entertaining during the holidays.

Polk County CASA toy drive ongoing

CASA of Polk County is holding a toy drive at the tree lot located at the corner of Main and Washington streets in Dallas.

Independence police department receives grant

Oregon Impact, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, awarded the Independence Police Department funding for 100 officer overtime hours for the next calendar year.

Monmouth Police Department clears up incident involving deaf man, Monmouth woman

The Monmouth Police Department held a media briefing on Thursday to clear up information surrounding a report.

Dallas library to host adult coloring day

DALLAS — Dallas Public Library, 950 Main St., Dallas, will hold coloring for adults Friday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Toys for Tots drive set for Wednesday

The Monmouth-Independence Chamber Forum will aid a Toys for Tots drive Wednesday (today) from noon to 1 p.m. at Independence City Hall, 555 S. Main St.

FBI warns consumers to watch for fraud while shopping online

The Portland division of the FBI warns consumers to beware frauds when shopping online by building a digital defense.

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Parents file lawsuit against school district

Parents of current and former students of the Dallas School District are suing the district for its policy allowing a transgender boy to use the boys’ locker rooms and restrooms at Dallas High School.

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School notes for Nov. 22

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Leaf collection to begin in Dallas

Leaves are falling, so that means Dallas’ two fall leaf collections weekends are coming up.

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