Oregon elegance

Following two hot growing seasons, local winemakers are seeing more of what made Oregon pinot noirs famous coming out for the vineyards.

September 28, 2016 noon read more..

Minet plans to expand

Monmouth-Independence Networks may start providing services to the city of Jefferson, said Don Patten, general manager of Minet.

September 7, 2016 12:29 p.m. read more..

Bar-B-Que melts in your mouth

Stepping into BG’s Bar-B-Que can be dangerous to your stomach, causing cravings for smoked goodness served with homemade sides from cheesy taters to coleslaw.

September 7, 2016 12:19 p.m. read more..

Defense rests

Friends have been telling Chris Lillegard that retirement will grow on him. The longtime Dallas attorney isn’t buying it yet.

September 7, 2016 12:08 p.m. read more..

New owners fuse old with new

Stepping into the new Brew Coffee and Tap House on the corners of C and Main streets in Independence, it bears no semblance to the old café it once was.

July 13, 2016 11:14 a.m. read more..

Monmouth Fitness under new ownership

The Monmouth Fitness Club will be getting some new paint and techy equipment, but it will still be the same, comfortable haven for those seeking fitness. Tony Jeffries, longtime manager, will take ownership on Friday.

June 29, 2016 noon read more..

FCR on the way to top

FCR, a call center in Independence, has hired 240 people in about nine months and is on its way to one of the top employers in the county.

May 18, 2016 noon read more..

Optimistic about economy

In Chelsea Metcalfe’s opinion, Dallas has a “good problem.” Metcalfe, the executive director of the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce, said she’s been trying to help a local family fulfill their business dream, but has run into a roadblock.

March 30, 2016 2:43 p.m. read more..


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