The Dallas Aquatic Center is closed this week for maintenance.
The Community Services Consortium will serve Polk County at the Henry Hill Education Support Center, 750 S. Fifth St., Independence.
A project that would redirect some of the traffic using Doaks Ferry Road to increase safety will cost significantly more than the $2.1 million the state has available for Polk County to complete it.
Cohen to lead workshop on critical thinking
With 24/7 access to news, it may be tough to sift between the wheat and the chaff.
Brazeau works double duty as Central’s leader, superintendent
Buzz Brazeau is settling in for the school year in a new office.
Polk County Fire District No. 1 responded to a commercial structure fire at Chase Bar and Grill on Thursday morning.
New library director strives to make it a magical place
Andy Rommel, the new director at Wagner Community Library in Falls City, wants the library to be a place of community pride and inspiration.
The city of Monmouth’s visioning process, Monmouth Engaged, has had four committees working to make citizens’ visions of the future a reality.
Public agenda for Aug. 31
Quality is good in this year’s hop harvest, continuing through September
Trucks filled with hop bines rumble down Wigrich Road, heading to the drying and baling facility at Rogue Farms in Independence.
Skateboarder Todahl adopts Dallas Skate Park to keep it tidy, hopes for expansion
Perry Todahl works by himself Aug. 24 afternoon spreading wood chips along the back side of the Dallas Skate Park.
A Polk County deputy involved in a fatal shooting in early July will not face charges after a grand jury has unanimously deemed his actions as justified.
Falls City program hires six to seven students during summer
As summer jobs go, Kenny Graham can’t think of a better one than working on the Falls City School District’s seasonal maintenance crew.
Organic Investments submits site design review to city of Independence
Organic Investments submitted a site design review to the City of Independence for 16,840-square feet of greenhouses for growing cannabis, and a 8,740 square-foot building for processing of cannabis and office use.
While the American Red Cross sends more help to Louisiana — including deployments from Polk County — Sojourn International is doing what it can to aid the flood victims: donating shampoo.