Polk CDC opens home for veterans in Dallas

Polk Community Development Corporation Executive Director Rita Grady found out late last week that the organization’s new veterans housing project could take in residents beginning this week.

January 9, 2019 noon read more..

Wheeler bids farewell to county seat

Two decades ago, when Jennifer Wheeler took the job as the executive assistant to the Polk County Board of Commissioners, she didn’t think she’d become a commissioner some day.

December 31, 2018 noon read more..

Nominations now accepted

The Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards ceremony is approaching, and the chamber needs nominations for its six awards.

December 28, 2018 3:31 p.m. read more..

Falls City to add duty truck

Officials in Falls City have their fingers crossed that come summer, the city’s fire department will have a brand-new duty truck to replace three aging vehicles.

December 26, 2018 noon read more..

Sheriff, deputies spread cheer

West Valley Hospital, CASA of Polk County, and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office teamed up to provide Christmas gifts for foster kids this year — but there’s another population of children Sheriff Mark Garton didn’t want to be forgotten.

December 21, 2018 11:45 a.m. read more..