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.

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Police report for Nov. 15

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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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.

Whooping cough hits Dallas High

Polk County Public Health officials confirmed a case pertussis or whooping cough was at Dallas High School on Thursday.

Program may mark the start of new partnership

Saturday’s Dallas Make-a-thon was about more than building prototypes.

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WOU to perform ‘Radium Girls’

“Radium Girls” takes the audience on a historic journey ripe with facts, sprinkled with humor and warmth, recounting the story about women who worked for the U.S. Radium Corporation.

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District considers new bond

The Dallas School Board looked toward the future when it decided how to structure its 2014 bond payoff schedule before selling the remainder of its $17 million maintenance bond.

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Changes coming to visitors center

The Dallas Area Visitors Center is planning to spice up its events for 2018, and that effort is beginning with role changes.

Pertussis case confirmed at Dallas High School

Parents notified on Thursday

Polk County Public Health has confirmed a case of pertussis (whooping cough) at Dallas High School.

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Dallas industrial land on the block

Last two parcels along Southeast Godsey Road, Holman Avenue

The last two industrial sites along Southeast Godsey Road and Holman Avenue near the American Gas & Technology site in Dallas are up for auction on Nov. 15.


Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County.

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One ‘murder’ solved

Another awaits for DDA’s 2018 mystery dinner

Just as one murder was solved, another one happened.

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LaCreole paving finished

A repair job repaving a driving lane on LaCreole Drive recently finished, after a NW Natural expansion project required tearing up part of the street and sidewalk.


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