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Robbery suspect apprehended

Jonathan West, 35, had threatened employees of Hi-School Pharmacy, 1356 Monmouth St., in Independence.

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*Dallas*Independence*Monmouth

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*Dallas*Independence*Monmouth

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Monmouth ranked among safest cities in the state

The city of Monmouth was named the No. 10 safest city in the state of Oregon by Safe Choice Security, a security firm.

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Fast response prevents fire from spreading

Luckily, Falls City Fire Chief Bob Young just happened to be driving by shortly after the fire broke out, said Tom Finegan son of the home’s owner, Joyce Finegan.

Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

*Robert Chadwick*Matthew Waterbury*Christina Smith*Floyd Elwell*Andrew Smith

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Monmouth man jailed on sex crimes charges

A Monmouth man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to 19 sex crimes charges, including seven counts of first-degree rape.

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Polk County plans to rent out jail space for Benton inmates

Benton County may begin sending inmates to the Polk County Jail due to anticipated shortage of space at other facilities Benton uses.

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Pop star's date had warrant out for crime in Polk County

Jesse Helt gained national attention when he accepted Miley Cyrus’ VMA award, giving a speech on the plight of homeless youth.

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Police station bids due soon

Building work on renovation should start in September

In another week or two, Chief Darrell Tallan hopes the site of Monmouth’s new police station will be busy with subcontractors ripping out the interior.

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