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Dear future superintendent

Roughly 400 people in the Central School District gave feedback on what is good about the district, what could be better, and what qualities they want in the new superintendent.

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Some counsel for our new councils

This month, Dallas, Falls City, Independence and Monmouth will get new councilors — and a new mayor in Monmouth.

Drive sober: Don't take any chances

As we approach Christmas and the new year, a lot of us enjoy family gatherings and company parties. Most people are looking to have a good time and sometimes alcohol comes into play.

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‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’

Also known as, “’Twas the Night Before Christmas”

Editorial for Dec. 21

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Offer chamber fixes, not just problems

Don’t talk behind our back. Just tell us. Help us get better.

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Community comes out for MI YMCA

Friday marks the 17th annual Monmouth-Independence YMCA Christmas Party and Auction. For the first time, the dinner and auction event is sold out.

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Give thanks for community service

Editorial for Nov. 23

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Tight times ahead

Editorial for Nov. 16

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Brush it off, let’s move on together

Your candidate won, or didn’t.

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Voting deadline looms Tuesday

We are ready for Nov. 9. We are experiencing voter exhaustion.

EDITORIAL

Editorial for Oct. 12

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Forum shows how debates should run

A Thursday forum on Measure 97, hosted by the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce at the Monmouth Public Library, may not have swayed anyone in the audience one way or another, but it set a fine example of how a debate should be run.

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Test results don’t show true progress

The results are in for the most recent round of Smarter Balanced assessments, and it’s a mixed bag.

Editorial: Falls City Fire Department

Thanks to fire volunteers in Falls City

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Election letters begin next week

Editorial for Aug. 31

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