There’s something in the air in downtown Independence. From new businesses to those who are coming soon — evidenced by the brown paper in the windows — from the potential of development on the riverfront, Independence looks set to boom.February 14, 2018 noon read more..
Saturday shortly after 2 p.m., the house at 135 Broad St. N. in Monmouth began to burn. Polk County Fire District No. 1 firefighters finished carefully creating ventilation points for the fire to get into walls and the attic, and set scattered hay ablaze using flares.January 31, 2018 noon read more..
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