Lukas Eggen

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Do you want to be a master?

‘Pokemon Go’ craze hits Polk County

In the early part of July, the Independence Police Department saw an increase in reports of suspicious persons.

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Next gen leaders mingle at Young Pros

More than 20 professionals gathered at Wells Fargo Bank on Thursday evening with the goal of inspiring Polk County’s next generation of leaders.

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OSU Extension adds two

New small farms and dairy specialist to serve Polk County

The OSU Extension program is welcoming two new employees who will work with Polk County growers to provide resources.

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Injury complicates Curtis’ summer

DALLAS — Kailee Curtis was ready for a big summer of golf.

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LongBoard Larry finds a home

INDEPENDENCE — If not for a decision long ago by his older brother, Larry Peterson’s life would look a lot different than it does now.

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Paving a parking lot

Middle school and high school softball to share field in 2017

PERRYDALE — Perrydale High School Athletics Director Dan Dugan knows firsthand just how crowded the parking lot can get.

Charter outage puts businesses in tough spot

Damage to a fiber-optic line serving the Dallas area caused Charter customers to lose service for much of the day on July 6.

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Dirtbags put aside rivalries for now

POLK COUNTY — Athletes often cite chemistry as a key to success. On a team where players have little to no experience playing with each other, developing chemistry can be difficult.

PERRYDALE FOOTBALL: Riddell to lead Pirates in 2016

PERRYDALE — When Perrydale athletics director Dan Dugan began his search for a new head football coach, he turned to Central athletics director Shane Hedrick for any suggestions.

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LaCreole field receives new irrigation system

DALLAS — Jeff Hevener was ecstatic to be working on Saturday morning. Hevener, along with numerous volunteers, spent the weekend installing an irrigation system at the LaCreole Middle School football field.

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