RICKREALL — Three worlds collide in delightfully humorous ways in Dallas-based Struts & Frets Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
INDEPENDENCE/MONMOUTH — Fifth grade enrollment at Ash Creek Elementary and second grade at Monmouth Elementary are closed for the 2019-20 school year, according to a Central School District news release.
DALLAS — There are a lot of changes in store for Dallas’ summer showcase event, Krazy Dayz (formerly known as Summerfest), but the centerpiece remains Saturday’s parade.
DALLAS — A Dallas man faces a felony of unlawful contact with a child and invasion of privacy charges in an incident that occurred in June at the Dallas Public Library.
INDEPENDENCE — In a matter of hours, community members came together to provide formula, diapers and wipes for some of Polk County’s littlest residents on Friday.
POLK COUNTY — Summer is the time for outdoor concerts, and music fans in Dallas, Independence and Monmouth won’t be disappointed with the lineups starting this week. Performances at all three venues are free and open to the public. Food, beer and wine vendors will be on site at each location.
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MONMOUTH — The Apple Box Children’s Theater’s production of “Beowulf” maintains the integrity of the original piece, while making it accessible to both the young actors who play the part and audience members.
FALLS CITY — The city of Falls City adopted its budget on June 10 with a recommendation from the city’s budget committee that it look for ways to increase employee salaries in the future.
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — The Central School District Board of Directors on June 24 renewed Superintendent Jennifer Kubista’s contract through June of 2022.
POLK COUNTY — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two letters and three voicemails that contain threats against Sen. Brian Boquist (R-Dallas).
DALLAS — It’s official — Smoke of the Dragon BBQ n’ Brew barbecue competition taking place this weekend in Dallas City Park will be a qualifying event for the “barbecue super bowl.”
DALLAS — The Dallas School Board authorized transferring $400,000 out of contingency and into the instruction and support services funds help to cover the 2018-19 school year close-out costs and maintenance needs.
SALEM — Twenty-seven senators gathered at 9 a.m. Saturday morning to lay to rest House Bill 2020, the 2019 Legislature’s disruptive attempt to tackle climate change.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two letters and multiple voicemails that contain threats against Sen. Brian Boquist (R-Dallas).
SALEM — Loggers and logging trucks made their way from the fairgrounds in Salem to the Capitol this morning to protest two bills – House Bills 2020 and 2007.
INDEPENDENCE — Independence Vision 2040 is underway, and city staff wants input from as many community members as possible about where they see Independence in 20 years.
DALLAS — The Dallas School District’s Citizen’s Oversight Committee gave the DSD permission to use $500,000 in maintenance bond resources to rebuild the Dallas High School track.
INDEPENDENCE – Polk County Sheriff’s Office and State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of a barn fire that started Monday afternoon on Morrow Road outside of Independence.
SALEM — A Saturday session of the Oregon Senate was cancelled Friday afternoon after Oregon State Police reported a “credible threat from militia groups” planning to meet at the Capitol.
DALLAS – Dennis Sarver was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison after being convicted last week on manslaughter charges in the death of Earl “Buddy” Jambura.
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- ‘Krazy’ parade needs entries
- Monmouth joins international vigil
- Mid-Valley Ford to close
- Dallas begins negotiations with city manager selection
- George B. Thompson Sr.
- Local veterans honored
- Police logs and arrest report for July 3
- Jimmyz sells $75,000 Scratch-It
- Public invited to meet Dallas candidates