top story
  • 0

DALLAS — The Murphy’s Grill sign was taken down Monday, as the now-closed restaurant is in the process of transforming into the new office of Dallas-based OpenRoad Transportation.

  • 0

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- What better way to celebrate superlative services than with a super hero-themed banquet.

top story
  • 0

DALLAS – Twenty-five years ago, Rachel Greco was between jobs and standing in an empty building.

  • 0

DALLAS — Dallas recently learned that Mint Valley Paper, a paper products manufacturing company, is making a serious move to come to town, but that may not be the only industrial interest the city’s seeing.

  • 0

Mint Valley Paper, which manufactures tissue and other paper products, is considering building a facility on 55-acres near Godsey Road and Jonathan Avenue in Dallas.

  • 0

Marlene Cox, the owner of Latitude One in Dallas, will apply for a Main Street Revitalization grant to transform the second story of the restaurant building into a hostel catering to bicyclists.

  • 0

The American Gas & Technology building on Monmouth Cutoff in Dallas escaped going to auction on Friday, but plans to secure loans for production are not final yet. AG&T chief executive officer Ray Tate Jr. said the building, which was in foreclosure, was pulled from the auction by the mortgage holder.

  • 0

Downtown Dallas businesses Some Things and the Dallas Main Street Emporium will be shuffling locations in the coming months after Some Things owner Mike Berkes found a building to expand his store.

  • 0

The Grocery Outlet in Dallas won’t open until Feb. 14, but part of the store’s crew was already at work at the Dallas Food Bank and Polk County Resource Center warehouse last week.

  • 0

Pets Unleashed has been open since early October, and owner Jayden Jones said he only wants one thing for it: To serve the people of Dallas by offering them quality products for their pets.

  • 0

Mother and daughter pair Julie Hertel and Amanda Warren wanted to create a neighborhood gathering place when they opened Karma Coffee Bar & Bakery in Dallas in November.

  • 0

Holly Partridge grew up immersed in the restaurant business, so it seems fitting that she is the new owner of a popular Dallas coffee shop and eatery at 156 S.E. Mill St.

  • 0

The Monmouth-Independence Network is looking to expand its service area more than a decade after it was established in an attempt to bring the company out of the red.

  • 0

Mark and Liz Weisensee started a business with a vision and a home equity loan.

  • 0

When Jim Davis speaks, it’s soft, making you lean in a little to make sure you catch everything he is saying.

  • 0

The sun shone brightly in Independence on Monday at a historic groundbreaking ceremony 20 years in the making: a hotel is being built on Independence Landing, 2.5 miles of riverfront property lining the Willamette River.

  • 0

Downtown Independence welcomed another small business into the city during the grand opening of Melting Pot Candy, a chocolate shop that sells truffles, toffees and caramels, and also carries vegan options.

  • 0

Oregon’s unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 4.1 percent in December from 4.2 percent in November.

  • 0

If there was one thing Brendon Gallant was sure would happen in his life it was owning a bicycle shop.

  • 0

Christmas trees, particularly the Noble fir variety, may be in short supply nationwide this year, but local tree farm operators say there should be plenty of trees to choose from this holiday season.

  • 0

Darrell Cooper quit bowling for a decade following a shoulder injury that affected his ability to play one of his favorite sports.

  • 0

Two additions to the Dallas business landscape are in the construction or remodeling phase, and a third in is negotiations with the city.

  • 0

The property at 87 N. Main St., Independence has had a number of businesses on its soil over the years: a one-pump gas station, an auto shop and, most recently, a pub and barbecue.

  • 0

It doesn’t matter how you pronounce it, Pete Kalogeras at Greece Lightning is happy to serve it up.

  • 0

INDEPENDENCE — Matthew Lind returned to the city council on Tuesday with an offer which was slightly altered from the one he had negotiated with the city staff: the same principle amount down, but with one year to pay of the remainder rather than six months.

  • 0

The old warehouse building on South Main Street in Independence called out to Yul Provancha years ago.

  • 0

Since JD Shinn took over as executive director of the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce, membership is up from 121 to 154.

  • 0

A few changes are in store for the third annual Discover MI Town Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m., sponsored by the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce.

  • 0

When David Radke first looked at the property at 246 S. Main St. in Falls City, he saw something most people wouldn’t: A bed and breakfast.

  • 0

Jeff VanElverdinghe’s engineering career took him all over the world, where he experienced varieties of local cuisine.