DALLAS – Heather Mounce will serve 75 months in prison on the charges she pleaded guilty to on Monday.
DALLAS — Teachers and staff at Dallas Community School were still setting up for school late into the night before students arrived for classes on Thursday.
DALLAS — On Wednesday, the first full day of school in Dallas, interim superintendent Andy Bellando visited two schools to check in on the start of classes.
MONMOUTH — The Monmouth City Council spent about half an hour on Sept. 3 reviewing the history of peafowl in the area and hearing from the public and councilors on the issue.
DALLAS — The change after street trees were removed on the 600 and 700 block of Main Street has been described as “a shock,” but necessary, according to city officials.
DALLAS — Former Dallas resident Heather Mounce, indicted last year on 98 counts of identity theft, theft and criminal mistreatment, pleaded guilty to 15 charges on Monday.
UPDATE: The Polk County Sheriff's Office announced it recovered the body of Tracy Allen on Tuesday at about 6 p.m. Allen was located just north of the Buena Vista Ferry, in the same area she was last seen.
INDEPENDENCE — Hop & Heritage returns to Independence on Saturday with a slightly different format. Music and brews are still center stage, but the area will not be blocked off as it was last year.
DALLAS — John Hancock and his firm, Ozone LLC, want to keep Opportunity Zones straightforward for investors and property owners in Polk, Marion and Yamhill counties.
INDEPENDENCE — On Aug. 27, The Independence City Council adopted a resolution declaring a nuisance and directing improvements to the sidewalk in front of 240 Monmouth St.
DALLAS — Improvements at the crosswalk on East Ellendale Avenue near the Dallas Walmart that has occasionally disrupted traffic should be complete in a few weeks.
DALLAS — The Dallas City Council vacated an unused portion of 11th Avenue, approving a proposal submitted by adjacent property owners Gerald and Rose McBride.
DALLAS — Heather Mounce, who is accused of 98 charges of theft, identify theft and criminal mistreatment, may have up to three trials, but they all will be in Polk County.
DALLAS – After two days on the job, Andy Bellando, Dallas School District’s interim superintendent attended his first school board meeting Monday night.
RICKREALL — Southwestern Polk Fire District hired its first full-time employees to work out of the Rickreall Station and to provide 12-hour-per-day coverage at times when volunteer numbers are the lowest.
MONMOUTH — Sitting in a conference room at the Hamersly Library this week, Jackson Stalley wore a large pin emblazoned with a cobra: “Ready to strike.”
INDEPENDENCE — During his report to the council at the July 23 meeting, Independence City Manager Tom Pessemier noted some response to the city’s efforts to engage community members.
DALLAS — Sergeants in the Dallas Police Department received a mid-budget-year raise in March after Police Chief Tom Simpson discovered that some officers they supervise would soon be earning more money.
INDEPENDENCE — The Independence Heritage Museum is hosting a pop-up exhibit about the Oregon civil rights movement through August. On Thursday, Gwen Carr, of the Oregon Black Pioneers will give a presentation.
DALLAS — The Dallas School Board accepted Superintendent Michelle Johnstone’s resignation and approved a separation agreement with her Monday night.
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- Mounce sentenced to prison
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