Community members contribute to vision for new leader at CHS
The search is on for a new principal at Central High School.
The Central School District board of directors learned the district has a few things to work on when it comes to its finances, but Business Manager Cec Koontz said most of them have already been addressed.
Pacific Power to roll out new technology to all in Polk County
Pacific Power has started replacing meters with smart meters — and Independence and Polk County are the first to receive them.
After serving one year of a four-year term, Independence City Councilor Ken Day resigned on Jan. 2.
The Bank of America Dallas branch will close its doors on April 3.
Monmouth City Council unanimously approved lowering the speed limit on Church Street West between Monmouth Avenue North and Stadium Drive North, and on Stadium between Monmouth and Church from 25 mph to 20 mph.
A little girl’s wishes discovered by accident in decorative box
Michelle Lane and her mother were shopping at Safeway on Dec. 11 when they stumbled on a decorative “Letters to Santa” mailbox.
A juvenile was referred for disorderly conduct after bringing a fake gun to LaCreole Middle School on Dec. 12.
The spirit of the Rickreall Christmas Pageant is back — or at least the costumes — at the Polk County History Museum through the end of December.
Deb Darr lives on a farm in Falls City. She has animals, tends a large garden, cans, bakes, and does all the things a farm woman does. You may never guess she was from the bustling Bay Area.