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House fire in Falls City displaces four people

Fire crews respond from Falls City, SW Polk and Polk No. 1

A home in Falls City is uninhabitable following a fire on Tuesday afternoon.

Falls City Thanksgiving potluck is Saturday

Free meal is open to everyone

A Thanksgiving tradition for more than 25 years, the annual Thanksgiving Community Potluck in Falls City takes place on Saturday.

Panther Club Auction returns Saturday

INDEPENDENCE – After a two-year hiatus, a Central High School tradition is back. The Panther Club Auction is set for Saturday at the high school.

PEDEE NEWS

Alex Russell celebrated his 11th birthday for three whole days.

MI TOWN

We celebrated Veterans Day with a very special and tasty breakfast at the Monmouth Senior Center on Saturday morning.

Sports

Panther Club Auction returns Saturday

INDEPENDENCE – After a two-year hiatus, a Central High School tradition is back. The Panther Club Auction is set for Saturday at the high school.

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2017 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Set up for success

DALLAS — Among the words used to describe Emma Classen, loud isn’t one you’re likely to hear often.

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PREP FOOTBALL: Falls City advances to semis

ROSEBURG — There was something different about Falls City’s football team. Something that players recognized from the first day of practice.

Lifestyle

Panther Club Auction returns Saturday

INDEPENDENCE – After a two-year hiatus, a Central High School tradition is back. The Panther Club Auction is set for Saturday at the high school.

Tease photo

2017 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Set up for success

DALLAS — Among the words used to describe Emma Classen, loud isn’t one you’re likely to hear often.

Tease photo

PREP FOOTBALL: Falls City advances to semis

ROSEBURG — There was something different about Falls City’s football team. Something that players recognized from the first day of practice.

Opinion

Panther Club Auction returns Saturday

INDEPENDENCE – After a two-year hiatus, a Central High School tradition is back. The Panther Club Auction is set for Saturday at the high school.

Tease photo

2017 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Set up for success

DALLAS — Among the words used to describe Emma Classen, loud isn’t one you’re likely to hear often.

Tease photo

PREP FOOTBALL: Falls City advances to semis

ROSEBURG — There was something different about Falls City’s football team. Something that players recognized from the first day of practice.