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Get ready for a game that is ‘knuknfutz’

This is just a bunch of “knuknfutz.”

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‘Other duties as assigned’

Monmouth’s Fancey takes on projects to improve quality of living for all

City staff in Monmouth often put in extra time to make things go smoothly for residents, businesses and contractors.

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Dallas chamber CEO talks plans for future

JD Shinn’s first weeks on the job as the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive officer has him talking to a lot of people.

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Sheriff deputies take kids out shopping

Walter Manley, 10, dared Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Brooks to wear a bright red “ugly Christmas sweater” with cats in Santa hats on it for the rest of the day Saturday.

Dallas extends City Manager’s contract

The Dallas City Council extended City Manager Ron Foggin’s contract another year and granted him a 2 percent merit raise following his annual evaluation Monday night.

Sports

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: THE RUNNING MAN

Earhart sets school rushing marks

DALLAS — Senior Tanner Earhart isn’t quite sure when it happened, but at some point during Dallas’ football team’s 35-14 win over South Albany on Oct. 7, he suffered a high ankle sprain on his left ankle.

2016 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION PREP FOOTBALL TEAM

All-Region Prep Football Team

WOU ROUNDUP: WOU wins GNAC-opener over Concordia

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play with an 80-70 win over Concordia on Nov. 29 in the team’s conference-opener.

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: THE RUNNING MAN

Earhart sets school rushing marks

DALLAS — Senior Tanner Earhart isn’t quite sure when it happened, but at some point during Dallas’ football team’s 35-14 win over South Albany on Oct. 7, he suffered a high ankle sprain on his left ankle.

2016 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION PREP FOOTBALL TEAM

All-Region Prep Football Team

WOU ROUNDUP: WOU wins GNAC-opener over Concordia

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play with an 80-70 win over Concordia on Nov. 29 in the team’s conference-opener.

Opinion

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: THE RUNNING MAN

Earhart sets school rushing marks

DALLAS — Senior Tanner Earhart isn’t quite sure when it happened, but at some point during Dallas’ football team’s 35-14 win over South Albany on Oct. 7, he suffered a high ankle sprain on his left ankle.

2016 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION PREP FOOTBALL TEAM

All-Region Prep Football Team

WOU ROUNDUP: WOU wins GNAC-opener over Concordia

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play with an 80-70 win over Concordia on Nov. 29 in the team’s conference-opener.