Independence library’s annual workshop filled with family fun
Families gathered in the Independence Public Library Monday night, bringing to life a scarecrow from a T-frame, newspaper and miscellaneous items.
Heritage auto, ag show celebrates industry
The annual Heritage Auto and Ag Show returns to downtown Monmouth on Saturday, followed by an old-fashioned tractor pull on Sunday.
How long does it take to finish a quilt? For the Cheesman family descendants, the answer is four generations.
Polk Fire Capt. Mike Kissell and members of Dallas Fire & EMS, Southwestern Polk Rural Fire Protection District, Sheridan Fire and McMinnville Fire worked all night battling the blaze at the Eagle Creek Fire on Monday, Sept. 4.
It doesn’t matter how you pronounce it, Pete Kalogeras at Greece Lightning is happy to serve it up.
Ashley Wildfang has always known she wanted to be a teacher.
Students bustled through the halls of Ash Creek Elementary School on Tuesday morning with a certain excitement — it was the first day of the new school year.
The city of Independence has a new logo, featuring the Cooper Block tower before it was repainted.
While the weekend was packed with live concerts, street performers, food trucks, beer and wine gardens, culminating in the big event — the Great American Eclipse — for law enforcement, it was mostly business as usual.
Dasheill “Dash” McNett, 7, enjoys taking photos with his Canon Rebel — and, if the number of ribbons on his Polk County Fair submissions suggests anything, he has an eye for photography.