Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

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  1. Washington County names its 2016 Dairy PrincessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Courier Mailer

    ... of Columbia County, Olivia Miller of Linn and Benton Counties, Sara Pierson of Marion County, Gina Atsma of Polk County and Chelsey McFalls of Yamhill County. Oregon Dairy Women (ODW) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization with the main ...

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  2. Willamina man injured, Dallas woman killed in crashRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | News-Register

    ... was closed in both directions for four hours while an investigation took place and the scene was cleared. The Polk County district attorney, medical examiner and sheriff's offices, Dallas Fire Department and an Oregon Department of Transportation ...

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  3. Dallas woman killed in Polk County crash on Oregon 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    One person is dead and another injured after a two-vehicle crash on Oregon 22 in Polk County, police say. Just before 5 p.m. Thursday, troopers responded to a collision at milepost 10, Oregon State Police said in a news release Friday.

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  4. Polk County wreck kills 2 on Highway 99WRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    A man and woman died Thursday evening when the Honda they were in swerved into the path of another vehicle, Oregon State Police report. Troopers say the Honda was heading northbound on Highway 99W north of Monmouth.

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  5. Highway worker struck::1Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | News-Register

    The Oregon State Police responded Thursday night to a report that a highway flagger had been struck by a vehicle south of Amity on Highway 99W, near the Marion/Polk County line. The flagger was identified as Marion County resident Aldo Ray John, 56. He was flown to a Portland trauma hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

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  6. Mac man warms up in stolen carRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | News-Register

    A McMinnville man told Polk County sheriff's deputies he stole a car in Salem and drove it to Rickreall because he was cold and wanted to warm up. Christopher Scott Woodward, 34, was arraigned last week in Polk County Circuit Court in Dallas on one count each of possession of a burglary tool or theft device, possession of a stolen vehicle and unauthorized use of a vehicle - a Class A misdemeanor and a pair of Class C felonies.

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  7. City Councilor in Dallas, Oregon, calls Muslims' faith 'pure evil'Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... of law as outlined by our founding documents? Micky Garus, 35, who has served a year and a half on the small Polk County town's nine-person council, posted a lengthy criticism on his campaign's Facebook page, where he typically offers commentary on ...

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  8. Willamina man charged in stolen vehicle spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | News-Register

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office identified him as Tanner Levi Abbott, 21. He was charged with four counts of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and one count each of second-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief, third-degree theft, driving while suspended and giving false information to a police office, in addition to a Linn County hold. He was lodged in the Polk County Jail in Dallas without bail.

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  9. The long, sad decline of the United States' alpacasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    ... $1,000 a head and males as low as $200 - and that's if they sold at all. Robert Silver, a 73-year-old breeder in Polk County, Oregon, invested his lifesavings in alpacas, sure that he and his wife would be able to comfortably retire by selling their ...

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  10. Quilts needed for "Quilt Court" at Benton Arts and Heritage DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Polk County News

    ... throughout the month of October. Quilt Court is a quilt show located on in the old 3rd floor courtroom of the Polk County Courthouse. All quilts are welcome, regardless of age or skill level. Quilt Court is not a contest; no prozes are awarded. "We ...

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  11. Background of three suspected of killing hiker, touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | KRON 4

    ... their right to be extradited to the Bay Area, one of them, Morrison Lampley, has an outstanding warrant out of Polk County, Oregon for violating parole for a 2012 drug conviction. "When that occurs, you have a right to be heard before that ...

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  12. Marion County sheriff identifies crash victim; two who fled being soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... assisted by members of the Oregon State Police, Independence Police Department, Monmouth Police Department, Polk County Sheriff's Office, Salem Police Department and Polk County Fire District 1. When police arrived on the scene, they learned both ...

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  13. Brand new Polk County offices flooded by sprinklersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... m.kcci.com and apps. Voters approved an $81 million bond referendum in 2013, which is now being used to give the Polk County Courthouse campus a face-lift. ( video tour of changes ) On the outside of the JC Penney building, which houses the Polk ...

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  14. Face-lift to former JC Penney moving alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    While renovations to the Polk County Courthouse complex may look messy to downtown commuters, Polk County officials say second-phase construction is going smoothly. Voters approved an $81 million bond referendum in 2013, which is now being used to give the Polk County Courthouse campus a face-lift.

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  15. Police arrest Gladstone man suspected in weeklong robbery spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Kenneth Alan Fox, 54, was arrested without incident Thursday at the Spirit Mountain Casino , in Grand Ronde, by Grand Ronde Tribal Police and sheriff's deputies from Polk and Yamhill counties. Fox is scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Portland Thursday afternoon, where he will face charges in connection with a credit union robbery last week in Wilsonville.

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  16. Oregon woman pleads guilty in kidnapping, duct-taping, hold-up of momRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    A Polk County woman charged in connection with her mother's kidnapping has been sentenced to three years in prison. The Statesman Journal reports that the trial for 36-year-old Maura Olsson was scheduled to begin Tuesday, but the woman changed her plea to guilty Sept.

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  17. Man who stabbed 21-year-old more than two dozen times sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... 50-YEAR SENTENCE FOR KILLING 21-YEAR-OLD ZACHARY PAULSEN LAST YEAR. KEVIN KCCI'S RYAN SMITH IS LIVE : AT THE POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE WITH FAMILY REACTION TO THE SENTENCE HANDED DOWN. RYAN: IN ADDITION TO THE SENTENCE A POLK COUNTY JUDGE , ORDERED ...

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  18. Head-on collision in Polk County leaves three-year-old with possible internal injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office Jonathan Valentine dozed off at the wheel of his car as he was traveling westbound on Bethel Road near Amity. When he awoke, he jerked his wheel to the left and shot into the opposite lane, where he struck an oncoming vehicle.

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  19. Rapper hits stage in Tampa after charges for kicking fan in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Rapper hits stage in Tampa after charges for kicking fan in Lakeland Rapper hits stage in Tampa after charges for kicking fan in Lakeland Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1UByx0V On Thursday, the Florida State Attorney's Office officially charged Kevin Gilyard, also known as rapper Kevin Gates, with battery for the Aug. 28 incident at his concert. Gates has been charged with battery in Polk County after video surfaced showing him kicking a female fan in the chest at a concert in Lakeland.

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  20. Rapper Kevin Gates slated to perform in Carrollwood tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Sunday night at Whiskey North in the Carrollwood area of Tampa. Kevin Gates has been charged with battery in Polk County after video surfaced showing him kicking a fan in the chest at a concert in Lakeland last week. Whiskey North's owner posted on ...

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