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Polk County Football Week 3 Defensive MVP: Tim Lowery

Timothy Lowery
When Winter Haven safety and cornerback Timothy Lowery was in his first days as a Blue Devil he asked his older teammates if he was good enough to make it. 501 more words

Polk County Football Week 3 Offensive MVP: Jerome Arius

Jerome Arius

Late in the fourth quarter of Winter Haven’s home opener against Ridge Community, it looked like Jerome Arius and the Blue Devils would have to go to overtime to win their first home game of the season. 317 more words

Polk County Football Week 2 Defensive MVP: Jeremy Henderson

Jeremy Henderson

To give Bartow’s Jeremy Henderson a position would be an insult. The 6’0” 190 pound athlete primarily plays wide receiver, but against George Jenkins Sept. 304 more words

Is it time for Woodbury County to join the party?

This week, two more counties in Iowa — Linn and Wapello — joined Johnson County in setting a countywide minimum wage. In Linn County, the wage will rise to $10.25 by January 2019, while Wapello County followed Johnson County’s lead in raising the wage to $10.10 in three installments. 577 more words


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I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 303 more words

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Polk County Football Week 2 Offensive MVP: Tim Jordan

Bartow’s senior running back Tim Jordan and his Yellow Jackets trailed the George Jenkins Eagles 10-9 going into the game’s final quarter.

“We got frustrated,” he said. 356 more words

WDM Mayor Could be Forced to Oppose Polk County Minimum Wage Hike

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — It has been a historic year for West Des Moines with over $1 billion in building permits in 2016.

New and upcoming projects near South 60th street show that. 355 more words