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McFarland Helps Families Stay Cool This Summer

All over the country, communities are experiencing some of the hottest days of the year. For many Polk County families, this can be a miserable time, especially if they don’t have air-conditioning units in their living spaces. 262 more words

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Sheldahl Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Accident

POLK COUNTY, Iowa — One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in early Saturday morning.

At approximately 2:45 a.m., Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3000 block of NW 158th Avenue on a single-vehicle rollover accident. 68 more words


Audits in the News: July

Audits in the News: Financial reports, waste hotline are highlighted in the news.

We here in the audits division are proud that the work we do makes a difference.

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The Buzz on PGTV (Voting)

Do you know about all of the different ways you can vote in this year’s upcoming elections? On this month’s episode of The Buzz, Dion Spires chats with Colette Leiser, a representative of the supervisor of elections in Polk County, to find out more about the voting process. 23 more words

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The Buzz on PGTV (Campus Safety)

On this month’s episode of The Buzz, we take an in depth look at the unsung heroes of every college campus: security and safety officers. Featuring interviews with Sheriff Grady Judd, Major Loyd Stewart, and Captain Jerry Connolly of the Safe Schools Division, as well as Chief Rick Holland from Florida Polytechnic, this is one episode you don’t want to miss. 17 more words

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Some in Polk County Confused by Tornado Sirens

DES MOINES, Iowa – Some people in Polk County woke up to warning sirens between midnight and 1 a.m. during Tuesday night’s severe weather, even though there wasn’t a tornado. 312 more words


Sheriff: 1 Killed In Polk County (Wis.) Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Wisconsin law enforcement officials are investigating after a deadly crash in Polk County.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a two-vehicle crash was reported Tuesday at 3:53 p.m. 187 more words