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The Insiders, March 18th Edition: Fighting Hunger in Polk County

IOWA  —  Many people in Iowa don’t worry about having enough money to buy food, but that’s not a reality for everyone.

Three years ago, Polk County worked to combat this issue by launching an initiative to feed the hungry. 40 more words


Women of In-Gauge take Gold at Polk Senior Games

The women of In-Gauge of Polk County take gold at the 2018 Polk Senior Games’ Pistol Competition

On March 7th, the 2018 Polk Senior Games held its annual pistol shooting competition, attracting both men and women, ages of 50 through 86, from across Central Florida, with 41 registered shooters. 196 more words

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Measure A Defeated in Close Vote

In a very close vote a controversial public measure that would have increased the Des Moines metro sales tax by 17% was defeated at the polls according to… 50 more words


Voting Day for Polk County Local Option Sales and Services Tax

POLK COUNTY, Iowa  —  Tuesday, Polk County residents will vote on a local options sales and services tax that if passed will increase retail taxes from 6 percent to 7 percent. 368 more words


From the Desk of the Editor: Measure A is Not the Way

By: Brian McLain

Over the past several weeks a campaign funded by big money donors and developers to push a one-cent sales tax increase across Polk County has ramped up through town halls to social media. 1,289 more words


Winter Haven: Greek Festival

St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Winter Haven held its annual Greek Festival recently.  Just like last year, my wife and I went to enjoy lunch at the event.  458 more words


Song of pain for missing brother

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