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Polk County becomes fourth in Iowa to raise minimum wage

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Polk County supervisors have given final approval to raising the minimum wage to $10.75 an hour within the next 30 months. 137 more words


El Salvadoreño Restaurante on 2nd Ave

El Salvadoreño Restaurante on 2nd Ave in Des Moines, Iowa

I guess Mi Rinconcito Mexicano didn’t last long and now this space has a pupusa place inside. 39 more words

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Youth Wage in Polk County Designed to Save Youth Jobs, Advocates Say

DES MOINES, Iowa – Should Iowa workers under the age of 18 be paid less than their adult counterparts? That’s one question under review by the Polk County Board of Supervisors as it looks to approve a minimum wage hike. 460 more words


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