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Winter Haven: Giovanni's NY Pizza

I had been aware of Giovanni’s NY Pizza for a while, but hadn’t had the opportunity to go there.  My wife and I corrected that on a recent Saturday, and we are glad we did.  258 more words


Sheriff's Office: Man Dead After Standoff With Police In Northern Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man is dead after exchanging gunfire with police in northern Minnesota Monday.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a mail carrier in Northland Township reported hearing two gunshots around 11:20 a.m. 123 more words


Breaking: Progressive Rachel Lunsford elected Polk County Democratic Vice Chair

Progressive and County Communication Chair has been elected Vice Chair of Polk County. Lunsford has been a powerful voice for Progressives within the party and we at PVI congratulates her on her ascension to the number two position in the Polk County Democrats. 50 more words


Winter Haven: Gourmet Goodies

Whenever we have dinner in downtown Winter Haven, we like to wrap up the evening with dessert from Gourmet Goodies, on 4th St NW, less than a block from Winter Haven’s… 157 more words


Lakeland: Reececliff Family Diner

If I were going to be a regular customer at any Polk County restaurant, it might be Reececliff Family Diner in Lakeland.  I have been there many times since moving to Polk County and the food has never disappointed me.  294 more words


Find Out About The #IAmSomebody Suicide Awareness Movement

According to CBSNews, suicide is currently the 10th most common cause of death in the United States. However, one North Carolina teacher is working actively to change that. 177 more words


Semi 'Spills The Beans' After Being Struck By Train; No Injuries

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An accident in Polk County earlier this month has brought a new meaning to the phrase “spilling the beans.”

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a semi-truck hauling soybeans was struck by a train on March 2 at Highway 75 and County Road 23 in Polk County. 36 more words