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Accident claims life of Grannis woman

An accident Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a Grannis woman. Sixty-nine-year-old Maria Guadalupe Zarate was passenger in a 2005 Chevrolet Tuesday afternoon when the crash occurred. The vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet, driven by 31-year-old Jesus Meza of Grannis was traveling south on Hwy. 71 near Potter when it traveled left of center while negotiating a curve. The vehicle left ...

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High Winds and Flooding Cause Damage to Homes & Roads

BY LEANN DILBECK – A strong thunderstorm that hit Sunday afternoon caused damage in Potter, Hatfield, Shady Grove and Mountain Fork communities in Polk County. According to Office of Emergency Management Manager James Reeves, straight-line winds destroyed a storage building and two homes received minor damage on Polk Road 36. Trees were blocking county roads 36, 37, 39, 48, 125, ...

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Polk County Turns 170!

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County, being officially established on November 30, 1844, will celebrate its 170th birthday in just a few days. A land that is covered in beauty and full of history and tradition, Polk County is a land all its own. In the last 170 years, the area has seen war and peace, prosperity and poverty, notability ...

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