Archive for August, 2009

Knoxville Community Chorus Open Practice

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 5:55 pm

Title: Knoxville Community Chorus Open Practice
Location: Knoxville High School Music Room
Description: The Knoxville Community Chorus will begin practice for the Christmas Concert on Tuesday, September 15th at 7:00 pm in the Knoxville High School Music Room. If you enjoy choral music and love to sing, you’re invited to join. For more information, call Betsy at 828-7566.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2009-09-15

Leighton Blood Drive

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 5:54 pm

Title: Leighton Blood Drive
Location: Leighton Christian Reformed Church
Description: The Southeast Iowa Blood Center is holding a Leighton Lions Club Blood Drive on Monday, September 14th from 3:00 to 7:00 at the Leighton Christian Reformed Church. For more information, or to schedule your appointment, contact the blood center at 1-800-452-1097.
Start Time: 15:00
Date: 2009-09-14
End Time: 19:00

Lovilia Blood Drive

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 5:53 pm

Title: Lovilia Blood Drive
Location: Lovilia Community Center
Description: There is a Southeast Iowa Blood Center Lovilia Community Blood Drive on Monday, September 14th from 3:00 to 7:00 in the Lovilia Community Building. For more information, or to schedule your appointment, contact the blood center at 1-800-452-1097.
Start Time: 15:00
Date: 2009-09-14
End Time: 19:00

Starckovich Family Benefit

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 5:52 pm

Title: Starckovich Family Benefit
Location: Melcher-Dallas Community Center
Description: There will be a Starckovich Family Benefit held on Saturday, September 12th from 5:00 to9:00 at the Melcher-Dallas Community Center. There will be a roast pork dinner for a free-will donation as well as a silent auction featuring many items, as well as a quilt raffle with tickets for sale at local businesses. For more information, call Jim at 218-8774.
Start Time: 17:00
Date: 2009-09-12
End Time: 21:00

Tickets for Sale for Pella Home Football Opener

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 4:59 pm

Title: Tickets for Sale for Pella Home Football Opener
Location: Pella Athletic Director\’s Office
Description: Tickets for the Pella High home season opener vs Oskaloosa on Friday, September 4th can be purchased from Wednesday morning at 8:00 until Friday afternoon at the Athletic Director\’s office.
Start Date: 2009-09-02
End Date: 2009-09-04

Keith De Heus

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:54 am

Funeral services for Keith De Heus, aged 62, formerly of Pella

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Attempted Child Abduction By Woman in Gray Van in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:30 am

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday at 8:38 PM they received a 911 call from a person in the Marion County Park in Knoxville.

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Suspicious Behavior Reported in Pella

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:29 am

The Pella Police Department tells KNIA/KRLS News that Sunday afternoon a white male between 50 and 60 years of age and driving a white van appeared to be following a group of teenage girls in the area of Dollar General in Pella.

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Smooth Transition Back To School

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:28 am

Area residents and drivers were watchful and respectful of students as they made their way back to school last week in Knoxville and Pella.

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Large First-year Class Moves in at Central

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:27 am

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Nearly 500 incoming students moved into the dorms at Central College last week, including 444 first-year students.

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KNIA/KRLS Will Host School Board Candidate Forum Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:26 am

KNIA/KRLS will be broadcasting two Special Edition News Magazines, Your Knoxville and Pella School Board Candidates.

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Deadline to Apply for Leadership Program Nears

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:25 am

The deadline to apply for the 2010 Leadership Red Rock program is fast approaching.

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McGinnis Murder Trial Continues Today

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:24 am

The trial for a 39-year-old Knoxville resident charged with murder in the first degree is set to resume Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Marion County Courthouse.

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Vermeer Employees to Run Second Annual ‘VEMRAI’

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:23 am

Employees of Vermeer Corporation in Pella are gearing up for their second annual ride across the state – on mopeds.

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Stepping Stones Stroll 5K Run/Walk Set for October

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:22 am

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Residents can now register for the 4th Annual Stepping Stones Stroll 5K run/walk and Kid’s Fun Run October 10th in Knoxville.

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Central College to host International Dinner This Week

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:21 am

Central College is hosting their first International Dinner of the year later this week.

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Panthers Open Volleyball Season Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:06 am

Knoxville starts its volleyball season tonight at Chariton.

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Pleasantville Volleyball Opens Season Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:05 am

Tonight marks the season opener for the Pleasantville volleyball team, as they will travel to Montezuma.

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Pella Defense Answers Call in Week One

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:04 am

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Knoxville Cross Country Ready for Competition

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:03 am

Knoxville will start its cross country season for both boys and girls tomorrow at the Southeast Polk Invitational.

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