Archive for August, 2009

Louis Dieleman

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2009 at 4:21 am

Funeral services for Louis Dieleman, Aged 85, of Pella, will be held on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 at 10:30 am at the Covenant Reformed Church in Pella.

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Knoxville Wins 3OT Thiller

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:19 am

Tyler Worrall scored all five of Knoxville touchdowns including the game winner in the third overtime to help the Panthers to a 35-to-34 win over P-C-M in triple overtime last night.

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Pella Wins Big Over Washington

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:18 am

Fifth ranked Pella started the season with a bang winning on the road at Washington last night 47-to-eight, but it was not as easy as it may appear.

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Pleasantville Loses to Carlisle in Season Opener

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:16 am

The Highway Five Battle went the way of Carlisle last night, as the Wildcats were able to capitalize on good field position throughout the game to win 42-to-20.

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Pella U8 Soccer Team Qualifies for World Championships

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:14 am

A group of U-eight Pella Soccer Club girls have qualified for the World Championships in the “Kick it” three vs. three competition.

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Twin Cedars Beats Mormon Trail

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:12 am

Twin Cedars rebounded from a tough loss last week to defeat Mormon Trail 28-to-six.

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Melcher-Dallas Falls to Murray

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:11 am

Melcher-Dallas football saw a 32/22 halftime advantage slip through in the second half to fall 46-38 to Murray last night.

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Pella Christian Football Plays Tonight

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:09 am

It might feel a bit different to play a football game on a Saturday night instead of Friday, but it should do little to disrupt the game plan for Pella Christian when the Eagals take on New London tonight.

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Knoxville Raceway Back to Action

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:08 am

Video: Highlights from the 49th Annual Superclean Knoxville Nationals (courtesy Knoxville Raceway).

After a week off last week the Knoxville Raceway roars back to life tonight for the second to last race night of the season.

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Central College Opens 2009 Football Next Saturday

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 7:06 am

Central College Football is a week away from its season-opener, as the Dutch start off the 2009 slate with a pair of games against Wisconsin schools before diving into the Iowa Conference schedule.

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McGinnis: “I did it because my life was in danger.”

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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“I didn’t do it just to do it. I did it because my life was in danger.” That’s what 39-year-old Knoxville resident Steven Dean McGinnis told law enforcement in September, 2008, the night Robert Ohl was found dead from multiple shotgun wounds.

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Central College Adds Eight New Professors for Fall Semester

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:29 am

Students at Central College in Pella began the fall semester on Wednesday, and greeting them in the classrooms were several new instructors.

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Police: New Drivers Should Avoid Lead Foot

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:28 am

On Tuesday a 16-year-old driver was cited by Knoxville Police Officers for going 107 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour zone.

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Local Winery Handles National Grape Surplus

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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A surplus crop in 2008 caused changes to the National market for grapes, which has, in turn, had an affect on wineries.

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Urban Deer Management Program to Resume in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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The City of Knoxville is now taking applications for qualified bow hunters to participate in an urban deer management program.

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Vermeer Employees to Lead Second Annual Moped Ride Across Iowa

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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In the tradition of RAGBRAI, Vermeer Corporation is again offering their own opportunity to travel the state on two wheels – albeit in a less-tiring fashion.

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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Being Held Saturday

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:24 am

Invitations were sent out this month for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner being held Saturday.

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Bounty of Organic Produce Available at Pella Food Shelf

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:23 am

While the volunteers that work at the Pella Food Shelf are enjoying the new location on the east side of town, its clients are enjoying the abundance of fresh produce that is available to them.

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Business Workshop to be Held in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:22 am

Area business owners and managers can attend a free workshop in Knoxville September 10th, which will discuss focused topics for business growth and improvement.

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Central College to Host Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at 6:21 am

Central College’s facilities planning and management will sponsor its first of four blood drives for the year next week.

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