Archive for September, 2009

Marion County Supervisors To Meet Today

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors will have a public hearing on sanitary sewer use in Tracy at their bi-monthly meeting today.

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Pella School Board Meets Today

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:29 am

Consideration of a 28E agreement with Knoxville Schools for an Alternative High School is among the items on the agenda for Monday’s Pella School Board Meeting.

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Marion County Saves Money on Salt Purchases

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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Marion County’s pre-season salt supply this winter was purchased $10 cheaper per ton compared to last year, and there’s more than enough on hand to withstand an above average snow, according to Marion County Engineer Roger Schletzbaum.

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Nominations Being Accepted for Tulip Time Queen

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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Nominations for the 2010 Tulip Time Queen and Court are currently being accepted.

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City Council Holds Special Session Tonight

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:26 am

The Knoxville City Council will discuss a maintenance overlay project on 118th street during a special session meeting Monday at 5:15 p.m. in City Hall.

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Pella Fall Clean-up is October 5-9

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:25 am

The City of Pella will be holding a fall clean-up week next week.

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Knoxville School Board Meets Today

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville School Board is set to appoint a committee to investigate possible school restructuring opportunities at their bi-monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Central College Invites Community to Read

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:23 am

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Central College is inviting the community to join the college in reading this year’s common reading book for the freshman class.

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Routine Hydrant Flushing Today in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:22 am

Knoxville Water Works Crews will be conducting routine flushing of fire hydrants starting Monday.

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Registered Nurse Awarded Employee Honor at Pella Regional

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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April Dobbins, a registered nurse at Pella Regional Health Center, was recently awarded the hospital’s Shining Star honor for the month of September. 

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KNIA/KRLS ‘Monday Madness’ Event

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Residents looking to save more money on merchandise can join KNIA/KRLS this Monday for the ‘Monday Madness’ event.

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Snead Ties School Record as Dutch Roll Past Coe

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:31 am

Jeremy Snead tied a school record with 12 pass receptions as the Central College football team rolled up 455 yards and handed Coe College its first defeat Saturday, 24-6, before a sun-drenched homecoming crowd.

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Pella Christian Wins Pool But Falls in Semifinals at SE Polk Volleyball Tournament

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:31 am

Pella Christian finished 2-1 in pool play at the Southeast Polk Volleyball tournament Saturday defeating Knoxville 2-1, and Grandview Park Baptist 2-0 and falling to Des Moines Roosovelt 0-2.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors to Meet Monday

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will have a public hearing on the sanitary sewer use in Tracy at their bi-monthly meeting Monday.

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Knoxville Goes 2-3 at Southeast Polk

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Knoxville went 2-3 at the always tough Southeast Polk Volleyball Invitational.

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Indianola/Knoxville Wins Lincoln Inviational

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Even without a single diving point…Indianola/Knoxville captured the Des Lincoln Railsplitter Girls Swimming Invitational yesterday by 16points over Lincoln.

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Record-tying Performance Helps Central Football Team Pick Up Homecoming Victory

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Central College is now the only remaining undefeated football team in the Iowa Conference, after the Dutch handed Coe College a 24-6 defeat on Central’s Homecoming.

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Central Women’s Golf Sets Records and Climbs Within 2 Strokes of Lead at Conference Tournament…Knoxville’s Kincaid Tied for 10th

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Central College set an Iowa Conference and school women’s golf record Saturday, firing a sizzling 305 and climbed within two shots of the lead at the midpoint of the league tournament.

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Central Women’s Soccer Falls in Non Conference Matchup Saturday

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

The Central College women’s soccer team trailed early and suffered a road loss Saturday afternoon, falling to the College of St. Mary 4-1.

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College Football Scores From Saturday

Posted: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

In other college football action from yesterday…
For the second straight year Iowa upsets Penn State 21-to-ten
Iowa State dumped Army 31-to-ten
Northern Iowa had no trouble with Missouri State 35-to-seven