Archive for November, 2009

Long Term Care Legislative Forum In Knoxville Monday

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Area legislators are meeting at Griffin Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Monday, November 30 for a long term care legislative forum.

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Succeeding President at Central College says Position Opened at ‘Right Time’

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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Earlier this month, Central College announced Dr. Mark Putnam as the college’s 21st president, and the successor to current president David Roe, who will retire in June.

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Holiday Decorators Reminded to be Aware of Fire Hazards

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:27 am

With the holiday season in full swing, area residents are encouraged to take the proper safety precautions with interior and exterior decorations.

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K-Line Drill Team Going to States

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:26 am

The Knoxville High School K-Line Drill Team is heading to the state dance competition this Friday in Des Moines.

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Treasure Hunters Roadshow Coming to Pella

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:25 am

Treasure hunters will be in Pella for several upcoming days.

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Losada: Always Have A Frost-Free Windshield

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:24 am

Marion County drivers may have their cars tuned up for winter, and windshields need to always be clear of frost and snow on the road.

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Holiday Season is the Time to Give to Local Food Banks

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:23 am

Food and giving are often two themes that are associated with the holiday season, and for area food banks, to two run together.

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Marion County Supervisors To Meet Today

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Supervisors will discuss office operations with Betty Moll, the county Central Point Coordinator, at a special meeting Monday.

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PRHC Employees Recognized for Milestones

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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Several employees of Pella Regional Health Center were recently recognized for approaching or having already reached significant milestones in the months of October through December.

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Gary David Hauenstein

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Memorial Services for Gary David Hauenstein, aged 57, of Harvey, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at CoalRidge Community Church. Services will conclude at the church. A visitation and luncheon will follow the service at Grill on the Green at 2411 Bos Landen Drive in Pella. Williams Funeral Home of Knoxville is in charge of the arrangements.

Melcher-Dallas Looks For Another BGC Championship

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Every year the goal for the Melcher-Dallas boys basketball program is to win the Bluegrass Conference.

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Hot Start Leads Central Men to 84-65 Victory

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

The Central College men’s basketball team sank nearly 53% of their shots from the floor and dominated the opening ten minutes of the game as they rolled over Concordia-Moorhead 84-65 yesterday.

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Schuring Scores 13 But Central Women Fall in Wisconsin

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

A disastrous start settled the outcome early as the Central College women’s basketball team suffered through an 85-56 defeat at Wisconsin.-Platteville Saturday. Wisconsin.-Platteville jumped to a 15-0 lead as Central misfired on its first 13 shots before a Kelsey Schuring bucket got the Dutch on the board with 13:16 left in the first half.

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Knoxville Runner Wins In Washington

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Knoxville Cross Country Coach Mike Moats asked his runners to do some running and workout in the offseason.

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Knoxville Boys Tip Off Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Tuesday night Knoxville boys will get a taste of true basketball action as the Panthers head to Grinnell.

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Pella City Council to Meet Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:29 am

Resolutions approving an engineering services agreement for the upcoming Main Street reconstruction project and authorizing the submittal of the five-year capital improvement plan for the Pella Municipal Airport are among the items on the agenda for this week’s Pella City Council meeting.

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Financial Aid Presentation to be Hosted by Pella High School

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:27 am

A free presentation on the college financial aid process will be offered to Pella High School students and their parents early next month.

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$125,000 In Gift For Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Foundation

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Foundation received $125,000 in an estate gift which will help fund projects and the purchases of life-saving equipment for the hospital and clinics.

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Pella Man Arrested Following Domestic Disturbance

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:25 am

A Pella man was charged with domestic abuse assault with a weapon on Tuesday, following a domestic altercation at a residence in the southern part of Pella Tuesday.

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Dec. 14 Tentative Transfer Date for Knoxville VA

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:24 am

The remaining 135 patients getting care at the Knoxville VA Campus are set to be transferred to a community living center in Des Moines the week of December 14.

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