Archive for December, 2009

’77 Cadillac, Twin Waterbed

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 9:49 am

FOR SALE:  1977 Cadillac 4 door for $450 and a twin size waterbed for $100…please call 641-842-6081.

Tuesday, December 29

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 8:11 am

Birthday Winner: Ross Lanser

Anniversary Winner: Ron and Marilyn Simpson

Central Women Fall in Texas 82-62

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:37 am

A pair of local standouts turned in strong performances, but it wasn’t enough for the Central women’s basketball team, as the Dutch fell 82-62 against Southwestern University last night in Texas.

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Knoxville Girls Hope To Improve Shooting

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:36 am

While the Knoxville girls are nine-and-oh and ranked number nine in the latest class three-A poll…there are still some things that Coach Jim Utimarkt is pointing out that needs improvement.

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Central Men’s Basketball Opens West Coast Play Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:35 am

A day after the women’s team began a tournament in a warm-weather state, the Central College men’s basketball team will return to action as well with a tournament in Southern California.

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Knoxville Boys Hope Shooting And Defense Improve Over Break

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:34 am

The Knoxville boys have a one-and-six record as they prepare for the upcoming post-Christmas season.

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Young Pella Wrestling Team Continues to Gain Experience

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:33 am

To wrestle at the varsity level as a freshman is never an easy task, especially in the tough Little Hawkeye Conference.

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5-5 Lady Sabers Excited About The Remainder Of The Season

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:32 am

The Twin Cedars girls are five-and-five on the season, wining four of their last five games to close out the 2009 portion of the season.

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PCM’s Bruxvoort’s Defense Improves As Does His Offense

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:31 am

Everyone knows P-C-M’s Scott Bruxvoort is a very good offensive player for the Mustangs.

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Board of Supervisors Makes New Appointments

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors met in regular session Monday morning.  

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Employees Already Positioned for Elder Care Transfer in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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By the end of this week, the elder care services that have been under operation by Pella Regional Health Center will function under the management of WesleyLife from Johnston, Iowa.

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KACH Takes Over Emergency Department Management

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:28 am

The Knoxville Hospital and Clinics will be taking over the management of the Emergency Department Physicians in February.

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Pella Marching Band to Travel to Perform at Bowl Game in 2011

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:27 am

A request for the Pella High School marching band to take a trip to Tampa, Florida was approved at the school board’s last meeting.

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Knoxville Fire Engine Inspection

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:26 am
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Equipment at the Knoxville Fire and Rescue Department faces annual inspection. State mandate requires that all engines go through a thorough inspection at least once a year. Both of the departments’ engines have undergone their inspections as of Monday evening. According to Fire Chief Mike Roberts, the second of the two engines was brought to Altoona Monday afternoon to make sure all if its parts are working and in check. He says the inspection includes everything from tires to oil and gages. The fire and rescue department does inspect its’ equipment in-house each week but these in-depth inspections can help prevent small problems from turning into large ones and costing the department a lot of money.

Popular Christmas Light Display Will Close this Week

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:25 am

If you want to see the “Dutch Christmas in the Country” light display outside of Pella, then this is the final week to do it.

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Pella Regional Reminds Visitors of New Guidelines

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:23 am

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While visitors to hospitals are especially appreciated during the holiday season, an active flu season means there is also a risk of some undesirable guests as well.

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Road Crews Cleaning Up After Storm

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:22 am
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City road crews are still removing snow and treating streets after the winter storm over the holiday weekend.

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Pella’s Indoor Pool on Adjusted Schedule this Week

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:21 am

Pella’s indoor swimming pool has an adjusted schedule for the week between Christmas and New Year’s.

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Patricia Ann Frye

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2009 at 6:20 pm

Funeral services for Patricia Ann Frye will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 30th at Lovilia United Methodist Church in Lovilia.

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Knoxville Hospital & Clinics H1N1 Clinic

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2009 at 6:10 pm

Title: Knoxville Hospital & Clinics H1N1 Clinic
Location: Knoxville
Description: Knoxville Hospital & Clinics will be having an H1N1 clinic on Monday, January 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the main lobby. The H1N1 shots are free of charge and are available to anyone.
Start Time: 5:00 p.m.
Date: 2010-01-04
End Time: 7:00 p.m.