Archive for January, 2010

Roland Eysink

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Funeral services for Roland Eysink, age 77 of Pella, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2010 at First Baptist Church in Pella.

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Joyce Hindman

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 11:51 am

A Mass of Christian Burial for Joyce Hindman, age 59 of Carroll, formerly of Pleasantville, will be held on Tuesday, February 2nd at 10:30 am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Knoxville.

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Knoxville And Pella Have Individual Champions At LHC Wrestling Meet

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:35 am

Knoxville finished sixth and Pella finished seventh at the Little Hawkeye Conference Wrestling Meet yesterday.

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Coaches vs. Cancer Fundraiser is a Success

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:30 am

Knoxville High School and the local American Cancer Society chapter held a successful Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser Tuesday night.

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Pella City Council to Meet this Week

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:29 am

The Pella City Council will meet in regular session on Tuesday.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Improves Patient Satisfaction Scores

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

Knoxville Hospital and Clinics has improved their patient satisfaction scores in Emergency Department and Ambulatory Surgery.

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Soup Supper Fundraiser Planned for Pella vs. Pella Christian Games

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:27 am

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For the second time this winter, the Pella Rotary Club and Pella Dollars for Scholars will host a soup and chili supper prior to the Pella versus Pella Christian basketball games.

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McKinley Disapproves of Raising Property Taxes

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

Governor Chet Culver shared the 2011 fiscal year budget during the legislative session this week.

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Pella Christian Girls Win BIG at Eddyville Blakesburg..Boys Solid in Win Over ADM Saturday

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Pella Christian girls had a dominating performace at Eddyville Blakesburg Saturday night as they beat the Rockets 63-15 while the boys turned in another solid performance at home beating ADM 64-54.

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Unemployment Up Slightly in Marion County

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

While Iowa’s unemployment rate declined slightly in December, the number of jobless workers in Marion County increased last month – though the rate is still below the statewide average.

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Knoxville Girls Club Albia By 23 Points…Boys Fight Hard But Fall

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Knoxville girls proved to Albia that the first meeting between the two schools was not the normal Knoxville team.

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Knoxville Budget Work Session Monday

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:24 am

The city of Knoxville will hold another Budget Work Session on Monday.

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Melcher-Dallas Girls Win Big Over SE Warren

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:24 am

Melcher-Dallas pounded Southeast Warren yesterday 62-to-37 in girls basketball.

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New Fire Truck for Pella Rural FD

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Pella Fire Department welcomed a new member to the Rural Fire Department crew last week – a “quick attack” brush fighter truck.

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Slow Start Again Plagues Central Women…Men Win Thriller in Overtime

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Cold shooting from the floor attributed to yet another slow start for the Central women’s basketball team that left them in too large of a hole to dig out from against Wartburg College on Saturday.

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Melcher-Dallas City Council Meeting Monday

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Melcher-Dallas city council will hold a regular meeting this evening.

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Central Men/Women Track Squads Have Strong Season Openers

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Central College men’s and women’s track and field squads opened their indoor season with strong showings at the Illinois Wesleyan University Titan Open Saturday.

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Pella School Board Discusses Snow Days

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Pella School Board considered options for making up snow days for the current school year at last week’s meeting. 

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Central Men’s Tennis Team Earns Season Opeming Split

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Central College men’s tennis team had a season-opening sweep within its grasp before settling for a split Saturday, blanking Wartburg College 9-0 and falling to Cornell College 5-4 at H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse.

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Car Collides with Bridge West of Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 10:03 am

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Emergency personnel in Knoxville responded to a single vehicle accident just west of town Saturday morning.

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