Archive for January, 2010

Senator McKinley Against Property Tax Hikes

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 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 Youngster Creates Fundraiser for Haiti

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A kindergartner in Pella has come up with a “constructive” way to raise money for children in Haiti who survived this month’s deadly earthquake.

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Knoxville Raceway is Looking for Their Biggest Fan

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

In celebration of their 50th anniversary the Knoxville Raceway is giving away a pair of season tickets to its biggest fan.

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Area Lawmakers to Speak at Forum in Pella

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Two of Marion County’s state lawmakers will attend a legislative coffee next Saturday to meet with constituents in their district.

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Sterling Physical Therapy Open House

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Sterling Physical Therapy is opening up their Knoxville clinic and is inviting the community to come celebrate.

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Ashanti to Perform at Central College

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The jazz combo “Ashanti” will perform at Central College next weekend.

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Taso’s Opens in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:15 am

A familiar name is returning to the Knoxville square. Taso’s Steakhouse opens Monday February 1st, in the old Schmaltz Pharmacy building at 2nd and Robinson. In related restaurant news, Deng’s Garden, a new Chinese restaurant will open in the old Taso’s building on the northeast corner of the square, hopefully this month.

Friday Night’s Boys & Girls High School Basketball Scores

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 9:48 pm

Girls:

Knoxville – 67  Oskaloosa – 43

Grinnell – 30  Pella – 46

Pella Christian – 45  Newton – 26

Lenox – 20  Pleasantville – 47

Twin Cedars – 44 Lineville-Clio – 32

Boys:

Knoxville – 48  Oskaloosa – 64

Grinnell – 39  Pella – 51

Pella Christian – 85  Newton – 55

Lenox – 49  Pleasantville – 51

Education Committee at FUMC Looking for Helpers

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 11:34 am

The Knoxville First United Methodist Church is looking for volunteers to help with upcoming children and youth events. They need help with the Good Friday Day Camp on April 2nd as well as to start planning the 2010 VBS. For more information, contact the church.

Serve our Youth Mentor Program

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 11:31 am

If you’d like to learn more about becoming a Kinship or Serve our Youth mentor, there will be an informational meeting on Monday, February 1st from 11:45 to 12:45 at the Pella Public Library meeting room.

Chest Deep Freezer

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 9:53 am

FOR SALE Chest deep freezer $40 Call 515-494-6306

Wanted…Adult Bike

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 9:52 am

WANTED Adult bicycle Call 641-842-2492

’90 Pickup, Radiator, Steel Wheels

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 9:50 am

FOR SALE 1990 Mazda pickup for parts $300, Radiator for 2 ton truck $75, Two 6 bolt steel wheels with tractor lug tires mounted ion Call 660-216-3715

’94 Oldsmobile, Portable Sewing Machine, 3 Speed Bike

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 9:36 am

FOR SALE 1994 Oldsmobille 91,000 miles $1000, portable Singer sewing machine, 26inch ladies 3 speed bicycle Call 641-891-2084

Wanted….Laptop, Smaller Round Wooden Table

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 9:33 am

WANTED Laptop, smaller round table with leaves Call 641-828-8702

Friday, January 29

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 8:10 am

Birthday Winner: Hannah Wallace

Anniversary Winner: None

Pella Wrestlers Fall at Grinnell

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:41 am

It was a tough night for the Pella wrestlers last night as they fell at Grinnell 61-18.

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Knoxville Wrestlers Fall Twice In Thursday Triangular

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:40 am

Knoxville lost to two of the better Class 3A wrestling teams in the state last night.

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Pleasantville Splits With Nodaway Valley

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:39 am

The Pleasantville girls got a victory last night in a makeup game with Nodaway Valley.

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Pella Christian Girls Go for Season Sweep of Newton Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:38 am

Following a physical win over Oskaloosa on Tuesday, the Pella Christian girls basketball team will try and make it two in-a-row when they travel to Newton tonight. Eagles’ Head Coach Kevin Van Maanen says with just two weeks remaining in the regular season, it will be important for his team to start building momentum going in to the postseason. You can hear coverage of tonight’s Pella Christian girls basketball game live from Newton on 92.1 fm KRLS with Eric Gotschall and Wynne Veenstra providing the call. Pre-game coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. with the tip-off slated for 6:15 p.m.