Archive for January, 2010

Pella Christian Boys in Action at Newton Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:37 am

The Pella Christian boys basketball team could be in for another low-scoring, grinder of a game tonight when the Eagles make the trip to Newton for Little Hawkeye Conference action.

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Knoxville Girls Look To Start Off Strong Against Oskaloosa

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:36 am

The Knoxville girls put their unbeaten record on the line tonight as they travel to Oskaloosa.

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Knoxville Boys Hope To Get Back On Track Against Oskaloosa

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:35 am

The Panther boys travel to Oskaloosa tonight for an L-H-C contest.

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Pella Girls/Boys Host Grinnell Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:33 am

After back to back last second road wins the Pella girls return to their home floor tonight to host Grinnell.

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Twin Cedars Travels To Lineville-Clio

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:32 am

Both Twin Cedars basketball squads are heading down the home stretch of their respective seasons.

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PCM Travels To Ogden Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:31 am

P-C-M takes on Ogden tonight in high school basketball.

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Knoxville Nationals Planning Meeting

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Around 40 community members met Wednesday night to help plan activities for the upcoming Knoxville Nationals. 

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Vehicle Catches Fire on South Side of Pella

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

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Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on the south side of Pella Thursday morning.

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H1N1 Clinics This Weekend

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Public Health department will be holding additional H1N1 clinics this weekend.

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Trading Master Plan – Send Your Commissions Into Overdrive.

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The 2009 calendar yea Trading Master Plan – Send Your Commissions Into Overdrive. r was another strong year for the City of Pella in the tourism department.

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Knoxville Community Theatre Auditions

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Knoxville Area Community Theatre will begin auditions for their next production this weekend.

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Pella Rural Fire Department Receives New Truck

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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

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7th Grade Awards Ceremony Friday

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville Middle School will be holding a 7th grade awards ceremony Friday afternoon.

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Pella Chamber to Host Open House Today

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

After last week’s ice storm postponed their originally scheduled event, the Pella Chamber of Commerce is hosting an open house Friday afternoon to show their new location to members of the community.

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Sale of Knoxville’s Old Junior High Building is Unlikely

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville School Board has confirmed that it will be difficult, if not impossible to sell the old junior high building.

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Central College’s Writers Reading Series Receives Grant

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Central College recently received a grant from Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue to support the college’s spring Geisler Library Writers Reading Series.

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Joel Keane Minnihan

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 12:54 am

Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Joel Keane Minnihan, age 27 of Knoxville. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be sent to www.williamsfhknoxville.com

Carl Calvert

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 12:45 am

A private family service for Carl Calvert, aged 70 of Knoxville, will be held at a later date.

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Many Hands for Haiti Fundraiser

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010 at 11:31 am

Title: Many Hands for Haiti Fundraiser
Location: Marion County Bank
Description: Titus Hopkins, a kindergartner at Madison Elementary in Pella, has come up with an idea to raise money for Haiti. There will be a lego-building contest for kindergarten through 12th grade students. Entry fee is $5 for kindergarten through 5th grade and $10 for 6th through 12th grade and the public can vote on their favorite the week of March 1st through 5th at Marion County Bank. Winners will be announced Wednesday, March 10th.
Start Date: 2010-03-01
End Date: 2010-03-05

Series Finale of “Last Lecture”

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010 at 11:30 am

Title: Series Finale of \”Last Lecture\”
Location: Second Reformed Church
Description: The series finale of the “Last Lecture” will be presented by Betsy Roe, Special Ambassador for Central College, on Tuesday, February 9th at 7:00 pm in the Gathering Space of Second Reformed Church in Pella. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 628-3982.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2010-02-09