Archive for February, 2010

Frances Jean Steenhoek

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 12:39 pm

Memorial services for Frances Jean Steenhoek, age 65 of Monroe, will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Monroe.

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Knoxville Schools Begin Extended Days

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Knoxville students, staff and administration will experience longer days for the month of March.

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Pella City Council to Meet this Week

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:29 am

A public hearing on the City of Pella’s budget for the Fiscal Year 2010-11 will be held at this week’s regular Pella City Council meeting.

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Knoxville Schools Public Hearing Monday

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Knoxville School District will hold it’s first of two public hearing Monday evening, in regards to the budget and possible school closings.

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Conference Championships for Central Men’s Basketball, Track

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Yesterday was “Championship Saturday” for two of the Central College athletics programs.

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Connie Beebe

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Funeral services for Connie Beebe, aged 86 of Harvey, will be held on Tuesday, March 2nd at 2:00 pm at Williams Funeral Home in Knoxville.

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Red Rock Retro Radio Theatre Matinee Today

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Red Rock Retro Radio Theatre’s 4th annual old time radio show is entertaining attendees all weekend.

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Report: Higher Risk of Flooding this Spring

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has released its second Spring Flood Outlook of the season.

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Several Accidents in Marion County This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Blowing snow and icing roadways contributed to a number of accidents and rollovers in Marion County this past week.

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Top Rating for New Building at Central College

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The newest building on the Central College campus has officially been awarded the highest possible rating for its incorporation of environmentally-friendly design.

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Knoxville Girls Basketball Team Makes it to State

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad made the state tournament Tuesday night by defeating Carlisle in the Class 3A Regional Final 50-43.

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Budget Adjustment Criteria Approved by Pella School Board

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The Pella School Board approved a set of guidelines to apply to future budget adjustments at last week’s meeting.

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Central Men Bury Buena Vista 99-79 in IIAC Tournament Championship

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:01 am

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Click the links below to hear post-game interviews with members of the Central College men’s basketball team:

Boschee, Mike – Central Postgame (02-27)

Ley, Miguel – Central Postgame (02-27)

Holan, Mark – Central Postgame (02-27)

Liming, Loren – Central Postgame (02-27)

Cooper, Zach – Central Postgame (02-27)

The Central College men’s basketball team earned an automatic berth in the NCAA Division III national tournament last night, as the Dutch blitzed Buena Vista University 99-79 in the Iowa Conference Tournament Championship.

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Knoxville Girls Baskeball Send Off Tuesday Afternoon

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Knoxville can wish the girls good luck Tuesday by attending a send off at the high school.

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Knoxville Coaching Staff Preparing The Girls For Everything At State

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:00 am

With Tuesday’s state tournament game looming…Knoxville Girls Basketball Coach Jim Utiermarkt will take his team to the state tournament tomorrow to watch the Class 1A games.

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Indoor Conference Championship for Central Men’s Track Team

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 5:59 am

Led by sophomore Ethan Miller, the Central College men’s track and field team captured their first Iowa Conference indoor title in school history yesterday, and did so in record-setting fashion.

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Jennie Currier

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 10:03 am

Memorial services for Jennie Currier, age 51 or Oskaloosa, will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Knoxville at 1:00 p.m.

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Couch And Barstools

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 9:08 am

FOR SALE: A Lazy Boy couch for $250 and barstools for $15…please call 641-891-0673.

Prom Dresses

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 9:05 am

FOR SALE: prom desses in various styles and colors…please call 641-891-7432.

Air Conditioner

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 9:03 am

FOR SALE: Air Conditioner…asking $40 please call 641-891-8217.