Archive for February, 2010

Pickering Named Co-conspirator in Harvey Drug Operation

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:38 am

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The Marion County Sheriff’s office reports that Steven Pickering of Knoxville and formerly of Harvey has been named a co-conspirator in a drug manufacturing operation in Harvey that resulted in charges last month.

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Bussey Man Arrested in Drug Manufacturing Operation

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:37 am

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The Marion County Sheriff’s office reports that a search warrant was issued yesterday at 2466 Story Avenue, Bussey.

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Zaun to Visit Knoxville Today

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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A candidate for the Republican Nomination to face Democratic incumbent, Leonard Boswell for 3rd District Congressional seat will be in Knoxville this weekend.

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Pella Lawmaker Expresses Concern over Proposed Sick Leave Mandate

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Members of an Iowa House committee have been debating a proposed piece of legislation that would mandate the amount of sick leave that employers give their workers.

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VanRheenen Trial Delayed to April

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A hearing date in the trial of a Pella man accused of Enticing Away a Minor has been postponed until April.

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Public Invited to Help Restore Hickory Ridge

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Marion County residents are invited to be part of creating a new attraction at Lake Red Rock.

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Knoxville Schools Begin Extended Days Monday

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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

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Pella Chapter Observes National FFA Week

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Saturday marks the final day of National FFA Week, which saw over a half a million members across the country take part in various activities to promote the many benefits of the organization.

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Red Rock Retro Radio Theatre Productions This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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

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Central College Holding Benefit Concert for Haiti

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Central College will host a vocal concert to benefit Haiti next week.

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Reed’s Automotive Center Grand Reopening

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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After a fire destroyed much of Reed’s Automotive Center in late 2009, the shop has reopened and is currently serving customers.

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Conservation District Selling Trees for Planting

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District will once again be selling trees for planting this spring.

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Happy Birthday Mr. Wittmer!

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Pella Community Schools Superintendent Mark Wittmer celebrated his 60th birthday on Wednesday, February 24th.

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Etiquette Lessons to be Featured at Pella Event

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The Pella Opera House will be holding an etiquette tea for young ladies next weekend.

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Area High School Football 2010 Schedules

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:02 am

Here are the new high school football schedules for the 2010 and 2011 seasons.

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IHSAA Releases Full 2010-2011 Football Schedules

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:00 am

A few weeks ago the IHSAA released the new football districts that will be used for the next two seasons and yesterday they released the full season football schedules for the next two seasons.

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Central Men Host BV in Conference Tournament Championship

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 5:59 am

The Central College men’s basketball team will host the championship game of the Iowa Conference tournament this afternoon, and with that, a shot at an automatic berth to the national tournament.

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Central Track Teams Post Strong First Day at Indoor Championships

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 5:57 am

The Central College women’s and men’s track and field teams will conclude action at the Iowa Conference Indoor Championships today.

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Hoehns, Knoxville Girls To Be Honored At Champions Breakfast Next Saturday

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 5:57 am

Twin Cedars standout student/athlete Lindsay Hoehns will be honors during next week’s girls state tournament.

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Knoxville Girls Hope Hustle And Defense Rise Up Against Waukon

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 5:56 am

All season long the Knoxville girls have been about defense and being tough to guard on the perimeter.

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