Archive for March, 2010

New Robotic Surgical Technology Installed at Pella Regional

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A sophisticated new piece of robotic surgery technology was recently installed at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Today is the Last Day to File for County Office

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

Wednesday is the deadline to file for county offices for the upcoming election.

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Pella Community Foundation Helps Improve Standard of Living

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:27 am

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With plans for spring and summer events and projects on the minds of many area organizations, now is also the time for those groups to think about preparing grant proposals for the Pella Community Foundation.

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Area Schools Drop Out Rates Lower Than State Average

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Education has released their 2008-2009 public high school dropout rates.

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Tickets Available for Upcoming USP Production

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Tickets are currently on sale for the latest production from Pella’s Union Street Players.

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Mercy Medical Center to Donate AEDs

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Mercy Medical Center of Des Moines scheduled visit to Knoxville this afternoon to donate AEDs has been postponed until next Monday.

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Vocal Combo Concert Tonight at Central College

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:23 am

Central College’s Blue Vocal Combo will perform Wednesday night.

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Knoxville Public Library Partners with U.S. Census Bureau

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Knoxville Public library is partnering with the U.S. Census Bureau to help provide information and guidance on how to fill out the 2010 census forms.

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Registration Being Accepted for Children’s Soccer in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:21 am

Registration for this spring’s Little Tyke Soccer League in Pella is currently underway.

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Knoxville Girls 3rd In First Outdoor Meet

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 6:00 am

Knoxville finished in a third place tie with host Clarke last night in the DeWitt Girls Track and Field Invitational.

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Pella Girls Golf Team Gets Help from Former Foe

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Pella girls golf team has a new assistant joining Head Coach Bob Fessler on the course this season, and they’re not far removed from having competed against the Little Dutch in the past.

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Knoxville Looking To Be More Consistent This Season

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:57 am

Knoxville boys golf is looking to make it not only out of sectional play this season but to have a chance at making the state meet for the first time in three seasons. 

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Five of Last Year’s Top Six Gone To Graduation Spells Opportunity For This Year’s Pella Boys Tennis Players

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:56 am

The Pella boys tennis team has some definite holes to fill this Spring but Coach Joe Burch is confident they can continue the success they’ve had in years past.

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PC Girls Soccer Young But Talented This Season

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:55 am

The Pella Christian girls soccer team will be young but full of talent this season.

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Knoxville’s Ethell Named Iowa Conference Male Athelete Of The Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Former Knoxville Baseball player and current Simpson College standout Scott Ethell was named the Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week.

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Central’s Graber Named Conference Athlete of the Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:53 am

Impressive performances in the throwing events at Saturday’s Viking Olympics in Augustana earned Central College’s Matt Graber recognition as the Iowa Conference men’s track and field athlete of the week for field events.

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Violent Affects Everyone Silent Auction

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Title: Violent Affects Everyone Silent Auction
Location: Grand Central Station
Description: Crisis Intervention Services, along with Central College Peer Educators, and Marion County Humane Society are partnering for a silent auction to assist survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and victims of other violent crimes on Saturday, April 17th from 2:00 to 4:30 at Grand Central Station in Pella. Cost is $5 for adults and children are free.
Start Time: 14:00
Date: 2010-04-17
End Time: 16:30

Pella Young Professionals Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 12:46 pm

Title: Pella Young Professionals Meeting
Location: Kaldera Restaurant
Description: The Pella Young Professionals will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 15th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Kaldera Restaurant. Appetizers will be provided and drinks will be available. There will also be prize drawings at 7:30 and 8:30.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2010-04-15
End Time: 21:00

Free Computer Classes

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 12:45 pm

Title: Free Computer Classes
Location: Pella Public Library
Description: The Pella Public Library is offering free computer classes on Thursday afternoons starting April 15th and ending April 29th. You’ll learn about Microsoft Publisher, Power Point, and Microsoft Excel. The classes are intended for beginners and you must stop by the library to register.
Date: 2010-04-29

Free Computer Classes

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 12:44 pm

Title: Free Computer Classes
Location: Pella Public Library
Description: The Pella Public Library is offering free computer classes on Thursday afternoons starting April 15th and ending April 29th. You’ll learn about Microsoft Publisher, Power Point, and Microsoft Excel. The classes are intended for beginners and you must stop by the library to register.
Date: 2010-04-22