Archive for July, 2010

‘Latino Festival’ Adds Spice to Thursdays in Pella

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Thursdays in Pella took on a bit more cultural flavor this week as “Latino Festival” was the theme for the event.

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Supervisors Discuss Damage to Courthouse Grounds and Building Progress

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors discussed recent damages to the courthouse grounds at their special meeting Thursday morning.

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Infrastructure Work Closes Roadway Near Vermeer Corp.

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Continued work on a water main project on the east side of Pella will close a portion of a well-traveled roadway.

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Street Crews Install New Street Markings in Knoxville

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Knoxville Street Department crews worked late last night installing new markings to Main and Robinson Streets and Highway 14.

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Day Camp at Red Rock Teaching Survival Skills

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Park Rangers at Lake Red Rock are hosting a program Friday that will teach local youth some basic outdoor survival skills.

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Knoxville Panthers Vs. Charles City Comets in State Baseball Semifinal Today

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Knoxville High School baseball team will continue toward their goal of becoming class 3A state champions this afternoon.

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Local Rookie Rider Conquers One of RAGBRAI’s Biggest Days

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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With five days and at least 350 miles behind him, Brian Kendall is holding up just fine in his RAGBRAI debut.

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Free Old Time Movies at the Historical Village Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Locals looking for something to do Friday night will be able to enjoy some free entertainment at the Marion County Historical Village.

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Sheriff’s Report July 29, 2010

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:19 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO SIX CALLS FOR SERVICE.

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Knoxville Battles Charles City In A 3A Semi-Final

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:00 am

A three day wait is almost over for the Knoxville Baseball Squad as the Panthers will face off against Charles City this afternoon in the semi-finals of the Class 3A state baseball tournament.

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PCM Baseball Looks Good For Future

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The top two pitchers from the P-C-M Baseball Squad will be back next season as the Mustangs try to continue a new tradition in getting to the class two-A State tournament.

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Knoxville Raceway to be Recognized During Pre Race Ceremonies at Iowa Speedway Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Iowa Speedway will recognize one of the greatest moments in racing history, the 50th anniversary of the Knoxville Nationals, during opening ceremonies at the USARacing Pro Cup event tonight.

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Brian Kendall Logs Extra Miles on First RAGBRAI

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 5:57 am

Though it has been one of the longest stretches of this year’s RAGBRAI route, Brian Kendall is doing well through the fifth day of this week’s ride.

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Forsythe’s Shrine Bowl Experience a Memorable One

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 5:57 am

Last weekend, the 38th annual Shrine Bowl All Star Football game was played at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames and Pella’s Blaine Forsythe was amongst the athletes chosen to participate.

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Golf Tourney Today to Raise Money for High School Athletics

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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The Bos Landen Golf Resort in Pella will be the site of a golf tournament today that will benefit athletics at a local high school.

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360 Nationals Qualifying Nights Set

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The qualifying list has been released for the 20th Arnold Motor Supply 360 Knoxville Nationals, and defending champion Terry McCarl is scheduled to qualify next Friday Night.

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Leland D. Graber

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 1:16 am

Funeral services are pending at Van Dyk- Duven Funeral Home in Pella for Leland D. Graber, age 85 of Pella.

Garage Sale in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 10:10 am

GARAGE SALE:  1213 West Pleasant in Knoxville Thursday (if not raining)

Garage Sale in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 10:05 am

GARAGE SALE:  621 North Lincoln in Knoxville Saturday 8-noon

Wanted…Golf Cart

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 10:04 am

WANTED:  golf cart…please call 641-842-3128