Archive for August, 2010

Sunday, August 29

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 9:24 am

Birthday Winner: Nathan Key

Anniversary Winner: Richard and Shirley Kingery

Saturday, August 28

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 9:20 am

Birthday Winner: Marion Bailey

Anniversary Winner: Raymond and Wilma Fisher

ATV Fire in a Field Sunday Afternoon

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Indiana Township Fire Department responded to a report of an All Terrain Vehicle on fire in a field near 185th Place and Reagan Street at approximately noon on Sunday.

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Investments Making Recovery from Market Plunge in ’08

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Many investors saw their portfolios take a significant hit in late 2008 and early 2009, when the stock market dropped sharply, but are those investors recovering any of those losses yet?

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Power Outage in Marion and Monroe Counties

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Yesterday morning, MidAmerican Energy reported there were 121 customers without power in Marion County and 321 in Monroe County.

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Record Setting Dance Photo Available in Pella

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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It took over 2,600 dancers in wooden shoes to set a world record at Tulip Time this May, and now a unique keepsake is available to commemorate the event.

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Marion County Agriculture Producers Are Eligible for Disaster Assistance

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Marion County is one of 20 in the state of Iowa that has been designated disaster areas by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. 

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Pella Businesses to Take Part in Customer Appreciation Event

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Pella Chamber of Commerce has planned a retail event for next month to reward residents for shopping locally.

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Auld Park Closed for Sealant Application

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Auld Park in Knoxville will be closed early this week while the city applies sealant to playground equipment.

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Specialty Ice Cream Business Starts Up in Pella

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

There is a new way to get ice cream in Pella, and do some good for the community in the process.

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Knoxville Nationals Parade Winners Announced

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Quality Home Care Professionals took home the award for Best in Parade and Fan Favorite in this year’s Knoxville Nationals parade.

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Central College Supports Students in the Military

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Central College is officially Military Friendly.

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Sheriff’s Report August 29, 2010

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:19 am

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

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Pella Football Finding Strengths of This Year’s Team

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:00 am

With a lot of new faces in their offensive lineup this year one goal the Pella football team has during their first two non district games is establishing an identity for this year’s team. So, with one game in the books.. a 35-14 win at Newton Friday night.. how is that goal progressing?

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Knoxville Open The Volleyball Season Tonight Against Chariton

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Knoxville starts its 2010 Volleyball campaign tonight at home against Chariton.

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Younger Standouts Compliment Senior Leaders on PC Football Team

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:59 am

Senior leaders like Kyle Nikkel, Sam Tvedt and Zach Dunsbergen certainly played a large role in the Pella Christian football team’s 28-20 win over Des Moines Christian on Friday night, but the team also saw major contributions from some of its juniors and seniors.

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Melcher-Dallas Looks To Improve This Week For Villisca

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

While Melcher-Dallas fell in its season opener Friday night to East Green, Coach Ryan Conrad has some positives to take from his team.

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Central College Freshman Golfer Drains Ace

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:57 am

If the opening practice of the season is any indication of things to come, it should be an exciting fall season for the Central College women’s golf team.

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Central Volleyball Hoping Experience=Success in 2010

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:57 am

The Central College volleyball team will be a much more experienced squad in 2010 and hopes that experience will help return them to a contender in the Iowa Conference.

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PCM May Look At Both Quarterbacks This Week

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:56 am

P-C-M used two quarterbacks in its loss to Knoxville on Friday.

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