Archive for August, 2010

Jon Agan; Dusty Zomer Win Crash-Filled Knoxville Raceway Night

Posted: Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Taking over two hours to complete a combined 35 laps due to a combination of red and yellow flags, Jon Agan and Dusty Zomer sped through the shrapnel to take wins at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday night.

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Vilsack Declares 20 Iowa Counties Agricultural Disaster Areas

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:30 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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Lake Recreation Safety Promoted for Upcoming Weekend

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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With the big Labor Day weekend coming up, there are plenty of good times to be had at Lake Red Rock but it is still important to remember boating safety.

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City of Knoxville to Apply Sealant to Auld Park

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

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

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Union Street Players to Continue Auditions

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Auditions for Annie will continue this week at the Pella Community Center.

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Irving Receives a Deferred Judgment

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A former Knoxville Raceway employee who pled guilty to first degree theft has received a deferred judgment.

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Branstad Discusses Economic Development in Visit to Pella

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Former Governor Terry Branstad was in Pella Tuesday afternoon to launch the second week of his “Ready to Create Jobs” tour.

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Schrad Announces His Retirement

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Knoxville City Council will soon begin the hiring process to find a new City Manager as Dick Schrad has announced his retirement.

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Electric Utility Budget Presented to Pella Council

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Pella City Council was presented with the city’s Electric Utility Budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year during a special meeting last week.

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Motion to Sell Trabert Center Splits the Knoxville School Board

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Knoxville School Board is split on their opinions of what to do with the future of the GOAL Alternative School Building at this time.

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Pella Police Department Closer to Filling Officer’s Position

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The process of filling a patrol officer’s position at the Pella Police Department continued last week with the testing of over two dozen applicants.

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Knoxville Volleyball Opens Up With Chariton Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Knoxville starts its 2010 Volleyball campaign tomorrow night at home against Chariton.

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Melcher-Dallas Stressing The Positives After Tough Loss

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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

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Agan, Zomer Get Wins In A Crash Filled Night At Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Taking over two hours to complete a combined 35 laps due to a combination of red and yellow flags, Jon Agan and Dusty Zomer sped through the shrapnel to take wins at the Knoxville Raceway last night.

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Kimberly Kay Brown

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 8:54 pm

Funeral services for Kimberly Kay Brown, age 43, of Melcher-Dallas, Iowa will be held on Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 10:00 am at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Melcher-Dallas. Interment will follow at the Dallas Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home.

Knoxville Civil Service Board Recommends 5 Candidates to Chief Losada

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

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Five candidates remain in the running as the Knoxville Police Department searches for its new police officer.

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Pella Performs Well in ACT Testing

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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At the past week’s school board meeting, Pella Community School District received some good news in the form of standardized testing.

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Flood Victims Have Until Monday to Apply for Food Assistance

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Marion County residents who have experienced flood damage this spring and summer may be eligible for one-time food assistance, but you must act fast.

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Pella Hospital Enjoys New Wing

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS News, Pella Regional Health Center recently renovated its Skilled Care Unit, and those who work in the wing say the improvements are a great help in the care they provide.

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Marion County Residents Receive Iowa State Fair Scholarships

Posted: Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Several Marion County residents received Iowa State Fair Scholarships this year.

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