Archive for October, 2010

T-15 Closure Will Begin Monday

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

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Starting on Monday, November 1st, County Highway T-15 will be closed at the Lake Red Rock Dam for at least one month.

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Pruning and Winterizing Trees and Shrubs Course Today

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The third and final fall weatherizing course hosted by the Marion County Extension Office and Master Gardeners will be held today.

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Annie Tickets On Sale Now

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Tickets are now on sale for the Union Street Players production of one of Broadway’s favorite musicals.

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Humane Society Halloween Party Tonight

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Marion County Humane Society is hosting an 80’s themed Halloween party tonight.

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Pheasant Season Opens Today In Marion County

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Pheasant season opens up in Marion County on Saturday and it’s always important to remember hunting safety.

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Historical Society Hosts Festival of Trees Next Month

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Marion County Historical Society is hosting their annual Festival of Trees next month.

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Another Pella Teacher Up For Early Retirement

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Over the past two months, several teachers and faculty with the Pella School District have put in for early retirement and been approved.

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Pella Christian Thumps Davis County in Regional Semis

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:01 am

Pella Christian played arguably their best volleyball of the postseason in Bloomfield last night, moving one step away from the state tournament with a three-game sweep of Davis County.

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State Cross Country Today In Fort Dodge

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Three teams and four individuals will run at the State Cross Country Meet today at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge.

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Central Faces BV in Last Away Game of the Season.

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Central College football team must avoid a hang-up in Storm Lake today to allow themselves a shot a piece of the Iowa Conference title.

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Pella Cross Country Teams Poised for Strong Performances at State Meet

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 5:57 am

The Pella Cross Country teams will take to the State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge today with high hopes, following a solid season and a strong performance at the District Meet.

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Indianola/Knoxville Swims In Regional Today

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The postseason arrives for girls swimming in Iowa today as Regionals get going across the state.

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Melcher-Dallas Looking Forward To 2011

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 5:54 am

While a 70-point loss to Adair-Casey was not what Melcher-Dallas had in mind on Wednesday night, the Saints still achieved more than what many though at the half way point of the season.

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Pick Up Wanted

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 10:11 am

WANTED: extended cab pick up to do farm work, prefer 4×4, with diesel engine…please call 641-628-9818.

Corn And Dress For Sale

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 10:10 am

FOR SALE: corn and a halter style pink dress…please call 641-628-3408 or 780-1037.

Reveiver And Hot Tub For Sale

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 10:09 am

FOR SALE: Zenith stereo receiver for $200 and a hot tub for $200…please call 641-947-3203

October 29th

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 8:00 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER: Deb Mason

Absentee Ballot Totals Already Surpass Those of 2006

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Just a few days remain before this year’s midterm election and the Auditor’s office has been busy for weeks tallying votes from residents who chose to avoid lines at the polls on Tuesday.

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Judge Bus in Pella Yesterday

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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On Monday, the “Judge Bus” took off from Des Moines to travel around the state of Iowa to talk with supporters about voting no on judge retention for the three judges who struck down the constitutionality of the one man one woman marriage law.

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Local Police Chiefs Encourage Beggar’s Night Safety

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Hundreds of children will be running around our communities Saturday evening and it’s important for everyone to take the necessary safety precautions.

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