Archive for October, 2010

Search Process for the News Superintendent of Pella Schools is Underway

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

At the Pella School Board meeting on Monday night, the search process officially began for the new Superintendent of Pella Schools.

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Conservation Service Offers Tips to Prevent Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Many farmers in Iowa were hit with Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome this year due to the cold spring, moderate summer and large amount of rainfall.

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AACU Selects Central for Shared Futures Initiative Project

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The Association of American Colleges and Universities or AAC&U recently announced that there were 32 colleges and universities chosen in a competitive process to participate in General Education for a Global Century.

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Knoxville Police Chief Attends International Chiefs of Police Conference

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Around 15,000 law enforcement officials met in Orlando, Florida this past weekend including Knoxville Police Chief Dan Losada.

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Allergies Sufferers May Get Some Relief

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

With the weather cooling off and a hard freeze predicted in Marion County overnight, allergy sufferers may finally experience some relief.

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Knoxville Students Will Trick-or-Treat for Helping Hands

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

A group of Knoxville High School students will be trick-or-treating for a good cause this weekend.

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High School Musical This Weekend at Pella Christian High School

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Last night, Pella Christian High School’s Theatre Department opened their fall musical production.

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Sheriff’s Report October 28, 2010

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:19 am

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

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Pella Sweeps Norwalk and Moves On To Regional Final

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:02 am

The Pella High volleyball team cruised to victory last night sweeping Norwalk 25-11, 25-15 and 25-14 to earn a berth in Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional Final.

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Knoxville Boys Cross Country Among Over 100 Runners At Fort Dodge

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 5:58 am

With just a couple of days of preparation for the state Cross Country Meet this week, the Knoxville boys have a game plan in mind. The Panthers have the inside starting spot which Coach Mike Moats says could play big in the first 100 meters of the race. That coupled with the fact there are over 120 runners in the class 3A race. Moats adds the first mile will be key since that usually sorts out the runners who will contend. Knoxville is scheduled to run at 12-30 on Saturday, girl runner Alissa VanKlootwyk is scheduled to run the three-A race at noon.

Wilson To Be Honorary Coach At All-Star Cross Country Meet

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Knoxville Athletic Director and Former Cross Country Coach Randy Wilson has been honored by the Iowa Track and Field Coaches Association as an honorary coach during next Saturday’s Senior All-Star Cross Country Meet.

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Central Football Cracks Top 10 in Division III Regional Rankings

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 5:55 am

Central College is ranked 10th in the West Region in the season’s first NCAA Division III regional rankings

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Bingham Breaks State Career Passing Record

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Melcher-Dallas Quarterback Robert Bingham now holds the all-time record for the most passing yards in a career in Iowa eight-man football.

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Marion County Historical Society Festival of Trees

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 9:37 pm

Title: Marion County Historical Society Festival of Trees
Location: Marion County Hisorical Village – Knoxville
Description: The Marion County Historical Society is holding their Annual Festival of Trees on Saturday and Sunday, November 20th and 21st from 1:00 to 5:00 pm each day in the Marion County Historical Village. There will be a silent auction, bake sale, wagon rides, Christmas carols, and more entertainment.
Start Date: 2010-11-20
Start Time: 13:00
End Date: 2010-11-21
End Time: 17:00

Christmas Craft Fair

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 9:35 pm

Title: Christmas Craft Fair
Location: National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum – Knoxville
Description: The 2nd Annual Christmas Craft Fair is coming up on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 26th 27th, and 28th at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. The craft fair will be held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm all three days, and admission is free. For more information, call 842-6176
Start Date: 2010-11-26
Start Time: 9:00
End Date: 2010-11-28
End Time: 17:00

Surviving the Holidays Seminar

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 4:22 pm

“Surviving the Holidays” a Grief Share Seminar will be offered at First Reformed Church in Pella on Thursday, November 18th at 7:00 pm.

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Helmet and Coat For Sale

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 10:14 am

FOR SALE: moped helmet and a mink coat…please call 641-780-1532

Baby Food Jars Wanted

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 10:13 am

WANTED: baby food jars…please call 641-842-7425

Excersize Equipment For Sale

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 10:13 am

FOR SALE: Total Body Trainer for $45, AB Lounge for $15…please call 641-891-9004

October 28th

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 8:00 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER: Lois Vroegh
ANNIVERSARY WINNER: Rich and Connie Lambirth