Archive for October, 2010

Hickory Ridge Camp Plan Expands to 200 Acres

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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For months the Red Rock Lake Association, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and dozens of volunteers have been working to establish the Hickory Ridge camp, now the plan for the site has been significantly expanded.

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Road to Victory Rally in Pella Yesterday

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

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The Republican “Road to Victory” rally continued in Pella on Wednesday with a stop at Central College.

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Pleasantville FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team Receives a Silver and Nationals

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A local FFA Parliamentary Procedure team recently competed in at the National FFA Convention and earned a Silver Emblem.

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Boswell Nominates 11 Students for United States Armed Service Academics

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Recently Congressman Leonard Boswell interviewed and nominated 11 students in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District to attend United States Armed Service Academies for the class of 2011 and one local student was selected.

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Downtown Knoxville Businesses Host Retail Beggar’s Day Saturday

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Downtown Knoxville businesses are opening up their doors to area youngsters this weekend for Retail Beggar’s Day.

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Central College Building Featured in School Board Journal

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Central College’s academic building, the Roe Center was featured in the American School Board Journal’s fall issue of Learning by Design: The Premier Source for Education Design, Innovation and Excellence.

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New Non-Medical Home Health Care Business Opens in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:24 am

A new non-medical home health care business has opened up in Knoxville, providing services for elderly and disabled individuals who need assistance with everyday tasks.

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Pella and Knoxville Happy with Their Dress Codes

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Due to gang members wearing their colors in school, Waterloo School District has decided to rewrite its dress code.

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Tickets Now Available for the K-ACT Fall Musical

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Tickets are now available for this year’s Knoxville Area Community Theatre’s fall musical.

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Kayla Tromp Wins Shining Star Award At Pella Regional

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

An employee in the Obstetrics department of Pella Regional Health Center was recently selected by her co-workers as the October 2010 Shining Star at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Sheriff’s Report October 27, 2010

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:19 am

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

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2010 Fall POST SEASON Broadcast Schedule

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:05 am

The Post season continues for high school football and volleyball. Here is our broadcast schedule including volleyball and football. Check back frequently because this page will be updated following each round.

Thursday October 28, 2010
Class 3A Volleyball Regional Semifinal
Pella vs Norwalk…6:45pm…92.1 FM KRLS and kniakrls.com

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Pella Able to Get Past Sloppy First Half to Advance in Postseason

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:03 am

The Pella football team overcame an error-prone first half last night to come away with a close 17-7 victory over Dallas Center-Grimes.

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Pella Christian Comes From Behind to Beat Roland Story and Advance in Class 2A Playoffs

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:02 am

After being outplayed much of the first half and struggling to stop the run, Pella Christian fought back late and scored the winning touchdown on a 74 yard catch and run by Will Vandevoort with just over four minutes to play and held on to beat Roland Story 18-12 to advance to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs.

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Pella Volleyball Hosts Norwalk in 3A Regional Semifinal Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The 5th ranked Pella High volleyball team is just two match wins away from their fifth straight state tournament berth and they look to move a step closer to that tonight when they host Norwalk in a Class 3A Regional Semifinal.

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Pella Garden Club Christmas Tour

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 9:46 pm

Title: Pella Garden Club Christmas Tour
Location: Pella
Description: The Pella Garden Club is holding their 48th Annual Christmas Open House on Thursday and Friday, December 2nd and 3rd. Tickets are available now from Garden Club members for $10 each, and $13 after November 27th. Tickets are also available at the Pella Historical Village. Ticket price includes the Christmas Tea at Scholte Church. For more information, call 628-2409.
Start Date: 2010-12-02
End Date: 2010-12-03

Area Football Postseason Scores 10-27-10

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 9:20 pm

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Dallas Center-Grimes-7

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Ida Kloosterman

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Funeral services for Ida Kloosterman, age 97 of Pella, will be held on Saturday, October 30th at 11:00 am at Peoria Christian Reformed Church.

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First Reformed Church Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 4:22 pm

The Pella First Reformed Church is holding their 10th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 25th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the church.

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Sterio and Hot Tub For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 10:10 am

FOR SALE: Zenith sterio reciever for $200 and a hot tub for $200…please call 641-947-3203.