Archive for December, 2010

Central Assistant Wrestling Coach Patacsil Falls In Quarterfinals

Posted: Friday, December 31st, 2010 at 5:59 am

The Midlands crown has once again eluded Central College Assistant Wrestling Coach Jake Patacsil.

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Knoxville Boys Basketball Effort Is Getting Noticed

Posted: Friday, December 31st, 2010 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad has shown one thing to Panther fans this season. They are not going to back down from anyone.

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Van Maanen and Lady Eagles Face Tough Task

Posted: Friday, December 31st, 2010 at 5:58 am

With the holiday break coming to an end for the Pella Christian Lady Eagles, let’s look ahead at the upcoming schedule.

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Former Pella Little Dutch Player Earns MVC Award

Posted: Friday, December 31st, 2010 at 5:58 am

Kaleb Korver, a former Pella student athlete, has earned the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week.

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Little Hawkeye Conference Standings Again Dominated By Marion County Teams

Posted: Friday, December 31st, 2010 at 5:57 am

For the second straight season, Marion County has again dominated the upper half of the Little Hawkeye Conference basketball standings.

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Twin Cedars Girls Gain Experience

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 10:30 pm

The Twin Cedars girls basketball team is led by a very talented group.

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Drug Bust in Marion County, Five Charged

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 10:55 am

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On Wednesday, law enforcement officers with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, South Central Iowa Drug Task Force and the Iowa Division of Narcotics conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle west of Melcher on High G-76 for a speed infraction.

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Pick-Up For Trade

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 9:22 am

Trade: ’88 Chevy pick-up for a car…call 828-7273

Washing Machine For Sale

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 9:14 am

For Sale: Whirlpool washing machine…call 218-4674

Grand Am For Sale

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 9:10 am

For Sale: ’93 Pontiac Grand Am 4 door, needs some motor work, $500…call 891-5835

Electric Wheelchair For Sale

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 9:05 am

For Sale: Electric wheelchair, $450…call 891-2922

Free Console TV

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 9:04 am

Free: RCA console TV…call 891-7083

December 30th

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 8:00 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER: LeRoy Van Zee

Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 7:51 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO SIX CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO ACCIDENTS, ONE ANIMAL, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, AND ONE JUVENILE.

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Offices Closed for New Year’s

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Today is the final chance to take care of several items of business this week as many local, state and national offices will be closed for the New Year’s holiday.

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Core Drilling Begins On Underwater Light Project

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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For the past two weeks, M&M Enterprises out of Sigourney has been working on the underwater lights at the Pella Aquatic Center.

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Residents Encouraged to Try an Alcohol Free New Year’s

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

When finalizing plans for the upcoming New Year’s holiday area residents are encouraged to try something new.

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Knoxville Raceway Teams Up With Pella Motors Once Again

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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For the third consecutive year, the Knoxville Raceway has teamed up with Pella Motors to provide the official vehicles for the Knoxville Raceway.

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Christmas Tree Drop Off at Marion County Park

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Now that Christmas is over, many question what to do with their real Christmas trees and the Marion County Conservation Board is offering a solution.

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Cities Issue Snow Ordinances, Residents Complied

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Over the weekend three of our local communities issued a snow ordinance to allow snow plows to clear off the streets.

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