Archive for December, 2010

E911 Department Creates County Mile Marker Maps

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Marion County E911 Department recently put together a new map that will assist first responders in getting to emergency scenes more quickly.

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Tickets on Sale to See Etta May

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Tickets are now on sale for the first show of 2011 at the Pella Opera House.

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2011 Rear Wheel Film Festival Coming Up in April

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The thirteenth annual International Rear Wheel Film Festival at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum will provide entertainment to race fans a few months earlier than usual.

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Marion County Farm Bureau Donates Money For Food Drive

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The Marion County Farm Bureau Recently presented a $1000 check to the KNIA/KRLS Food Drive.

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Little Dutch Find Success In Defense And Each Other

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 5:59 am

The Pella Little Dutch are a unique team to watch.

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Knoxville Wrestling Squad Making Strides To The Top

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 5:59 am

One word that has been used around the Knoxville Wrestling squad this season is the word “Legendary.” So far the Panthers have started the upward climb to the upper half of the Little Hawkeye Conference.

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Little Dutch Looking Forward To Basketball In 2011

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Pella Lady Dutch started the season with a tough loss against top-ranked Ballard.

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Knoxville Raceway Announced 410 Rule Changes

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville Raceway recently announced several changes to the weight and motor rules for the 2011 season.

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Melcher-Dallas Girls Look Forward to 2011

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 5:03 am

Coach John Suntken and the Melcher-Dallas girls basketball team have made their way into the holiday break with a 2-7 mark.

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Steven A. DeCook

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:11 pm

Memorial Services for Steven A. DeCook, age 57, of Marion, Iowa will be held Friday at 2PM at the New Covenant Bible Church in Cedar Rapids.

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Birthday Winner

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 11:49 am

Happy Birthday Tara McCombs

Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 11:48 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.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING FIVE SUBJECTS,

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS NO ONE WAS BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

Engineers Office Urges Caution While Driving Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 10:21 am
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The Marion County Engineer’s Office encourages people to drive cautiously as the weather warms then cools.

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Upholstery Work Wanted

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 9:10 am

Wanted: Upholstery work done for a chair…call 842-5325

Love Seat & TV Wanted

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:58 am

Wanted: Love seat and TV for cheap…call 891-7087

Garage Door For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:55 am

For Sale: Used garage door, 9×7 white uninsulated, $75…call 628-3029

Free Kittens

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:54 am

Free: Kittens, very tame…call 842-5026

C-PAT Machine For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:53 am

For Sale: C-Pat machine, used 3 months, $250 obo…call 204-9143

Bridge Over Coal Creek Near Pleasantville Will be Closed for Replacement

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


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County road G-40 between highway 92 and Pleasantville will be closed as of January 5th.

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Rezoning Could Take Place on Union Street

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The Pella City Council recently received a rezoning request from Pella Regional Health Center for property next to the Hospice of Pella Comfort House on Union Street.

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