Archive for December, 2010

Supervisors Discuss Structural Improvements

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors discussed improvements to several structures at their meeting Monday.

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Pella Christian Updates Grading Scale

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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At a recent board meeting, Pella Christian High School decided that they would switch to a universal grading scale that all teachers will follow.

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Today is the Last Day to Get a One Year Conceal and Carry Permit in Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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As previously reported, the Iowa legislature approved new gun legislation during this year’s session and the changes will take effect after January 1st.

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Pella Regional Health Center Earns High Press Ganey Ranking

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Environmental Services at Pella Regional Health Center recently received its highest Press Ganey ranking to date.

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Local Photographer’s Work Featured in DNR Calendar

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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A local photographer will have several of his pieces featured in the 2011 Iowa Outdoors calendar.

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North Overlook Beach Construction Continues

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Due to the drawdown at Lake Red Rock and 2008 flood recovery funds, The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has been able to work on North Overlook Beach.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Retires

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:22 am

A celebration was held Tuesday afternoon for a Marion County Sheriff’s deputy who is retiring after 28 years of service.

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Scholte Houses Closes For the Season This Week

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The Scholte House Museum closes for the season on December 31st, but plenty of new things are expected when it reopens in March.

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Ryan Getting Playing Time With Hard Work For Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 5:59 am

One player on the Knoxville Girls Basketball squad that many fans may have noticed in the last few games is Courtney Ryan.

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Pella Christian Eagles Season Review

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Pella Christian Eagles are 4-2 this year.

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Several Players Lead Different Catagories For Knoxville Boys Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 5:57 am

After the first seven games for the Knoxville Boys Basketball squad Jamie VanderVeer is the team’s leading scorer at eight-point-seven points per game.

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Illa June Hochart

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 9:32 pm

Graveside Services for Illa June Hochart, age 82, of Chariton, will be held at 10AM on Thursday at the Chariton Cemetery.

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Portion of County Road G-40 will be Closed as of January 5th

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 1:10 pm


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

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December 28th

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 8:00 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER: Bethany Yokum
ANNIVERSARY WINNER: Charles and Delores Rus

Lester Nikkel

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 7:00 am

Funeral services for Lester Nikkel, age 79 of Sully, will be held on Thursday, December 30th at 10:30 am at the Friends Church in Lynnville.

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Two Transported After a Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Incident in Knoxville

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

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Two Knoxville residents were transported to the hospital for carbon monoxide exposure yesterday.

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De Ruiter Offered New Contract

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Over eight years ago, Pella Christian High School Principal Darryl De Ruiter accepted his position as an administrator.

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Trailer Home Fire in Pershing Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Several area agencies worked together to fight a trailer fire in Pershing Sunday evening.

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Discounted Pella Bucks Are A Success

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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In late November, the Pella Chamber of Commerce teamed up with Marion County Bank to offer Pella Bucks at a discounted price.

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Supervisors Approve Several Zoning Items

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors met in regular session yesterday.

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