Archive for January, 2011

Supervisors to Discuss the Budget

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting this morning.

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Chance Of Flooding Likely, Says Climatologist

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says it’s still too early to tell precisely what the spring season will bring, but says there is a slight increase in the chance for flooding.

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Council Will Choose New City Manager This Weekend

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The search for Knoxville’s new City Manager will likely come to an end this weekend.

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Winners Announced For Ice Fishing Tournament

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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There was a big turnout for the annual Red Rock Red Nosed Ice Fishing Tournament last weekend.

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County Wide Local Option Sales and Services Tax Election March 1st

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

On March 1st Marion County residents will have the chance to vote in a special election on the question of imposition of a 1% local option sales and services tax.

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“Pella-ritaville” Returns To Opera House

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Pella Opera House has announced its annual “Pellaritaville” Party.

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Knoxville School Board Continues to Consider the One-to-One Laptop Program

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Knoxville School Board continues to look into adding technology advancements in the district including the possibility of implementing a one-to-one laptop program.

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Pella Corp. Raises Money For JDRF

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Employees at Pella Corporation held their annual chili cookoff competition Thursday.

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Bussey Man Wins Iowa Lottery Game’s Top Prize

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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A Marion County man recently won the top prize in an Iowa Lottery instant scratch game.

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NOAA Releases Flood Spring Flood Predictions

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released the findings of its study of flood probability for Marion County.

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Sheriff’s Report January 27, 2011

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:19 am

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

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Disposition of Cases 1-25-11

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:18 am

Released: January 28, 2011

Disposition of Cases – 1/25/11

State of Iowa v. Agan, Davey – Mr. Agan either pled or was found guilty of OWI – 1
st He was fined. $1250.00 in addition to a 35% surcharge; $625.00 of the fine will be suspended if the defendant
procures a driver’s license or work permit by 3‐25‐11.  The defendant was ordered to pay the costs of
the action and any and all court appointed legal fees. The defendant was sentenced to 2 days in the
County Jail.    The defendant may satisfy the 2 days in jail by completing a drinking and driving program,
if the class is not completed the defendant will be required to report to jail.    Bond on appeal was set at
$1000.00. This case was prosecuted by Nicole Olson of the Marion County Attorney’s Office with the
assistance of the Knoxville Police Department.

State of Iowa v. Yang, Joshua – Mr. Yang either pled or was found guilty of possession of marijuana. He
was fined $315.00 plus a 35% surcharge.  He was also ordered to spend 48 hours in the Marion County
Jail.  He is required to check himself into the jail on January 28, 2011.  He was required to pay the costs
of the action, and reimburse the state for any Court appointed legal fees.  His driver’s license was
suspended for 180 days. He is required to have a substance abuse evaluation and follow any treatment
recommendations. This case was prosecuted by Nicole Olson of the Marion County Attorney’s office
with the assistance of the Pella Police Department.  

State of Iowa v. Ozinga, April – Ms. Ozinga either pled or was found guilty of OWI – 1st She was fined .
$1250.00 in addition to a 35% surcharge; $625.00 of the fine will be suspended if the defendant
procures a driver’s license or work permit by 3‐25‐11.  The defendant was ordered to pay the costs of
the action and any and all court appointed legal fees. The defendant was sentenced to 2 days in the
County Jail.    The defendant may satisfy the 2 days in jail by completing a drinking and driving program,
if the class is not completed the defendant will be required to report to jail on March 1, 2011.    Bond on
appeal was set at $1000.00. This case was prosecuted by Nicole Olson of the Marion County Attorney’s
Office with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

State of Iowa v. Sanford, Kolton.  Pursuant to a plea bargain, Mr. Sanford pled guilty to Possession of
Alcohol underage and Open Container.  He was fined $700.00 plus surcharges and court costs.  State
dismissed Possession of Marijuana charge, with the defendant being responsible of the Court costs
associated with that charge.

Pella Christian Hosts South Tama Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:07 am

Pella Christian hosts South Tama tonight in a Little Hawkeye Conference doubleheader.

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Pella Looks To Sweep Oskaloosa Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:04 am

Both the Little and Lady Dutch will look to complete a season sweep of Oskaloosa tonight.

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Pella Boys Battle Back for Win Over Grinnell

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Pella boys basketball team maintained its hold on the conference lead, with a crucial 81-71 win last night at Grinnell.  

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Pella Grinds Out Big Conference Win

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 5:58 am

The Lady Dutch pulled out a close win Thursday night against Grinnell 43-39.

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Knoxville Hopes For Better Fortunes Tonight In Grinnell

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad gets back on the court tonight against Grinnell.

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Twin Cedars Hosts Coaches vs Cancer Matchup

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 5:25 am

The Twin Cedars girls and boys basketball teams are set for a matchup with Tri-County on Tuesday but the Sabers will also be taking on another opponent that night.

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Pella Wrestlers Drop Dual

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 4:59 am

Pella wrestled against Grinnell and ADM Thursday night.

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Phyllis Robuck

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 1:31 pm

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Funeral services for Phyllis Robuck, age 90 How To Get Your Ex Boyfriend Back , of Knoxville will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in the Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 2:00 p.m on Friday at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Knoxville Public Library or to the United Presbyterian Women. Online condolences may be left at bertrandfuneralhomes.com