Archive for March, 2011

Open House This Weekend At Historical Sites

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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An open house is planned for this weekend for several attractions around Pella.

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Biz Brew Event Tonight in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Veel Hoden and Peace Tree Brewing Company are co-sponsoring another “Biz Brew” event in Knoxville this evening.

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Vermeer Hosts Lunch, Discussion During Horizon’s Of Opportunities Week

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Vermeer employees and their families enjoyed a dutch-inspired lunch and a panel discussion at the Global Pavilion Wednesday.

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Sheriff’s Report March 30, 2011

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 6:19 am

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

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Knoxville Boys Soccer Looking Forward To Season Opener On Saturday

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 6:00 am

This Saturday begins the 2011 version of the Knoxville Boys Soccer season.

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Central Softball Jumps Another Spot In NFCA Division III Poll

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 5:59 am

Central College is up another notch to #9 in the NFCA Division III softball poll.

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Pella Boys Soccer

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 5:59 am

With the season right around the corner, Pella boys soccer is taking time to familiarize themselves with the new set of players.

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Central Golfers Win First Title Of Season

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 5:58 am

Seizing a long-awaited opportunity to compete, the Central College men’s golf team rolled to the Simpson Invitational title Wednesday.

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Knoxville Girls Track and Field Opens Season Today

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 5:58 am

The season opener for the Knoxville Girls Track and Field Squad is today as the Panthers travel to the Clarke Invitational.

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Twin Cedars Football Program Raising Money For Summer Camp

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 5:56 am

The Twin Cedars football program has come up with a unique way to raise money for their entry fee in the William Penn University Eight-Man Camp this summer.

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New Transportation Study Says Iowa Has Third Most ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 7:09 pm

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A new study ranks Iowa 3rd in the nation by measure of structurally deficient bridges.

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Grassfire Moves To Cornfield South Of Pella

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 5:28 pm

The Pella Rural Fire Department and Pella Secondary Ambulance responded to an out-of-control grass fire at approximately 4:30 pm Wednesday.

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Hilda (Vander Molen) Groenendyk

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 2:48 pm

Funeral services for Hilda (Vander Molen) Gronenendyk age 83 of Pella will be Saturday at 10:30am at the Tracy Christian Reformed Church.

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Good Shepherd Church 1 Service

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Title: Good Shepherd Church 1 Service
Location: Knoxville
Description: The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Knoxville will have one service this Sunday at 9:30am. This is to begin the celebration of their 25th year of ministry. For more information call the church at 828-8088.
Date: 2011-04-03

New Registration Rules For The Klompen Classic Discussed On Let’s Talk Pella

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Julie Johnson, race coordinator for the Klompen Classic talks about some registration changes for the Kid’s Classic and how the race benefits the Crossroads of Pella.

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Gears Up for the 2011 Racing Season

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

It’s a busy time of year at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum as staff is getting ready to host hundreds of sprint car fans during the 2011 season. On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Samantha Smith sits down with Museum Curator Tom Schmeh to discuss this year’s Rear Wheel Film Festival, find out how the year is going thus far and what they’re working on to prepare for this year’s racing season.

4-H Grows Kids

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 9:33 am

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In the eighth part of a ten part In Depth program on agriculture in Marion County, Dr. Bob Leonard discusses the role 4-H plays in the lives of children in the county with Mindy Kephart, County Youth Coordinator with the ISU Extension Service for Marion County.

Tire & Wheel, Shoes, and Books For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 9:05 am

For Sale: Wheel and tire for a Chevy; Cowboy boots and Oxford wingtip shoes; Paperback books mostly western…call 828-7922

Camper For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 8:58 am

For Sale: ’09 Jayco camper 32 feet long…call 820-0666

Camper For Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 8:57 am

For Sale: ’06 Pilgrim camper with 2 slide outs, bunk beds in rear, and queen bed in front, $13,500…call 891-1971