Archive for March, 2011

Wednesday, March 30

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 8:39 am

Birthday Winner: Sheryl Kersey
Anniversary Winner: Tommi and Danny Beaver

Two Vehicle Accident in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 8:17 am

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A red sedan with frost covered windows turned in front of a Knoxville city truck at approximately 7:45 this morning.

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New Study Ranks Counties By Health: Marion County 29 Out Of 99

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:31 am

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A new report out by researchers at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation lists Marion County at number 29 in the state of 99 counties in overall health.

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Auditorium Planning Process Moves Forward

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Knoxville School Board members Mark Mahoney and Leslie Miller will join 22 other community members on a committee that is looking into what it will take to build an auditorium in the district.

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Spring Snow No Worry For Tulip Growers

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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A light dusting of springtime snow Tuesday shouldn’t be a problem for freshly planted tulip gardens.

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Local Residents Enjoy Agatsuma and Donate to Japan Relief

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Nearly 200 people attended Saturday night’s public concert at the Knoxville Middle School, featuring our fourth and final Arts Midwest World Fest Guests – Agatsuma.

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Area Students To Launch Balloon Experiments

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Saturday is the scheduled launch day for several balloon experiments from local high schoolers.

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Street Corner Symphony Comes to Knoxville This August

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am


A nationally recognized a cappella group, featuring a former Marion County resident will perform in Knoxville this summer.

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Knoxville Band Students Do Well at State Solo Ensemble Contest

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Several Knoxville High School band students participated in the state solo/ensemble contest this past weekend and returned with several top ratings.

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New Release Forms Available For Kid’s Classic Race

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Another annual event signaling the approach of Tulip Time is the Klompen Classic.

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Plant a Wish Tour Continues, Knoxville Tree Survives the Winter

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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As the spring season begins so does the second tour for the Plant a Wish foundation.

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Free Computer Classes At The Library Scheduled

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Whether you’re new to using computers or maybe just need a refresher course on spreadsheets, the Pella Public Library will have free computer classes beginning next month.

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Sheriff’s Report March 29, 2011

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 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 Track Forced To Wait To Open Outdoor Season

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Knoxville will have to wait until Friday for the boy’s outdoor season opener in track and field.

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Expectations Running High For Pella Girls Track

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 5:59 am

After a successful in 2010, the expectations are high heading into the 2011 season.

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Knoxville Girls Soccer Goal Keeper Set

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Girls Soccer Squad will have to replace one of the best goalkeepers to ever go through the program this season.

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Goodman Rejoins Central Women’s Soccer Staff

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 5:57 am

Russ Goodman returns to the Central College staff as assistant women’s soccer coach after previously assisting from 2001-07.

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Pleasantville’s Thomas Gets Another Big 12 Award

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 5:56 am

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For the fourth time in her career and second time this season, Former Pleasantville Softball Standout and Current University of Missouri Pitching Ace Chelsea Thomas has been named the Big 12 Conference Pitcher of The Week.

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Five Central Athletes Named Player Of The Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 5:55 am

Five Central College athletes have gained Iowa Conference player of the week honors.

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High Jump Could Be Strong For Pleasantville Boys

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 at 5:54 am

High jump is one of the field events that Pleasantville Boys Track and Field Coach Tim Koerselman hopes can be a state contender this season.

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