Archive for April, 2011

DeHeer Waives His Preliminary Hearing, Requests Bond Reduction

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Knoxville man who faces several counts of sexual abuse has waived his preliminary hearing.

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Budget Debates Continue As Session Winds Down

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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As the current legislative session draws to a close, debate about just how much money the state of Iowa has to spend continues.

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Prescription Drug Drop Off Event Today at the Law Enforcement Center

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Each year thousands of Americans die from prescription drug abuse and the numbers have risen steadily since the early 1970s.

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Outflow Reduced At Lake Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Outflow has been reduced at Lake Red Rock as floodwaters rise in the lower Mississippi River Basin.

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Community Shred-It Event in Knoxville Today

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Area residents are invited to clean out their old papers and unwanted personal documents at a free shredding event in Knoxville this weekend.

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Pella Community Schools Looking Into 1 To 1 Laptop Program

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Classrooms around the country are finding more ways to integrate technology into the curriculum, and Pella Community Schools are no different.

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Meet and Greet Event with Upcoming Sprint Car Racer Logan Forler

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

It will be a busy, yet exciting weekend at the Knoxville Raceway as we gear up for this 2011 sprint car racing season.

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Plenty Of Volunteer Opportunities Still Open For Tulip Time

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Tulip Time is just a few days away, but volunteers are still needed to help with the three day celebration.

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Weekend of Wheels Today at the Knoxville Raceway

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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In addition to the evening races, the Knoxville Raceway is hosting a car and motorcycle show this weekend.

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Lots Of T-Shirts Left For Klompen Classic

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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There’s still plenty of time left to register for the Klompen Classic, and plenty of t-shirts still available, in all but the 3-X size.

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Sheriff’s Report 4-29

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:19 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO FOURTEEN CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE ACCIDENT, ONE REPORT OF THEFT, SIX MOTORIST ASSISTS, TWO ESCORTS, ONE REPORT OF DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, TWO RETURN PHONE CALLS, AND ONE OTHER CALL FOR SERVICE.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY SIX SUBJECTS,

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THREE PEOPLE WERE BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

SCHAEFER,BRUCE GERHARD ASSAULT

TAYLOR,JOSHUA DEAN DISORDERLY CONDUCT
ASSAULT W/ INJURY

ROOZENBOOM,JULIA ANN OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED

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AS WITH ANY CRIMINAL CASE, A CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION AND A DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

Area Drake Relays Results

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:10 am

Area Drake Relays qualifiers. Listen to KNIA/KRLS starting Thursday for updates from the 102nd Drake Relays.

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Local Athletes Compete At Drake Relays

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:00 am

It was a mixed bag with our local athletes day one of the high school portion of the 102nd Running of the Drake Relays yesterday.

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Knoxville And Pella Tie At KHS Quad

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 5:58 am

Knoxville and Pella tied for second place in a quad tournament held at Pine Knolls Country Club yesterday.

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Central Sweeps Doubleheader with Cornell to Open Series

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 5:57 am

Behind strong pitching and timely hitting, the Central College baseball team jumped out to a strong start in their series with Cornell, defeating the Rams 3-0 and 11-3 yesterday afternoon in Pella.  

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Central Relay Teams Qualify for Finals at Drake Relays

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 5:56 am

The Central College track and field squads earned their way into several of Saturday’s finals at the Drake Relays, but came up short in the marquee events for both the women’s and men’s squads.

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Livingston Takes Lead as Central Men Hold onto First at League Tournament

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 5:56 am

With Justin Livingston taking over the individual lead, the Central College men’s golf team stayed atop the team standings through three rounds of the Iowa Conference men’s golf tournament yesterday.  

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Rainy Forecast Delays Central Softball Game

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 5:56 am

The threat of rain in Northeast Iowa has postponed Central College’s softball game at the University of Dubuque from today until tomorrow afternoon.  

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Practice Night Brings Many Cars Taking Hot Laps

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 5:56 am

Over 40 sprint cars took laps last night at Practice Night at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Luella Josephine Dobbs

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 7:59 pm

Funeral services for Luella Josephine Dobbs, age 91 of Monroe are scheduled for Tuesday, May 3rd at 10:30 AM at the Monroe United Methodist Church, with burial following at Silent City Cemetery.

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