Archive for April, 2011

IN DEPTH: Marion County Rural History Buffs

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Will Prather, Charlotte Shivvers, and Peggy Terpstra talk with Dr. Bob Leonard about their efforts to learn more and teach others about the history of rural Marion County. Look for new signage on historic sites soon!

Prescription Drug Drop Off Event at the Sheriff’s Office Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Prescription drug abuse is a large issue across the county that has continued to grow for decades. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Samantha Smith sits down with Marion County Sheriff Ron Goemaat to discuss the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event coming up tomorrow at the law enforcement center.

1 to 1 Laptop Program The Topic On Today’s Let’s Talk Pella

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools Director of Curriculum Lowell Ernst discusses the possibility of a new technology program at Pella Community Schools.

Tulip Time Quilt Show

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 12:52 pm

Title: Tulip Time Quilt Show
Location: Pella
Description: The Tulip Time Quilt Show will be at the Pella Opera House Wednesday-Saturday from 9am-6pm each day. Over 100 quilts will be on display. Raffle quilts and quilted items will be for sale.
Start Date: 2011-05-04
End Date: 2011-05-07

Free Mulch

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 10:45 am

FREE: mulch…please call 641-891-5554

Tractor

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 10:45 am

FOR SALE: W2 45 Allis Chalmers Tractor and a central AC…please call 641-218-4086.

Dutch Costumes

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 10:43 am

FOR SALE: dutch costumes…please call 641-628-8555.

Ribbon Grass

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 10:40 am

FOR SALE: ribbon grass…please call 641-891-8587.

Retro Rocking Couch

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 10:39 am

FOR SALE: Retro rocking couch…please call 641-842-4784.

Patio Set

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 10:38 am

5 piece patio set for $300, oak/glass enclosed quilt rack…please call 641-295-2301.

Tractor

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 10:35 am

FOR SALE: 2008 Foton Tractor 82 horsepower…please call 641-891-2480.

Friday April 29

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 9:24 am

Birthday Winner: Rod Lanser
Anniversary Winner: Deb and Cliff DeJong

Tree Planting and Care Tips in Time for Arbor Day

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

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Friday is Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

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Area Law Enforcement Ready For Tulip Time

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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With tens of thousands of visitors expected for next week’s Tulip Time festival, local law enforcement will be on alert and available.

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Knoxville School District Borrows Against Sales Tax Revenue For Construction Projects

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

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The Knoxville School District received five bids for the sale of bonds this week thanks to their A+ rating.

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Central Alumnus Dr. Tom Boats To Deliver Commencement Address

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Central College has announced the commencement speaker for this spring’s graduation exercises.

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Street Corner Symphony Ticket Pre-Sale Today

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A capella music fans are encouraged to take advantage of a pre-sale opportunity Friday before tickets for a big summer concert go on sale to the public.

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Dutch Baking Contest To Feature Dutch Apples This Year

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The annual Dutch Baking Contest held during Tulip Time will be just a bit different this year.

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Retirement Party For Dick Schrad This Evening

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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After more than five years of service, today is Knoxville City Manager Dick Schrad’s official last day in the position.

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PENS Launch Scheduled For Tuesday

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am


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After two previous delays, the Pella Exploring Near Space balloon launch will attempt launch next Tuesday at Madison Elementary.

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