Archive for April, 2011

“Sing Off” Stars Coming to Knoxville and the Local Fans Get an Early and Discounted Opportunity to Purchase Tickets

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

A cappella singing sensation Street Corner Symphony is coming to Knoxville this summer and local residents will have an opportunity to pick up tickets early before the show sells out. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Samantha Smith sits down with Megan McKay Ziller with the Red Rock Arts Alliance and Jamie Hughes with the Knoxville Noon Kiwanis to discuss the concert and the pre-sale opportunity in Knoxville.

Tastes Of Tulip Time On Today’s Let’s Talk

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Pella Historical Society Director Bonnie Verburg discusses the multitude of vendor options and this year’s dutch baking contest on today’s Let’s Talk Pella.

Tulip Time In Pella

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Title: Tulip Time In Pella
Location: Pella
Description: The 76th Annual Tulip Time is in Pella May 5th-7th. Enjoy all kinds of attractions like two parades each day, Vermeer Windmill, city tours, The Scholte House, and many food venders. For more information call the Pella Chamber of Commerce at 628-2626.
Start Date: 2011-05-05
End Date: 2011-05-07

Williamson Jam Session

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 12:45 pm

Title: Williamson Jam Session
Location: Williamson
Description: The Williamson Jam Session will be in the Williamson Community Center on Monday May 2nd from 6:30-9:30pm. All musicians are welcome, and you\’re invited to bring food to share.
Date: 2011-05-02

Lawn Mower

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 10:18 am

FOR SALE: 28 inch Yardman riding lawn mower…asking $300 please call 641-891-5697.

Couch

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 10:17 am

FOR SALE: plaid couch…please call 641-891-9289 or 828-8677.

Trailer

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 10:15 am

FOR SALE: contractors trailer…please call 641-891-2495.

Storm Door

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 10:14 am

WANTED: Storm door 36 inch with left hinge…please call 641-891-7318.

Ford Tractor

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 10:10 am

FOR SALE: For Tractor 961 with blade and mower…asking $4750 please call 641-842-3037.

Thursday April 28

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 9:55 am

Birthday Winner: Cathy Bellam
Anniversary Winner: Rich and Nancy Stewart

Schrad to Retire Friday But Continue to Help the City Transition

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

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The Knoxville City Council met in special session last night.

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Pella Schools Ranked 3rd Nationally In New Survey

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

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Pella Community Schools have been ranked number three in the country in a recent survey by the Great Schools organization.

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May is Now Travel and Tourism Month in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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May will now be known as Travel and Tourism Month in Knoxville after Mayor Don Zoutte signed a proclamation in honor of the special observance yesterday afternoon.

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Grassley Accepts Award At Vermeer Corporation

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley was presented an award in Pella Wednesday afternoon.

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Knoxville Teachers Will See an Increase in Pay

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Teachers in the Knoxville School District will receive a pay increase of just over 2% in their salaries for the upcoming school year.

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Pella High Students Participate In Day Of Service At Karr Cemetery

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Approximately a dozen Pella High seniors were part of a service day effort to clean up the historic Karr cemetery north of Lake Red Rock on Wednesday.

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Pleasantville Students Participate in Farm Safety Day

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Fourth graders from Pleasantville Elementary School learned about farm safety and enjoyed a pork burger lunch at Sutter Family Farms east of Pleasantville yesterday.

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Outdoor Warning System Test Moved To This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Pella Police Department has announced a change in schedule for the monthly test of the city’s outdoor warning system.

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Knoxville Chamber to Hire an Executive Director

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is in the process of hiring someone to serve a new position at their chamber office.

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Work On Floats Continues As Tulip Time Nears

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

As time ticks down to Pella’s annual Tulip festival, Tulip Time Steering Committee Chair Sue Youngman says preparations are going smoothly, though there is still lots of work to be done, namely parade floats.

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