Archive for June, 2011

One Person in Hospital after One-Car Accident near Columbia

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 8:25 am

One person was taken to Mercy Hospital via Mercy One helicopter early this morning after a one car accident.

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Trinity Reformed Church Concert

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 7:09 am

The Trinity Reformed Church in Pella will host a special concert on Sunday July 3rd.

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Unincorporated Parts of Marion County See Population Increase

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

The percentage of people living outside of incorporated cities in Marion County has increased, according to a report by the Community Vitality Center.

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Sarah Palin Makes Visit To Pella

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Several hundred people from near and far gathered along Franklin Street yesterday to catch a glimpse of former Alaska Governor-turned political celebrity Sarah Palin and her husband Todd as they arrived at the Pella Opera House for the world premier of her new biopic “The Undefeated”.

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Marion County Fair Brings Fun to Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Fair is just over two weeks away, and entertainment is being lined up for the entire week.

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Edouard Trial Set For September

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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A trial date has been set for former Covenant Reformed Church Pastor Patrick Edouard.

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Public Libraries A Possibility To Provide Workforce Development Services

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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With the proposed closure of many of Iowa Workforce Development’s field offices, the question remains of where those services might be provided in the future.

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Eight Marion County Athletes Participate in Special Olympics

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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8 athletes recently represented Marion County in the 2011 Iowa Special Olympic Summer Games.

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Local Students Awarded AAMA Scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recently awarded two of its four annual scholarships to children of Pella Corporation team members.

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Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Alcohol-Impaired Driving This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Law enforcement officials across Marion County will be out in full force during the 4th of July weekend.

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Art In The Park At Caldwell On The 4th

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Art in the Park will be back during the 4th of July this year.

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Sheriff’s Report – June 29, 2011

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:15 am

June 29th, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TEN CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO SUSPICIOUS PEOPLE, ONE ACCIDENT, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE JUVENILE, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, ONE REPORT OF ATV’S ON THE ROADWAY, ONE DOG, AND ONE RETURN PHONE CALL.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING NINETEEN SUBJECTS,

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

BALES,RHONDA JOAN OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED

DOMMER,ANTHONY KEITH OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED

DRIGGERS,LEAH ALESHA ARREST WARRANT

SMITH,JEREMY GLENN ARREST WARRANT

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

Knoxville Loses To Chariton In Softball

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Knoxville fell to Chariton 4-1 last night in softball.

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Jackson Doing Well After Prostate Surgery

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 5:58 am

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Knoxville 410 Sprint Car Driver Skip Jackson had successful prostate surgery.

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PCM Baseball Slugging Away

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 5:56 am

The P-C-M Baseball Squad has been enjoying success this season.

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In Depth: Lifejackets–A Safety Issue, or Freedom?

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

The US Army Corp of Engineers is planning on testing a program that makes it mandatory for boaters on our nations waterways to wear a life jacket. The plan is to try the policy on Lake Red Rock next year, with the possibility of taking the program nationwide in the future. The goal is to make boating safer. One Pella resident is leading an effort to stop this initiative before it gets started. Dr. Bob Leonard speaks with Mike Langstraat, with Langstraat Auto Body and Marine about the issue.

Let’s Talk Pella-Peter Singleton

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

The grassroots organizer who was instrumental in bringing the premier of Sarah Palin’s movie to Pella discusses why this was the place.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – The Mike McKay Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes speaks with Megan McKay-Ziller about the upcoming Mike McKay Memorial Golf Tournament.

Harvey Bluegrass Festival

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Title: Harvey Bluegrass Festival
Location: Harvey
Description: The public is invited this Thursday, Friday and Saturday to the Old Time Country and Blue Grass Festival in Harvey. The festival will take place at the Harvey Community Center with dinner each evening from 5-7pm. Enjoy Gospel and Country music. All musicals are welcome. For more information call 891-7678.
Start Date: 2011-06-30
End Date: 2011-07-02

Corn Stove

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 10:22 am

FOR SALE: corn stove…asking $400 Pioneer Stereo cabinet all wood glass door…asking $25 please call please call 641-667-3107.