Archive for June, 2011

Pella Softball Stays Hot, Breezes Past Grinnell

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The incredibly high level of play by the Pella softball team continued on Monday night, as the Lady Dutch shut out Grinnell 12-0 in four innings.  

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PC Baseball Drops Opener, Routs Oskalossa in Nightcap

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian baseball team put up a combined 23 runs, but salvaged only a split at home against Oskaloosa last night.  

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Late Inning Stuggles Trip Up Knoxville Against Newton

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 5:58 am

Knoxville fell to Newton in softball last night 4-0.

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Twin Cedars Defeats Mormon Trail

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 5:57 am

Twin Cedars kept its hopes for the Bluegrass Conference Softball crown intact with a 4-1 victory over Mormon Trail.

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Melcher-Dallas Baseball Looking For Bluegrass Title

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 5:56 am

Melcher-Dallas is having a fine season on the baseball diamond.

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William Eugene “Porky” Den Hartog

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 5:39 pm

Funeral services for William Eugene “Proky” Den Hartog age 79 of Oskaloosa will be Thursday June 30th at the First Christian Church of Eddyville.

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Dewey Houser

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Graveside services for Dewey Houser age 87 of Knoxville will be Thursday June 30th at 11:00am at Granceland Cemetery in Knoxville.

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Ronald Stierwalt

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Funeral services for Ronald Stierwalt age 95 of Indianola will be Wednesday June 29th at 1:00pm at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton.

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John Howard Cairns Jr.

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 4:18 pm

Funeral services for John Howard Cairns Jr. age 80 of Albia will be Tuesday June 28th at 2:00pm at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Albia.

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Red Rock Balloon Fest 2011

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Title: Red Rock Balloon Fest 2011
Location: Pella/Knoxville
Description: The Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest will take place July 15th-17th at the Lake Red Rock Visitors Center. Hot air balloons of all kinds, food and fun for the whole family.
Start Date: 2011-07-15
End Date: 2011-07-17

2011 HOG Rally

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Title: 2011 HOG Rally
Location: Pella
Description: The 2011 HOG Rally will be July 15th-16th in Pella. Approximately 300-400 bikes are expected with additional visitors of up to 1000. A Poker Run, Harley-Davidson biker\’s parade through the city as well as live entertainment on the Molengracht.
For more information call 628-2626.

Start Date: 2011-07-15
End Date: 2011-07-16

Resurrected Tin Car Show

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 2:23 pm

Title: Resurrected Tin Car Show
Location: Pella
Description: Resurrected Tin will have a car show on 9th on the square from 9-3:30.
Stop by to check out over 300 classic cars on display throughout the downtown, grab a bite to eat, and take in some great shopping. For more information call 628-5610.
Date: 2011-07-09

Independence Day Celebration in Pella

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 2:18 pm

Title: Independence Day Celebration in Pella
Location: Pella
Description: Pella will celebrate Independence Day July 4th with a whole day of activities for the entire family. There will be fishing, art, games, a parade on Franklin Street, the City Band will perform at the Tulip Toren at 7:00pm, and the day wraps up with a fireworks display at dusk. For more information call 628-2189.
Date: 2011-07-04

Thursday’s In Pella

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Title: Thursday\’s In Pella
Location: Pella
Description: Thursday\’s in Pella this week is Paws and Claws. Bring the whole family even the family pet to the downtown Pella Square. It\’s the perfect way to spend a beautiful summer night, have fun for the whole family at Thursdays in Pella. Evening features lots of great activities and displays, along with city band at 8 p.m., food, & more and most retail stores open until 8:00 p.m. For more information, call 628-2626.
Date: 2011-06-30

IN DEPTH: Why Wetlands Matter

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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What are ephemeral wetlands? Why are they important? It’s time for a walk in the woods.

Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marla Mertz, Marion County Naturalist, and Austin DeJong, both with the Marion County Conservation Office.

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Kids Pella Golf Clinic

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 1:09 pm

Title: Kids Pella Golf Clinic
Location: Pella
Description: Kids who want to learn the game of golf can get introduced to the game during the month of July. On July 25th-26th with a tournament on the 27th. Clinics will be from 9-10:30 each day. For more information call 628-4564.
Start Date: 2011-07-25
End Date: 2011-07-27

Kids Pella Golf Clinic

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Title: Kids Pella Golf Clinic
Location: Pella
Description: Kids who want to learn the game of golf can get introduced to the game during the month of July. On July 11th-13th, and 25th-26th with a tournament on the 27th. Clinics will be from 9-10:30 each day. For more information call 628-4564.
Start Date: 2011-07-11
End Date: 2011-07-13

Kids Pella Golf Clinic

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 1:05 pm

Title: Kids Pella Golf Clinic
Location: Pella
Description: Kids who want to learn the game of golf can get introduced to the game during the month of July. On July 6th-8th, 11th-13th, and 25th-26th with a tournament on the 27th. Clinics will be from 9-10:30 each day. For more information call 628-4564.
Start Date: 2011-07-06
End Date: 2011-07-08

Let’s Talk Pella-Terry Butler

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Terry Butler with Vermeer Corporation discusses the trip made by eight volunteers to Joplin, Missouri last week.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Jerry Murphy and the Marion County Apiary Club

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Jerry Murphy, who recently founded an apiary club in Marion County.