Archive for July, 2011

Ford F-150

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 10:37 am

FOR SALE: Ford F-150 125,000 miles, 2 mopeds…please call 515-210-3243.

Black and White TV

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 10:36 am

FOR SALE: 1957 black and white TV…please call 515-778-8785.

Friday, July 29

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 8:07 am

Birthday Winner: Cheryl Robinson
Anniversary Winner: Darrel and Marcia Allen

Santorum Emphasizes Record in Pleasantville

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

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Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke to a crowd of more than 100 people in Pleasantville yesterday evening at the home of Marion County Attorney Ed Bull, including many Marion County Republican leaders.

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Wednesday Morning Fire Sends One Firefighter to Hospital With Heat Exhaustion

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

Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Knoxville Rural Fire & Rescue, Knoxville Police Department, Indiana Township Fire Department, Pleasantville Fire Department, and Marion County Emergency Management responded to 605 W. Marion Street at around 9:15 this morning after a report of a fire at the residence.

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Markets Looking For Confidence As Debt Debate Continues

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

The August 2nd deadline to extend the nation’s debt limit is coming up fast, and attention has turned to how the markets are reacting to this budgetary impasse.

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VA Task Force to Reform

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

The VA Task Force is reforming.

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Young Professionals Meeting Outside For Friday After Five

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

The Young Professionals of Pella are having their monthly mingle Friday night.

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Goff Mine Reclamation Field Day Draws Crowd

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

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The Goff Mine was the site of a large crowd for a mine reclamation field day on Tuesday morning.

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Shuttle Bus Volunteers Still Needed for Nationals

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

With the Knoxville Nationals fast approaching, the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce says there’s still plenty of volunteer opportunities.

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Crumley Assumes Director of Development Role At Central

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

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Central College has announced their new Director of Development.

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Rain Holds Off For Great Ag In The City

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Under a cloudy, but rain free sky, Ag in the City came to Pella last night.

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Historical Society Showing John Wayne Film Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 6:20 am

The Marion County Historical Society will be showing a free classic John Wayne movie this evening.

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Sheriff’s Report – July 29, 2011

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 6:15 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWELVE CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE MESSAGE DELIVERED, ONE CIVIL ISSUE, ONE REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE, ONE REPORT OF HARRASSMENT, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, ONE DOG, ONE INCOMPLETE 911, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, ONE RETURN PHONE CALL, ONE JUVENILE, AND ONE WELFARE CHECK.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY ONE SUBJECTS,

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS ONE PERSON WAS BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

SWANSON,CARISSA AILEEN DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED

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

All-District Softball Teams Announced

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

A total of ten girls from local softball teams have been named to All-District teams in their respective classes by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. 

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Postseason Awards For Area Baseball Players

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Seven area baseball players were named to either the first or second team of the Iowa Baseball Coaches Association all-District teams this season.

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Knoxville Chiefs Roll To A Gold Medal At Iowa Games

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 5:58 am

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A local 14-and-under baseball squad grabbed a gold medal at the Iowa Games last weekend.

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Pitching Was A Large Positive For Knoxville Baseball In 2011

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 5:56 am

While the wins and overall consistency never came around for the Knoxville Baseball Squad, Coach Steve Mott says pitching was something that was solid all season.

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Doris A. Raney

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Funeral services for Doris A. Raney, 92 of Clifton Hill, MO will be held on Saturday at the Mason Funeral Home in Pleasantville at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the Swan Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the Mason Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or American Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be left at BertrandFuneralHomes.com

IN DEPTH: Goff Mine Reclamation

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

A mine reclamation project is underway at the Goff Mine, southeast of Knoxville. What is mine reclamation, and why do it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Eric Coustry with the Mikon Corporation, Randy Cooney and Todd Coffelt with the State of Iowa Division of Soil Conservation, and Jack Bensink, with the Red Rock Environmental Education Fund from Pleasantville.