Archive for July, 2011

Let’s Talk Pella – Mary Van Zante

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

Marion County Farm Bureau President Mary Van Zante gives us the inside scoop on all that’s happening with Ag in the City tonight in Pella.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Garden Care

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

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Karen Ackley and Dale Miller, both with the Marion County Extension Office, about garden care.

Dishes

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:05 am

FOR SALE: dishes with hummingbird design…please call 641-218-4062.

Carpenter’s Tools

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:03 am

FOR SALE: carpenter’s tools…please call 641-230-0743.

Stainglass/Grill

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:02 am

FOR SALE: stainglass materials, grinder, sander, and other materials for $75, Weber Grill for $75 and aluminum tool box for $100…please call 515-778-5158.

One Firefighter Hospitalized After Morning Fire in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 10:07 am

A firefighter was hospitalized with heat exhaustion after a fire broke out in Knoxville this morning.

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Thursday, July 28

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 8:08 am

Birthday Winner: Rhonda Hammonds
Anniversary Winner: Jeremy and Becky Jolly

Santorum Stopping in Pleasantville

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

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will be stopping in Marion County once again.

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Otley, Harvey Post Offices Could Close As The Postal Service Continues Restructuring

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

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Two additional post offices in Marion County will likely be closed.

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Public Input Sought for Lake Red Rock Master Plan

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

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The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Red Rock Lake Association are seeking public input in regards to a master plan for Lake Red Rock.

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Ag In The City In Pella Today

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

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Ag in the City is in Pella today.

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Pleasantville Computer Roll-out Next Week

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

The Pleasantville School District will be holding their one-to-one Apple laptop rollouts for middle and high school students next week.

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Too Little Water Could Be Worse For Lawns Than None At All

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

It’s late July, temperatures are hovering near triple digits and the sun continues to beat down on the midwest.

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Farmers Encouraged to Report Livestock Losses to FSA

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

Farmers who may have lost cattle due to the recent heat wave may be eligible for the Farm Service Agency’s Livestock Indemnity Program.

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Union Street Players To Perform “Once Upon A Mattress” This Weekend

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

The Union Street Players will be performing a four show run of “Once Upon a Mattress” this weekend at the Opera House.

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Garden Tips for Heat Wave

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

The recent heat wave has also impacted lots of gardens and trees in the area.

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Vogel Welcomed To Communications Staff At Central

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

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Central College has welcomed a new staffer to the Communications Department.

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Sheriff’s Report – July 28, 2011

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 6:15 am

July 28th, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO SEVEN CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE WELFARE CHECK, ONE ANIMAL, THREE MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, AND ONE INCOMPLETE 911 CALL.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY TWO SUBJECTS,

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

FLESHER,BRANDON TAYLOR PUBLIC INTOXICATION

LANGE,CHRISTIAN MICHAEL PUBLIC INTOXICATION

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

Parent/Student Meeting Set For Knoxville Next Week

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

Knoxville High School is hosting a parent and athlete meeting on Tuesday August second to talk about a new concussion law and new scheduling website.

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Pella Course Managers Encourage Residents to Play in City Golf Tournament

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

Pella’s two golf courses are getting ready for this weekend’s Pella City Golf Tournament, an annual tradition that puts golfers on the courses at the Pella Golf and Country Club and Bos Landen Golf Club for a two-day, 36-hole tournament.

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