Archive for September, 2011

Pleasantville Man Dead After Accident North of Runnells

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A Pleasantville man is dead as a result of an accident early yesterday morning north of Runnells.

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At Least One Injured In Accident Near Otley

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:29 am

At least one person has been hospitalized after an accident involving a semi truck and a tiling machine on Highway 163 near Otley shortly before 1 pm Wednesday.

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Kruse Named GM and Promoter of Knoxville Raceway

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

The Marion County Fair Association has named Toby Kruse as the new General Manager and Promoter of the Knoxville Raceway and Marion County Fair.

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5K Race Marks Vermeer Founder’s Birthday

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:27 am

The Gary Vermeer Memorial 5K race is Thursday and also marks the company founder’s birthday.

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Property Tax Deadline is Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Tomorrow is the final day to pay property taxes before a penalty is assessed.

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Kerr Named Shining Star For September At Pella Regional

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Pella Regional Health Center has named its Shining Star Award winner for September.

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Knoxville Rural Fire Department To Hold Pancake Feed

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Knoxville Rural Fire Department is inviting everyone to a pancake feed on October 15 at the Knoxville Rural Fire Station, one block west of the square.

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New Exhibit At Mills Gallery

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Mills Gallery at Central College is opening a new exhibit Wednesday.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Wraps Up Today

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Today is the final day of the Home Shopping Extravaganza. The Extravaganza will wrap up by running from 10am-noon and 1-5pm. There’s still plenty of merchandise available. You can see an updated list by going to knia/krls.com and clicking on the box in the upper right hand corner of the page. KNIA/KRLS General Manager Jim Butler says today is the half-price fair, so everything will be half-off. Today will be your last chance to save – after today, the Home Shopping Extravaganza won’t be back until February.

Sheriff’s Report – September 29, 2011

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:15 am

September 28, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO FIFTEEN CALLS FOR SERVICE, including but not limited to one dog call, two property damage accident, one report of a verbal domestic, one report of criminal mischief, two reports of reckless drivers, returned two phone calls, one report of harassment, three reports of reference suspicious persons, one report of juvenile, one accident with injuries, two reports of debris in roadway, and two requests for vehicle unlocks.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING SIXTEEN SUBJECTS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS ONE SUBJECT WAS BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL;
Dustin John Schakel Arrest warrant.

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

Stopping Newton’s Run Happy Offense Will Be Key For Knoxville Friday Night

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Football Squad searches for its first win of the season Friday night in Newton.

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Pleasantville Confident Against A Balenced Nodaway Valley Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 5:58 am

While the Pleasantville Football Squad is 0-5 on the season, Coach Tim Koerselman still has confidence his team can its win the rest of its games.

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Late Model Nationals Get The Green Flag Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 5:56 am

The weather forecast could not better for the Eighth Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals this weekend at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Central College Men’s Soccer and Tennis Teams Notch Wins Wednesday Night

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 5:56 am

A rapid-fire first half propelled the Central College men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Grinnell Wednesday Evening.

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Bobbie Harris

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 8:12 pm

Funeral services for Bobbie Harris, age 91 of Knoxville, will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

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Wednesday, September 28

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 4:21 pm

Birthday winner: Charles Mincks
Anniversary winner: Phil & Mari Martin

Tuesday, September 27

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 2:24 pm

Birthday winner: Athena Burns
Anniversary winner: no anniversaries

IN DEPTH: Marketing Crops

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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What decisions do farmers make when they are marketing their crops? What factors determine the prices they receive?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tracy Gathman, manager of Two Rivers Cooperative, Pella

CROP Walk

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 1:45 pm

Title: CROP Walk
Location: Bussey
Description: The Annual CROP Walk against hunger will be Sunday October 2nd at 2:00pm. The walk will be from Hamilton United Methodist Church to Bussey United Methodist Church. Refreshments will be served at the completion of the walk. For more information call 946-7910.
Date: 2011-10-02

Conference on Exporting

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Title: Conference on Exporting
Location: Knoxville/Pella
Description: Plan to attend the Go Global Export Conference at the Vermeer Global Pavilion October 28th. Cost is $30 before October 17th and $60 after. For more information call Carla Eysink at 828-2257.
Date: 2011-10-07