Archive for September, 2011

Pleasantville Man Dies After Morning Accident North of Runnells

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 1:24 pm

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

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Let’s Talk Pella – Greg Ebeling

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the make up and direction of the new Pella School Board.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Stepping Stones Stroll

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes chats with Stepping Stones Director Pam Mahoney about the upcoming Stepping Stones Stroll.

Accident Near Otley Injures At Least One

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 12:56 pm

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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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E. Raymond Mick

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 12:45 pm

Funeral services for E. Raymond Mick age 95 of Knoxville will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

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Toby Kruse Named New GM and Promoter at Knoxville Raceway

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 11:50 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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Loebsack Visits Knoxville, Tours Weiler

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack was in Knoxville yesterday.

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T-15 Over Red Rock Dam Closed For 4-5 Weeks

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

The US Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock have announced a road closure for Highway T-15 over the Dam.

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City Council Will Not Pursue Sunset Ridge Development For Now

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Knoxville City Council decided they did not have interest in pursuing a housing development project at Sunset Ridge in a special session Monday.

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Senator Grassley To Speak In Pella Friday

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley will be in Pella later this week.

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Hoch’s Timetable for Departure is Fluid

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Though Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Aanna Hoch will be stepping down, the timetable for her departure is very fluid.

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Pella Cooperative Electric Officials Visit Washington D.C.

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Officials from Pella Cooperative Electric were in Washington recently to meet with Iowa’s congressional representatives.

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Farm Crawl Is Coming Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Thousands will gather in southern Marion and northern Lucas Counties this Sunday for the annual Farm Crawl.

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Central College Presents “Murdered To Death”

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Central College’s Theatre Department is staging a production of the play “Murdered to Death” next week.

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More Than 300 Students Gather in Knoxville for FFA Event

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The regional FFA soil judging competition returned to Knoxville Tuesday morning.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Continues Today

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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The KNIA/KRLS Home Shopping Extravaganza continues Wednesday.

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Sheriff’s Report – September 28, 2011

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:15 am

September 28th, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 108 PHONE CALLS, 7 911 CALLS, AND 5 INCOMPLETE 911 CALLS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY FIVE CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EIGHT EXTRA PATROLS, TWO ATTEMPTS TO LOCATE, TWO ALARMS, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, FIVE ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, FOUR MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE JUVENILE, AND ONE REPORT OF DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING EIGHTEEN SUBJECTS,

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

BERHOW,DANIEL CONRAD ASSAULT ON A PEACE OFFICER
OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED

BACUS,STEVEN MARK 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

Pella Sweeps Team, Individual Titles at Knoxville Cross Country Meet

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:01 am

The cross country teams from Pella High looked dominant Tuesday evening at the Pine Knolls Country Club, convincingly winning the girls and boys races at the Knoxville Invitational.  

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Pella Christian Sweeps Newton, Still Perfect in LHC Volleyball

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:01 am

The Pella Christian volleyball team continues to rip their way through the Little Hawkeye Conference, as they swept Newton 3-0 Tuesday night in Pella.  

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Knoxville Falls In Five Sets To Oskaloosa

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 6:00 am

One week after making a furious comeback in a five set match, the Knoxville volleyball squad was forced to play another five set match last night against Oskaloosa, this time however the Panthers fell short to the Indians.

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