Archive for October, 2011

Pella Schools To Roll Out Online Pay System Starting Second Semester

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:27 am

Pella Schools will be introducing a new online pay system beginning second semester this year.

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Elliott Says City Must “Step Up” to Bring Jobs to Knoxville

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

Knoxville Mayoral candidate James Elliott says that repopulating the VA Campus is a significant challenge the City faces, and it’s also an important one.

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Dates Announced For Pella Historical Village Christmas Walk

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Pella Historical Village Christmas Walk will be open in just a couple weeks.

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Energy Assistance Available

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Red Rock Area Community Action Program has begun to take applications for their Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

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Vermeer Wins Exporter Award

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Vermeer was one of three companies to receive a Global Exporter Award at the Go Global – Innovations in Exporting Conference held last week in Pella.

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Beggar’s Nights Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:22 am

Many cities are holding beggar’s nights Monday around the county.

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Gateway To Nicaragua Program Coming To Pella Library

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Local author Carol Van Klompenburg will host a program called Gateway to Nicaragua November 12th at the Pella Public Library about her new book “On Mended Wings: Transforming Lives and Communities in Nicaragua.”

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Sheriff’s Report – October 31, 2011

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:15 am

October 31st, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 80 PHONE CALLS, 9 911 CALLS, AND 2 INCOMPLETE 911 CALLS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO FIFTEEN CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO DOMESTICS, FOUR EXTRA PATROLS, TWO REPORTS OF LIVESTOCK IN THE ROADWAY, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE THEFT, ONE UNLICENSED DRIVER, ONE JUVENILE, AND ONE ACCIDENT.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY FIVE SUBJECTS,

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

TRONDSON,DONNA LORRAINE HARASSMENT 3RD DEGREE

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

State Champs! Pella Boys Reach Goal at State Cross Country Meet

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:01 am

For the second time in three seasons, the Pella boys cross country team returned to the Tulip City with a championship trophy in hand, as the Little Dutch topped the competition at Saturday’s State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge.  

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PCM Facing Iowa’s All-Time Winningest Coach Tonight in Football Playoffs

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:00 am

Rookie head coach Greg Bonnett of PCM clashes with Iowa’s all-time leader in wins, when the Mustangs host Fort Dodge St. Edmond tonight in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs.  

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Pella Football Hosting Norwalk Tonight in 2nd Round of Playoffs

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:00 am

Another quick turnaround brings the Pella High football team to its second playoff game in five days and third game overall in just over a week, as the Little Dutch host Norwalk in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs.  

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Knoxville Volleyball Made Marked Improvements In 2011

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:00 am

A season of marked improvement would be the way to describe the Knoxville Volleyball Season.

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Melcher-Dallas Will Start To Work On 2012 Season Right Away

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 5:58 am

While Wednesday’s first round loss to Lenox was a hard pill to swallow for the Melcher-Dallas football squad, the expectations for the program will remain the same for next season as they were for this season.

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Final Shot at Comeback Falls Short for Central Football in Loss to Wartburg

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 5:56 am

A chance to potentially tie the game with one second on the clock and the ball on the three yard line was denied, as Wartburg College held on to claim a 20-13 win over the Central College football team Saturday afternoon, in a game heard live on 92.1 fm KRLS.  

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Flescher And Stephens Among State Leaders In Rushing

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 5:56 am

Twin Cedars running back Jared Stephens will finish the season as the leading rushing in Eight-Man District Five.

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Elliott Says City Must “Step Up” and Bring Jobs to Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Knoxville Mayoral candidate James Elliott says that repopulating the VA Campus is a significant challenge the City faces, and it’s also an important one.

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Energy Assistance Available

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Red Rock Area Community Action Program has begun to take applications for their Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

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Suhr to Run For Iowa House of Representatives

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Knoxville resident Megan Suhr will be running for the Iowa House of Representatives in the newly formed District 28.

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Candidates Outline Priorities At KNIA/KRLS Candidate Forum

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

KNIA/KRLS held a candidate forum Thursday night in Pella for city council and mayoral candidates.

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More Details Announced on Eagle Cam

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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More details have been released on the Gladys Black Eagle Cam project.

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