Archive for November, 2011

Marion County Has SMART White Board

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Marion County Emergency Management Office has a new tool to help them prepare for emergencies.

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Pella Man Charged

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

A Pella man is charged with serious injury by vehicle stemming from an accident that occurred northwest of Pella last weekend.

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Diabetes Awareness Month Ends Today

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Wednesday is the final day of National Diabetes Awareness Month.

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Central College Concert Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:23 am

This Sunday, the Central College Symphonic Wind Ensemble and College Community Band will be playing as part of the Sunday Concert series.

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County Commission of Veterans Affairs to meet Next Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Commission of Veterans Affairs will be having their monthly meeting next Thursday, December 8, at 9am at the Courthouse Conference Room.

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Sheriff’s Report – November 30, 2011

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:15 am

November 30th, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 114 PHONE CALLS, 8 911 CALLS, AND 2 INCOMPLETE 911 CALLS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO EXTRA PATROLS, ONE FOUND ITEM, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, TWO ACCIDENTS, ONE FIRE, ONE THEFT, AND ELEVEN ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY SEVEN SUBJECTS,

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS NO ONE WAS BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

(SRG)

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

Knoxville Boys Suffer Season-Opening Heartbreak

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:01 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball squad came back from as many as 12 points down to nearly pick off Albia last night, but the Demons held on for a 54-53 win.

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Pleasantville Boys Win, Girls Fall at Carlisle

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:01 am

The Pleasantville girls basketball team was looking to put themselves at a 1-1 record at Carlisle last night, but couldn’t get the ball to stay in the basket in a 45-32 loss.

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Cold-Shooting Panther Girls Fall To Albia 38-32

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:01 am

Ice cold shooting in the second half made for a tough home opener for the Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad last night against Albia.

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Defense is the Top Priority for the Pella Christian Girls

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:00 am

After putting up 80 points in their home opener against Albia, it seems apparent that the Pella Christian girls basketball team’s offense is in good shape.  

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Twin Cedars Girls Notch Win, Boys Come Up Short in Season Debut for Both Teams

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Twin Cedars girls basketball team got the new season off to a solid start last night at home, while the boys played well, but couldn’t keep pace with Wayne.

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PCM Basketball Teams Split with Gilbert

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:00 am

A hot start to the season for the PCM girls basketball team came to an end last night in yet another thrilling finish, while their male counterparts opened the season with a victory in a pair of Heart of Iowa Conference contests with Gilbert.

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Melcher-Dallas Girls Pick Up First Win with OT Victory Against Moravia

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:00 am

It took extra minutes to get it done, but the Melcher-Dallas girls basketball team earned its first victory of the season last night, downing Moravia 46-40 in overtime on the Saints’ home court.

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Pella Boys Planning to Utilize Deep Bench this Season, says Coach

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Mount Pleasant awaits the Pella High boys basketball team this weekend in the season debut for the Little Dutch, and fans will need to keep their programs handy throughout the opening game – and likely the season – as Pella’s line-up will feature a revolving cast.  

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Central Hosts Buena Vista Tonight in IIAC Basketball Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 5:56 am

Matching starts to the season for the Central College women’s and men’s basketball programs have both squads feeling confident about their play entering the first game of the Iowa Conference schedule, tonight against Buena Vista University.  

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T-15 to Open

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:27 pm

The Marion County Engineers Office reports that the contractor working on T-15 over the dam has completed their work, and that the road over the dam will be open some time Wednesday afternoon.

Knoxville Rural Responds to Grass Fire

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 2:56 pm

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No injuries were reported after a grass fire broke out near the intersection of Highway 14 and Kennedy Street Tuesday afternoon.

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IN DEPTH: Lobbying for the Seed Industry

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

A new organization has been formed to lobby on behalf of the seed industry.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chuck Larson, former Iowa State Senator and Ambassador to Latvia, and now with Americans for Choice and Competition in Agriculture, Des Moines.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville Superintendent Dr. Randy Flack

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Knoxville Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Flack about winter weather in the school district and last night’s school board-administrative team workshop.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lexi Kanis

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Positivly Pella has several events coming soon.

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