Archive for November, 2011

Cold Shooting Too Much for Pella Girls to Overcome Against No. 1 Williamsburg

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:01 am

The Pella High girls basketball team managed to put a scare into the top-ranked team in Class 3A, but Williamsburg pulled away from the Lady Dutch in the second half to claim a 53-40 win in Pella last night.  

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Pella Christian Boys Drop Season-Opener Against West Marshall

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:01 am

Strong defense and some timely baskets gave the Pella Christian boys an early second-half lead, but a flurry of points between the third and fourth quarters put West Marshall up for good, as the Trojans downed the Eagles in last night’s season-opener, 54-36.

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Knoxville Boys Basketball Starts New Era Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Boys will open their season tonight in front of the home crowd against Albia.

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Pleasantville Faces Rival Carlisle Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Pleasantville boys basketball team opens the new schedule not far from home, as the Trojans make the short trek up Highway 5 to face Carlisle tonight.

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Knoxville Girls Hope To Cut Down On Turnovers Against Albia Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville girls basketball tean plays its home opener tonight against Albia.

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Twin Cedars Coach Hopes to Avoid Repeat of Last Year’s Season Debut

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 5:59 am

A year older and more experienced, the still very young Twin Cedars boys basketball team takes to the court tonight against Wayne hoping to avenge an ugly loss to the Falcons in last year’s season debut.

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Schuring, Central Women Extinguish Prairie Fire 70-61

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 5:56 am

The Central College women’s basketball team found a way to slow down a high-flying Knox College offense last night in Galesburg, Illinois, as the Dutch returned to Pella with a 70-61 victory.

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Local Names Among Central Athletes Earning Academic All-Conference Honors

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 5:55 am

One-upping their total from last year, the Central College fall athletic programs have landed 42 student-athletes on the Academic All-Iowa Conference Team.

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Steve Budding

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 8:03 pm

Funeral services for Steve Budding, age 64, of Pella will be held on Saturday, December 3 at First Baptist Church in Pella at 11:00 am.

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Terra Shultz

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 4:06 pm

Memorial services for Terra Shultz age 65 of Knoxville will be held on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

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John G. Bales

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 4:04 pm

Servies for John G. Bales age 57 of Lacona will be Friday December 2nd at 11:00am at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Lacona.

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IN DEPTH: Vander Streek Acres Christmas Trees

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

A holiday tradition continues in Marion County–wandering the countryside to pick the perfect Christmas tree.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Nola and Paul Vander Streek, with Vander Streek Acres, Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Jill Villalobos

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – City Manager Harold Stewart

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Knoxville City Manager Harold Stewart about some of the activity going on in the city.

Monday, November 28

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 10:57 am

Birthday winner: Kathy DeHaan
Anniversary winner: Rick & Joy Van Donselaar

Sunday, November 27

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 10:56 am

Birthday winner: Mike Bushnell
Anniversary winner: Tom & Anna Smith

Saturday, November 26

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 10:55 am

Birthday winner: Clara Mae Harrison
Anniversary winner: Larry & Linda Sytsma

Motorcycle

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 10:24 am

FOR SALE: motorcycle, toaster…please call 641-891-7087.

Snowblowers

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 10:23 am

FOR SALE: 2 snowblowers for $100 each, stepladder…please call 641-628-9608.

Forman Grill/Table

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 10:20 am

FOR SALE: George Forman Gill for $5…please call 641-828-7341.