Archive for December, 2011

Rural History Buffs of Marion County To Offer Free Historical Program

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

The Rural History Buffs of Marion County have been adding historic road markers to significant historical sites in rural Marion County, and now they are bringing some stories of our past to the public.

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Tour Of Stores Discounted Pella Bucks Almost All Spent

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

The discounted Pella Bucks sold at this years tour of stores are almost all spent.

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Supervisors Pass Budget Amendement

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

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors passed a budget amendment at their regular meeting Tuesday morning.

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Blood Drive To Honor Pella Teen

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

On Friday there will be a Blood Drive to honor Megan Hoogeveen.

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Knoxville Chamber Bucks Available Still After Christmas

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

Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Director Larissa Van Donselaar says that Chamber bucks in Knoxville are also a great option for gifts.

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Positively Pella Presenting Career Connections Job Fair

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

Positively Pella is holding a Job Fair.

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Sheriff’s Report – December 28, 2011

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

December 28, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE received ONE HUNDRED FIFTY SEVEN PHONE CALLS, FOUR 911 CALLS, and NO INCOMPLETE 911 CALLS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY EIGHT CALLS FOR SERVICE, including but not limited to SEVEN EXTRA PATROL REQUESTS, SIX PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, TWO DISPUTES, TWO REPORTS OF THEFT, TWO SUSPICIOUS VEHICLES, ONE REQUEST FOR A SALVAGE TAG, ONE RETURN PHONE CALL, ONE CIVIL ISSUE, ONE VEHICLE UNLOCK, ONE AGENCY ASSIST, ONE TRANSPORT, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE REPORT OF A RECKLESS DRIVER, and ONE REPORT OF HARASSMENT.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY SUBJECTS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS ONE SUBJECT WAS BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL;

David Allen Brommel was arrested on an arrest warrant.

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

(TDR)

Additional Scorers Help Compliment Pella High’s Cooper

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

Since dropping their first two games of the season against very strong non-conference competition, the Pella High girls basketball team has rattled off five straight victories – most recently a 61-28 throttling of Newton last Tuesday.  

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No Little Hawkeye Conference Meet For Knoxville Wrestling This Season

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

If local wrestling fans look closely, the schedule for the Knoxville Wrestling Squad does not have the Little Hawkeye Conference meet this season.

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Example Set by Seniors Pushes PC Boys to Successful Start

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

Veteran leadership was certainly a real unknown for the Pella Christian boys basketball team in the onset of this season

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Pleasantville’s Core a Bright Spot for Trojans

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 5:59 am

Wins have been hard to find this season for the Pleasantville girls basketball team this season, but a freshman guard has given fans something to be excited about; and will likely do so for the next three seasons.

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Off-Court Time Improves On-Court Bonds for Twin Cedars Girls

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 5:58 am

Team chemistry is an asset the Twin Cedars girls basketball team really prides itself on, but is by no means something has just happened by chance.  

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Central Women Facing Trine Today in the Sunshine State

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 5:56 am

The Central College women’s basketball team plays the first of a pair of games in Florida today, as the Dutch take on Trine University in the Land of Magic Classic.  Central is 4-5 overall, while Trine is 6-3.  The Dutch continue competition in Daytona Beach tomorrow with a match-up against Clark University; then return to Pella to prepare for their return to Iowa Conference play on January 4th.

Orval D. Pettyjohn

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 8:51 pm

Funeral Services for Orval D. Pettyjohn, age 72, of Hamilton will be held on Friday, December 30, at the Sinnott Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Lovilla at 10:30 am.

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Man Wanted in DHS Arson Investigation in Custody

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 3:15 pm

[simage=6745,200,n,left] KNIA/KRLS has learned that a man wanted in connection with an arson fire to the DHS offices in Knoxville is now in custody in the Marion County Jail.

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IN DEPTH: Investment Strategies

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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Kerry Garcia doesn’t watch the ups and downs of the stock market very closely. Sure, it’s on her computer screen at work, but she isn’t focused on it. She believes that those with a diversified set of investments can weather most storms.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Striking Out Cancer

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Knoxville High School student and Striking Out Cancer organizer Katie Utterback about this week’s fundraiser

Let’s Talk Pella – Career Connections Event

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Positively Pella is hosting another Career Connections event.

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Stationary Bike

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 10:25 am

FOR SALE: excersice bike for $15, wall shelf for $20…please call 641-891-0524.

Antiques/Table

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 10:19 am

FOR SALE: antiques, drop leaf table, end table…please call 641-218-4086.