Archive for January, 2012

Pella Regional Open House To Showcase Sleep Study Center

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

Pella Regional Health Center is holding an open house on Thursday.

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Knoxville Education Foundation Hosts Chili Cookoff Friday

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville Education Foundation is hosting their annual Chili Cookoff this Friday.

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Pella Dollars For Scholars Consignment Event A Hit

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Pella Dollars for Scholars had a benefit consignment event over the weekend.

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Humane Society Kicks Off Membership Drive

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Humane Society is kicking off their 2012 membership drive.

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Bald Eagle Day Date Set For March 3rd

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The 24th Annual Bald Eagle Day is coming to Central College. The event will host the University of Minnesota’s Raptor Center who will bring a selection of live birds of prey for people to meet, along with presentations about how raptors go about their lives. The event will feature photography exhibitions and craft workshops for kids. Bald Eagle Day is Saturday, March 3rd in Dowstra Auditorium from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

Sheriff’s Report – January 31, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:15 am

January 31, 2012

ON JANUARY 30TH, MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY FOUR CALLS FOR SERVICE, including but not limited to TWELVE EXTRA PATROL REQUESTS, TWO RETURN PHONE CALLS, TWO PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS, TWO PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, ONE TRANSPORT, ONE INJURED ANIMAL, ONE REPORT OF DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, ONE GRASS FIRE, ONE REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, and ONE PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY FOUR SUBJECTS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS NOBODY WAS BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

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

(TDR)

Pella Christian Basketball Squads Resume LHC Slate at Newton

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

After a small break from conference play to sneak in individual games against Gilbert and Eddyville-Blakesburg, the Pella Christian boys and girls basketball teams will return to their usual varsity doubleheader format tonight, when they visit Little Hawkeye Conference foe Newton.

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Pella Hosts Washington in Non-Conference Tilt Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

The Pella High basketball teams will follow-up one challenging non-conference doubleheader with another, as they host Washington tonight.

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Pride of Iowa Conference Play Continues Tonight for Pleasantville

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

Pleasantville heads to Truro tonight to face Interstate-35 for the second time this season. Both teams are coming off of runaway wins on Friday over Lenox.

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PCM Basketball Teams at Gilbert Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

The Heart of Iowa Conference schedule is nearing the end for the PCM girls and boys basketball teams, as the Mustangs hit the road tonight to take on Gilbert.

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Melcher-Dallas Hosts Murray; Twin Cedars Travels to Tri-County Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 5:58 am

Following a pair of non-conference setbacks to Southeast Warren over the weekend, the Melcher-Dallas girls and boys basketball teams try and notch a pair of Bluegrass Conference wins tonight against Murray.

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Knoxville Travels To Oskaloosa Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Basketball Squads returns to action tonight in Oskaloosa.

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Central Men to Host Faith College Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 5:55 am

The Central College men’s basketball team has a good shot at snapping its six-game losing streak tonight, when they host Faith College of Des Moines in a non-conference men’s only game.

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School Bus Driver in Serious Condition as Result of Bus Accident

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:39 pm

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The Knoxville Rural Fire Department, Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Melcher-Dallas Rescue, Columbia Fire and Rescue, Pella Ambulance, Bussey Rescue, the Knoxville Police Department, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa State Patrol and Mercy One responded to the scene of a car/Knoxville school bus accident near 135th and Oregon south of Knoxville earlier this afternoon.

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IN DEPTH: Sustainable Bison

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

The DeCook family of Marion County have brought Bison to the southern part of the county–and owners of a major sustainable bison ranch have come to observe the operation.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bob Jackson and Susan Chin of Tall Grass Bison, Promise City.

Let’s Talk Pella – Startup Fair

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Central College is hosting a fair meant to showcase local startup businesses.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Cervical Health Month

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Carla Boat and Judi Van Hulzen with Marion County Public Health about Cervical Health Month.

Record High Set Today

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 12:53 pm

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Another record high has been eclipsed this month.

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Dryer

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 10:16 am

FOR SALE electric dryer…call 641-218-0840.

Floor Tile

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 10:15 am

FOR SALE: 11 boxes of ceramic floor tile…please call 641-891-5697.