Archive for March, 2012

Last Day of Stepping Stones Book Fair

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Friday is the last day of the Scholastic Book Fair at Stepping Stones in Knoxville.

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Pella Opera House Holding CD Release Concert

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Friday the Pella Opera House will host the CD release party and concert for Celebrando.

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Sheriff’s Report – March 30, 2012

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:15 am

March 30th, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 120 PHONE CALLS, AND 5 911 CALLS,

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Pella Christian Boys Blank PCM in Boys Soccer Debut

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:02 am

A first-half goal by Dan Hessing opened up the scoring for the Pella Christian boys soccer team on Thursday night, as the Eagles shut out PCM 4-0 in Pella in non-conference play.

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Shuttle Hurdle Relay Team Highlights Promising Season-Opener for Twin Cedars Girls Track

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Led by a record-breaking performance from their Shuttle Hurdle Relay team, the Twin Cedars girls track and field team opened the outdoor season on a promising note at Thursday night’s DeWitt Invitational at Clarke in Osceola.

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Little Dutch Open Outdoor Track Season Today

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:00 am

After putting in plenty of hard work in the early season, the Pella High boys track and field squad finally gets to show what they can do against competition today, as the Little Dutch are in the field at the Husky Relays in Winterset.

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Sabers Show Promise in First Outdoor Meet of Season

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:00 am

Despite being the smallest school in their class and missing some of their athletes due to injury, the Twin Cedars boys track and field team still brought some positives away from their meet at Belle Plaine.

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Knoxville Girls Outrun Rain; Finish 4th At Clarke

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Girls Track and Field Squad finished fourth with 71 points at the Clarke Invitational.

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Young Panther Boys Golf Team Still Ironing Out Goals

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 5:58 am

With as many as three freshmen in the line for the Knoxville Boys Golf Squad this season…goals for the season aren’t currently at the forefront.

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Central Track and Field Squads Each Ranked Nationally

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 5:55 am

The Central College men’s and women’s track and field squads will begin the outdoor season ranked 9th and 11th, respectively, in the power rankings produced by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

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Fatality In Accident at Hagens Tree Service

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Emergency services on scene At 12:45 Thursday afternoon Pella Police, The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Pella Rural Fire, and Pella Community Ambulance responded to an incident at Hagens Tree Service.

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IN DEPTH: Dan and Kristy Wichhart

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

What’s modern farm life like? What are some of the challenges and opportunities that exist for farm families? How common is it for women in farm families to work off of the farm? In the fourth part of a ten part program on agriculture.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan and Kristy Wichhart farmers from near Otley.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – United Community Services

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with United Community Services Program Supervisor Travis Kirkland about the services UCS offers.

Let’s Talk Pella – School District Planning

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The Pella School District passed its budget this week, in addition to approving the refinancing of some district debit.

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Thursday, March 29

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 12:35 pm

Birthday Winner: Stephanie Dawson
Anniversary Winner: Nancy and Rocky McDonald

Miller Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 10:59 am

[simage=4718,200,y,left] A jury in Clarke County has found Michael Miller guilty of murder in the first-degree.

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Iowa State Flag Day

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:33 am

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The Iowa State Flag was designed by Dixie Cornell Gebhardt, a Knoxville native and member of the Iowa society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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Jury in Deliberations in Michael Miller Trial

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

[simage=4718,200,y,left] The jury is in deliberation after closing arguments occurred yesterday in the Michael Miller trial.

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Lely USA Grand Opening Ceremony Today

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:29 am

[simage=7307,max,n,center,]Lely USA is holding the grand opening ceremony for its new Pella location.

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No Injuries Reported after Vehicle Fire Halts Traffic

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Traffic was blocked on Highway 14 for about 30 minutes after a vehicle fire Wednesday evening.

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