Archive for March, 2012

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part Three. Markets and Other Forces

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Is it a good time to be a farmer? What challenges lie ahead? And, what market forces are at work that will determine how profitable farming might be this year? In the third part of a ten part series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Leslie Miller and John Jensen with Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Gardening Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Karen Ackley, with the Marion County Extension Office, about what people should be doing in their gardens.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lely Grand Opening Events

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

[simage=7306,max,n,center,]Lely USA is holding the grand opening of its facility in Pella this week.

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Wednesday, March 28

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 11:30 am

Birthday Winner: Dee Huyck
Anniversary Winner: No Anniversaries

Velta Kingery

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 8:30 am

Funeral services for Velta Kingery, age 70, of Knoxville, will be held on Friday, March 30 at 10:00 am at the Faith Baptist Church in Knoxville with pastor Curt Gordon officiating.

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Ruth Shanks

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 7:43 am

Funeral services for Ruth Shanks, age 85, will be held on Saturday, March 31st at 1:00pm at the Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton.

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County Election Filing Deadline is Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The filing deadline to appear on the primary ballot for county offices is Wednesday at 5pm.

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Lely Holding Grand Opening Festivities

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

[simage=7306,max,n,center,]Lely North America is holding the grand opening of its facility in Pella this week.

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Knoxville School Board Begins New Teacher Hires

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Knoxville School Board approved three contracts for new teachers next year during their meeting on Monday evening.

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Craig Cornwall Teaches at Central College This Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:27 am


Artist Craig Cornwall is currently in Pella as the Allison B. Allen Artist in residence at Central College.

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College Fair Tonight in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

14 different schools will be participating in the Knoxville Mayor’s Youth Council college fair this evening.

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Pella Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

This weekend The Pella Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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Art 101 Offering Classes in April

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Art 101 in Knoxville has a variety of classes and workshops to register for next month.

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Bird Banding Experience This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

[simage=7308,max,n,center,]This weekend Lake Red Rock will host a avian themed event.

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Knoxville Community Easter Egg Hunt

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville Community Easter Egg Hunt takes place on the Saturday before Easter at 1pm.

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Pella Regional Opening Newton Clinic

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Pella Regional Health Center has announced it’s opening a new clinic.

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Pella Finishes Warning Siren System Test

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:19 am

[simage=7309,max,n,center,]The City of Pella has completed its test of the warning siren system.

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Sheriff’s Report – March 28, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:15 am

March 28, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE received ONE HUNDRED NINE PHONE CALLS and EIGHT 911 CALLS.

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PCM Girls Perform Well at Chariton Earlybird Meet

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Three first place finishes highlighted a strong first outing of the season for the PCM girls track and field team Tuesday night in Chariton, as the Mustangs’ took part in a five-team early season meet.

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Seddon, 4×200 Help Knoxville Boys Track And Field To 5th Place In Indianola

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:01 am

The Knoxville boys track and field team placed fifth in a field of much larger schools last night in Indianola.

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