Archive for April, 2012

Pella Council to Talk about Future of Brick Roads

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:27 am

The Pella City Council Will meet on Tuesday evening. They will be discussing the Power Plant Cooling Tower Demolition project during a public hearing.

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Tourist Dollars from Tulip Time Effect Local Economy

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Tulip Time will bring many tourist to the area, which means good things for local businesses.

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Dutch Baking Competition

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Vermeer Windmill will host the 7th Annual Dutch Baking Competition.

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Klompen Classic Early Registration Today

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Early Registration and Packet pick-up for the Klompen Classic is today. Julie Johnson at Crossroads of Pella says they have over 1600 participants registered for the race.

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Knoxville City Council To Hold Hearing on Franchise Fee Increase Next Week

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville City Council will hold a public hearing next Monday, May 7th, regarding a proposed increase in a utility franchise fee.

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Sheriff’s Report – April 30, 2012

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:15 am

April 30, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE received EIGHTY EIGHT PHONE CALLS and ELEVEN 911 CALLS.

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Van Roekel, Pella High Boys Provide Strong Close to Drake Relays for Local Athletes

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:04 am

An impressive opening for Marion County area athletes in the high school portion of the 2012 Drake Relays on Thursday was met with a fitting end on Saturday as a relay team and an individual each closed out the marquee track and field event with strong performances.  

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Pella Christian Edges Past Host Lady Dutch at Pella Girls Tennis Invite

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:02 am

The Lady Dutch landed three first place finishes, but cross-town rival Pella Christian was simply too strong from top to bottom, as the Lady Eagles won the team title in Saturday’s Pella High Girls Tennis Invite.  

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Knoxville Soccer Swept By Norwalk Saturday

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:01 am

The Knoxville Girls Soccer Squad fell to Norwalk in a rare Saturday afternoon Conference affair by a score of 5-0.

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Pella Boys Soccer Stymies Competition at Tulip Tournament

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Maintaining the offensive mojo they had established early in the week, the Pella High boys soccer team scored a combined 14 goals en route to Saturday’s 2nd Annual Tulip Tournament title.  

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Swindell Get’s 48th Win At Knoxville; Van Haaften Awarded 360 Win After Finishing 2nd

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:00 am

Race fans Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway were treated to exciting and somewhat controversial finishes at the half mile.

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Winners Announced In ‘Fishing For Nick’ Crappie Tournament; Over $2000 Raised

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 5:59 am

A fishing tournament Saturday benefited the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Central Baseball Clinches First Outright IIAC Title in Over Six Decades

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 5:57 am

A 64-year drought came to an end Sunday in Mount Vernon.

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Central Softball Splits with Loras, Maintains Position in League Standings

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 5:55 am

Central College overcame an opening-game stumble and split an Iowa Conference softball doubleheader with Loras College Saturday, falling 3-2 before rolling up a 9-1 six-inning win and securing a second-place league finish.  

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Donnie Dewayne Tucker

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 8:40 pm

Funeral Services for Donnie Dewayne Tucker, age 69 of Lovilla, will be at 10:30 am on Tuesday May 1st at the Sinnott Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Lovilla.

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Dewey Goodrich, Sr

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 7:15 pm

Funeral services for Dewey Goodrich, Sr., age 92 of Pleasantville, will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Mason Funeral Home.

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Pella Council To Talk About Future of Brick Roads

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Pella City Council Will meet on Tuesday evening. They will be discussing the Power Plant Cooling Tower Demolition project during a public hearing.

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Portion of Pleasant Street to be Closed This week

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Knoxville Public Works Director Jeff May has announced that a portion of Pleasant Street will be closed beginning Monday for private sewer repairs.

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Klompen Classic Early Registration

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Early Registration and Packet pick-up for the Klompen Classic is Monday.

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Miller’s Family Shares Emotions During Sentencing Hearing

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The human cost of Teresa Miller’s murder was clearly seen as Teresa’s family shared their feelings with the court and the two men found guilty of killing Teresa in Friday’s sentencing hearing.

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