The Pella Farmer’s Market kicked off Thursday While it was too early in the year for the market to have many vegetables, lettuce and other leafy greens were on sale, along with vegetable plants and spice plants that have already started to grow.
A resilient Cornell team pushed Central all the way to the brink, but the Dutch held on to a one-run lead in the bottom of the ninth to secure a 6-5 Iowa Conference victory Saturday afternoon; clinching a share of the league title in the process.
Hundreds of people lined the streets of Pleasantville Friday as they honored a Marion County soldier. 1st Sergeant Eddie Viers was laid to rest in the Swan Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the US Army.
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.
The Week of the Young Child is wrapping up. The Week of the Young Child promotes early literacy efforts for young children. Amy Zuck with Crossroads Cares, part of Crossroads of Pella, says every moment in a child’s life is a learning moment.
Next week is Soil and Water Conservation Week. Soil and water conservation efforts do have an impact on our area. Lake Red Rock drains nearly a quarter of Iowa and even some parts of Minnesota, and as a result it collects sediment from the farmlands that drain into it.