Archive for April, 2012

Fishing Tournament at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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

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Offer Accepted on Assistant City Manager Position in Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

[simage=7391,200,y,left] Knoxville City Manager Harold Stewart has announced that Dylan Feik has accepted the offer to become the Assistant City Manager of Knoxville.

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Sediment Impacts on Lake Red Rock

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

This week is Soil and Water Conservation Week. Soil and water conservation efforts do have an impact on our area.

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Knoxville School Board Discusses Changes to Code of Conduct Violations

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Knoxville School District is revising its Code of Conduct policies, with plans to change ineligibility punishments for next school year.

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Pella Farmer’s Market First Day

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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.

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Knoxville Boys Looking Forward To LHC Track Meet

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:00 am

One of the dates that Knoxville Boys track and Field has been pointing to is the Little Hawkeye Conference meet tomorrow.

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Knoxville Soccer Squads Swept By Norwalk

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 6:00 am

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

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Swindell Wins WoO Main; Van Haaften Given Controversial 360 Win

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 5:58 am

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

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Two Milestones for Central Baseball in Narrow Win at Cornell

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 5:56 am

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.  

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Central Men Take 36-Hole Lead in IIAC Golf Tournament

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 5:55 am

Central College turned in four scores in the 70s and jumped to a 19-stroke lead in the second round of the Iowa Conference men’s golf tournament Saturday at Bos Landen Golf Club.

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Knoxville Native on Record-Breaking Central College Relay Team

Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 5:55 am

Former Knoxville High School runner Alex Edwards was one of a quartet of freshmen that broke a decades-old Central College record in the Distance Medley Relay at the Drake Relays on Saturday.

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Drake Relays – Saturday High School Results

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

A pair of events today will feature Marion County area athletes at the 2012 Drake Relays in Des Moines.

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Social Worker Shot at in Indianola

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 12:40 pm

A social worker with the Department of Human Services who works in Knoxville was shot at in Indianola on Friday. Nicholas Augustine of rural Indianola shot at the social worker as she fled residence.

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Eddie Viers Laid to Rest

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:53 am


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.

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Miller’s Family Shares Emotions During Sentencing Hearing

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:28 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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Week of the Young Child Highlights Early Literacy Efforts

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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.

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Lang Receives 20-year Suspended Sentence for Sexual Abuse

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Randy Lang was sentenced to a 20 year suspended prison sentence and three years probation in Marion County District Court Friday morning.

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Sediment Impacts on Lake Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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.

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World of Outlaws, Capitani’s Retirement Mark Busy Day at Raceway

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The outlaws are in town!

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Container Gardening Workshop Wraps Up Nat. Garden Month

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

April was National Garden Month, but if you didn’t get enough gardening in there is still time to attend a workshop on container gardening before the month is over.

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