Archive for April, 2012

Appliances/Air Unit

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 10:15 am

FOR SALE: Frigidaire electric range for $35, central air unit…please call 641-842-4403 or 820-1630.

Nordic Track

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 10:13 am

FOR SALE: Nordic Track treadmill…asking $100 please call 641-842-6977.

Bedliner

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 10:13 am

FOR SALE: bedliner for Chevy Colorado…asking $50 please call 641-842-4889.

Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of Sgt. Viers

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

Governor Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff todayin honor of Sergeant 1st Class Edris “Eddie” Viers of Swan.

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Dutch Baking Contest on Monday

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

The Vermeer Windmill will host a traditional Dutch Baking Competition. The theme this year is anything almond. Bonnie Verberg, Windmill Director, says the baked goods should be Dutch, but that anything can be made Dutch if you try hard enough, so there is flexibility.

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Sentencing for Miller, Cobbins is This Morning

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

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Two convicted murderers will be sentenced Friday in Marion County District Court.

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Pella Farmer’s Market Gets Started

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:27 am

The Pella Farmer’s Market kicked off yesterday. 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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Retirement Reception for Capitani Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Former Knoxville Raceway Race Director Ralph Capitani will have a retirement reception tomorrow at Dyer-Hudson Hall.

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Pella Born Teacher Wins Award

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A Shenandoah teacher with Pella roots has won a teaching award. Kevin Van Dyke is one of the award winners of the 2012 Charles E. Lekin Outstanding Teacher Award.

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Week of the Young Child Nears Its End

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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It’s crucial that children learn literary skills at a very young age.

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Pella Corp. Employee Re-Elected to Architectural Board

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Pella Corporation Employee has been re-elected to serve on the Board of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA).

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Tree Planting Tips for Arbor Day

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Today is Arbor Day.

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Sheriff’s Report – April 27, 2012

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:15 am

ON APRIL 26TH, THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY SIX CALLS FOR SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SEVEN EXTRA PATROLS, FIVE MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE ACCIDENT, SIX ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE ANIMAL, ONE REPORT OF HARASSMENT, TWO DOGS, TWO FOLLOW UPS, AND ONE ANIMAL CARCASS.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING THIRTY ONE SUBJECTS,

ON THURSDAY, ONE PERSON WAS BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

WILSON,SHANNON MARIE ARREST WARRANT

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AS WITH ANY CRIMINAL CASE, A CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION AND A DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

Knoxville’s Seddon Wins Discus, Pella’s Buchheit Fourth in 2 Mile at Drake Relays

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:05 am

A Drake Relays champion and a pair of broken records have given our local high school athletes a great start at the 2012 Drake Relays.

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Gaiser Sets School Record, Pella High Girls Win Tulip Time Relays

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:03 am

The Pella High girls continued their assault on the track and field season, turning their home track advantage into another victory in the Tulip Time Relays Thursday evening.  

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Pella High Boys Take First at Grinnell Meet, Knoxville and PC Track Teams Also in the Mix

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:03 am

Riding High on the individual success of their teammate, Zach Buchheit, at the Drake Relays, the remainder of the Pella High boys track and field squad turned in five gold medals Thursday night to win at Grinnell.  

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PCM Boys Take Third at Mustang Boys Classic

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:03 am

A tight battle at the top saw the PCM boys take third place in Thursday night’s Mustang Boys Classic in Monroe; a meet that also included squads from Pleasantville, Melcher-Dallas and Twin Cedars.  

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Win Streak Continues for Pleasantville Girls Golfers

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Loving the weather conditions and playing on their home course gave the Pleasantville girls golf team favorable results Thursday night, as the Trojans won a head-to-head meet with North Polk.

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Local Girls Golfers Battle Very Talented Teams at Mustang Girls Classic

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Though they shot a very respectable 18-hole score, the PCM girls golf team would have to defer to some very talented local teams and settle for fourth place in the first annual Mustang Girls Classic.  

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Pella High Boys Claim LHC Golf Triangular

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Three very evenly-matched boys golf teams from the Little Hawkeye Conference hit the course Thursday night, with Pella High coming out on top over Pella Christian and Grinnell.

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