Archive for July, 2012

Pella Family Meets with Grassley in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:27 am

A Pella Family visiting Washington D.C. last week visited with an Iowa Official.

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A New Race Honors a Knoxville Raceway Legend

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:26 am

Southern Iowa Speed Week gets underway Thursday as the 360 Knoxville Nationals begin.

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Pella’s Summer Reading Program Ends Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Pella Public Library’s Summer Reading program, which shared a theme with Knoxville, is ending Tuesday as well.

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Burn Ban Continues in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am


A burn ban remains in effect across Marion County.

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Multiple Road Closures in Pella Area this Week

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

South Street in Pella will be closed this week. The road will be closed between East 3rd and Prairie, including intersection.

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Jugglers, Participation Highlight Knoxville Library Summer Reading Program

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville Public Library had a very successful reading program this summer.

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Paddling Event at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

Tour the Lake with a Park Ranger on Friday during an evening paddle.

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Sheriff’s Report – July 31, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:15 am

July 31st, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 108 PHONE CALLS, AND 12 911 CALLS,

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All-Little Hawkeye Conference Baseball Teams Announced

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

A pair of players from both Pella Christian and Pella High highlighted this past season’s selections to the All-Little Hawkeye Conference baseball teams.

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Much Success Achieved by Twin Cedars this Summer

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

Despite a very young lineup this past season, the Twin Cedars baseball team set out to conquer some significant goals and a daunting non-conference schedule – and met the challenges head-on.

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Capitani Classic Could Bring In World of Outlaws And Other Racing Series To Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

A who’s-who of sprint car racing will descend on the Knoxville Raceway this Sunday in the Inaugural Capitani Classic.

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Central’s Wares Teaches Beyond the Diamond in Softball Camp

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 5:56 am

Dozens of high school and junior high girls are in Pella this week for Central College’s annual Championship Softball Camp.

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Ivan Mathes

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Memorial services for Ivan Mathes, age 95 of Albia, will be held on Sunday, August 5th at 1:30 PM at the First Baptist Church in Pella.

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Grace Renaud

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 7:09 pm

Services for Grace (Elscott) Renaud, age 92 of Pella, will be held on Thursday, August 2nd at 1:30 PM at the Berean Baptist Church in Pella.

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IN DEPTH: Artist Andrew Carter

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

A former resident of Knoxville has a new exhibit at Art 101. What inspires his work? How does he do it? Why is his exhibit titled “Brain Food?”

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Andrew Carter, of Emmetsburg.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Wrap-Up of the Summer Reading Program

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Holly Shelford, the Youth Services Coordinator at the Knoxville Public Library, about how this summer’s reading program went.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tasselridge Winery and the Drought

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Vineyard Manager Steve Richardson talks about how Tasselridge’s grapes have been able to last through the long drought.

Boil Order Lifted for Attica

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 11:50 am

A boil order for Attica and areas further north has been lifted by Pershing Utilities.

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Camping

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 10:33 am

FOR SALE: camping and parking in Knoxville 2 block from Knoxville Raceway…please call 515-745-4207.

Gun

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 10:32 am

FOR SALE: Jennings .22 hand gun with shot clip…please call 641-842-4372.