Archive for July, 2012

State Fair Volunteers Needed

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Development Commission is looking for volunteers to help at their State Fair booth.

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Pella Food Shelf Approaches Busiest Month

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

Area food shelves are looking for donations to meet their increased needs during the summer.

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Goff Mine Featured in Convention

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Marion County is set to play a big role in a national mine reclamation convention in September.

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First Day of Pella Drama Camp

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

The Union Street Players week long drama camp begins today.

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Nationals Volunteers Needed

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to help with the make the Knoxville Nationals a successful event.

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Nature Themed Crafts for Kids at Lake Red Rock

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

Lake Red Rock is hosting a kids craft day later this week. The craft day will be held on Wednesday, August 1st, from 1 to 3 pm.

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Speedy Construction at Site of New Culver’s

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Construction has begun at the site of the new Culver’s in Pella. Culver’s is being built on Washington St. next to Applebee’s.

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Sheriff’s Report – July 30, 2012

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

July 30th, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 77 PHONE CALLS, AND 12 911 CALLS,

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Pella Baseball Stays Focused Through Unique Coaching Scenario

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

The 2012 season was a unique one for the Pella High baseball team, as the squad entered the season under the guidance of a new head coach who would be there for this season, and this season only.  

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Different Schedule Will Greet Knoxville Baseball In 2013

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

The schedule may look quite different for the Knoxville Baseball Squad next season.

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Pella Christian Baseball Finds Success in the Journey Together

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

An overall record of 12-23 is not what the Pella Christian baseball team had hoped for, but that does not mean the Eagles did not find success this past season.  

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Brandon Myers Opening 4th Season With Oakland Raiders As Training Camp Starts

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

As N-F-L training camps start this week, one former local football standout is preparing for his fourth season as an Oakland Raider.

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Regulars Hold Off Visitors Saturday Night At Knoxville

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 5:58 am

A total of 97 sprint cars between 305, 360, and 410s singed into the pits Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Central Women’s Basketball Adds New Assistant

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 5:56 am

Former Anderson University assistant Chelsea Petersen has joined the Central College women’s basketball staff as assistant coach.

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Branstad to Speak in Knoxville Next Month

Posted: Sunday, July 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Governor Terry Branstad will be in Knoxville in August showing support for a Republican candidate for the Iowa State Senate.

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Body of Drowned Man Found Early Wednesday Morning

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

The body of Derek Long has been found near Dutchman’s Landing.

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Volunteers Needed to Help Marion County Tourism

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

The Marion County Development Commission is looking for volunteers to help draw Iowans and others to Marion County.

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Pella Water Supply Feels Effects of Drought

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

The drought is beginning to affect Pella’s water supplies. Pella Public Works Director Denny Buyert says that if Pella doesn’t get rain within the week, the city will have to tap into a deeper, seldom used water source, the Jordan aquifer.

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Boil Order Remains in Place; Could Be Lifted Tomorrow

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

A boil order is in place from south of Pershing into Attica-proper.

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Council Approves Design Firm for Pella Sports Park

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

The Pella City Council made decisions on the Pella Sports Park Project at their meeting last week.

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