Archive for August, 2012

Rec Center to Explore Preliminary Expansion Options

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville City Council authorized city staff to explore options in expanding the Knoxville Recreation Center during a special session this week.

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Geocaching 101 Course will Explore the Lake

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

There will be a Geocaching opportunity at Lake Red Rock  on Friday.

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Police Enforcement Increased Over Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Pella Police Department will be participating in the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau sTEP program during the Labor Day weekend.

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Area Farmers Recognized for Historic Farm Ownership

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:22 am

A number of area farm families were recognized at the Iowa State Fair for their lengthy stewardship of farmland.

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Geocaching Class at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

There will be a Geocaching opportunity at Lake Red Rock on Friday.

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Flag Football, Soccer Sign-ups Due Today at the Knoxville Rec Center

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:20 am

Friday is the last day to sign up children for flag football, and soccer at the Knoxville Recreation Center.

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Sheriff’s Report – August 31, 2012

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:15 am

August 31st. 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 124 PHONE CALLS, AND 8 911 CALLS,

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Athletic Offenses Clash Tonight as Pella Christian Hosts PCM

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:03 am

A pair of local rivals clash on the gridiron tonight, as Pella Christian hosts PCM in the final non-district match-up for both teams.

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Pella Football Aims to Show Improvement in Tonight’s Contest with Washington

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:02 am

After running into a bit of an offensive juggernaut last Friday in a loss at Marshalltown, the Pella High football team is back in the Tulip City tonight for their home opener; as they’ll host Washington in a Week Two match-up.

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Knoxville Run Defense Will Get A Test vs. Newton Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Football Squad will try to get to 2-0 on the season, however standing in the Panthers’ way is Newton.

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Pleasantville Football Hosts Nearby Martensdale-St. Marys in Last Non-District Game

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

Pleasantville’s football team hopes a little home-cookin’ can help them notch their first victory of the season tonight, as the Trojans’ host Martensdale-St. Marys in a match-up of Pride of Iowa Conference rivals.

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Saints, Sabers Football Teams Gun for District 5 Wins Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 5:58 am

In the Eight-Player ranks tonight, Melcher-Dallas gets their first home game of the season – hosting Seymour – while Twin Cedars hits the road to face new Eight-Player addition Wayne.

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3-2 Record At ADM Invitational Put Knoxville Volleyball One Game Within 500

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Volleyball Squad had a productive night at the A-D-M Invitational going 3-2 with wins over Newton, I-35, and West Central Valley.

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PCM Volleyball Downed by Greene County 3-1

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 5:57 am

An opening-set victory wasn’t enough to help the PCM volleyball team snag a win Thursday night over Greene County, as they fell in four hard-fought sets 25-23, 21-25, 20-25, 20-25.

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Twin Cedars Volleyball Shut Down by Eddyville-Blakesburg

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 5:57 am

Twin Cedars got a bit of a splash of cold water in the face in Thursday night’s volleyball season debut against Eddyville-Blakesburg.

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Central Football Opens the Season Saturday Against OshKosh

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 5:56 am

Sixteen new starters will help the Central College football team open the season at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Saturday.

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Francis J. Furcht

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 10:12 pm

Services for Francis J. Furcht, age 89 of Pella, will be held on Monday, September 3rd at 1:30 PM at the Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Pella.

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IN DEPTH: The Kids are Back–Back to School–Eye Health and Learning

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

The kids are back–back to school. In the ninth part of a ten part In Depth Series on how to help children do their best in school, let’s learn about the role good vision plays in learning.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Jason Maasdam with Eye Health Solutions, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lt. Governor from the RNC

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds talks to KNIA/KRLS from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida about how the decisions made their will affect small town Iowa.

Biplane Makes Emergency Landing on Highway West of Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 11:53 am

A biplane traveling to an antique aircraft show in Blakesburg had to make an emergency landing on Highway 5/92 this morning after an engine malfunction.

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