Archive for October, 2012

Central to Expand Study Abroad Program

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

Central College has been chosen by the Institute of International Education for their 2013 Brazil initiative.

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Lincoln and Pleasant Intersection Nearing Completion

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am

Work is nearing an end at the intersection of Pleasant and Lincoln in Knoxville.

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Construction Continues on East 3rd St.

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Construction on East 3rd St. in Pella has caused a road closure for a few months in Pella, but the project is progressing quickly.

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Supervisors to Discuss Memorial Halls During Special Session

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors have a full agenda for a special session Wednesday morning.

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Tickets for Tulip Queen Announcement on Sale Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Tulip Queen Announcement Party is scheduled for next weekend after voting this month narrowed the field down to 12 candidates.

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Sheriff’s Report – October 31, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:15 am

October 31st, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 105 PHONE CALLS, AND 14 911 CALLS,

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Scholarship Fundraising Success for Pella Cross Country Coaches

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

After lacing their own running shoes for the Des Moines Marathon, Pella cross country coaches, Doug Cutler and Robin Hammann, as well as several other area cross country coaches, were able to reach their goal of $2,600 to set-up a scholarship in memory of late athletic director, Bill Van Horn.

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Eagles Knew What They Were Up Against with Falcons

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

Facing as run-centric a team as the Pella Christian Eagles’ football squad did in their round one matchup against St. Albert Council Bluffs, you would probably be inclined to focus your defense on stopping the ground game.

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Knoxville Middle School Could Start Playing South Central Conference Teams As Early As Next Year

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

While the high school schedules for the Knoxville sports teams will change pending the move to the South Central Conference in 2014, the middle school schedules may change sooner.

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Bruxvoort’s Big Play Key to Getting PCM Off to Good 2012 Start

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

PCM head football coach, Greg Bonnett, looked at the first game of the season (in week zero) as the table-setter for the rest of the “first” nine games on their schedule.

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Central Women’s Soccer Team Prepared for Loras

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 5:56 am

In a season that’s seen the 2012 Dutch women’s soccer team make new pen strokes in the record books, they now have their attentions turned to Loras College and the semifinals of the Iowa Conference tournament later today.

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IN DEPTH: Do Presidential Elections Influence the Stock Market

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Do presidential elections influence the stock market? What does history tell us?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pat Moriarity, with Main Street Investments at the Marion County Bank, Pella.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Auditorium Committee

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Kathie Croghan and Harv Sprafka, with the Knoxville Auditorium Committee, about what needs the Auditorium Committee is fundraising for.

Let’s Talk Pella – Bethany Christian Services

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Leah Garland at Bethany Christian Services in Pella tells us about their upcoming benefit auction this weekend.

Local Law Enforcement Assists in Drug/Human Trafficking Arrests

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 12:25 pm

The Polk County Sheriff’s Department reports that 53 individuals were arrested in Polk County during an investigation of drug and human trafficking.

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Tuesday, October 30

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 10:55 am

Birthday Winner: Sherry Turner
Anniversary Winner: Clarence & Linda Evans

First Reformed Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 10:20 am

Join the Pella First Reformed Church for a free Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day November 22nd from 11am-1pm.

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Little Tykes Kitchen/Push and Ride Buggy

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 9:53 am

For sale, a Little Tykes Kitchen with 45 accessories. Asking $45 for that. Also a Push and Ride Buggy for $30. Call 891-7853.

Pack and Play

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 9:50 am

For sale is a “Pack and Play.” Very little use, in almost new condition. Asking $30, call 828-8984.

Refrigerator

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 9:50 am

Refrigerator for sale in good working condition. Call 628-3408.