Archive for November, 2012

1999 Saturn

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 9:26 am

For sale, a 1999 Saturn SL1 4-Door Sedan. Has automatic transmission, cruise control, tilt, air conditioning, rear defogger, and good tires. Asking price is $1900 OBO, and please call 891-8208.

No One Injured in House Fire in Melcher-Dallas

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:31 am

No one was injured after a fire this morning on the north side of Melcher-Dallas.

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Holiday Shopping Weekend Went Well Locally

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

Local retailers say that the first holiday shopping weekend was pretty good for them.

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Lynnville Man Arrested on Pella Burglary Charges

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:29 am

A Lynnville man is in the Marion County Jail on burglary charges stemming from an incident last month.

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Alliant Energy to Raise Rates

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Alliant Energy will increase their natural gas rates, but consumers may not notice for the next few years.

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Unemployment Rising in Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Local unemployment data has been released by Iowa Workforce Development

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Pleasantville FFA Alumni Hope to Increase Opportunities

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Pleasantville FFA Alumni group is looking to expand on the opportunities students are offered this year.

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Pella Man Recieves Flight Honor

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A Pella resident has recently renewed his rare title of Master Certified Flight Instructor.

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Knoxville Negotiating for Engineering Consultant

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville City Council recently approved city staff moving forward with contract negotiations with the engineering firm Synder and Associates to become an engineering consultant.

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Central College Students Performing with Visiting Musicians

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Central College is collecting donated music instruments to benefit an organization that provides band and orchestra opportunities in Mexico.

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Sheriff’s Report – November 28th, 2012

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:15 am

MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE
November 28th, 2012
IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE RECIVED: 97 calls, and 11 911 calls.

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Panthers Drop Season Openers To Albia

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:00 am

A ten/two run to begin the fourth quarter by Albia helped lead the Lady Dees to a 40-35 win over Knoxville last night in the Panthers’ season opener.

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Two Senior Captains Look to Step Up for Little Dutch Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:00 am

Pella High head boys’ basketball coach, Mark Core, after losing a lot of leadership and experience after 2011-12, is looking at a couple seniors this season to step up for his team on and off the court.

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Eagles’ Boys Focused on Washington this Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 6:00 am

Following a 68 – 53 win over West Marshall on Monday, the Pella Christian Eagles’ boys basketball team has their sights set on Washington this Saturday.

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Melcher-Dallas, Pleasantville Split Girls, Boys Doubleheader

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 5:59 am

It was a nail-biter, but the Melcher-Dallas Saints girls’ basketball team pulled away in the final seconds to defeat the Pleasantville Trojans, 50 – 47 last night.

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Mustangs Girls’ Fall, Boys Win at Gilbert

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 5:59 am

Fifty-three was the magic number for a victory last night in Gilbert, as the PCM Mustangs’ girls basketball team fell 53 – 31 to Gilbert, while the boys came away with a 53 – 50 victory in the nightcap.

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Sabers Slash Wayne, Sweep Doubleheader

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 5:58 am

It was a good night on the girls’ and boys’ side of the basketball court for Twin Cedars Tuesday night, as both teams walked out with a victory over Wayne.

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4 Panther Wrestlers Are Ranked In Predicament’s Top Ten Preseason Poll

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 5:58 am

As the Knoxville Wrestling Squad embarks on its season opener on the mat tomorrow night against Newton, four Panthers find themselves ranked in the top ten of their respective weight classes.

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Central Women’s Basketball Winning Streak Ends at Three

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 5:57 am

Nicole Strasko had 27 points, but it wasn’t enough to overpower the visiting North Central Cardinals, as the Central women’s basketball team fell 88 – 83 last night.

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Knoxville vs. Albia Boys Basketball

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 8:36 pm

Knoxville: 46
Albia: 74

Final