Archive for January, 2013

Martha L. McCollum

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 4:30 pm

A Celebration of Life for Martha L. McCollum age 77 of Chariton will be Saturday February 2nd at 1:00pm at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton.

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Union Liberty Church Praise Service

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 4:30 pm

The Union Liberty Church will host a praise service on Sunday evening, February 3rd featuring The Living Water Quartet.

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Marion County Road Crews Continue Work

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 2:30 pm

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Marion County Road crews continue their efforts to clear area area hard surface and gravel roads. Steady winds are filling roadways after plows and maintainers have bladed, requiring additional passes to be made. Crews will be at work tomorrow as well.

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IN DEPTH: First Responders Part 4–Sheriff Jason Sandholdt

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 2:00 pm

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Twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, our first responders work to keep us safe. Where we run from danger, they run towards it. At the center of law enforcement efforts in the county is the Sheriff’s Office. What does it do? And how does our new Sheriff see the position?

In the fourth part of a special ten part In Depth series on our first responders. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Pruning Trees

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Marion County Extension Office Program Director Dale Miller about when we should be pruning trees as well as a little bit about next week’s beef management seminar.

Let’s Talk Pella – Ride Along with Congressman

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Pella Police Chief Robert Bokinsky tells us about his ride along with Congressman Dave Loebsack on Monday.

Margaret Koopmans

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 9:50 am

Funeral services for Margaret Koopmans, age 86 of Madrid, Iowa and formerly of Pella, will be held on Saturday, February 2 at 1:30 p.m. at the Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Pella.

Thursday, January 31

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 9:49 am

Birthday Winner: Melinda Thomas
Anniversary Winner: Fran & Jim Wadle

Paul L. Karpan, Sr.

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 9:48 am

Funeral services for Paul L. Karpan, Sr., age 45 of Melcher-Dallas, will be held Friday, February 1 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Melcher-Dallas.

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Wilma Wagner

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 9:29 am

Funeral services for Wilma Wagner, age 94 of Peoria, Arizona and formerly of Knoxville, will be held on Monday, February 4 at the Bybee and Davis Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m.

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Mattresses

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 9:27 am

For sale a king and queen size mattress, and each come with a box spring. Call 641-780-1947 for more information.

Wall Mount

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 9:26 am

For sale, a low profile tilting wall mount for a flat panel TV. Can hold between a 37″ – 70″ television. It is brand new, and asking price is $25. Call 891-9760.

The Snow in Bussey

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 8:54 am

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These photos of the impact of the winter storm in Bussey were submitted to us by listener Shanna Bruns.

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Marion County Bank Holds Basketball Shootout

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:29 am

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Marion County Bank held a shootout Tuesday night during halftime at Pella’s Coaches vs. Cancer event.

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Emergency Personnel Provided Needed Transportation During Storm

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:28 am

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Emergency personnel are busy with a variety of tasks during a winter storm.

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Knitting for Babies at PRHC

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:27 am

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Around 25 people showed up to knit hats for babies born at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Arctic Air Moving In Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:26 am

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As the snow moves out of Marion County, a bitter cold front will take its place.

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PCGS Holding Spanish Immersion Meetings

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Pella Christian Grade School will be holding a meeting for parents considering the Spanish Immersion program for their children.

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Extension Livestock Seminar Next Monday

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Marion County Extension Office is hosting a livestock information seminar next week in conjunction with Iowa State University Extension and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation.

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Reading Program Starting at Pella Library

Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Pella Public Library will be starting an adult winter reading program next month.

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