Archive for February, 2013

Sofa Bed

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 9:16 am

For sale, a sofa bed only used once in good condition. Call either 628-1438 or 629-1679.

Movies/Horse Pictures, Figurines

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 9:15 am

For sale, various movies and DVD sets of TV Seasons. Also selling horse pictures and figurines. If interested, call 563-260-9633.

Wednesday, February 27

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 8:31 am

Birthday Winner: Margie Schimall
Anniversary Winner: Jeff & Michelle Bishop

Creation Station Enrollment Information Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:30 am

Creation Station Christian Preschool will hold an information/registration meeting for parents and guardians of children enrolling in Creation Station at the Pella Christian Grade School Gym (216 Liberty) on Tuesday, April 2nd.

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Winter Storm Warning Until Noon

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:30 am

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Marion County remains under a Winter Storm Warning until noon today.

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DMACC Offering Free Welding Course

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Des Moines Area Community College is offering a chance to take welding training courses for free.

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Sequester Impacts Not All in Stone

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:28 am

As the countdown to the sequester cuts continue, Marion County companies and governmental bodies are still learning how they may be impacted.

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Ag Secretary Northey Talks about Drought in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey visited with farmers in Pella Monday night at a meeting put on by Van Gorp Insurors.

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Iowa House, Senate Could Pass Different Education Bills

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Iowa Senator Amy Sinclair says the Senate’s education bill could be quite different from what the House has passed.

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Spring Season Starts at Theatre Central

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Theatre Central will kick of their spring season this week. “Ah, Wilderness!” is about an ordinary family in small town 1906 Connecticut.

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KRCO Fundraiser to Take Place Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With the Knoxville Raceway season less than two months away, the Knoxville Raceway Charitable Organization, or KRCO, is looking to help once again to ensure drivers’ safety.

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Guy Vander Linden Glad that an Education Reform Plan is on the Table

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

State Representative Guy Vander Linden says he is happy to have an education reform plan passed through the House.

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County Sets Policy for Weed Complaints

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors approved a policy for noxious weed complaints during their regular meeting today.

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Sheriff’s Report – February 27, 2013

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:15 am

February 27th, 2013

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 103 PHONE CALLS, AND 10 911 CALLS,

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Eagles’ Ver Meer Earns State Academic Honor

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Pella Christian boys’ basketball athlete, Austin Ver Meer, was nominated to the 23rd annual Academic All-State team by the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association.

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Senior Guard Impressed Garland

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Losing several seniors last year, Lady Dutch head basketball coach, Jerod Garland, was looking for girls, mainly his seniors, to step up and fill roles that had been vacated because of graduation.

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Late Season Loss Sticks Out to Suntken

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 5:58 am

Upon pondering the entire 2012-13 season, Melcher-Dallas girls’ basketball coach, Jon Suntken, said the most complete game that his team played, one that he was the most proud of, was actually a loss.

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Dutch Softball ‘Further Along Than Last Year’

Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 5:56 am

Morning practices at 4:45 a.m. have seemed to have a positive, yet tiring effect on the Central softball team in preparation for the 2013 season.

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Ann De Boer

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 8:12 pm

Services for Ann (Vos) De Boer, age 97 of Pella, will be held on Saturday, March 2nd at 10:30 AM at Second Christian Reformed Church in Pella.

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Kindergarten Roundup at Peoria Christian School

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 4:11 pm

You are invited to Kindergarten Roundup at Peoria Christian School on March 20 from 8 to 12:30.

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