Archive for February, 2013

Two Schools to Get Donations from Pella Farmer

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A local farmer will be presenting two $2,500 checks to Marion County Schools tonight.

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Knoxville City Council Keeps Debt Levy, Sewer Rates Flat

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville City Council finalized some decisions last week in an effort to help taxpayers.

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Sheriff’s Report – February 26, 2013

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:15 am

FEBRUARY 26 2013

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 81 CALLS, 9 911 CALLS

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Though Only Losing One Starter, all Seniors Played Role for Core

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Their season coming to an end at the hands of Little Hawkeye Conference rival Grinnell, the Pella High boys’ basketball team will be saying goodbye to five seniors.

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Wolfpack Too Fast, Too Strong for Eagles

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Western Christian showed the Pella Christian girls’ basketball team why they are ranked the number one team over all five classes in the state of Iowa, winning in dominant fashion, 65 – 28 last night in the first round of the Class 2A state tournament.

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Knoxville Girls Will Be Young Again Next Season, But Not Inexperienced

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 5:58 am

It was a very young Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad this season.

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Saints Upped Defense in Second Half of Season

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 5:58 am

After trading wins and losses to begin the year, the Melcher-Dallas boys’ basketball team was faced with the task of having to turn their season around.

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Coleman, Adelman Earn League Honors

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 5:56 am

Central women’s track athlete, Felicia Coleman was named the Iowa Conference’s female athlete of the week, while Dutch freshman tennis player, West Adelman was named the men’s tennis player of the week.

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Pella Christian vs. Western Christian Girls State Basketball

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Pella Christian: 28
Western Christian: 65

Final

Ricky Waller

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Memorial services for Ricky Waller, age 53 of Pleasantville, will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Mason Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m.

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St. Anthony’s Monthly Mass and Potluck

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 4:20 pm

On Tuesday, February 26th, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church will be holding their monthly Mass and potluck.

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IN DEPTH: Marion County Community Foundation

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

What is the Marion County Community Foundation? What does it do? How does it work to make Marion County a better place to live?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with David Johnson, a Board Member of the Marion County Community Foundation.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Sen. Amy Sinclair

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Senator Amy Sinclair about a variety of topics, like education reform and how sequester cuts could impact the state.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella School District Bond Issue

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling talks about the benefits of updated school facilities, and describes aspects of the district’s facility plan.

Repair Manual

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 9:21 am

I have a FREE Repair Manual for an F10 Pickup. Call 891-5554 if interested.

Buick Skylark

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 9:12 am

For sale, a 1983 Buick Skylark. Has a four-cylinder engine, with new tires and a new transmission. It has 62,000 miles on it, and I’m asking $1900. Call 515-729-1343 anytime for more information or if you’re interested.

Utility Trailer

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 9:12 am

For sale, a 4′ x 8′ Utility Trailer with lights. If interested, call either 641-828-8412 or 515-745-0049.

Snow blower

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 9:11 am

For sale, a John Deere TSR 21 Snow Blower for $150. Call 891-9701.

TV/Bed Liner/Cockatiels

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 9:11 am

For sale: A Samsung 49″ TV for $50. Also selling a slide-in bed liner for a Dodge ’94-2001 for $50 or would trade it for a tool box out of a smaller truck. Finally, we have a pair of cockatiels with cage for $100. Call 891-7207 if interested.

Looking for Recliner

Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 9:06 am

We are looking for a comfortable recliner in good condition. We want any color BUT brown. Call 205-9006 anytime.