Archive for March, 2013

IN DEPTH: Agriculture in Marion County Part 5

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

What does the future of agriculture look like for our children? What do kids do in FFA, and what do they get out of participating?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with FFA Instructor Miranda Johnson and students Megan Anderson, Brianna DeMoss, Dylan Jones, Lane DeMoss, and Drew Carlson with the Twin Cedars FFA.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Rec Center Public Forum

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Knoxville Recreation Center Director Brandon Nemmers. He talks about next Tuesday’s public forum as part of their facility assessment.

Let’s Talk Pella – Hospice of Pella Audio Book

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Ann Wilkinson tell us about a project that aims to record an audio book for patients at Hospice of Pella.

Man Charged in Knoxville with Burglary, Domestic Abuse

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 11:53 am

A Lovilla man is in the Marion County Jail after attempting to break into his ex-girlfriend’s home this morning.

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Wilma Fee

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 11:34 am

Funeral services for Wilma Fee, age 93 of Knoxville, will be held Tuesday, April 2 at the Apostolic Church at 10:00 a.m.

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Friday, March 29

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 9:33 am

Birthday Winner: Stephanie Dawson
Anniversary Winner: Rocky & Nancy McDonald

Juvenile Girl Pleads Guilty in Felony Juvenile Video Case

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:30 am

The juvenile female who was charged in the case involving the creation and distribution of video of a juvenile having sex has pled guilty.

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Pella High Student to Be Held Until Wednesday on Arson Threat Charge

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:29 am

A Pella High School Student has been charged with threatening arson after a Facebook post.

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Iowa State Flag Day

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:28 am

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Today is Iowa State Flag Day.

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Skunk River Hunt Test Coming Up

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Skunk River Hunting Retriever Association will be putting on a hunting test next month at Lake Red Rock.

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Early Warnings Occur in Case of Severe Weather in Public Gathering

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:26 am

We’ve heard many discussions about what to do when we’re under shelter during a possible tornado.

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Bird Banding Classes Coming Up at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Bird Banding classes are coming up at Lake Red Rock.

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Recreation Center Public Forum Next Tuesday

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville Recreation Center is asking for the public’s comments as they consider what lies ahead.

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Audio Book Being Recorded for Hospice Patients

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Pella Shakespeare Company is asking for the public’s help in finishing a project for patients at Pella Hospice.

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Christians Reflect on Good Friday

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

This Friday is Good Friday in the Christian faith.

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Tulip Queen Visits the Statehouse

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Pella Tulip Queen and her court visited Des Moines on Wednesday.

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Easter Egg Hunts Scheduled for Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:20 am

A number of Easter Egg hunts have been scheduled in Marion County for this Saturday.

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Sheriff’s Report – March 29, 2013

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:15 am

MARCH 29, 2013

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 114 CALLS, 6 911 CALLS

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New Eagles’ Girls’ Tennis Coach Brings a Lot to the Table

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Fresh in from California, Danielle Stubbs, the new head girls’ tennis coach at Pella Christian, brings a lot to the table.

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Pella Boys Strong to Begin Tennis Season

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:00 am

A sweep of the singles matches highlighted the afternoon for the Pella High boys’ tennis team on Thursday in a 7 – 4 defeat of North Polk.

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