Archive for May, 2013

Van Genderen Leads Pella High Soccer at State

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

Austin Van Genderen’s goal with two minutes left in the first half was enough for the Pella High boys’ soccer team to squeak by Norwalk 1 – 0 in the opening round of the Class 2A State Soccer Tournament.

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Pleasantville Pig Out Kicks Off Tonight

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The entire Marion County community is invited out to Pleasantville this weekend for the Pleasantville Pig Out.

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Retirement Open Houses for Jensen, Officer Puyear Today

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Open houses are being held today in Knoxville as two longtime community members retire from their positions.

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AFRAID Event a Success

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:21 am

A Fast Ride Across Iowa in a Day, or AFRAID event was a success according to Leah Garland of Bethany Christian Services.

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Red Rock Threshers Tractor Pull

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:19 am

The Red Rock Threshers Spring Kick-Off Classic Tractor Pull will be Saturday June 1.

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Sheriff’s Report – May 31, 2013

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:15 am

May 31st, 2013

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 108 PHONE CALLS, AND 10 911 CALLS,

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Pella Boys Hang on for Win at State Soccer Tournament

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:00 am

One goal was all the Pella High boys’ soccer team needed to advance in the opening round of the 2013 Class 2A state soccer tournament, as they defeated Norwalk 1 – 0 on Thursday afternoon.

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Griggs/Carter Eliminated After Two Losses At State Doubles

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:00 am

Knoxville Tennis players Kassi Griggs and Taylor Carter were eliminated from the Class 1A State Doubles Tournament yesterday.

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Eagles’ Tennis Duo Wins, Falls to Consolation Bracket

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian girls’ tennis team of Paige Engbers and Veronica Francis had a mixed opening day at the 2013 Class 1A state tournament on Thursday.

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Sheehey, Trojan Offense Stifle Wayne

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 5:59 am

In seemingly one of the only games to be played in our area with the weather, the Pleasantville baseball team and Patrick Sheehey no-hit Wayne on Thursday night, 10 – 0.

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Thomas Earns 3rd All-American Honor

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 5:59 am

Pleasantville Native Chelsea Thomas has been named a First Team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for the third time in her career.

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Golfers’ Job Very Simple for Central Men

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 5:56 am

Coming in 12th place in the NCAA Division III men’s golf tournament in Florida, Central’s golf team impressed many in their four-day stay down in Destin, Florida a few weeks ago.

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Hall of Fame Reception At Sprint Car Hall of Fame Tonight

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 5:56 am

Race fans are invited to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame tonight for a reception for past Hall of Fame Inductees.

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Sarah Esther Dye

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 8:13 pm

A Memorial Service for Sarah Esther Dye, age 92 of Knoxville, will be held on Sunday, June 2nd at 2:00 PM at the Winfield Funeral Home in Knoxville with Elder Bill McDonald officiating.

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Arrests Made in Guns and Ammunition Burglary

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 2:03 pm

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Arrests have been made in a burglary in Knoxville. Knoxville Police Lt. Aaron Fuller and Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholt tell KNIA/KRLS News that on Sunday May 19 Knoxville Police were called to Coast Hardware in Knoxville in regards to a burglary. Numerous firearms and ammunition were stolen.

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IN DEPTH: Gene Steintje–D-Day Bomber Pilot

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

A local man fought in one of the greatest battles in history. A battle that helped save the modern world from the oppressive regime of Hitler and Nazi Germany.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with D-Day bomber pilot Gene Steintje and his wife Ruth, from Pella.

Streetscape Meeting Next Tuesday in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 1:13 pm

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The City of Knoxville is hosting a town hall meeting next Tuesday regarding the downtown Streetscape Project.

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Let’s Talk Pella-Jill DeVries

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Jill DeVries of De Bloemen Hof talks about summer gardening.

Jury Finds Burzlaff Guilty of Filing False Report

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 11:19 am

A Marion County jury found Robert Burzlaff guilty this morning of filing a false report.

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Thursday, May 30

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 10:31 am

Birthday Winner: Chelsea Wares
Anniversary Winner: None