Archive for May, 2013

Habitat Home in Knoxville to be Dedicated This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Habitat for Humanity of Marion County will be dedicating a home in Knoxville this weekend.

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Destination Development International Coming to Pella

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Roger Brooks, President of Destination Development International, will be coming to Pella next week.

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Sprint Car Hall of Fame Induction This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is holding their 24th annual induction banquet this weekend.

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Laura Frank to Attend Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Pella High School teacher Laura Fank has been selected to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.

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Sheriff’s Report – May 30, 2013

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:15 am

May 30th, 2013

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 119 PHONE CALLS, AND 11 911 CALLS,

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Knoxville’s Kassi Griggs And Taylor Carter Start State Individual Today

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Knoxville Girls Tennis Players Kassi Griggs and Taylor Carter start their Class 1A State Doubles Tournament today at the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex in Ankeny.

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Pella Boys Begin Drive Through State Soccer Tournament Today

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Two Little Hawkeye Conference rivals meet on the pitch at the Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines for an opening round match in the Class 2A boys’ state soccer tournament today as Pella and Norwalk face-off this afternoon.

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Eagles Hope to Shake Off Recent Loss with Home Game Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:00 am

After being defeated by Ballard on a walk-off grand slam on Tuesday, the Pella Christian baseball team will look to bounce back tonight at home against Fairfield.

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Trojans’ Girls’ Golf Finish Fourth in State

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Repeating their day one performance, the Pleasantville girls’ golf team finished fourth in the state in Class 1A at the state tournament in Marshalltown yesterday.

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Eagles’ Soccer Advances Over C-M-B

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Pella Christian’s girls’ soccer team blanked C-M-B on Wednesday night 3 – 0 to advance to the second round of the Class 1A regional tournament.

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Pella Christian Softball Opens Conference Schedule on Wrong End of Doubleheader Sweep

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:00 am

A very young but very good Oskaloosa softball team took it to the Pella Christian girls last night, as the Indians swept a pair of games to begin the conference schedule.

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Twin Cedars’ Baseball Dazzles at Principal Park

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 5:58 am

Number five-ranked Twin Cedars’ baseball team beat number four in Class 2A St. Edmond, Fort Dodge yesterday inside Principal Park, 4 – 1.

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After Week Away, Knoxville Softball Hopes To Play Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Softball Squad has not played in seven days, which is unusual for any softball team.

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Rockets Blank Sabers in Softball Action

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 5:58 am

Eddyville-Blakesburg jumped on pitcher Brittney Roby early and the Rockets shutout Twin Cedars on Wednesday in softball action, 10 – 0 in five innings.

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Dutch Softball Did Reach Goals this Season Despite End Results

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 5:57 am

Getting all the way to the NCAA Division III World Series this season, the Central Softball team met expectations within the club and with their fans.

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Knoxville Baseball Hopes Long Layoff Ends Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 5:56 am

Like the softball squad, the Knoxville Baseball Squad has also had a long stretch in between games due to back-to-back dates that were rained out.

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Knoxville Auditorium Committee Hopes to Help Complete Project

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 4:00 pm

As construction on the new auditorium in Knoxville nears completion, the auditorium fundraising committee is asking for help to finish reaching their goals.

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IN DEPTH: The Korean War, Stateside

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

What was it like to serve stateside during the time of the Korean War? In the third part of a ten part in depth series on our men and women who have served in our military, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Ed De Jong, Marvin Tysseling, and Garret Steenhoek, Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Main Street Advisory Group

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Pat Moriarity and Sam Vande Weerd talk about the Marion County Bank’s new Main Street Advisory Group and their upcoming open house.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Superintendent Dr. Randy Flack

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes discusses a variety of things with Dr. Randy Flack, including ALICE Training, the first year of the Dean system at the high school, and the school year in review.