Archive for May, 2013

Legislative Coffee Wrap-Up Session

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 11:54 am

Representative Greg Heartsill and Senator Amy Sinclair will be in Knoxville Friday afternoon for the final legislative coffee of the year.

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24-Year-Old Accused of Again Stealing Vehicle in Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 11:52 am

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A woman living in Mitchellville is accused of stealing a motor vehicle in Marion County for the second time in a year.

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Street Crews Painting Roche Street

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 9:45 am

The Knoxville Streets Department will be closing poritions of Roche Street over the next couple days as they paint markings and traffic lines between Pleasant and Main. The sections will be closed until the paint dries. All work is expected to be done sometime tomorrow.

Headboard

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 9:21 am

For sale, a twin-sized headboard with shelves. You can have the bed frame for free. Call 891-4530.

Precious Moments

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 9:12 am

I have several precious moments for sale. Call 780-1532.

Looking for Trailers

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 9:11 am

We are looking for a reasonably priced car trailer and horse trailer. If you have any, please call us at 515-494-5020.

Severe Weather Part of Heavy Rains in SE Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:30 am

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KNIA/KRLS’s Severe Weather Action Team went live yesterday as a Severe Thunderstorm rolled into southeastern Marion County.

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Police Chase Originates in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:29 am

A chase occurred between police officers and a Pella man at approximately 2:00 am Sunday morning.

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County Courthouse to Close During RAGBRAI’s Stop in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors approved closing down the courthouse during RAGBRAI on July 24th during their regular meeting yesterday.

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New Sharon Under Boil Advisory

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

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New Sharon came under a boil advisory Monday.

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Schultz Talks Voting Programs, Voter ID

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz spoke to a group of around 35 people last night at the Marion County Republicans Central Committee meeting.

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Sadler Retires After 37 Years

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Patsy Sadler is retiring as Pella Historical Village Director after 37 years.

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Small Fire Causes Damage in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:24 am

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A small fire caused some damage to a home in Knoxville just before one Tuesday afternoon.

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Pella School Board Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Pella Community School District School Board met Tuesday afternoon.

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Knoxville School Board Approves Building Security Upgrades

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville School Board gave final approval for purchasing new security systems for their buildings over the summer during their regular meeting yesterday.

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Heredia, Heredia, and Spoelstra Named National Merit Scholars

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Melissa Heredia and Michelle Heredia from Pella High School were named National Merit Scholars.

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Sheriff’s Report – May 29, 2013

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:15 am

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IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 132 PHONE CALLS, AND 6 911 CALLS,

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Eagles’ Girls Play for Right to Face Nevada

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian girls’ soccer team will host the first round of the Class 1A regional tournament today.

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Rain Shortens Class 2A Regional Semifinal

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Only one half was able to be played due to the lightning and oncoming storms, but that’s all the Pella High girls’ soccer team needed to beat PCM, 6 – 0.

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Trojans’ Girls Find Themselves in Fourth after Day One

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Pleasantville girls’ golf team started day one of the Class 1A state golf tournament in fourth place after 18 holes were in the books in Marshalltown.

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