Archive for June, 2013

Cheryl Allison

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Cheryl Allison, age 64, of Lovilia, passed away Saturday, June 29.

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Merlyn Peters

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 12:41 pm

Funeral services for Merlyn Peters, age 95, of Bussey will be held on Tuesday, July 2, at 1:00 PM at the Liberty Cemetary outside of Bussey.

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Increased Tick Numbers This Spring

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:30 am

The wet spring has brought ticks out in abundant numbers.

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Staying Fluent With Summer School

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Spanish Immersion students at Pella Christian Grade School are staying fluent with summer school twice a week.

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Muscatine Man Plans on Challenging Rep. Loebsack

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:28 am

A US Congressional candidate visited Marion County last week, just before he officially announced his candidacy.

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Pella and Knoxville Cross Country Teams Join Forces

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Pella and Knoxville Cross Country teams will be hosting the 2nd Annual Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest 5K/10K race on July 13th at 8am.

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Deputy Bigaouette to be Named Lieutenant Next Month

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Deputy Brian Bigaouette has been selected as the new Lieutenant in the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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Operation Dry Water

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am

This weekend, officers with the Department of Natural Resources will partner up with rangers from the army corps of engineers, the Marion County Conservation Board, and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office to perform a weekend initiative called “Operation Dry Water.”

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Up in the Air: Many Answers Still Unknown Regarding Health Care Future

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am

There are many things still in flux.

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Pella Fourth of July Festivities

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Pella Chamber of Commerce is putting together the final plans for next week’s Fourth of July festivities.

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RAGBRAI Vendors’ Meeting to Discuss Food Safety

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am

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RAGBRAI vendors have a chance to learn more about food safety requirements during a meeting this week.

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Special PCM Election in Prairie City and Monroe

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A special PCM school election was held Tuesday in Prairie City and Monroe.

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Rain…Again Washes Out Knoxville Softball DH vs. Newton

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 5:59 am

The first rain shower dampened the field, while the second burst of rain, ended any hope of getting things going.

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Drama And Late Race Lead Changes Highlight 360 Twin Features Night

Posted: Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 5:56 am

Clint Garner did what he had to do on Twin Features night for the 360s at the Knoxville Raceway last night.

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Anna Coulson

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 7:42 pm

Funeral services for Anna L. Coulson, age 87, of Polk City formerly of Knoxville will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 2nd at the Faith Baptist Church in Koxville.

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Being Prepared for Lightning in July

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:30 am

Saturday wraps up lightning awareness week.

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National Lightning Week Safety

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:29 am

It’s National Lightning Safety Week and KNIA/KRLS wants to remind you that there is no safe place outside when thunderstorms are in the area.

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Grand Theater Continues Fundraiser Today at Next Chapter

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:28 am

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The Grand Theater Foundation used book fundraiser continues Saturday at the Next Chapter.

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Spanish Story Time This Morning

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Teachers from Pella Christian are hosting a Spanish story time at the Pella Public Library this morning.

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Aronia Berries Planted in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:26 am

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An Iowa farmer stopped in Knoxville Friday to introduce a berry plant in support of healthy living.

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