Archive for June, 2013

Ag in the City/Thursdays in Pella

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

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The theme for last nights Thursdays in Pella was “Ag in the City” which gave citizens of the city, a brief glimpse into life on the farm.

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Knoxville Police Department Names School Resource Officer

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:28 am

Knoxville Police Officer Kenny Hucks has been named the School Resource Officer for this upcoming school year.

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Fourth of July Activities Start Tonight in Leighton

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The town of Leighton will start the Fourth of July festivities in Marion County tonight.

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Rep. Loebsack to Meet with Veterans Tuesday

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:26 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will be the special guest during a Veterans’ Roundtable discussion next week in Knoxville.

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Operation Dry Water

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Tomorrow, officers with the Department of Natural Resources will be partnering 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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Next Chapter Book Sale to Help Grand Theater Foundation

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Next Chapter is teaming with the Grand Theater Foundation for a used book fundraiser today and tomorrow.

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Taxpayers Against the Regional Airport Hold Meeting

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Taxpayers Against the Regional Airport held a meeting last night to give people in the area their take on the new airport project, and explain the reasons they are raising concerns.

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Blank Park Zoo Entertains at Knoxville Library This Week

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:22 am

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Dozens of kids were entertained by unusual critters over the past few days at the Knoxville Public Library.

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Critters Expedition With Dr. Jim Pease

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:21 am

An opportunity to see wildlife up close from a kayak is available tomorrow morning when Dr. Jim Pease leads a river critters expedition.

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Sheriff’s Report – June 28, 2013

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:15 am

June 28, 2013

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Eagles Clip Indians in Pair of One-Run Contests

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Monotony was in full swing at Pella Christian High Thursday night, and after losing to Pella on Wednesday, the Eagles bounced back and swept Oskaloosa by the same 3 – 2 final score in each game.

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Rough Fifth, Sixth Innings Do Little Dutch in Versus Saydel

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Pella High baseball had played nothing but close contests all year long, and had not been on the wrong end of an early night until yesterday, when Saydel came to town and won 12 – 2 in six innings.

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Knoxville Splits With Newton In Make Up Baseball

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Baseball Squad split its games with Newton last night, losing the first game 3-2 in nine innings.

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Pleasantville Baseball Wins’ Softball Loses To I-35

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 5:59 am

A split night for the Pleasantville baseball and softball squad last night at I-35.

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Mustangs Pick Up Pair of Wins

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 5:59 am

PCM baseball and softball did it again last night against two different opponents.

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Saints Breeze by Mormon-Trail

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 5:58 am

Melcher-Dallas baseball and softball picked up a pair of wins over a couple struggling Mormon-Trail teams last night.

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Montezuma, Sigourney Latest Sabers’ Victims

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 5:58 am

Neither Montezuma nor Sigourney could take down the giants of Twin Cedars in softball or baseball Thursday night.

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Knoxville And Pella Meet In Softball Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville and Pella Softball Squads will hit the field for two games tonight in a varsity double header.

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Men’s, Women’s Soccer Have Camps Coming Up

Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 5:56 am

Central men’s and women’s soccer will be hosting a pair of camps this coming Monday, July 1, that run through Wednesday the third.

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Annual Heritage Festival at St. Anthony’s

Posted: Thursday, June 27th, 2013 at 11:43 pm

The annual Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 21st at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Knoxville.

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