Archive for January, 2014

Marion County Scoreboard 01-31-14

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 10:50 pm

Girls Basketball:
Knoxville 49 – Newton 38
Pella 53 – Grinnell 37
Pella Christian 46 – Oskaloosa 33
PCM 57 – CMB 35

Boys Basketball:
Knoxville 68 – Newton 81
Pella 76 – Grinnell 72
Pella Christian 77 – Oskaloosa 46
PCM 67 – CMB 55

Nancy Stittsworth

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 10:40 pm

Funeral services for Nancy Stittsworth age 68, of Knoxville, will be held on Monday, February 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

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Knoxville School Board Makes Offer For Superintendent Position

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 9:37 pm

After conducting interviews of the three candidates for the position of Superintendent, the Knoxville School Board has made an offer.

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Louise Thrasher

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 4:40 pm

Funeral services for Louise Thrasher age 87 of Knoxville will be Wednesday February 12th at 1:00pm at the Knoxville Church of the Nazarene.

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Marion County Care Facility Management Company Terminating Lease

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Care Facility

Last fall, the Marion County Care Facility underwent changes in management, after a federal and state investigation of it’s parent company, Community Care Inc., resulted in the removal of the entire management team.

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IN DEPTH: Public Safety 5; Pella Corporation

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Safety comes first at Pella Corp–both inside and outside of the plant. In the fifth part of a ten part series on public safety join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mary Van Zante, Steve Van Weelden, and Ron Wyatt, with Pella Corp.

Harriet Vanden Baard

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 1:38 pm

Funeral services for Harriet Vanden Baard, age 96 of Pella, will be held on Monday, February 3 at 11:00 a.m. at the Second Christian Reformed Church in Pella.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – WeatherEye Meteorologist Sam Dunaiski

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard visits with WeatherEye Meteorologist Sam Dunaiski.

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Let’s Talk Pella with Guy Vander Linden

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Pella, Justin Webster talks with State Representative Guy Vander Linden about this week’s session.

Friday, January 31

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 9:53 am

Birthday Winner: Sheryl Hanthorn
Anniversary Winner: Jim & Fran Wadle

Thursday, January 30

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 9:52 am

Birthday Winner: Amy Turner
Anniversary Winner: None

Details on Explosion in Sully

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 9:00 am

Approximately ten minutes after nine Thursday morning, a fire broke out at Janco Industries in Sully.

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Reda M. Plate

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 8:08 am

Funeral services for Reda M. Plate, age 85 of Prairie City, will be held on Monday, February 3rd at 10:30 am at the Prairie City Christian Reformed Church with burial following at Waveland Cemetery.

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Snow on the Way

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:01 am

weather story jan 31

The National Weather Service reports that a weak upper level system will skirt across Missouri and far southern Iowa today bringing light snow to south central Iowa with very light snow amounts expected.

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Pella Wrestlers Drop Two in Home Triangular

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:00 am

A-D-M and Grinnell each dispatched Pella High in wrestling action on Thursday.

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Marion County Temps Have Been On A Rollercoaster In January

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:00 am
WeatherEye Meteorologist Sam Dunaiski

WeatherEye Meteorologist Sam Dunaiski

If you feel like January 2014 has been a rollercoaster ride of high and low temps, you are correct.

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Eagles Hope to Shake Off Recent Woes with Sweep Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:00 am

Following a pair of losses, one of them a heartbreaker, to Newton on Tuesday, Pella Christian’s ball clubs can hopefully shake them off with a visit from Oskaloosa this evening.

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Pella, Grinnell Clash One Last Time Before the Playoffs

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:00 am

Both teams ending up in the same region or district in the postseason, Pella High and Grinnell’s “ballers” will lace up the sneakers for a final time against one another in the regular season tonight in the Tulip City.

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Knoxville Falls To Norwalk On The Mats

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Wrestling squad fell to Norwalk last night 48-26.

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Winners Announced for 2013 “Best of the Red Rock Area” Awards

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 6:00 am

Best of Red Rock Audience

Area business’ and attractions came together at Central College Thursday night for the Marion County Development Commission’s “Best of the Red Rock Area” 2013 Awards.

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