Archive for January, 2014

Fire this Morning in Harvey

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 9:35 am

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Shortly after 6:00 this morning, Harvey Fire Department and Knoxville Rescue were paged to a fire at 302 High Street in Harvey.

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Fire Last Night near Melcher-Dallas

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 9:24 am

At approximately 7:00 last night, the Melcher-Dallas Fire Department, Columbia Fire and Rescue, Milo and Lacona Fire Departments were dispatched to a house fire west of Melcher-Dallas at 337 Shaw Street.

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Iowa Supreme Court to Further Review Case of Former Pella Pastor

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 9:12 am

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Wednesday the Iowa Supreme Court has agreed to further review the case of Patrick Edouard, a former Pella pastor.

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National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Receives Gift From 3M

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum received a $25,000 donation Wednesday from 3M Company in Knoxville.

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Eagles’ Girls Have Gone Backwards as of Late

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Despite a 6 – 10 record, Pella Christian’s girls’ basketball team received a favorable draw when their postseason begins two weeks from Saturday.

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Knoxville Wrestlers at Home One Final Time

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Wrestling Squad has its final home dual of the season hosting one of the Little Hawkeye Conference front-runners Norwalk.

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Pella Not Focused on ‘Grading Period’ but Road Ahead

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Wrapping up their 15th game of the season on Tuesday with a loss to Dallas Center-Grimes, the Pella High boys’ basketball team still finished strong in games five through 15 with a mark of 9 – 2.

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Knoxville High’s Hall of Fame Inducts Four Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Four individuals will join the long illustrious list of Knoxville High School Hall of Fame Inductees tomorrow as the tenth annual induction ceremonies take place.

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Pleasantville Girls, Boys Try to Tackle Albia Tonight

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:59 am

Two very good Albia teams are in Pleasantville this evening for a make-up doubleheader on the hardwood.

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Pella Community Schools Apply for Grant from Department of Education

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella Community School District is applying for a grant through the Department of Education called the Teacher Leadership and Compensation Structure.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Renovation Plans

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:58 am

As KNIA KRLS News reported recently, Knoxville Hospital and Clinics is slated to undergo a $17 million renovation.

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Central Men Run Streak to Three, Women’s Offense Stumbles to Coe

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Eighteen first half points was not the hot start the Central women’s basketball team was looking for against Coe College on Wednesday, and they fell in Iowa Conference play, 61 – 44.

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2014 Bandfest at Central Today

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:57 am

18 schools from across Iowa will send a total of 85 students to the 2014 Bandfest at Central College today.

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Pleasantville To Host Superintendent Meet and Greets

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Pleasantville School District’s superintendent, Bob Miller, will retire at the end of this school year.

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Professor Walter Cannon Reads at Central Today

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Professor of English Walter Cannon will read from his new book of poems “The Possible World” for the Writers Readings series today at Central.

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Pella/Pella Christian Join Forces for Coaches Versus Cancer

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Next Tuesday, Pella and Pella Christian will meet on the basketball court as opponents, but will join forces off the court as allies.

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Coming Home to Pella Christian

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:51 am

It’s homecoming week at Pella Christian, and Principal Darryl De Ruiter says that it’s called that for a reason, it’s a time to come home.

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Carol Sickle

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:41 am

A memorial service for Carol Sickle, age 67 of Knoxville, will be held on Monday, February 3rd at 4 pm at Williams Funeral Home in Knoxville.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – Wednesday, Jan. 30

Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 5:15 am

ON WEDNESDAY, THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY ONE CALLS FOR SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SIX EXTRA PATROLS, FIVE MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE THEFT, ONE REPORT OF DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, TWO FOLLOW UPS, ONE SUICIDAL SUBJECT, ONE FIRE, TWO ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, AND ONE DOMESTIC.

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Janice D. Vande Voort

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 7:17 pm

Funeral Services for Janice D. Vande Voort, age 69 of Pella, will be held on Friday, January 31 at 10:00 a.m. at the Covenant Reformed Church in Pella.

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