Archive for February, 2014

Pleasantville Claims District Eleven Title With Rout of Martensdale-St. Mary’s

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pleasantville boys’ basketball team was able to claim the Class 1A District 11 championship by taking down Martensdale St Mary’s, 64-46 on Thursday night.

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Knoxville Man Scheduled For Trial In 2013 Arson Case Is Incarcerated In Missouri

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:58 am
Nicholas Wade Carter

Nicholas Wade Carter

In March 2013, Nicholas Wade Carter, now age 19, was arrested and charged with 2nd degree arson in connection with a fire at 110 East Robinson in Knoxville.

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Pella Community to Add New Literacy Curriculum

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Something the Pella Community School District is working hard on is their literacy programs.

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Central Men Squeak by Beavers

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Central men’s basketball team took one more step towards the NCAA national tournament with a slim two-point win over Buena Vista last night, 86 – 84.

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Knoxville Streetscape Pre-Construction Meeting; Start Date Is March 3

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Knoxville City staff, Water Works and Reclamation, and representatives from TK Concrete and Hawkeye Paving held a Streetscape pre-construction meeting Thursday morning.

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Pella Opera House Has Great Seats Available for Grammy Award Winners Performance This Weekend

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Pella Opera House Good Pic

This Saturday the Pella Opera House will be hosting the 2013 Grammy Award winners for the Best Children’s Album, The Okee Dokee Brothers.

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Marion County Cattlemen Having Hard Time Finding Calf Warming Boxes

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Beef producers are gearing up for calving season during one of the coldest winters Marion County has seen in a long time, says Iowa State Extension Beef Field Specialist Patrick Wall.

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Protecting Your Investment in Livestock

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Dr. Tim Yoder from the Tri County Veterinary Clinic in Pella tells KNIA/KRLS that although some tools of the livestock trade, such as portable calf warmers, can be harder to find this time of year, there are plenty of ways to replicate those products on site.

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Pleasantville Under Boil Advisory Until Further Notice

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:52 am

After a water main break Wednesday, the City of Pleasantville is under a boil advisory.

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Pella Area Quilters Guild Hosting Two Professional Quilt Appraisers

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:51 am

The Pella Area Quilters Guild is hosting two professional quilt appraisers this Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Friday, Feb. 28

Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 5:15 am

ON THURSDAY, MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 37 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ONE TRANSPORT, NINE PAPER SERVICE, ONE ACCIDENT PROPERTY DAMAGE ONLY, FOUR WANTED PERSON, ONE RESCUE, NINE EXTRA PATROL, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE CONTROLLED BURN, TWO DOG, ONE SEXUAL ASSAULT, ONE UNLICENSED DRIVER, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, ONE CIVIL, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE AND ONE DISPUTE.

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R.D. Galvin

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 11:05 pm

Funeral services for R.D. Galvin, age 91 of Pleasantville, will be held on Monday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mason Funeral Home.

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Stephanie (White) Visser

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 10:01 pm

Stephanie (White) Visser, age 48, of Knoxville passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 3rd at 10:00am at Second Reformed Church of Pella.

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Marion County Scoreboard 02-27-14

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 8:53 pm

Boys Basketball:
Knoxville 63 – Chariton 70
Pella 41 – Grinnell 65
Pleasantville 64 – Martensdale St Mary’s 46

Mens Basketball:
Central College 86 – Buena Vista 84

IN DEPTH: Toward a Revival of Midwestern History

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Does Midwestern history get the attention it deserves? A South Dakota historian doesn’t think so, and is working to elevate the status of Midwestern history on the national stage.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jon Lauck, author of “The Lost Region: Toward a Revival of Midwestern History,” from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Jake Grandia

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard visits with Marion County Auditor Jake Grandia.

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Let’s Talk Pella with Greg Ebeling

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Pella, Justin Webster talks with Pella Superintendent Greg Ebeling.

Thursday, February 27

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 11:47 am

Birthday Winner: Jeremy Taft
Anniversary Winner: Jeff & Michelle Bishop

Patricia Ann Johnson (Robertson)

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 10:42 am

Funeral services for Patricia Johnson (Robertson), age 70, will be held at the Fielding Funeral Home on Saturday, March 1 at 1:30 p.m.

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Glenna M. Kern

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 10:39 am

Funeral services for Glenna M. Kern, age 63, will be held at the Fielding Funeral Home on Saturday, March 1 at 10:30 a.m.

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