Archive for February, 2014

Knoxville’s Streetscape Pre-Construction Meeting This Morning At 10AM

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 8:00 am

Knoxville’s Assistant City Manager Dylan Feik says that the City and Hawkeye Paving will have a pre-construction meeting this morning at 10:00 AM in the Community Room at City Hall.

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City of Pleasantville Under Boil Advisory After Water Main Break Wednesday

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:01 am

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

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Eagles’ Senior Girls Stayed Positive All Four Years

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:00 am

The end of their season coming at the hands of Van Meter last week, the Pella Christian girls’ basketball team lost two seniors off their squad.

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District Final Rematch Pits Two Conference Foes Against One Another

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:00 am

The same match-up that it was almost exactly a year ago, Pella High and Grinnell’s boys go at it for a third time tonight, with the victor of the rubber match earning a spot in the substate final this Monday.

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Knoxville Boys Try To Knock Off Another Higher Seed In Albia Tonight

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:00 am

After winning their first playoff game in four seasons on Monday, the Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad will go for a district title tonight against Chariton in Albia.

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Marion County Primary Election Filing Period: 3/3 – 3/26

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Marion County Courthouse

The filing period for the June 3 county primary election is March 3 through March 26.

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Plans for Pella Career Academy Get New Look

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:59 am

An update on the Career Academy was discussed at this week’s Pella Community School board meeting.

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Will Overtime Await Pleasantville – Martensdale-St.Mary’s Again Tonight?

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:59 am

Their two Pride of Iowa Conference games both went to overtime and were decided by a total of three points.

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Skating Is Included In Knoxville Raceway Expansion Plans

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Recently, KNIA KRLS News reported on a proposed expansion and renovation of the Knoxville Raceway, including a four-story building at the main entrance of the property, where the Skate Pit is currently.

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Lincoln and Madison Schools Trying to Decide on Rotation Schedule

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Pella Community Schools are trying to decide on a five, or six day rotation for the districts collaboration time between Madison and Lincoln, while still maintaining instructional time with math and language arts.

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Central Men Start Trek to NCAA Tournament Berth

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Earning the program’s first Iowa Conference championship since the 2009-10 campaign and only the second in the last 20 seasons, the Central men’s basketball team is primed and ready for Buena Vista to make the drive from Storm Lake tonight in the conference tournament semifinals.

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Knoxville School Board Talking About High School Energy Audit

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:56 am

High-School

On of the topics of discussion for the Knoxville School Board recently has been the high school energy audit.

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Pella High Selected for Special Testing

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Pella High

Pella is one of six Iowa high schools that have been selected to take special testing this spring.

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Marion County Public Health Warns Of Septic System Freezing

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The Marion County Department of Public Health has released the following statement: The Marion County Department of Public Health and area septic system contractors have seen an increase in freezing septic systems due to a very cold winter and frost running deep into the ground.

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Habitat for Humanity of Marion County’s 4th Annual Home Sweet Home Dessert Concert

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:53 am

The Habitat for Humanity of Marion County’s 4th annual Home Sweet Home Dessert Concert is tomorrow at the Pella Opera House.

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Today Is The Last Scheduled Day Of KNIA KRLS Home Shopping Extravaganza

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:52 am

HSE-Banner-w-bags

Today marks the last scheduled day of the KNIA KRLS Home Shopping Extravaganza, and it is a half-price fair.

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Pella Regional Hires Linkmeyer as Chief Ancillary Services Officer

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Pella Regional Tony Linkmeyer

Pella Regional recently named Tony Linkmeyer Chief Ancillary Services Officer.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Thursday, Feb. 27

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 5:15 am

ON WEDNESDAY, THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 27 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING: ELEVEN EXTRA PATROLS, TWO ASSISTS, ONE DEER IN THE ROADWAY, ONE ACCIDENT, FOUR MOTORIST ASSISTS, TWO TRANSPORTS, ONE FOLLOW UP, ONE ASSAULT, ONE REPORT DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY AND TWO CALLS RETURNED.

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Marion County Public Health Issues Statement Regarding Pleasantville Boil Advisory

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 7:35 pm

In regards to Pleasantville’s water main break today, Cory Frank, Environmental Health Program Manager with Marion County Public Health, says it is recommended that affected citizens empty their refrigerator ice makers or turn them off during this time and also throw out the first full loads of ice as a precaution.

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Pleasantville’s Water Has Been Restored; Boil Advisory In Effect

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:38 pm

Officials tell KNIA KRLS News that the water in Pleasantville has been restored, after a water main break earlier today.

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