Archive for April, 2014

Dutch Baking Contest kicks off Tulip Time Festival

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Tulip Time kicked off in a delectable way Monday night with the Ninth Annual Dutch Baking Contest.

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Second Street Sidewalk Paving to Begin Wednesday in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Beginning on Wednesday, Hawkeye Paving and its subcontractors will begin working on the sidewalk along Second Street in Knoxville.

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21st Annual Klompen Classic 5k Kicks Off Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The 21st-annual Klompen Classic starts at 7 on the downtown square.

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Eagles’ Boys Third in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Four scores in the low forties were not quite enough for the Pella Christian boys’ golf team to overtake Knoxville and Grinnell at Pine Knolls Country Club in a conference triangular.

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Knoxville City Council Special Session Covers Parking During Streetscape

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville City Council held a special session Tuesday evening.

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Lady Dutch First, Eagles Third in Conference Girls’ Golf Triangular

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:53 am

A damp and dreary afternoon still led to some decent scores being posted by both Pella and Pella Christian’s girls’ golf teams yesterday.

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Watoto Children’s Choir set to perform in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Pella will welcome back sounds from a world away.

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Marion County Fair Animal Project ID Forms Due May 1 at Extension Office

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:52 am

The deadline to have animal project identification forms to the Extension Office for the Marion County Fair is Thursday, by 4:30.

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Trojans’ Girls Blast Competition on the Links

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville girls’ golf team won resoundingly over a pair of Bluegrass Conference schools yesterday at the Pleasantville Country Club in a triangular meet.

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Four Scores in the Top Eight Lead Pella Boys to Golf Victory

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Even with the conditions, the Pella High boys’ golf team put on another show to stay undefeated on the season amongst some stiff 3A competition yesterday at the Oskaloosa Invite.

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Marion County Water Summary

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:51 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has released its water summary update for the period up to April 24.

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Dutch Men’s Tennis Falls to Wartburg

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:49 am

Central’s men’s tennis team could not find their groove yesterday in Waverly, falling to Wartburg, 6 – 3.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Wednesday, April 30

Posted: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5:15 am

On Tuesday the Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to seventeen calls for service, including but not limited to, four extra patrols, one harassment, two wanted persons, one follow up, two motorist assists, four attempts at paper service, one report of livestock in the roadway, one accident, and one reckless driver.

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Hope Reformed Rest Area

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 10:28 pm

Hope Reformed Presbyterian Church is providing free water and coffee, dressing rooms, rocking chairs, changing tables, and private areas for nursing babies during Pella’s Tulip Time.

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Reuben Van Hemert

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 9:53 pm

Funeral services for Reuben Van Hemert age 91 of Pella will be at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, May 3rd at Third Reformed Church in Pella.

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IN DEPTH: Fireworks in Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Want to help bring fireworks back to Knoxville on the Fourth of July? You’re just in time.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with April Verwers and Krissy Link, from Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Judi Van Hulzen, Marion County Public Health

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard is joined by Judi Van Hulzen with Marion County Public Health.

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June Probasco

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 11:22 am

Funeral services for June Probasco, age 84, will be held on Monday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fielding Funeral Home.

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Streetscape Sidewalk Paving to Begin Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 10:02 am

Beginning on Wednesday, April 30th, Hawkeye Paving and its subcontractors will begin working on the sidewalk along Second Street.

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Tuesday, April 29

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 9:28 am

Birthday Winner: Camryn Willis
Anniversary Winner: Bryant & Kathy Alexander