Archive for June, 2014

Severe Weather Today

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:14 pm

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Damage in Pella 500 block of East 3rd

High winds and rain buffeted Marion County today. Here are some images from the storm.

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Road Closures Due to Flooding

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 2:21 pm

The Marion County Secondary Roads Department reports these weather related road closings:

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IN DEPTH: Spirit of America Part 1

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Why does our country’s history matter? In the first part of a five part series on “The Spirit of America ”join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Carla Huebler and Marla Suter, of Knoxville

Let’s Talk Pella – Superintendent Greg Ebeling Talks About the Latest at Pella Schools

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses Lincoln Elementary, the Middle School construction project, and increasing registration and lunch fees.

Let’s Talk Knoxville with NWS Meteorologist Jeff Johnson

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard is joined by meteorologist Jeff Johnson, from the National Weather Service offices in Des Moines.

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Bible League Retreat

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 10:55 am

The Bible League International Volunteers will host a retreat at the Third Reformed Church in Pella on September 11th.

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Sully Christian School Golf Tournament

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 10:51 am

Reserve Saturday, July 12 for the Sully Christian School 4 Person Best Shot Golf Tournament to be held at the Diamond Trail Golf Course in Lynnville.

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Carol M. Laing

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 10:15 am

Funeral services for Carol M. Laing, age 89, will be held at the Fielding Funeral Home on Thursday, July 3 at 2:00 p.m.

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Frank J. Wadle

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 10:12 am

Graveside funeral services for Frank J. Wadle, age 54 and formerly of Melcher-Dallas, will be held on Wednesday, July 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Melcher.

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Strong Storm System Pushing Through Iowa Today

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 9:51 am

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A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of Central Iowa until 6 p.m. today.

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Severe Weather Impacts Marion County Late Sunday, More Expected Today

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Heavy rain and strong winds impacted parts of Marion County late Sunday.

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Lady Dutch Split in Time in Ankeny

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

The Pella High softball team’s offense came alive in a tournament split in Ankeny on Saturday.

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Knoxville/Pella Look To Move Up In LHC Tonight

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

The jockeying for the Little Hawkeye Conference baseball race got a little interesting on Friday night with Knoxville’s win over Norwalk.

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Arraignment Set for Thursday for Knoxville Man Accused of Forgery

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Ernest O'Riley

Ernest Eugene O’Riley was arrested earlier this month, and charged with two counts of forgery, which is a class D felony.

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Board to Hold Special Meeting for Lincoln Elementary in July

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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The Pella School Board is in the process of finalizing plans for a new facility for Lincoln Elementary.

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Knoxville’s City Council to Discuss TIF Funding, Manhole Project

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville City Council will meet Monday evening, in a special session, at 6:15 at City Hall.

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Eagles Take One in Home Tournament, PCM Wins Both

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:58 am

PCM softball came away a tourney winner at the Pella Christian Invite this past weekend.

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New Federal Charges for Pella Man Arrested for Enticement

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Bennie Cross

Charges for a Pella man arrested for enticement have been moved to federal court.

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STEP Traffic Enforcement Begins County-Wide on Tuesday

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up patrols for traffic laws.

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STEP Traffic Enforcement Initiative to Start Tuesday

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up patrols for traffic laws.

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