Archive for June, 2014

4th of July South of the River

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:53 am

South of the river, the celebrations start on Thursday, with a firemens’ supper at 5 in Bussey.

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Saints Win Consolation Bracket, Pleasantville Drops in Championship at Melcher Tourney

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Melcher-Dallas and Pleasantville softball each had a win and a loss for their Saturday efforts at the Saints’ tournament.

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Non-Conference Schedule to be Different but Competitive for Central Women

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:50 am

Setting the table for a difficult run through the Iowa Conference gamut in the 2013-14 season, the Central women’s basketball team did not face any slouches in their non-conference schedule last year.

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Knoxville Raceway Washed Out For Second Time In The Month Of June

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 5:48 am

The Knoxville Raceway is likely ready to see the month of June come to a close.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, June 30

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

On Sunday, the Marion County Sheriff deputies responded to 19 calls for service including: two assists, one suspicious person. Two thefts, one criminal mischief, one juvenile call, one suspicious vehicle, one livestock, two vehicle unlocks, one paper served, one deer, three debris in the roadway and three other calls for service.

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Tia Breuklander

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Funeral services for Tia Breuklander, age 35 of Pella, will be held on Wednesday, July 2nd at 3:00 pm at Peace Lutheran Church, in Pella.

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Area Man OK After Car Flips on its Top in Water

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 3:17 pm

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An area man suffered minor injuries after flipping his car Sunday afternoon.

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2014 Marion County Fair Queen Named

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 10:04 am

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Jocelyn Beaver, age 17, from Knoxville has been crowned as the 2014 Marion County Fair Queen.

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Chance of Severe Weather Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 6:01 am

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The National Weather Service reports that significant severe weather is possible both today and Monday over a large part of our forecast area.

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Knoxville Officers Observing STEP Wave

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Lt. Aaron Fuller, with the Knoxville Police Department, wants to emphasize that the focus of the STEP wave is to get people to slow down, buckle up, and obey traffic laws.

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Valley Bank Customers Should See Seamless Transition to Great Southern Bank

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:56 am

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As KNIA KRLS News recently reported, Valley Bank, with locations in Knoxville and Oskaloosa, was closed by the FDIC, and has been acquired by Great Southern Bank, headquartered in Springfield, Missouri.

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Pella Police Warning Residents of Phone Scammers

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Pella Police Department is reminding area residents and businesses to on the lookout for potential phone scams.

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Knoxville’s Streetscape Brick Pavers Presenting a Challenge

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:54 am

You may have noticed more work going on with the brick pavers at crosswalks, and along the sidewalks in downtown Knoxville.

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Pella Regional and Marion County Public Health Conducting Health Survey

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Pella Regional Health Center is partnering with Marion County Public Health to conduct a comprehensive community health needs assessment.

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Knoxville’s Lions Club Avenue of Flags is a Matter of Community Pride

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Knoxville’s patriotism will be on display next week for the 4th of July. Ladd Montegna, says there were 286 flags on display for Flag Day, and there will be more for the 4th.

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Swimming Not Recommended at Lake Red Rock North Overlook Beach

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Swimming is not recommended at North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock.

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Rain For The Second Time In June Stops Knoxville Raceway

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:49 am

The Knoxville Raceway is likely ready to see the month of June come to a close.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Sunday, June 29

Posted: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at 5:27 am

On Saturday, the Marion County Sheriff deputies responded to 23 calls for service including: one trespass, two assists, one dog, one intoxicated driver, one wanted person, one burglary, one civil, one suspicious vehicle, one call returned, two reckless drivers, one theft, six motorist assists, one accident and three other calls for service.

The Marion County Jail is currently holding 43 subjects.

On Saturday, two subjects were booked into the Marion County Jail.

MARLIN, TONY JAMES SERVED ARREST WARRANT

VANDERHEIDEN, AARON LESLIE POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICIAL ACTS

As with any criminal case, a charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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Arthur W. Thomas

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 2:13 pm

Graveside services for Arthur W. Thomas age 84 of Melcher-Dallas will be Wednesday July 2nd at 10am at the Dallas Cemetery.

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A/C, Snowplow

Posted: Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 7:56 am

For sale, a 220 window air conditioner for $50 OBO. Also selling a Craftsman snow plow that can attach to a riding lawn mower for $40. Call 218-9140.