Posts With Keyword ‘Iowa State University’

Pella Cross Country Teams Battle Top-Tier Competition

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:00 am

Facing top programs from not only Iowa, but several neighboring states, the Pella High cross country teams finished in 14th and 19th places, respectively, at Saturday’s Des Moines Roosevelt Invite – held at the Iowa State University course in Ames.  

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Pella Corporation Hosts Middle School Students for Engineering Event

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:27 am

Pella Corporation hosted 120 5th-8th graders as part of the annual free PEERS Explore Engineering Event yesterday.

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Top Soil Erosion The Topic On Let’s Talk Pella

Posted: Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Richard Cruse, Professor of Agronomy at Iowa State University, discusses the results of a study he participated in looking at top soil erosion rates around the state.

New Report Shows Iowa’s Top Soil Eroding At High Rate

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A new report out says topsoil in some parts of the state is eroding at a significant rate.

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Knoxville Boys Track And Field Performs at ISU Indoor

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Boys Track and Field Squad went to the Iowa State University Indoor meet last night.

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Pella High Students Compete In Science Bowl

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A team from Pella High School will be competing in the Regional Science Bowl Saturday

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Farmland Values Released

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Recently the Iowa State University Extension Office conducted their annual farmland survey and found that farmland values had increased 15.9 % in 2010.

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Knoxville Native Places 1st in Collegiate Meat Judging Contest

Posted: Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A Knoxville native who is part of the Iowa State University Meat Judging Team recently received a perfect score in an intercollegiate competition.

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VA Task Force Meeting Recap

Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The VA task force held their monthly meeting Tuesday morning.

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“Sprint Car 101″ Focus on Solar Power Tonight

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum will hold their Sprint Car 101, third Thursday series event this week.

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Students, Parents ‘Explore Engineering’ at Pella Corporation

Posted: Thursday, April 8th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Pella Corporation hosted over 100 fifth through eighth grade students this past Tuesday evening for an event that promotes an interest in engineering. “Explore Engineering” was organized by the Partnership for Engineering Educational Resources for Schools (PEERS), which is a collaborative effort between Pella Corporation, 3M and all three of the state’s public universities.

The event utilized a variety of displays and hands-on activities to encourage students to consider furthering their education in engineering. Aharon Moody is a member of a robotics team from Oskaloosa High School, and helped out with Tuesday’s event. He says there is value in exposing students to engineering at an earlier age.

“Getting exposure early on gets them interested in it, and then when it comes time that they’re able to actually do it, they’re more likely to get into the program and do stuff like this.”

Along with approximately 110 students, roughly 90 parents also attended Tuesday’s event.

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Knoxville Moves Forward with Visioning Program

Posted: Sunday, March 28th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The city of Knoxville is working with Trees Forever and Iowa State University to move forward with their Community Visioning Program. Representatives from both groups held focus groups on Tuesday with senior citizens in Knoxville to find out what transportation enhancements need to be made in the area. Bruce Neidermyer from the Iowa State University landscape and architecture department says the purpose of the focus groups is to provide designs for enhancements along transportation corridors throughout Knoxville that embody the vision of Knoxville citizens. These improvements are funded through the Community Visioning Program by the Iowa Department of Transportation and Trees Forever.

Knoxville Moves Forward with Visioning Program

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The city of Knoxville is working with Trees Forever and Iowa State University to move forward with their Community Visioning Program.

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Knoxville to Participate in Visioning Program

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Knoxville has been chosen as one of thirteen communities in the state to participate in this year’s Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program.

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Off-Broadway Musical a Hit in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:23 am

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Around 220 people attended the production of Altar Boyz this past Saturday night at the Pella Opera House.

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