Posts With Keyword ‘Tulip Time’

Representative Loebsack visits Tulip Time, Knoxville Job Fair Saturday

Posted: Sunday, May 4th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack visited with Marion County residents Saturday.

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Tulip Time Festival Events for Friday and Saturday

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 5:57 am

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Tulip Time festivities continue Friday and Saturday.

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Tulip Time Over, But Drew Many Visitors

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Tulip Time has ended any many of the tourist have already left town. Many visitors came to the area to enjoy the performances on the grandstand and at the Pella Opera House, or to shop at the craft markets in the Molengracht and West Market Park, or just to admire the Dutch costumes and architecture.

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Gov. Branstad Visits Tulip Time

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Governor Terry Branstad says he’s pleased with how the legislative session has gone so far. He tells us that he signed a law that expand open records and meetings, making it easier for people to get information from government bodies.

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Rare Weather Event Marks First Day of Tulip Time

Posted: Sunday, May 6th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Winds that Struck Pella Thursday morning were caused by a rare meteorological event, called a heat burst.

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Keeping Hydrated at Tulip Time

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Emergency crews in Pella received many calls about Tulip Time goers who fainted from the heat Thursday. The heat and humidity can take a lot of fluids from a person.

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Many Special Events Marked Day 2 of Tulip Time

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

 

Day two of Tulip Time started out with a warning for severe weather, but the skies cleared up and it was a beautiful day.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Sue Youngman

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Today, Sue Youngman with the Tulip Time Steering Committee tells us about Dutch Dancers, and shares some of the best parts of Tulip Time.

Rare Meteorogical Event Kicks Off Tulip Time

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Winds that Struck Pella yesterday morning were caused by a rare meteorological event, called a heat burst. Jim Lee with the National Weather Service explains that a heat burst occurs when a thunderstorm collapses and a dry layer of air heats up as it’s pulled downward. The burst are common in the high plains, but uncommon in Iowa. Still, they do happen, a heat burst in Southwest Iowa last year produced 100 mph winds.

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Best of Tulip Time – Day 1

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:27 am


Heavy winds marked the start of Tulip Time today. With gusts up to 60 mph, a tree broke in the Molengracht, and branches were scattered about town. But the day brightened up around noon and festival goers came out in big numbers.

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Tulip Time Volunteers Provide Information

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am


Tulip Time can be a difficult thing to navigate. Tourist and residents alike can find information at the little windmill on the square. Volunteers in full Dutch costumes are there throughout Tulip Time to provide information on Tulip Time events and history.

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Wyat Earp Story at Pella Opera House

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A relative of Wyatt Earp, his great grandnephew who is also named Wyatt Earp, is putting on a show this year that will tell the story of Wyatt Earp’s adventures in the frontier.

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Rare Meteorological Event Causes Damage Before Tulip Time

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 2:04 pm


The Winds that Struck Pella this morning were caused by a rare meteorological event, called a heat burst. Jim Lee with the National Weather Service explains that a heat burst occurs when a thunderstorm collapses and a dry layer of air heats up as its pulled downward. The burst are common in the high plains, but uncommon in Iowa. Still, they do happen a heat burst in Southwest Iowa last year produced 100 mph winds.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Pella PD

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 12:59 pm

The Pella Police Department planned for severe weather in case it hits during Tulip Time. Lieutenant Shane Cox tells us the safe locations, and about one of his first Tulip Times when severe weather struck.

Strong Winds Kick Off Tulip Time

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 9:53 am

 

Heavy winds marked the start of Tulip Time today. With gusts up to 43 miles per hour, tree limbs broke and were scattered around town.

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Tulip Time Schedule

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 7:38 am

Tulip Time Starts Today. Don’t miss an event that you’ve been looking forward to. Click Here to see a full schedule of events.

Should Tulip Time be Moved to an Earlier Date?

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 6:27 am

There won’t be many tulips around during the Tulip Time festival this year, and that doesn’t mean that participants will be short on things to do. But should Tulip Time be moved to an earlier week.

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Pella PD Gets Ready for Tulip Time

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The amount of tourists in town for Tulip Time means extra work for the Pella Police Department. Lieutenant Shane Cox tells us that they will have their reserve Officers around during the festivities.

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Should Tulip Time Be Moved to an Earlier Date

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 12:00 pm

There won’t be many tulips around during the Tulip Time festival this year, and that doesn’t mean that participants will be short on things to do. But should Tulip Time be moved to an earlier week.

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Tulip Time Set Up Underway

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 6:27 am

Setup for Tulip Time has begun. Franklin Street between Broadway and Main, along the square, has been closed to traffic to make way for bleachers. The street is closed, but the sidewalk and shops along the closed street are still open.

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