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March 31st Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 63 CALLS INCLUDING 7 911 CALLS.

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Demolition of Damaged Marion County Building Complete

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:00 am
Photo courtesy of Amy Jo Core

Photo courtesy of Amy Jo Core

Cushman Excavating tore down a Marion County building Monday that was suffering from structural fatigue.

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Both Iowa Chambers Pass Statewide School Start Date; Remains Off of Governor’s Desk

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:59 am

A political struggle over the school start date continues at the Iowa Statehouse.

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Heartsill Believes Tax Cut Bill, State Revenue Dip Separate Topics

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:58 am
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Greg Heartsill

District 28 State Rep. Greg Heartsill believes that a proposed House tax cut bill and the fact the Revenue Estimating Committee has projected lower state revenue than previously thought are two separate topics.

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Central College Partners with Local Corporations for New Engineering Major

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:57 am

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Central College and three Pella companies are partnering to support a new Bachelor of Science in Engineering program.

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Knoxville Holds Another Successful Flag Day Celebration

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:56 am

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A rifle volley from members of AMVET, the American Legion, and the VFW began the Iowa Flag Day celebration in Knoxville Saturday.

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Pella Christian Principals Moving On at End of the Year

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:55 am

Pella Christian Schools will have new administration when the next academic year starts.

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Marion County Democrats Hosting “Run Warren Run” Meeting Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:54 am

An emergency caucus meeting has been called by the Marion County Democrats to discuss the possible presidential run by U.S. Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren.

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Unemployment Rate Continues to Improve in Marion County, State

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:53 am

Marion County saw a slight drop in the unemployment rate in the first two months of the year.

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Marion County Republicans Announce Officers for 2015-2016

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Marion County Republican Central Committee (MCRCC) has announced their newly elected officers for the 2015-2016 term.

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Balance is Key in Maintaining Healthy Eating and Activity Habits

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 5:51 am

March is National Nutrition Month.

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Central College Announces New Engineering Major

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

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Central College and three Pella companies are partnering to support a new Bachelor of Science in Engineering program.

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IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 1; Tracy Gathman

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What does the next year look like for Marion County farming? In the first part of a five part program on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tracy Gathman, with Two Rivers Cooperative, Pella, Otley, Tracy, and Monroe.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Colon Cancer Statistics for Marion County

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Iowa Department of Public Health’s Jeanna Jones to talk about the statistics of colon cancer in Marion County.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Federal Budget Workshop at Central

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pella resident Myron Lynn is a volunteer for an interactive federal deficit workshop featuring two former U.S. congressmen on Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Maytag Student Center.

Demolition of Damaged Marion County Building Underway

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 10:22 am
Photo courtesy of Amy Jo Core

Photo courtesy of Amy Jo Core

And the walls came tumbling down.

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Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report – 3/22/15 to 3/28/15

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 8:30 am

The Pella Police Department engaged in the following activities during the week of March 22, 2015, to March 28, 2015:

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March 30th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 89 CALLS INCLUDING 4 911 CALLS.

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Property Taxes are Due in Marion County Tuesday

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Property taxes in Marion County are due by Tuesday. Marion County Treasurer Denise Emal says there are several ways a person can pay their property taxes.

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Vander Linden Proposes Tax Cut; Passes House Committee

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 5:59 am

One local representative has proposed a massive tax cut at the Iowa Statehouse.

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