Today's Front Page for December 7th, 2016


Today's Local News

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 27 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO 12 PAPER SERVICE, THREE EACH MOTORIST ASSIST, ARREST WARRANTS SERVED, RETURN CALL, TWO RESCUE CALLS, AND ONE EACH EXTRA PATROL, VEHICLE UNLOCK, LIVESTOCK IN THE ROADWAY AND SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE.IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 124 CALLS INCLUDING 8 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 50 SUBJECTS.

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Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 6:01 am

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One national safety expert is calling into question the security of the Pella Walmart and other stores like it following last Thursday’s tragedy.

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Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville City Council will hold a special meeting today at 4:30 p.m. to makeup for Monday night’s meeting, which was unable to reach a quorum due to illness and work conflicts.

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Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council accepted their annual audit and approved the first reading of an ordinance adding a three-way stop to the intersection of Elm and Hazel at their meeting last night.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Pella cruised to a pair of non-conference victories last night at Ballard, with the girls winning 49-23 and the boys coming out on top 70-53.

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Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad got a big win over Clarke last night 40-36.

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Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Pella Christian bowling team will feature one of their biggest rosters in recent memory, and one that includes many new faces.

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Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Central College basketball teams haven’t been beaten in non-conference action yet this year, but their one and only foray into Iowa Conference competition didn’t go so well.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

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