Chamber to hold awards banquet
The Pella Chamber of Commerce holds their annual awards banquet tonight. Pella Chamber of Commerce Director Karen Eischen says the event will include dinner, the Hall of Fame Awards and guest speaker Pat McGill. According to Eischen, McGill has planned an interactive presentation about business trends and generational attitudes. The banquet is at the Pella Golf and Country Club.
Home Shopping continues today
The KNIA/KRLS Home Shopping Extravaganza continues Thursday. Listeners can call in from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. A variety of merchandise is available for purchase ranging from hotel stays, to oil changes to gift certificates for local restaurants.
Trial set for Marysville mayor
The mayor of Marysville charged with three counts of prescription drug violations has trial set for April 28th.
City terminates Bos Landen ground lease
The city of
Officials cutting city budget
Over $628,000 has been cut from Knoxvilles 2009-2010 city budget from what was originally suggested by department heads, as city officials work to submit the budget to the state by March 15th. Knoxville City Manager Dick Schrad says the city is not eliminating any police or fire services, adding he will have a better idea of budget specifics at the end of this week.
Stimulus funding could benefit local projects
Local cities are hoping to reap some of the benefits of the recently signed economic stimulus package. Pella Public Works Director Denny Buyert says it’s likely that funds will be available for an asphalt overlay project on
Tickets available for high school musical
DNR offers free camping weekend
The warm temperatures from earlier this month has many residents turning their thoughts to spring, and Camping Kick-off Weekend for
SCISWA director speaks to Pella City Council
The director of the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency was at the Pella City Council meeting this week to address concerns about an increase in landfill tipping fees. Earlier this month the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency Board approved an $8 increase to $38 per ton, effective July 1. Sara Bixby spoke to the council about the need to raise the fee due to higher costs of operation, new DNR regulations and to cover construction costs of a $2.3 million landfill cell.
Learn more about Slow Food
A leader of the slow food movement will speak at