Archive for March, 2015

Loebsack Rep to Hold Office Hours in Knoxville Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 9:50 pm

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff at the Marion County Courthouse in Knoxville for open office hours.

Read the rest of this entry »

Energy Star of the Week – Karlee Rock

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 8:45 pm

KNIA/KRLS News Director Andrew Schneider meets the legendary Karlee “The Rock” Johnson (and the love of his life) on her domain after crushing three taters against rival Simpson.

Ronald Anderson

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:46 pm

Funeral services for Ronald Anderson, age 60 formerly of Knoxville, will be held on Friday, April 3 at 1:00 p.m. at Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle.

Read the rest of this entry »

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 1; Ag Banking

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

How do community banks work with farmers? In the second part of a five part program on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with David Greving with Marion County Bank, Pella.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Tax Cut Proposal with Rep. Greg Heartsill

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Greg Heartsill

Greg Heartsill

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by District 28 State Rep. Greg Heartsill to talk about the proposed tax cut bill coming out of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Read the rest of this entry »

Let’s Talk Pella – Nutrition Month

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

March is Nutrition Month. We have nutrition tips on today’s program.

Alternator

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 10:32 am

WANTED: alternator for a Chevy V8 350 and brackets for alternator…call 641-218-0339.

Trailer

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 10:31 am

FOR SALE: enclosed trailer with ramp 6×10…asking $3250 call 641-780-5795.

Third Church Holy Week Services

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 10:26 am

The Third Church in Pella has announced their Holy Week services.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tuesday, March 31

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 8:01 am

Birthday Winner: Tina Van Veen
Anniversary Winner: JoLee & Theron Mateer

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Little Dutch Among the Top in Stacked Waukee Meet

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:00 am

They may have been one of the smaller schools in attendance, but the Pella High boys’ track and field team performed exceptionally well at Waukee yesterday in their first outdoor meet of the season.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Knoxville Girls Tennis Downs Centerville In Season Opener

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

The Knoxville Girls Tennis Squad defeated Centerville 7-2 last night. The Panthers got their first win in South Central tennis action winning four of the singles matches including Taylor Carter, Sami Thompson, Avery Neer, and Jacey Roy. Knoxville completed the night by sweeping the doubles matches.

SINGLES
1 Taylor Carter K defeated Amory Glosser C 9-7
2 Sami Thompson K defeated Elizabeth Hargrave C 8-1
3 Natalie Worrall K lost to Alex Kelly C 8-9
4 Avery Neer K defeated Sydney Dommer C 8-3
5 Jacey Roy K defeated Elizabeth Budiselich C 8-6
6 Farah Kee K lost to Alyssa Barger C 1-8

DOUBLES
1 Carter/Neer K defeated Glosser/Hargrave C 8-1
2 Thompson/Worrall K defeated Kelly/Barger C 9-8
3 Roy/Taylor Weldon K defeated Dommer/Buciselich C 8-4

Heartsill Believes Tax Cut Bill, State Revenue Dip Separate Topics

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

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Eagles Begin Track Season Today

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

The Pella Christian boys’ and girls’ track teams begin their spring seasons today at separate locations.

Read the rest of this entry »

Central College Partners with Local Corporations for New Engineering Major

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

IMAG2742_1

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

Read the rest of this entry »

Knoxville Boys Open Tennis Season With A Win Over Centerville

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

The Knoxville Boys Tennis Squad has huge expectations this season and got off on the right foot with a 6-3 victory over Centerville last night. Jared McClung, A.J. Jackson, Braden DeLong, and Blake McClung all got singles wins. The Panthers too two of three doubles matches to clinch the victory.

SINGLES
1 Jared Mclung K beat Devon Glosser C 8-1
2 Austin Little K lost to Spencer Varner C 6-8
3 A.J. Jackson K beat Stevie Cochran C 8-3
4 Braden DeLong K beat Daniel Berja C 8-5
5 Blake McClung K beat Treye Rinehsrt C 8-0
6 Tony Salato K lost to Tommy Matty C 6-8

DOUBLES
1 J. McClung/Jackson K won 8-4
2 Little/Salato K lost 7-9
3 DeLong/B. McClung won 8-2

Knoxville Holds Another Successful Flag Day Celebration

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

20150328_100337

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

Read the rest of this entry »