Archive for July, 2015

Pella Baseball Falls 6-5 to Harlan in State Semi-Finals

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 3:22 pm

The Little Dutch drive for a state baseball championship came to tough end Friday afternoon.

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Carol J. Borchert

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 2:14 pm

Funeral services for Carol J. Borchert, age 75, will be held on Monday, August 3rd at 10:30 a.m. at Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

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IN DEPTH: Holly Felsen Welch

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Henry Felson was one of Iowa’s most prolific writers, writing popular books about racing, hot rods, and teen life in the 1950’s and 60’s. One of his books, “Fever Heat,” was made into a classic movie in 1968. His daughter continues to celebrate his legacy, and is coming to Knoxville during nationals.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Holly Felsen Welch, of Clive.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Marion County Crop Issues

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Knoxville Farm & Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Marion County Extension Director Dale Miller to talk about crop issues affecting Marion County.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Community Survey

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Connie Toenjes with the Ray Center at Drake University talks about findings of a human capital survey of employees and residents of Pella.

Modem

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:17 am

WANTED: 3.0 docsis modem with or without router capable with Mediacom…call 563-424-6193.

Sewing Machine Repair

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:16 am

WANTED: someone to repair a sewing machine…call 641-891-4126.

Snore Machine

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:16 am

FOR SALE: snore machine to prevent someone from snoring…asking $75 call 641-891-8505.

Snow Blower

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:15 am

FOR SALE: 16 inch snow blower for $75, ladder , power washer for $125…call 641-780-3331.

Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Possible Late Saturday

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:15 am

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More wet weather is in the forecast late Saturday, some of which may be severe.

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Kitchen Table

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:14 am

FOR SALE: kitchen table and 4 chairs, futon frame with wooden arm rests…asking $40 call 641-891-5181.

July 31st Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 8:30 am

The following criminal, traffic or civil charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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July 31st Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 132 CALLS INCLUDING 10 911 CALLS.

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Friday, July 31

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 7:58 am

Birthday Winner: Teresa Spaur
Anniversary Winners: Burl & Isola Schletzbaum

Pleasantville Wins See-Saw Battle, Will Play for Title Saturday

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 6:00 am

Pleasantville has advanced to the Class 1A State Championship Game with a 6-3 win over North Linn!

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Pella High Baseball Ready for Harlan in Des Moines

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 5:58 am

Three days later than they’d originally expected, the Pella High baseball team will finally get a chance to step foot on Principal Park for the class 3-A state baseball tournament this afternoon when they meet Harlan in the semifinals.

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Flood Damage Significant to Private Properties in Marion County

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 5:58 am

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Private properties suffered more damage from Tuesday’s severe weather than from previous storms that have struck Marion County this year.

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Knoxville Man Arrested by Pella Police Following Alleged Burglary

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 5:57 am

Joel Followill

A Knoxville man arrested in Pella for an alleged burglary has entered a plea.

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Knoxville’s Carter Earns 2nd Team All-State

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 5:57 am

Knoxville Softball Player Taylor Carter has earned second team class 4A All-State released by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union this week.

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Plant Disease a Concern for Owners of Marion County Crops

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 5:56 am

The recent wet weather has helped Marion County crops grow, but it’s also caused situations ripe for plant disease.

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