Archive for August, 2015

Forrest “Shorty” Hall

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 8:03 pm

Funeral services for Forrest “Shorty” Hall, age 85 of Knoxville, will be held on Saturday, September 5 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Knoxville.

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Carolyn Hegwood

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:56 pm

Funeral services for Carolyn Hegwood, age 64 of Pershing, will be held on Friday, September 4, 2015 at the Harvey Assembly of God Church at 10:30 a.m.

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IN DEPTH: Changes at Leighton State Bank and VSR

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s happening with Leighton State Bank and VSR Financial Services?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve Fopma with Leighton State Bank, and Mark Ellingson, with VSR Financial Services.

Let’s Talk Pella – Interim Pella Christian High School Principal

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Clyde Rinsema joins us on today’s program to discuss his return to Pella Christian High School, why he came back, and what his plans are in 2015-16.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville Chamber Update

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Knoxville Farm and Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Executive Director Josh McKenna to talk about the latest with Knoxville Chamber of Commerce.

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St. Anthony Faith Formation Classes

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 11:47 am

Register your child now for the Faith Formation classes at St. Anthony Catholic Church.

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Aug 31st Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 65 CALLS INCLUDING 6 911 CALLS.

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Monday, August 31

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:53 am

Birthday Winner: Sara Daniels
Anniversary Winners: Craig & Kathy Wassenaar

Sunday, August 30

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:51 am

Birthday Winner: Michelle Brees
Anniversary Winners: None

Saturday, August 29

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:51 am

Birthday Winner: Jason Ross
Anniversary Winners: Joseph & Valerie Fee

Friday, August 28

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:50 am

Birthday Winner: Judy Fee
Anniversary Winners: John & Nancy Smith

Improved Eagles Fall Short in Ames

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:00 am

A young and still-learning Pella Christian volleyball team came up a tad short in their first tournament of the season on Saturday in Ames.

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Large Crowd in Knoxville Supports Memorial Near Freedom Rock

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 6:00 am

An estimated crowd of between 1,500 – 2000 people attended a rally on Sunday at Young’s Park in Knoxville in support of the memorial placed near the Freedom Rock.

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Pella City Council to Set Public Hearings for Infrastructure Project Bids Tuesday

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council will begin the planning phase for a pair of large scale infrastructure projects at their meeting this week.

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Knoxville Community School District Accepting Bids for West Elementary Project

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:58 am

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Bid packages are being accepted for the West Elementary expansion and renovation project.

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Lady Dutch Go 4 – 2 in Bondurant-Farrar Tourney

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:58 am

Up against challenging competitors, the Pella High volleyball team still held their own and went 4 – 2 during their stay at the Bondurant-Farrar tournament this weekend.

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Flood Warning Issued Along South Skunk River

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:57 am
Radar Estimated Rain on 8-28-15

Radar Estimated Rain on 8-28-15

Torrential downpours along the Skunk River Basin last week have prompted flood warnings from Ames to northeast of Pella.

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Boys Second, Girls Third in Pella Cross Country’s 2015 Premiere

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:56 am

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Cedar Rapids Prairie was the venue for the first cross country meet of the season involving Pella High on Saturday.

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Volunteers Needed for Knoxville Chamber Auction

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:56 am

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The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is asking for volunteers for their upcoming Chamber Auction.

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Leighton State Bank and VSR Financial to hold Open House Thursday

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:55 am

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Leighton State Bank in Pella is celebrating the completion of their addition and remodel with an open house this week.

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