Archive for August, 2015

Cancer Survivor to Stop in Knoxville During Multi-Marathon Event

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:54 am

Knoxville is a destination along a statewide run to raise money for children’s cancer research by a three-time cancer survivor.

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Pella Christian Welcomes Back Rinsema as Interim Principal

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:53 am

Pella Christian High School

Pella Christian High School students were adjusting to new leadership at the school during the first week of classes.

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PCM Volleyball Competed on Saturday at Bondurant

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:52 am

The PCM volleyball team competed in six matches on Saturday at the Bondurant tournament.

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Changes to VFW Auxiliary Now Allow Men to Join

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is now the VFW Auxiliary.

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Sabers Finish What they Started Friday, Trample English Valleys

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:51 am

The final score was about as ugly as the weather on Friday, as Twin Cedars ran it up over English Valleys on the gridiron Saturday, 74 – 8.

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New Robotic Surgery Technique at Pella Regional

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:51 am

Surgeons at Pella Regional Health Center are now using fluorescence imaging technology to further enhance the vision, precision and control of minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgery.

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Dutch Football Added Some Italian Spice

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:50 am

For the first time in program history, the Central College football team welcomed a visitor from outside of the country onto their team’s practice field last week.

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Henderson Dominates Final Night Of Sprint Car Action At Knoxville

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:47 am

Domination would be a word that could be used to describe the final night of sprint car racing at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday.

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Large Crowd in Knoxville Supports Memorial

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 3:00 pm

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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Aug 30th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 85 CALLS INCLUDING 6 911 CALLS.

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Knoxville Community School District Accepting Bids for West Elementary Project

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 6:00 am

West Elem project

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

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

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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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Cancer Survivor to Stop in Knoxville During Multi-Marathon Event

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Knoxville is a destination along a statewide run to raise money for children’s cancer research by a three-time cancer survivor.

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Flood Warning Issued Along South Skunk River Monday

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 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 on Friday have prompted flood warnings from Ames to northeast of Pella.

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“Save the Cross” Rally Set for Today at Knoxville’s Freedom Rock

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:56 am

Freedom Rock Fallen Soldier

Over 3000 people, including a group of Freedom Riders, are expected to be at a rally to keep the silhouette of a soldier kneeling in front of a cross at a Knoxville landmark.

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Son of Pella World War II Vet to Speak at Special Ceremony Marking End of War

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:55 am

The son of a Pella World War II veteran will speak at a special commemoration ceremony marking the end of the war next week.

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Sentencing for Knoxville Man in Shooting Case Continued

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:54 am
Ricky Lee Hyatt

Ricky Lee Hyatt

The sentencing of a Knoxville man who shot another man in the head last October has been postponed until next month.

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Three Pella Residents Face Felony Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:53 am
Sarah Ferguson, Kristen Wares Scott, and Dustin Vos

Sarah Ferguson, Kristin Wares Scott, and Dustin Vos

Three Pella residents face felony drug charges after they were stopped by police along Highway 163 on Monday.

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KCSD Assessment Data Showing Improvement

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville School Board got a chance to review data from the past year about how students are performing in the school system and the results were encouraging.

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Governor Branstad Recognizes Central College’s Volunteering Efforts

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:51 am

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Governor Terry Branstad was in Pella Thursday to recognize Central College for their volunteering efforts.

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