Archive for November, 2015

Sunday, November 29

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 8:02 am

Birthday Winner: Jacob Peterson
Anniversary Winners: None

Nov 30th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 8:01 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 72 CALLS INCLUDING 3 911 CALLS.

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Special Meeting Regarding Knoxville Land Acquisition Deal Set for Today

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 6:00 am

Proposed Knoxville land purchase

The Knoxville City Council is holding a special session today to take action on a proposed land acquisition agreement that has been petitioned by citizens.

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Rebounding Key Target For Improvement For Knoxville Boys Basketball

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 6:00 am

A major emphasis for the beginning of the season for the Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad is blocking out and playing better defense.

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Blasting to Continue Through Mid-December at Lake Red Rock Hydro Project

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:59 am

Red Rock Blasting Nov 2015 MRES

Blasting of bedrock to prepare for construction of a powerhouse at the Lake Red Rock Hydroelectric project is proceeding as designed, according to Missouri River Energy Services.

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Felony Charges for Knoxville Woman Accused in Downtown Burglary

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Clarke, Sara Tralene

A Knoxville woman is facing felony charges for stealing from a downtown business.

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Twin Cedars Boys Opens Up At SE Warren

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:58 am

The Twin Cedars Boys Basketball Squad will get the season underway Monday with a road game at Southeast Warren.

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Mixed Precipitation Expected Across Marion County and Iowa Today

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:57 am

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Mixed precipitation is expected across the area today.

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Knoxville School Board to Consider Changes to New Early Retirement Policy Today

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:56 am

Some changes could be made to newly adopted early retirement policy for the Knoxville Community School District.

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Pella City Council to Discuss Downtown Zoning for Possible Peanut Pub Location

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:55 am

The Pella City Council will discuss the addition of a cocktail lounge at policy and planning following Tuesday’s regular council meeting.

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Hunting Licenses Available at Marion County Recorder’s Office

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:54 am

Saturday marks the beginning of the first shotgun hunting season and Marion County Recorder Karen Schwanebeck wants to remind citizens that hunting licenses can be obtained through the Recorder’s Office.

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Sinterklaas Makes Annual Visit to Pella

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:53 am

Sinterklaas Ceremony

Sinterklaas made his way through Pella to celebrate the holidays on Saturday.

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Special Memories to be Made at Knoxville’s Sugar Plum Fairy Ball

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The 4th annual Sugar Plum Fairy Ball will take place in Knoxville on December 12th.

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Homeschool Choirs to Perform Winter Concerts Friday

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 5:51 am

Homeschool kids in Pella are gearing up for a fall concert this week.

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Nov 29th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 70 CALLS INCLUDING 10 911 CALLS.

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County Crews Working this Morning

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 6:46 am

Area roadways may be icy, and county crews are out treating slick bridges.

Special Meeting Regarding Knoxville Land Acquisition Deal Set for Monday

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 6:00 am

Proposed Knoxville land purchase

The Knoxville City Council is holding a special session Monday to take action on a proposed land acquisition agreement that has been petitioned by citizens.

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Pella Christian Begins Boys’ Basketball Season Monday

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 6:00 am

Nearly nine months removed from playing and winning the Class 2A consolation game to finish third place at the state tournament, the Pella Christian boys’ basketball team tips the 2015-16 season off on Monday against West Marshall.

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Mixed Precipitation Expected Across Marion County and Iowa Monday

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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Mixed precipitation is expected across the area Monday.

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Rebounding Key Target For Improvement For Knoxville Boys Basketball

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 5:59 am

A major emphasis for the beginning of the season for the Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad is blocking out and playing better defense. Coach Jeff Larson tells KNIA/KRLS last year…his team was in a try to outscore the opposition mentality which got them into trouble more often than not. Larson says inside play and everybody getting on a body to block out has been a major focus in practice leading up to Friday’s season opener with Oskaloosa. Larson adds guards may be the strength of the team.