Archive for January, 2016

January 31 Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 9:11 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 89 CALLS INCLUDING 9 911 CALLS.

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Sunday, January 31

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 7:20 am

Birthday Winner: Katie Van Zee
Anniversary Winners: Jim & Fran Wadle

Saturday, January 30

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 6:59 am

Birthday Winner: Amy Turner
Anniversary Winners: None

Winter Storm Expected to Halt Travel Across Central Iowa Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 6:01 am

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The state is bracing for a major winter storm Tuesday.

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Man Tied to Sexual Assault by DNA Match Pleads Not Guilty

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A man arrested for a 2008 sexual assault in Marion County has pled not guilty.

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Knoxville Finishes 5th At Southern Iowa Classic

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Wrestling Squad finished fifth overall and second by just a half a point among South Central Conference teams in the Southern Iowa Classic in Fairfield Saturday that matched the S-C-C and the Southeast Conference.

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Man Accused of Forcing Child to Steal Money from Family Pleads Guilty and Felony Charge Dismissed

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

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A Pella man accused of influencing a minor to steal money from family members has pled guilty to one count and had another dismissed.

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Your Caucus Information

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:58 am

The first in the nation Iowa caucuses are Monday night. Both Marion County Democratic Chair Megan Suhr and Marion County Republican Chair T. Waldmann-Williams tell KNIA/KRLS News it’s important to get out and help determine who should be the next president.

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Central College Announces Final Phase of Major Renovations at Athletics Complex

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:57 am
Artist rendering inside of future upgrades. (Courtesy of Central College)

Artist rendering inside of future upgrades. (Courtesy of Central College)

The next phase in major facility upgrades at Central College’s Kuyper Athletics Complex was announced Saturday evening.

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Knoxville Boys And Girls Bowlers Defeat Pella Christian

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville Boys and Girls swept Pella Christian in bowling Saturday.

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Knoxville City Council to Meet Early

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville City Council will meet early Monday to accommodate the timing of the Iowa caucuses.

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Pella Boys’ Bowlers Remain Undefeated After Defending Home Lanes Against Newton

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Little Dutch Bowlers continue their roll towards the postseason after another meet victory on Saturday.

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Pella Caretaker Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:55 am

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A Pella woman has been arrested for the death of infant Amelia Smith.

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Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer Total at 75K

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising tally is now at approximately $75,000.

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Southeast Warren/Melcher-Dallas Wrestlers Place 3rd With Help From MD Athletes

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

Three Melcher-Dallas athletes helped the Southeast Warren Wrestling Squad to a third place finish at the Audubon Wheeler Invitational Saturday.

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Pella Students to Travel Monday to See Hard Work on Display on “Today Show”

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

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The hard work of students at the Career Academy of Pella will be featured on the national media Monday morning.

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New CBOC Construction Process Underway

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

The process of demolishing the old Fairlane Bowl building to make way for a new Veteran Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Knoxville began Wednesday.

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Twin Cedars Boys Place 4th In BGC Tournament

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Twin Cedars Boys Basketball Squad fell to Murray in the third place game of the Bluegrass Conference Tournament Saturday 54-to-41.

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Knoxville Considers New Police Dog

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:50 am

The Knoxville City Council is considering replacing Knox, the police dog who retired last fall.

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Wilma Blanke

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 7:13 pm

Services for Wilma L. (Vos) Blanke, age 98 of Pella, will be held on Tuesday, February 2 at 11:00 a.m. at the Second Christian Reformed Church in Pella.

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