Archive for January, 2016

Winter Storm Expected to Halt Travel Across Central Iowa Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:48 pm

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The state is bracing for a major winter storm Tuesday.

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January 30, Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 8:52 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 101 CALLS INCLUDING 7 911 CALLS.

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Your Caucus Information

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:02 am

Here is some information regarding our local caucuses Monday night.

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Pella Teen Accused of Stealing Car and Leaving State Arrested This Week

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:01 am

A Pella juvenile is accused of breaking in, stealing a car, and taking it across state lines.

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Findley’s Shot Propels Knoxville Girls; Boys Lose In Frustrating Fashion

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

For 22 minutes nothing was going right for the Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad.

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New Jersey Governor Stumps in Pella

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held a town hall meeting in Pella, and is one of the last candidates to visit town before the caucus.

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Senator Rand Paul visits Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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Republican Presidential Candidate Rand Paul was at the Knoxville Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum on Friday.

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PCM School Board Places Bond Referendum on Ballot

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Voters living in the Prairie City-Monroe School District will have the chance in February to vote on funding that would allow for significant facility upgrades in the district.

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Building Comes Down in Downtown Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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The building that housed Prudential First Real Estate on the east side of the Knoxville square came down Friday.

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Beat the Winter Blues

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Iowa State Extension Office in Knoxville has a plan to help beat the winter blues.

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Pella and Pella Christian High School Speech Clubs Share Stage Thursday

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Students at Pella and Pella Christian performed in front of large crowds at Pella High School Thursday night.

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Pleasantville Girls Blow Out Lenox, Boys Fall Just Short

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Girls basketball squad would dominate the Tigers of Lenox last night winning in a full team effort 50-30.

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PCM Boys Win Big, Girls Lose in OT

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The PCM Mustang Boys Basketball squad would win big over the Comets of North Polk last night 59-41, jumping out to a 9-0 run to start and never relinquishing the lead throughout the contest.

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Twin Cedars Raises Money for Coaches vs. Cancer

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Twin Cedars just completed another successful Coaches vs. Cancer event.

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Simpson Basketball Starts Second Round of IIAC Conference Play Today

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:49 am

The Simpson Men’s Basketball Squad, fresh off their win over Marion County Rival Central and on a three game win streak, will start their second run through the Iowa Conference starting with a road trip to Dubuque today, the Women look to make it two wins in a row.

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Marion County Area Scoreboard 1-29-16

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 9:45 pm

Girls Basketball:

Pella: 72 Pella Christian: 40 Final

Knoxville: 42 Centerville: 38 Final

PCM: 46 North Polk: 52 Final/OT

Boys Basketball:

Pella: 56 Pella Christian: 50 Final

Knoxville: 45 Centerville: 62 Final

PCM: 59 North Polk: 41 Final

Gertrude Van Solen

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Funeral services will be held for Gertrude Van Solen age 83, of Lynnville will be held on Monday, February 1, at 10:30 a.m. at Sully Christian Reformed Church in Sully.

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Pella Juvenile Faces Multiple Charges

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 5:08 pm

A Pella juvenile has been charged in the commission of a residential burglary, operation of a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, and theft.

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Naoma G. Ross

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 4:29 pm

Memorial services for Naoma G. Ross age 62 of Monroe will be Monday February 1st at the Coburn Funeral Home in Monroe.

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Ruth Kennedy

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 2:24 pm

Services for Ruth Kennedy age 82 of Melcher-Dallas will be Monday February 1st at 10:30am at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Melcher-Dallas.

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