Archive for February, 2016

Pella Little Dutch Join Girls in State Basketball Tournament

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 10:07 pm

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The Pella boys basketball team is heading to state for the 2nd straight year and 15th time in program history.

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Postseason Basketball Scores

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 7:28 pm

Boys Basketball
Pella 81 Ballard 56 Final

Pella Boys Are Going to the State Tournament!

Representative Heartsill Seeking Reelection

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 4:20 pm
Representative Heartsill  handing his Affidavit of Candidacy paperwork to Deputy Secretary of State Michael Ross.

Representative Heartsill handing his Affidavit of Candidacy paperwork
to Deputy Secretary of State Michael Ross.

State Representative Greg Heartsill of rural Columbia announced today that he is seeking re-election to Iowa House District 28.

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Grand Theater Foundation Announces the Appointment of New Executive Director

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 4:04 pm

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The Board of Directors of the Grand Theater Foundation announced the appointment of Sean Skeehan as the Foundation’s Executive Director.

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Branderhorst to Lead Pella Christian’s Athletic Department This Year

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 3:41 pm

A new man will helm the Pella Christian High School athletics department next academic year.

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Pella Cooperative Electric Selects New CEO

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 3:17 pm

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Jon Miles of Oklahoma has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer by the Pella Cooperative Electric Association (PCEA) board of directors.

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Power Restored After Noon Hour Outage in Southern Marion County

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 1:25 pm

Mid-American Energy reports that power has been restored to southeastern Marion County and northeastern Monroe County.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Flurry of Bills in Iowa House

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

State Representative Guy Vander Linden provides an update about the latest legislation in the Iowa House of Representatives.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Chamber of Commerce President Benjamin Butler

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we discuss the up coming Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting with President Benjamin Butler.

Brief Power Outage in Southern Marion County

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 12:56 pm

Mid-American Energy reports that power has been restored to southeastern Marion County and northeastern Monroe County. 1,371 people were without power in Bussey, Harvey, Marysville, Hamilton and Lovilla, due to a downed power line. The outage began at 12:02 and ended at 1:07. The one to count on for today’s news and information is KNIA/KRLS.

Union Liberty Church Praise Service

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 10:50 am

Union Liberty Church in rural Bussey will have a praise service on Sunday March 6th.

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Covenant Reformed Ice Cream Social

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 10:40 am

The youth group of Covenant Reformed Church in Pella will have an ice cream social on Wednesday March 9th following the Prayer Day service.

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Gene Egeland

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 10:32 am

Services for Gene Egeland age 85 will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 3rd at Fielding Funeral Home.

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Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report – 02/21/16 to 02/27/16

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 10:03 am

The Pella Police Department engaged in the following activities during the week of February 21, 2016, to February 27, 2016:

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 2-29-16

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 9 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE EXTRA PATROL, ONE REPORT OF DISTURBING PEACE AND QUIET, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE THEFT, TWO ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE RESCUE, AND TWO FOLLOW UPS.

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Marion County Hospitals Have $49 Million Impact on Local Economy

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 8:45 am

Pella Regional Health Center and Knoxville Hospital and Clinics have a combined $49 million dollar impact on the local economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association.

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Monday, February 29

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 8:01 am

Birthday Winner: Jill Westberg-McCoy
Anniversary Winners: Rick & Lisa Alexander

Sunday, February 28

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 7:58 am

Birthday Winner: Megan Kingery
Anniversary Winners: None

Saturday, February 27

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 7:55 am

Birthday Winner: Brody Laird
Anniversary Winners: Jeff & Michelle Bishop

Rural Knoxville Man Injured in Accident

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 6:01 am

A rural Knoxville area man was injured seriously in an accident with a cutting torch and gasoline Sunday shortly before 2:00 p.m.

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