Archive for February, 2016

Board of Supervisors Candidates Emerge

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Steve McCombs of Tracy has declared his intentions to run for Marion County Board of Supervisors.

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Pella Christian Boys Earn 13th Ever State Basketball Tournament Berth by Grounding Falcons

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Pella Christian boys basketball team continued their dominant postseason run to return to the Well for the second consecutive season Saturday night.

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Pella Rural Fire Department Battles Blaze on Timber Ridge Drive

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The Pella Rural Fire Department fought flames at a home in the Timber Ridge neighborhood southwest of Pella Saturday evening.

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Salgado-Tixe Charged with Sexual Abuse

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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Victor Steven Salgado-Tixe of Knoxville was charged with sexual abuse in the third degree, a class C felony.

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Knoxville Grapplers Highlight All-SCC Selections

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:57 am

The South Central Conference has announced it all-SCC Wrestling team.

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Local Basketball Teams Advance to Respective Postseason Tournaments

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Photo courtesy of Julia Drewes, Wartburg College

Photo courtesy of Julia Drewes, Wartburg College

It was yet another night to remember for basketball fans in the Tulip City Saturday.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors to Consider Bridge Replacement

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in special session Monday at 9:00 am. The board will consider the Federal Aid Agreement for the Swan Bridge Replacement Project. The meeting will take place at the courthouse.

Iowa House Bill Expands Supervised Gun Use to All Children

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:55 am

A flurry of bills have made their way out of the Iowa House this session.

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Wanda Sue Van Wyk Arrested for Possession

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:54 am

Wanda Sue Van Wyk of rural Marion County was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on Tuesday.

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Pella City Council to Hold Public Hearing for Budget Tuesday

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:53 am

The Pella City Council is holding a public hearing Tuesday for the 2017 fiscal year budget.

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PCM Boys Basketball Three Point Shooting Improvement Necessary For Next Season

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The PCM Boys basketball team shot 35% from beyond the arc this season, very respectable for a high school program.

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Cub Scouts hold Blue and Gold Banquet

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Knoxville Cub Scouts celebrated The Blue and Gold Banquet on Saturday.

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Pleasantville Girls Basketball Searches for Depth Next Season

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Girls Basketball team graduated only two seniors from this past years 7-15 squad, normally that few amount of seniors would be a good thing for a team looking to build experience and depth.

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Memorial Concert to Help Hospice of Pella Programs Held Tonight

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:51 am

A special event to remember a Pella resident will be held next week to benefit programs at Hospice of Pella.

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Central Softball Faces Ranked Opponent in Season Opening Doubleheader

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 5:49 am

In a battle of top-25 teams, 21st-ranked Central College and 23rd-ranked Bethel University split a season-opening softball doubleheader Saturday morning inside the Rochester Bubble in southeastern Minnesota.

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Accident Sends Rural Knoxville Man to Iowa City Burn Unit

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 5:17 pm

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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Leonard “Sam” Crowe

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 10:43 am

Funeral Services for Leonard “Sam” Crowe, age 87 of Melcher-Dallas, will be held March 1st at 10:30 am at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Melcher-Dallas.

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Pella Rural Fire Department Battles Blaze on Timber Ridge Drive

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 6:01 am

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The Pella Rural Fire Department fought flames at a home in the Timber Ridge neighborhood southwest of Pella Saturday evening.

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Pella Christian Boys Earn 13th Ever State Basketball Tournament Berth by Grounding Falcons

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Pella Christian boys basketball team continued their dominant postseason run to return to the Well for the second consecutive season Saturday night.

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Salgado-Tixe Charged with Sexual Abuse

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Victor Steven Salgado-Tixe of Knoxville was charged with sexual abuse in the third degree, a class C felony.

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