Archive for March, 2016

Central Wrestlers Receive More Postseason Awards

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 5:50 am

Announced yesterday, the Central College wrestling team had four members be recognized with all-Iowa Conference honors.

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Casey’s Site Plan in Limbo Following Split Vote; Possible Change to Comprehensive Plan Moves on to Pella City Council

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 10:27 pm

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In a special meeting Wednesday, the City of Pella Planning and Zoning Commission tied in two separate votes to conditionally approve or deny a site plan submitted for reconsideration by Casey’s General Store.

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Man Allegedly Assaults Mother

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 4:10 pm

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The Knoxville Police Department responded to a domestic abuse assault with injury at Colonial Terrace Mobile Home Park early yesterday afternoon.

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Tulip Queen and Royal Court Begin Performance Season

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 2:17 pm
Photo Courtesy of Iowa Secretary of State Office

Photo Courtesy of Iowa Secretary of State Office

The 2016 Tulip Queen and Royal Court have officially started their trek across Iowa ahead of the 81st Tulip Festival.

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IN DEPTH: Ag Part 3; Sutter Family Farms

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What are some of the challenges our family farms are facing? In the third part of a five part series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kenny Sutter and Tyler Sutter, with Sutter Family Farms near Pleasantville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Superintendent Cassi Pearson- New Lunch Policy

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Knoxville Schools Superintendent Cassi Pearson elaborates on the lunch policy that the school board approved Monday.

Let’s Talk Pella – Diary of Anne Frank at Pella Christian High School

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Students Kara Zondervan, Gabrielle Wilson, and Tyler Egestal preview Friday and Saturday’s performances of the Diary of Anne Frank at Pella Christian High School.

Wednesday, March 30

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 8:01 am

Birthday Winner: Kristi Parks
Anniversary Winners: Stuart & Gayle Vermeer

Knoxville School Board Adopts New Lunch Policy

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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In a unanimous decision Monday night, the Knoxville School Board approved a student lunch policy enforcing an alternative lunch for accounts with negative balances and a shutoff of meals at a -$40 balance.

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Knoxville Splits Tennis Results With Centerville In Season Openers

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Boys tennis Squad opened up the 2016 season with a six/three win over Centerville yesterday.

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Pella Man Accused of Numerous Felonies in June 2015 Receives Probation

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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A Pella man charged with numerous felonies entered a plea agreement and received a sentence this week.

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Pella Christian Track and Field Looks Sharp in Debut

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Competing in two different cities, Pella Christian’s boys’ and girls’ track and field teams began the 2016 season last night with positive results.

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Flag Day Celebrations at Knoxville Library

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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Flag Day Celebrations at the Knoxville Public Library were held yesterday.

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Knoxville Boys 8th At Nevada Track Meet

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Boys Track and Field Squad finished eighth in a loaded Nevada Track and Field Invitational last night.

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Getting Freshmen, Sophomores Experience a Goal for Vint and Pella High Girls’ Golf

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Five seniors and four juniors adorn the Pella High girls’ golf roster for Spring 2016.

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Severe Weather May Make First Appearance of 2016 Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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The first round of severe weather this spring may make its way through south central Iowa this evening.

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Supervisors Special Session on Attica-Pershing Sewer

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Marion County board of Supervisors will meet in special session Thursday.

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Pella Planning and Zoning Commission to Reconsider Casey’s Proposals Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:55 am
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Proposed Site Location for Possible New Casey’s

The Planning and Zoning Commission in Pella will reconsider a site plan for a proposed Casey’s General Store at the corner of Main and Union at a special meeting tonight.

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Housing and Industry Forum in Knoxville and Pella

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Marion County Development Commission is inviting Marion County residents to the Red Rock Area Housing & Industry Forum tomorrow.

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Bike Enthusiasts Restoring Bicycles as Fundraiser for The Well

Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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This spring, James Pumphrey and several of his friends are repairing and maintaining bicycles that could be loaned to people who need low-cost transportation in Pella.

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