Archive for April, 2016

Two Men Arrested for Attempted Murder, Victim in Critical Condition

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 9:45 pm

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Keaton Armstrong

UPDATE: story first posted 9:45 p.m. April 30

Two men, 18-year-old Keaton Armstrong and 19-year-old Dalton Sharp, have been arrested and charged with attempted to commit murder, willful injury and 1st degree robbery by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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Nobody Seriously Injured in Single Car Rollover North of Pella

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 12:27 pm

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No significant injuries were reported following a single-SUV crash north of Pella Saturday.

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Siren Test in Pella Scheduled for Today

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 11:02 am

The Pella PD is informing residents that a monthly siren test scheduled for next weekend is taking place today at noon due to Tulip Time festivities.

Edna Lucille (Shera) Orrell

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 11:01 am

Funeral services for Edna Lucille (Shera) Orrell, age 76 of Montezuma, will be held Tuesday, May 3rd at 10:00 am at Coburn Funeral Home in Prairie City.

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Saturday, April 30

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 7:56 am

Birthday Winner: Ed Spoelstra
Anniversary Winners: John & Nancy Gosselink

No Reintroduction for Raceway Bill

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

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A bill amending language giving the Knoxville Raceway a tax rebate on their revised grandstand expansion project was not reintroduced before the last gavel fell in the Iowa Senate yesterday.

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Knoxville’s Richardson 14th In Girls HS 100 At Drake

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

Knoxville Girls Sprinter Kendrea Richardson had the honor of competing at the Drake Relays yesterday placing 14th out of 32 runners with a time of :12.70 seconds in the 100.

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Kellogg Man Tied to January Assault Pleads Guilty

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

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A Kellogg man has pled guilty to charges related to a January incident at a downtown Pella apartment.

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More Impressive Performances from Pella, Pella Christian Track in Des Moines

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

On the eve of the final day of the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Pella High and Pella Christian’s track and field contingents represented their schools well on the Blue Oval.

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Traces Buseum in Knoxville Monday

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

The Knoxville Public Library will host the TRACES Center for History and Culture BUS-eum exhibit “At Home in the Heartland: Forgotten Stories of How Iowans Got to Be ‘Us.’”

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Knoxville Soccer Squads Fall To Grinnell

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

It was not a good evening on the pitch for both the Knoxville boys and girls soccer squads as they were shut out in their respective matches to Grinnell.

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Pella PD Asks for Additional Caution in Response to Busy Crowds and Heavily Traveled Roadways

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

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The Pella Police Department is reminding all who plan to pass through Pella in the next seven days to do so with caution.

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Knoxville Boys Golf Back On Top With Triangular Win

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

Following their first “loss” of the season when they finished runner-up in the Moravia Invitational on Thursday, the Knoxville Boys Golf Squad swept a triangular yesterday over Chariton and Albia scoring a 160 to Albia’s 171 and Chariton scoring a 189.

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Unused Medication Drop Box at Law Enforcement Center

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

A permanent medication drop box will be placed in the lobby of the Marion County Law Enforcement Center according to Sheriff Jason Sandholdt.

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Legislative Session Ends Following Compromise Legislation

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:55 am

The final gavels have fallen at the Iowa Statehouse for the 2016 Legislative Session.

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Container Gardening at ISU Extension Office

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

The Iowa State Extension Office is holding a class on Container Gardening today.

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Hansen-Nolin Named March Shining Star at Pella Regional

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

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Janna Hansen-Nolin in the Rehabilitation department was selected as March Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

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PCM Girls Soccer Makes it Two in a Row With Big Win Over CMB

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

The PCM Girls Soccer Team would make it two wins in a row for the first time this season after demolishing C-M-B last night 6-0 on the road.

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Increased Activity at Knoxville Guard Armory

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

People driving on Lincoln Friday morning on the north side of Knoxville may have noticed increased activity at the Knoxville Armory.

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Central College Graduation Begins on May 14th

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Central College will celebrate commencement in two weeks on May 14, 2016, with 256 students participating.

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