Archive for July, 2016

Knoxville City Council Adopting Storm Water Utility

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville City Council will meet in regular session Monday.

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Conference Title Number One Goal For Knoxville Basbeall

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

For many high school baseball teams in Iowa, the number one goal on their minds is to make it to the state tournament and play at Principle Park.

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Pella PD and City of Pella to Finalize Hire of New Police Officer Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

A new Pella Police Officer will be sworn into duty at Tuesday’s Pella City Council meeting.

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Marion County Fair Queen Appearances at the State Fair

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:58 am

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Marion County Fair Queen Paige Anderson will be making multiple appearances at the Iowa State Fair.

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New Executive Director at Pella Opera House Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:57 am

President of the Board of Directors for the Pella Opera House David Smart has announced beginning tomorrow, Heidi Kelley will take the helm as the new Executive Director.

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Knoxville Couple Charged with Neglect of a Dependent

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:56 am

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The parents of a child in Knoxville have been charged with neglect of a dependent after their 22-month-old was found wandering in the street several blocks from their home for the third time in one month.

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Ag in the City Takes Over Downtown Pella

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:55 am
Secretary of Ag Bill Northey addresses a crowd at Thursdays in Pella.

Secretary of Ag Bill Northey addresses a crowd at Thursdays in Pella

Agriculture took over downtown Pella for the final Thursdays in Pella of 2016.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors Meets with Architect

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:54 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors met with an architect from Neumann-Monson of Des Moines Tuesday to discuss possible county projects aimed at alleviating some of the overcrowding of offices in the Courthouse and increasing ADA access by reworking the south entrance.

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Central College Hosts Food for Fun Camp

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Kids from around the area had the chance to learn all about food at Central College this week.

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Van Wyk Shares Storyboarding Knowledge in Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

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Hollywood storyboard artist, Adam Van Wyk, a native of Pella, spoke about his work on “The Secret Life of Pets” and other animation at the Grand Theater Tuesday.

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Pella Baseball Team Season Ends in State Semifinals

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Pella High School baseball team lost in the state tournament semifinals Friday.

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Madsen; Garner Take Wins Before Busy Nationals Weeks

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 5:49 am

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Ian Madsen has had a season that many drivers dream about.

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Jeanette Van Wyk

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 9:38 pm

A Memorial service for Jeanette Van Wyk, age 66 of Pella will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at the First Baptist Church at 11 a.m.

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Pella Baseball Team Falls in State Semis for Second Straight Season

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

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A fast start for the Carlisle Wildcats coupled with Dutch defensive struggles early led to another semifinals loss for the Pella baseball team.

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McManemin Probation Revoked

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

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Drake Allen McManemin of Knoxville will serve 10 years in prison after the revocation of his probation for multiple violations Friday.

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Secretary of Ag Believes Water Quality at Forefront of Industry Discussion Again

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 5:59 am
Secretary of Ag Bill Northey addresses a crowd at Thursdays in Pella.

Secretary of Ag Bill Northey addresses a crowd at Thursdays in Pella.

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says now that recovery is strong after last year’s bird flu crisis, other issues have moved to the forefront in the election year.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Lab Aces Third Consecutive Inspection

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

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An inspection of the Laboratory at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) program took place recently and found no deficiencies for the third inspection in a row.

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Knoxville’s Chamber And Hall Earn State Recognition

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

Two Knoxville softball players earned recognition from the Iowa Girls Coaches Association by getting on the class four-A All-State Team.

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Pella Chamber Members Discuss Study Aimed to Help Keep Community Economically Vibrant

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

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Members of the Pella Chamber of Commerce explored the ways Pella can keep its economic strength at their quarterly meeting Friday.

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Van Manen, Tallman Earn All-State Softball Honors

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

Pella High and Pella Christian both had one representative in their respective class’ Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association All-State Softball Team for 2016.

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