Archive for October, 2016

Pella Community Foundation Applications Due November 15th

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:57 am

The Pella Community Foundation is accepting applications through November 15th.

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Marion County Beggar’s Nights Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:56 am

Today is Halloween.

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Pella High Students Presenting the Music Man This Week

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:55 am

The Music Man

Theater and music students are bringing an Iowa-based classic to the stage this week.

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Knoxville Optimist’s Club Trunk or Treat Well Attended

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:54 am

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The Knoxville Optimist’s Club held a special Trick or Treating event Saturday.

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Cross Country Teams Earn High Finishes at State Meet Saturday

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am
Pella's teams were welcomed home late Saturday by Booster Club

Pella’s teams were welcomed home late Saturday by the Booster Club

Local cross country teams earned a trophy and medals in this year’s state meet on Saturday.

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Twin Cedars Football Playing For Each Other

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

48 minutes from a trip to the UNI-Dome is Twin Cedars.

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Missoula Children’s Theatre’s “Rumpelstiltskin” Preformed in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

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“Rumpelstiltskin” took the stage for performances at Celebrate Community Church Saturday.

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Tulip City Volleyball Teams Hoping to Advance to State This Week

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Pella volleyball team is looking for their second consecutive state tournament appearance.

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Kramer’s Golden Goal Sends Dutch Women to IIAC Semis, Men Fall to Storm

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:51 am

Lauryn Kramer’s fourth goal of the season propelled Central College’s women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday afternoon in double overtime.

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KACT Cast Performs “Into the Woods”

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:50 am

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The Knoxville Area Community Theatre performed “Into the Woods” over the weekend.

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Simpson Footballs Improbable Comeback Falls Just Short

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:49 am

Finding themselves down by 15 points late in the fourth quarter, a furious comeback by the Simpson Storm Football Team fell just short of Nebraska Wesleyan yesterday afternoon in a 24-22 defeat.

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Central Men 4th, Women 5th at Iowa Conference Cross Country Meet

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5:49 am

Racing Saturday in Storm Lake, the Central College men finished fourth and the women took fifth at the Iowa Conference Meet.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 10-30-16

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 29 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THREE EXTRA PATROLS, TWO SUSPICIOUS VEHICLES, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, THREE MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE DOMESTIC, ONE JUVENILE, ONE HARASSMENT, ONE FOUND ITEM, FOUR ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, TWO FOLLOW UPS, ONE THEFT, ONE BURGLARY, ONE RETURN PHONE CALL, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, TWO ALARMS, ONE UNDER AGE PARTY, ONE RESCUE, ONE SALVAGE TAG, AND ONE PARKING COMPLAINT. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 90 CALLS INCLUDING 11 911 CALLS.

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Knoxville High School Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am
2016 Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony

2016 Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony

Knoxville High School Athletics Hall of Fame Candidates have been announced.

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Knoxville Swimmers Will Represent Indianola At State Meet

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

New school records and four events qualified for the State Swimming Meet made for a good day in the pool for the Indianola/Knoxville swimmers on Saturday.

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Knoxville Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Induction Class

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Athletic Hall of Fame will grow by four names in January.

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First Beggars Nights Held Tonight

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Monroe and Melcher-Dallas Beggar’s Nights are being held tonight.

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Cross Country Athletes Wrap Up Season at State Meet Saturday

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Local cross country teams earned a trophy and medals in this year’s state meet Saturday.

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Knoxville Rotary Gives Dictionaries to Fourth Graders

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Rotary Club distributed dictionaries to students at North Star Elementary Friday.

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Vermeer and DMACC Announce Partnership in Training Horizontal Drillers

Posted: Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Vermeer Corporation and Des Moines Area Community College announced a partnership in closing a skills gap for those purchasing horizontal directional drills from the Pella-based manufacturer.

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