Archive for November, 2016

Fatality Accident on Highway 92

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 7:13 pm

There has been a fatality accident on Highway 92 just west of the Marion County line in Warren County.

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Tom Wise

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 4:17 pm

Memorial services for Tom Wise age 77 of Missouri and formerly of Pleasantville will be held on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Mason Funeral Home.

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IN DEPTH: Bob Vermeer Recognized

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 2:00 pm
2016 AEM Hall of Fame/Finale Dinner on Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Casey Rodgers/AP Images for Association of Equipment Manufacturers)

2016 AEM Hall of Fame/Finale Dinner on Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Casey Rodgers/AP Images for Association of Equipment Manufacturers)

A local man has just been recognized and his name enshrined in a national hall of fame.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bob Vermeer, with the Vermeer Corporation.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Stepping Stones Director Keri Garrison- Breakfast With Santa

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

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Stepping Stones Early Learning Center Director Keri Garrison talks about the school’s Breakfast with Santa Fundraiser which will be held Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Dyer-Hudson Hall.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

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

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the latest Pella School Board meeting.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 11-30-16

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 31 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FIVE MOTORIST ASSISTS, TWO EXTRA PATROLS, ONE RESCUE, ONE ANIMAL CARCASS IN THE ROADWAY, TWO BURGLARIES, ONE REPORT OF LIVESTOCK IN THE ROADWAY, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, FIVE ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE ATTEMPT TO LOCATE, ONE REPORT OF DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, TWO RETURN PHONE CALLS, FIVE FOLLOW UPS, ONE ACCIDENT, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, ONE THEFT, AND ONE ILLEGAL BURN. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 93 CALLS INCLUDING 7 911 CALLS.THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 51 SUBJECTS.

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Wednesday, November 30

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 8:02 am

Birthday Winner: Dana Lavin
Anniversary Winners: Steve & Sandy Binns

Pella Christian Uses Deep Bench to Push Past Hot-Shooting ADM Team in Season Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 6:01 am

Pella Christian’s boys basketball team used their bench to great effect against a red-hot shooting A-D-M team in the 2016-17 season opener with a 75-68 victory heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Knoxville Boys Grind Out A Win; Girls Fall In A Close One To Albia

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

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad felt they would be in for a rock fight against Albia last night and they got it, but the Panthers left no stone unturned in 48-41 win over the Blue Demons in a game heard live on AM 1320 and 95.3 KNIA.

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Knoxville Woman Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse

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

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A Knoxville woman was arrested yesterday for allegedly sexually abusing a minor.

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Ottumwa Man Receives Prison Time for Stealing Debit Card and Making Purchases Throughout Pella

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

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An Ottumwa man received seven years in prison for stealing a credit card and using it to make purchases over a year ago.

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Breakfast with Santa Event will Support Stepping Stones in Knoxville

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

A Breakfast with Santa Claus is being held at Dyer-Hudson Hall this weekend.

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Pella Boys Overcome Slow Start to Top Grandview Christian

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

The Pella High boys basketball team fell behind 9-0 last night in the season opener against Grandview Christian, but used its talent and depth to pull away for a 71-50 victory.

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Late November Tornado Briefly Touches Down in Northern Mahaska County

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

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A storm passing through northern Mahaska County Monday afternoon spawned a brief tornado.

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Knoxville Wrestling Dumps Nevada

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

The Knoxville Wrestling Squad pinned down a win over Nevada last night 60-to-15.

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IASB Convention Gives New Ideas to Knoxville School Board

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

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At their most recent meeting the Knoxville School Board reviewed the recently completed Iowa Association of School Boards Convention.

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Pella School Board Applies for Additional Spending Authority

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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A boost in enrollment means the Pella School District should have extra spending power in the upcoming fiscal year.

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Iowa Cattlemen Vote on Beef Checkoff Today

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

Marion County Members of the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association will vote tomorrow at the Marion County Iowa State Extension Office on the possible return of the Iowa Beef Checkoff.

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Central Basketball Teams Open Iowa Conference Play Tonight

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

Both Central College basketball teams open Iowa Conference play tonight with an undefeated non-conference record in tact. They’ll travel to Cedar Rapids to take on Coe.

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Pella Regional Employees Recognized for Years of Service

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

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Pella Regional Health Center hosted an Employee Recognition Breakfast to honor employees who have reached milestone anniversaries during the last half of 2016. Patricia Van Haaften was recognized for 35 years for service. Here is a full list:

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