Archive for December, 2016

Marjorie Van Zee

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 6:27 pm

A private family graveside service for Marjorie Van Zee, age 94 of Pella will be held at a later date.

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Randy Boot

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 6:25 pm

Memorial services for Randy Boot age 61 of Pella will be at 10:30 A.M., Friday, January 6th at Third Reformed Church in Pella. Visitation will be at 1:00 P.M., Thursday with family present from 5:00–7:00 P.M. at Third Reformed Church Chapel. Burial will be before the service on Friday in the t’Lam Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Pella Christian Grade School Building Fund or Many Hands 4 Haiti.

Saturday, December 31

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 7:56 am

Birthday Winner: Barry Romick
Anniversary Winners: None

Mayor Hopes to Have Many Opinions for Knoxville Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am

Knoxville Mayor Brian Hatch tells KNIA/KRLS News he hopes to see many citizens share their thoughts for the future of Knoxville to the comprehensive plan development process in the coming year.

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Large Crowd Enjoys 1st Annual Pinky Swear Holiday Classic at Pella High School

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am

An estimated crowd of over 300 people enjoyed the first annual Pinky Swear Holiday Classic last night, featuring Pella High School basketball alumni from the past five decades.

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Nevada Woman Accused of Prostitution and Extortion

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

A Nevada woman is accused of extorting the family of a man she allegedly performed sex acts with in exchange for money in Pella.

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Knoxville Girls Face Brutal Schedule In January

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

Brutal would be the way to describe the early to mid-January schedule for the Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad.

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Pella Christian’s Engbers, Riggen Closing Out College Basketball Careers

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:58 am

Two Pella Christian alumni are in their senior seasons of college basketball.

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Swan Bridge has Re-Opened

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Swan Bridge on Coolidge Street over the BNSF railroad is now open to traffic.

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Pella Historical Society to Close Until Spring

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:57 am

Pella Historical Society is closing until spring after today.

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New Year’s Closings

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:56 am

To celebrate the new year, many city and county offices will be closed or have irregular hours in Marion County.

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More Than 300 Watch Former Pella Basketball Players in “Pinky Swear” Classic

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:55 am

Pella High School basketball alumni gathered to support the families of those helping their children battle cancer at a special event last night.

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Knoxville Police Department Reminds Citizens of Safe Driving Habits During the Holiday Weekend

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:54 am

Knoxville Police Lieutenant Aaron Fuller is reminding everyone in Knoxville and around Marion County to be safe on the roads during this holiday weekend.

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Sully Man Recognized for Annual Megan’s Legacy Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

A man keeping his daughter’s legacy alive through an annual blood drive at Pella Christian High School was recognized for his efforts.

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Melcher-Dallas Boys Hoping For Better Metal Toughness In January

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

An area of improvement that the Melcher-Dallas Boys Basketball Squad is looking to work on before the January run of games is being mentally tougher.

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PCM Girls Basketball Wants to Push the Envelope in 2017

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

A loss to Nevada in their last game of 2016 did not dampen the spirits of the PCM Girls Basketball Team heading into the break; in fact it only bolstered their determination.

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Dutch Men Fall to Wisconsin Foe for 2nd Straight Day

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Central College men weren’t able to dig themselves out of a deep hole yesterday in a 79-68 loss to 16th-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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KNIA/KRLS Holiday Food Drive Holds Last Event and Begins Preparing Food

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

The KNIA/KRLS Holiday Food Drive had its last remote broadcast of 2016 with a visit to the Knoxville Hy-Vee yesterday afternoon.

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School Construction to Continue into 2017 for Pella School District

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:51 am

Multiple improvement projects were completed in the Pella Community School District this year.

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Dutch Women Fall Behind Early in Loss to Webster

Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Central College women’s basketball team trailed by 9 points at the end of the first quarter, and never recovered in a 71-60 loss at Webster of Missouri yesterday.

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