Archive for March, 2017

One Rescued in Grain Bin Accident Near Otley

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:28 pm

One man was saved during a grain bin rescue near Otley on Highway 163 near mile marker 33 Friday evening.

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Bob Bane

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 2:41 pm

Funeral Services for Bob Bane, age 92 of Pleasantville, will be held on Tuesday, April 4, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mason Funeral Home.

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IN DEPTH: Tulip Time Changes

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Tulip time is nearly here. What changes are planned for this year?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with David Vollmar, Chair of the Tulip Time Steering Committee.

Let’s Talk Pella – Waste Disposal in Pella

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Jennifer Frampton with the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency and Pella Community Services Director Jeanette Vaughan discuss tomorrow’s hazardous waste drop off, next week’s Pella spring cleaning, and an e-cycling event at the end of April.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Highway G40 Road Construction

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Marion County Engineer Tyler Christian to discuss the Highway G40 road construction.

Additional Brief Tornado Reported from March 6th Storm System

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 11:31 am

Damage reported near Carter Drive and 210th Ave on March 6th

The National Weather Service released an update about the number of confirmed tornadoes reported so far this spring in Iowa.

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Friday, March 31

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 7:51 am

Birthday Winner: Susan Prather
Anniversary Winners: Theron & Jo Lee Mateer

Tarps “Problematic” at Tulip Time Parades; New Policy Implemented

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 6:01 am

Preparations continue for the 82nd annual Tulip Time in Pella.

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Pella Christian Soccer Overwhelms PCM in Season Opener

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 6:00 am

Originally scheduled to be played in Monroe, the Pella Christian versus PCM boys soccer season opener was moved to Pella last night because of poor field conditions. The Eagles took advantage of the opportunity to play on their home turf.

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Knoxville High School Students Learn Digital Wellness

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 6:00 am


Students at the Knoxville High School heard a presentation about digital wellness and intelligence Thursday.

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Knoxville Girls Golf Look To Improve From Last Season’s Success

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:59 am

12 girls are out for the gold squad at Knoxville.

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City of Pella Volunteers Recognized at Annual Banquet

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:59 am

Volunteers with the Pella Fire Department, Pella Ambulance, and Pella Police Department were recognized at an annual banquet at Central College Thursday evening.

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Pella Girls Golf Picks up Match One Victory

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:58 am

Pella’s girls golf team shot a 188 yesterday afternoon at Lynville-Sully to win their season opening dual.

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Flooding Safety Emphasized During Severe Weather Awareness Week

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:57 am

Whitebreast Creek Flooding on G-76 in June 2015

A sometimes overlooked aspect of severe weather is often the most dangerous.

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Bluegrass Star to Perform in Knoxville Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:56 am

The Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa will be presenting the Grammy nominated 8-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year, 6-Time Grammy nominee, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.

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Hazardous Waste to be Accepted at Event Tomorrow in Pella

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:55 am

The City of Pella Community Services Department and the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency are partnering to help residents dispose of materials otherwise that shouldn’t be thrown away.

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Pella HyVee Drops Off Fruit for Elementary Students

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella HyVee dropped off fruit for elementary students in the community as part of National Nutrition Month on Thursday.

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Music Students Excel in State Solo and Ensemble Contests

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:53 am

Music students will continue participating in the Iowa High School Music Association’s State Solo and Ensemble Contest.

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Knoxville High School Mock Trial Team Takes Part in State

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville High School Regional Champion mock trial team took part in the state tournament this past Monday and Tuesday in Des Moines.

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Pleasantville Boys Golf with Varsity Spots Open

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

Graduating top golfer Joe Day, as well as seniors Travis Daggett and Brady McMains, the Pleasantville Trojan Boys Golf Team has varsity spots open for some underclassmen this year to take advantage of.

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