Archive for April, 2017

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 4-30-17

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 9:11 am

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Pella High Band Students Highlighted in Annual Carnaby Club Shows

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 6:01 am

Some of the best high school musicians in the state showcased their skills in an annual tradition for the Pella instrumental music departments this weekend.

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Knoxville’s Keitges, Pella Girls 4×100 Relay Set School Records on Final Day of Drake Relays

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 6:01 am

Knoxville freshman Katie Keitges and the Pella High girls 4×100 meter relay each set school records Saturday on the final day of the 108th Drake Relays.

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Knoxville City Council to Approve the Appointment of Suhr on Monday

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville City Council will meet in regular session Monday.

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Pella Boys Soccer Team Suffers Two Defeats Saturday

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:59 am

While many weekend events were cancelled because of the poor weather conditions, Pella’s boys soccer matches Saturday morning went on as scheduled, and the Little Dutch came up short, twice.

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Knoxville Boys Tennis Getting Into Busy Portion Of The Schedule

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:58 am

It is a busy couple of weeks for the Knoxville Boys Tennis Squad starting today at Indianola.

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Marion County Fair Queen Application Deadline is Friday

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Marion County Fair Queen application deadline is this week.

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Pella Man Arrested Following Overdose Death Faces Additional Charges for Separate Incident

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:57 am

A Pella man out on bond from an arrest related to the possible overdose death of a woman was taken into custody again for separate charges a week after the initial incident.

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Two Men Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:56 am

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Keaton Armstrong

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Dalton Sharp

Two men arrested in May of 2016 for an attack in rural Marion County were sentenced on Thursday.

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Pella 6th Grade Students Advance to National History Day State Competition

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Every Pella sixth grade social studies student put together a project for the National History Day Program.

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Knoxville School Board Picks Vickie Reed

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville School Board conducted six interviews to fill the open board position on Monday as part of a regular session meeting.

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Pella School Board Focuses on Current, Future Facility Upgrades

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella School Board received an update on progress for the Pella High School project at their meeting this week.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Held their Men’s Health Expo Wednesday

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:52 am


The Knoxville Hospital and Clinics held their Men’s Health Expo on Wednesday.

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Senator Rozenboom Says Abortion Restrictions, Defunding Planned Parenthood a “Step in the Right Direction”

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The Republican Party, using their majority in both chambers, was able to pass bills restricting abortions in the state and funding to organizations that support the medical procedure.

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Tennis Season Comes to a Close For Dutch Women

Posted: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Friday’s marathon match came back to haunt the Central College women’s tennis team in Saturday’s Iowa Conference tournament semifinals, as the Dutch fell 5-0 against Luther College.

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Wilma F. Hollingshead

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:06 pm

Funeral services for Wilma F. (Pearson) Hollingshead, age 91 of Knoxville, will be held Tuesday, May 2nd at 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church in Knoxville.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 4-29-17

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 8:22 am

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Saturday, April 29

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:55 am

Birthday Winner: Diane Mitchell
Anniversary Winners: Jeff & Judy Jenison

Pella Girls Relay Teams Have Success Friday at Drake Relays

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Pella High girls track team was busy Saturday at the 108th Drake Relays, and the Lady Dutch relay teams had the most success.

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Sinclair Pleased with Changes Made During 2017 Legislative Session

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 6:00 am


Recently the Iowa Senate completed their 2017 legislative session.

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