Archive for May, 2017

Frances Huyser

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:54 pm

Funeral Services will be held for Frances Huyser, age 97 of Pella, on Monday, June 5 at 2:00 pm at Trinity Reformed Church, Pella.

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Union Liberty Praise Service

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 3:44 pm

Union Liberty Church will host a praise service on Sunday evening at 6PM.

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Marjorie L. Roush

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 3:12 pm

Funeral services for Marjorie L. Roush, age 81 of Knoxville, will be held on Friday, June 2, at 11:00 a.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Knoxville.

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IN DEPTH: Tire Safety

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A tire and auto center with locations in multiple Iowa communities is partnering with the Iowa Department of Transportation to promote tire safety with the hope of reducing the number of deaths on Iowa’s highways. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Travis Thompson and Arvin Vander Linden with Heartland Tire and Auto Center and Raceway Tire and Exhaust, Pella and Knoxville, Polk County Supervisor Steve Van Oort, and Daniel Wolff, a veteran, whose family received a gift of tires from the company to help promote awareness of tire safety.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Helmets and Hotdogs

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Lt. Aaron Fuller with the Knoxville Police Department about the Helmets and Hotdogs event coming up on Friday.

Let’s Talk Pella – Thursdays in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

PACE Alliance Events Coordinator Sarah Treft previews this summer’s Thursdays in Pella activities each week on the downtown square, beginning Thursday, June 1st.

Nelson Pleima

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 11:18 am

Funeral services will be held for Nelson Pleima, age 92 of Pella, on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Covenant Reformed Church, Pella.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 5-31-17

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 10:41 am

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Wednesday, May 31

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 7:58 am

Birthday Winner: Amy Bockhoven
Anniversary Winners: Brent & Kim Hoehns

Pella Boys Finish Third at State Tennis

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:01 am


Pella finished third at the class 1-A boys state tennis tournament yesterday in Des Moines.

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Pella’s Van Wyk Back in the Pack After Day 1 of Girls State Golf

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:00 am

Lauren Van Wyk of Pella shot a 111 in the first round of the class 4A girls state golf tournament yesterday at Elmwood Country Club in Marshalltown.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors to Continue Fireworks Discussion

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Marion County Board of Supervisors met in special session on Tuesday.

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Thursdays in Pella to Begin This Week

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:59 am

All are invited to take part in family-friendly activities all summer long on the downtown square in Pella.

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PCM’s Breanna Maher in 11th After First Round at Class 3A State Golf

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:59 am

With a first round score of a 14 over par 86, PCM girls golfer Breanna Maher sits in 11th place in the class 3A state meet.

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Integrative Counseling Solutions Hosting Business After Hours Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:58 am


Integrative Counseling Solutions in Knoxville will play host to the monthly Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event tonight.

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Pella Christian Overruns PCM to Move On in Class 1A Girls Soccer Playoffs

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:58 am

Much like their crosstown rivals, the No. 10 in Class 1A Pella Christian girls had little trouble advancing in the regional playoffs, defeating PCM 10-0 in the 77th minute of action.

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Pella Soccer Team Blows By Mt. Pleasant to Advance to Regional Finals

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:58 am

Ciara Buchheit sets up to score a goal for Pella

Pella’s No. 1 ranked girls soccer team faced little resistance in their Class 2A regional playoff opener, ousting Mt. Pleasant 10-0 in the 44th minute of the mercy-rule contest.

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Knoxville Softball Bats Level Centerville For First SCC Win Of ’17

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Softball Squad romped over Centerville last night 10-2.

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Lucas Drive Closed for Bridge Replacement, T-17 to be Finished Soon

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:57 am

Lucas Dr. is now closed for bridge replacement between 245th Pl. and a half mile west of 245th Pl.

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Knoxville Baseball Uses Two Strong Innings to Blow Out Centerville

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 5:57 am

Falling behind early 2-0, the Knoxville baseball team used a four run third and a five run sixth to come back and take down South Central Conference rival Centerville last night 9-4.

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