Archive for July, 2017

Vera Ver Steeg

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 8:05 pm

Services for Vera Ver Steeg, age 86 of Pella, are pending at Van Dyk-Duven Funeral Home in Pella.

William “Bill” Slycord

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 7:26 pm

Services for William “Bill” Slycord, age 64 of Pella, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday July 27 at Garden Chapel Funeral Home.

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Carrie DeWinter

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 4:17 pm

Services for Carrie DeWinter, age 99 of Pella, will be held at 2 p.m. on July 26 at Garden Chapel Funeral Home.

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Tina Westra

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 12:05 pm

Funeral services for Tina Westra age 65 of Pella will be at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 25th at the Faith Christian Reformed Church. Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M., on Monday with family present from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the church. Memorials may be given to Bethany Christian Services or Hospice of Pella

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 7-22-17

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 8:46 am

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Hitting Improved By 99 Points To Make Knoxville One Of The Best Hitting Teams In The State

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Baseball Squad was one of the best hitting team not only in three-A this season but in the entire state.

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Knoxville Nationals Voted as 2nd Best Motorsports Event Around the World

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville Nationals were recently voted the second best motorsports event in the world according to a USA Today poll.

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Young Pella Softball Team Hopes to Grow from 2017 Experience

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Pella High softball team was without a single senior this summer, and hopes are that the playing time allotted to young players is the building block of the future.

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Pella High School Renovations Nearing Completion

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:59 am

Pella High School students will see many new changes when they return for class this fall.

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Pleasantville Emergency Services to hold Grain Bin Rescue Classes Sunday

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:58 am

Pleasantville Emergency Services will be hosting a grain bin rescue class tomorrow at 1 p.m.

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Three-Way Stop Installed Near Pella High School

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:57 am

A new three-way stop has been installed southwest of Pella High School.

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Knoxville Recreation Center set to Resurface Gymnasium

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:56 am


The Knoxville Recreation Center will soon be resurfacing their gym floor as well as racquetball court and circuit room.

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Annual Ag in the City Set for July 27th

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:55 am

Agriculture will take over downtown Pella as part of Ag in the City.

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Local Students take part in Tech Trek

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:54 am


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Storm Lake branch hosted their second week-long Tech Trek STEM camp at Buena Vista University for 42 rising eighth-grade girls from throughout Iowa.

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Cheri Doane Appointed to Commission on Volunteer Service

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:53 am

Central College’s Cheri Doane, director of community-based learning, has been appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service.

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Knoxville Chamber Of Commerce Still Looking for Volunteers

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:52 am


The 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals are fast approaching and the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is still in search of volunteers.

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PCM Softball Will See New Face in Pitching Circle

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:52 am

After longtime ace pitcher Kayla Jennings graduated from PCM this past season, a new face will be expected to pitch the majority of innings next year for the Mustangs, incoming junior Maya Hegwood.

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Craig Elsloo Named June Shining Star for Pella Regional

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:51 am

Craig Elsloo with Plant Operations was selected as June Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Dutch Men’s Basketball Staff Adds Henderson

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:50 am

The three-man coaching staff for the Central College men’s basketball team has been completed with the hiring of Kent Henderson as the junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach.

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Visitors Galore Could Be Racing At Knoxville Tonight

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:48 am

Two weeks until the 360 Nationals, and there may be a lot of visitors at the Knoxville Raceway tonight.

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