Archive for July, 2017

Downtown Pella Packed for Annual Ridiculous Day Saturday

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:53 am

Retailers in Pella saw hundreds of shoppers converge on the Tulip City for end-of-summer deals during the annual Ridiculous Day Saturday.

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Volunteer Opportunities for the People of Knoxville

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

Local organizations from throughout Knoxville will be holding a volunteer opportunity for people who want to do more for their community.

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Countdown of the Top 10 Moments of 2016-2017 – Pleasantville #5

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

Continuing our top ten countdown for the 2016-2017 school year for Pleasantville High School with #5. Senior guard Brady Elder cemented his spot in the history of the Pleasantville boys basketball program when he crossed the 1000 points mark this past season at Wayne.

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PCM High School Top 10 Sports Stories of 2016-2017 School Year – #5

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

Continuing our top ten countdown for the 2016-2017 school year for PCM High School with #5. A track and field team that had high expectations met those lofty goals by performing at the state track and field meet for the PCM Mustang girls track and field team.

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Pella School Board to Focus Lobbying Efforts on Funding, Sales Tax Improvements

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:51 am

The Pella School Board set their legislative priorities at the second of two summer school board meetings.

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Central College Top 10 Sports Stories of 2016-2017 School Year – #5

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:50 am

Today we continue the countdown of the Top 10 sports stories of the 2016-2017 school year at Central College with number five.

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McCarl Sweeps The As At Knoxville

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:49 am

If you’re going to bring two cars to the racetrack, might as well win both features.

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Bob Hammes

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 9:37 pm

Services for Bob Hammes, age 88 or rural Delta, will be held Wednesday August 2, 2017 at 10:30 am in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oskaloosa.

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Jack L. “Jake” Hoeksema

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 9:04 am

Jack L. “Jake” Hoeksema, age 69 of Pella died Friday, July 28, 2017. He has been cremated and no services are planned. Bybee & Davis Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 7-30-17

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 7:36 am

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Sunday, July 30

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 7:26 am

Birthday Winner: Victor Davis
Anniversary Winners: Roger & Janet DeMoss

Saturday, July 29

Posted: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 7:26 am

Birthday Winner: Troy Galeazzi
Anniversary Winners: Darrell & Marcia Allen

Local Football Players Hit the Field in 45th Annual Shrine Bowl

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

Some of the best football players to ever suit up in Marion County were showcased as part of the annual Shrine Bowl Saturday.

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First Season Under Matt Miller Comes In At #5 For Knoxville

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

We continue the top ten countdown for Knoxville, Twin Cedars, and Melcher-Dallas for the high school year at number five.

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Back to School Bash to be held Wednesday

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


The Knoxville School District’s Back to School Bash will take place Wednesday at the Knoxville High School.

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Pella City Council to Review DOT Agreement for Busy 163 Interchange

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

One of the busiest intersections in Pella may see changes this fall, depending on a review by the Iowa Department of Transportation.

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360 Nationals Start Thursday

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


The 360 Knoxville Nationals will be held this week at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Downtown Pella Packed for Annual Ridiculous Day Saturday

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

Retailers in Pella saw hundreds of shoppers converge on the Tulip City for end-of-summer deals during the annual Ridiculous Day Saturday.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack To Stop in Knoxville Tomorrow

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


Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced his plans for the upcoming Congressional August District Work Period.

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FFA State Champion Prepares for Nationals, Performs for Hometown

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

As part of Ag in the City activities, an FFA state champion performed in front of his hometown Thursday night.

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