Archive for August, 2017

IN DEPTH: Marion County Red Cross Volunteer Heads to Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local man who volunteers for the Red Cross knows what it’s like to respond to natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chuck Reeves, from Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella PD Reserves

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Lt. Shane Cox and Reserve Officer Hunter Boertje with the Pella Police Department discuss what it means to be a reserve and to be a part of the reserve staff. Stop by the Pella Police Department to learn more.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – September Events at the Knoxville Public Library

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Knoxville Public Library Director Roslin Thompson about events the library is hosting in September.

Gary Mosher

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 12:29 pm

A memorial service for Gary Mosher will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at his home (100 Watkins Street – Pleasantville) at 10:00 am.

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Roberta Kerger

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 12:27 pm

Funeral services for Roberta Kerger, age 75 of Pella, will be held on Tuesday, September 5th at Trinity Reformed Church in Pella at 10:30am.

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Garage Sale

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 12:05 pm

Garage sale! 2 houses downsizing south of Knoxville on hwy 14. 1785 and 1781 Hwy 14. Sat Sept 2 8-1pm. There will be furniture, bedding, purses, aquariums, track lights, clothes. Lots of stuff that needs to go!

First Baby Born at Pella Regional’s New Family Birthing Center

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 11:25 am

Pella Regional Health Center’s first baby in their new Family Birthing Center is a little girl.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 8-31-17

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 10:09 am

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Thursday, August 31

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 7:49 am

Birthday Winner: Mark Lambert
Anniversary Winners: Gerald & Linda Ball

Ranked Volleyball Showdown Tonight on Eagle Lane

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 6:00 am

A pair of top 15 teams will go head-to-head in non-conference volleyball action tonight as Pella Christian hosts Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

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Knoxville Volleyball Heads To ADM Tonight

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:59 am

Of the 15 girls on the Knoxville Volleyball Roster seven are either freshmen or sophomore.

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Pella Looks to Move Up the Record Books with Football Win Tomorrow Night

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:58 am

A win tomorrow night by the Pella High football team would move the Little Dutch up another rung on state’s all-time winning streak list.

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Melcher-Dallas Volleyball Still Searching For Right Rotation

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Melcher-Dallas Volleyball Squad will travel to Seymour tonight.

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Pleasantville Cross Country Gets Back to Action at Wayne

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

After running in their first meet of 2017 last week at Iowa State University against some of the area’s best runners, the Pleasantville Trojan cross country team will get back to action tonight at Wayne.

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PCM Volleyball Looks to Get Back on Track at Des Moines North

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

After starting the season with a 3-0 sweep at the Newton tournament, then falling into some trouble against tough teams in a tournament a West Marshall, the PCM Mustang volleyball team is looking to get back on track tonight in their first non-tournament matchup of the season against Des Moines North.

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Momentum on Central’s Side as 2017-2018 Athletic Year Begins

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:50 am

The 2017-2018 athletic season gets going in earnest for Central College this Labor Day weekend, with nine Dutch teams seeing action.

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Knoxville Voters Learn More About School Board Candidates and Proposition A Wednesday Evening

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:00 am


The Knoxville School District held two events at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center Wednesday evening.

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Pella Police Department Aiming to Bolster Reserve Officer Force

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 4:59 am

The Pella Police Department is recruiting residents interested in becoming reserve officers.

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Seven Forgery Charges Land Knoxville Man Behind Bars

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 4:58 am


A Knoxville man was arrested Monday after police found seven forged checks in his possession.

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Central Basketball Teams Sending Aid to Areas Impacted by Harvey

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 4:57 am

With devastating floods from Tropical Storm Harvey affecting thousands of people on the gulf coast of Texas, the Central College men’s and women’s basketball teams are among the many programs across the country joining in to help the victims.

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