Archive for September, 2017

Geraldine Baumgarten

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 10:44 am

A Mass of Christian Burial for Geraldine Baumgarten age 89 of Milo will be Tuesday October 3rd at 10:30am at the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Milo.

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Pella Propelled by Two 2nd Quarter Scores in Defeat of Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 6:01 am

Pella and Knoxville clashed for the 81st time in the Red Rock rivalry game heard on KNIA and KRLS.

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Pella Christian Stays Unbeaten with Rout of Woodward Academy

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:57 am

It wasn’t as easy as many Pella Christian fans expected, but when it was all said and done, the Eagles earned a 62-21 road victory last night over Woodward Academy in a game heard live on our KRLS2 stream at www.kniakrls.com.

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PCM Football Stays Undefeated in District Play with Win Over Chariton

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Despite a slow start offensively with both teams trading punts, the PCM Mustangs blew out the Chargers of Chariton on the road last night 42-14.

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Melcher-Dallas Wins Marion County 8 Man Title

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Melcher-Dallas claimed the eight-man championship of Marion County with a 38-26 win over Twin Cedars last night.

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Central, Simpson Renew Rivalry Today in Indianola

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Central and Simpson will do battle today in Iowa Conference football action, as both teams try to stay in the thick of the league race.

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Third-Place Standing for Dutch Women’s Golf Team at League Tournament

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:49 am

The reigning Iowa Conference champion Central College women’s golf team sits in a familiar spot from a year ago as the team is third after the first round of the nine-team league tournament Friday.

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Central’s Mason Has Career Night at Loras

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:49 am

Senior outside hitter Mollie Mason’s statistical double-double effort wasn’t enough for the Central College volleyball team, falling to Loras College 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 28-26) Friday night.

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2017 Farm Crawl to be held Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 5:00 am


The 2017 Farm Crawl will be held tomorrow.

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Fall Clean Up Week Scheduled for October 2-6

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:59 am


The city of Pella Fall clean-up week is set to take place next week.

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Tracy Festival Continues Today

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:58 am

The first Tracy Festival since 2008 will continue today.

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Memorial Event Presented By Empty Cradle At Pella Regional Health Center

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:57 am

The Empty Cradle program at Pella Regional Health Center is holding their annual memorial ceremony this weekend.

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Knoxville Homecoming Court Announced

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:56 am


The Knoxville High School will celebrate Homecoming next week.

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Cardboard Boat Regatta to be held Today

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:54 am

Following a week delay, area students will get to test out their cardboard boat creations during the Cardboard Boat Regatta today.

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National Weather Service Simplifing Winter Advisories

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:53 am

The National Weather Service is aiming to simplify the way they present winter weather watches and warnings.

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Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department Annual Pancake Feed Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:52 am


The Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department will hold their annual Pancake Feed next Saturday, October 14th at the Knoxville Rural Fire Department.

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Trojans Sneak By Raiders

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojans took the long trip down to Mount Ayr Friday and took down the Raiders 33-20 in a game some feared would be a trap game for the Trojans.

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Pella Fire Department Raising Funds, Giving Tours at Upcoming Breakfast

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 4:51 am

The Pella Fire Department is hosting a pancake fundraiser to raise funds for the American Lung Association in two weeks.

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Edith A. Vander Hart

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 12:47 am

Services for Edith A. Vander Hart, age 55, of Pella will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Peoria Christian Reformed Church in Peoria, Iowa.
Family Interment at the Oakwood Cemetery in Pella, IA will precede the service.

A visitation will begin Tuesday morning at Van Dyk- Duven Funeral Home in Pella where the family will be present from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be designated for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, World RENEW or Hope Ministries.

Marion County Scoreboard – Week 6

Posted: Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 10:24 pm

Marion County Scoreboard – Week 6

Pella 34
Knoxville 10
Final

Pella Christian 62
Woodward Academy 21
Final

PCM 42
Chariton 14
Final

P’Ville 33
Mount Ayr 20
Final

Twin Cedars 26
Melcher-Dallas 38
Final

Indianola 44
Marshalltown 14
Final