Archive for December, 2017

Wayne Collins

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:57 pm

Funeral services for Wayne Collins, age 69 of Pleasantville, will be held on Saturday, January 6th at 10:30 a.m. at Celebrate Church In Knoxville.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 12-31-17

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 9:47 am

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Pella Wrestling Team Trying to Break Bad Habits

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 6:00 am

First year Pella High wrestling coach Jon Mendoza says that he’s spent the first part of the season trying to break bad habits in his young roster of wrestlers.

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Difficult Slate Of Non-Conference Games Dot The Knoxville Basketball Schedules In January And February

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 5:59 am

Earlier in the week, we told you about how the Knoxville girls and boys basketball squads have nearly all of the South Central Conference teams at home the second time through.

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Playoff Destination Largely Out of Eagles Boys Basketball Team’s Hands

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 5:58 am

If the Pella Christian boys basketball team aims to make a push to their 4th straight trip to Wells Fargo Arena, the road may be more difficult if they start slow out of the winter break.

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Twin Cedars Girls Hoping Win #1 Is Not Far Off

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 5:53 am

While not winning any games at this point of the season, the Twin Cedars Girls Basketball Squad is improving.

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Central Men Finish Vegas Swing 2-0, Road Woes Continue for Dutch Women

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 5:50 am

One day after knocking off sixth-ranked Ramapo, the Central College men’s basketball team finished a 2-0 trip to the D3Hoops.com Classic with a win over Pacific Lutheran. Meanwhile, the Dutch women got beat at Augustana.

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Arctic, Dangerous Cold Continues Through Tuesday Afternoon

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 5:01 am

Dangerous cold continues throughout the entire state of Iowa.

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New Year’s Day Hikes Canceled Due to Cold Temperatures

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 5:00 am

With temperatures predicted to dip well below zero, the Iowa DNR has decided to cancel First Day Hikes at 27 state parks scheduled for New Year’s Day.

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Pella City Council to Hear Funding Requests for 2018-19 Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council will receive four presentations for funding requests in the next fiscal year at their meeting Tuesday.

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KNIA/KRLS Grand Prize Giveaway to be held Saturday

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:58 am

Are you the lucky winner? On Saturday January 6th KNIA/KRLS will be giving away prizes to four lucky listeners at Motor Inn Auto Group of Knoxville as part of the KNIA/KRLS Grand Prize Giveaway.

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Megan’s Legacy Blood Drive Held Friday

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:57 am

While the weather was less than ideal, the organizer of the Megan’s Legacy blood drive is happy with turnout for the seventh annual event held in memory of his daughter.

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Resident Reminded about Fireworks Restrictions during the New Year’s Holiday

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:56 am


As the New Year’s holiday approaches residents are reminded about the restricted usage of fireworks in Marion County.

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Pella Forte to Dance at Outback Bowl Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:55 am

Members of the Pella Forte Dance Team are in Florida to perform at the Outback Bowl.

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Home Invasion Results in Multiple Felony Charges

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:54 am


The Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single family residence in the 500-Blk of Bradley Street in Tracy at approximately 3:30 a.m Thursday to investigate a home invasion and burglary.

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Price of Lunch Increasing at Knoxville High School and Middle School

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:52 am

Knoxville High School and Middle School students will see a price increase on their school lunches when they return from their winter break on January 3rd.

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Safe Travel Advised for New Year’s Holiday Weekend

Posted: Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 4:51 am

Those traveling to celebrate the New Year’s Holiday are reminded to do so safely.

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Road Conditions Improving, Refreeze Possible

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 10:40 am

Both the Marion County Road Department and Iowa Department of Transportation have been hard at work improving area roads during sub-zero weather.

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Saturday, December 30

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 7:40 am

Birthday Winner: Lacee Ambers
Anniversary Winners: Al & Cynthia Van Zee

Potential Slick Roadways Continue

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 7:13 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation reports that area roadways are partially snow and ice covered and may be slick.

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