Archive for December, 2017

Leonard Pol

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 6:39 am

Funeral services for Leonard Pol, age 89 formerly of Pella, will be held Tuesday, January 2nd at 1:00 pm at the Trinity Reformed Church in Pella.

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Knoxville Girls Basketball Looking Primed For Another Run At An SCC Title

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad, like the boys are in good position to not only have a hand in who wins the South Central Conference title this season, but their goal of winning the conference is still very much in play.

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Pella Hosting Alumni Basketball Games Tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 5:59 am

It’s Dutch Madness tonight at Pella High School with both a women’s and men’s alumni basketball game.

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Pella Christian Boys Basketball Team Using Break to Regain Footing After Slow Start

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

The Eagles boys basketball team is hoping to move past a slow start to the winter season.

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Depth And More Options For Practice Making MD Girls Basketball Feel Good Going Forward

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

One of the improvements made with the Melcher-Dallas Girls Basketball Program this season was the addition of several freshmen to the team.

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PCM Girls Basketball Faces Tough Test Coming Out of Break

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

With no seniors on the squad and only one returning player with varsity experience, the PCM girls basketball team knew that this year would be one of growth and learning to play at the correct speed.

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Central Men Pull Top 10 Upset, Women Roll at Home

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 5:50 am

Both Central College basketball teams returned to action yesterday with victories.

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Iowa Division I Scoreboard 12-30-17

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 5:47 am

The Iowa St. football team will play #19 Memphis today in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee starting at 11:30am and can be watched on ABC.

Men’s Basketball

Iowa 98
Northern Illinois 75
Iowa will next play on January 2nd against Michigan

Iowa St 75
Kansas St 91
Iowa St. will next play on New Year’s Day against Texas

Drake will next play tomorrow against Southern Illinois

UNI will next play tomorrow against Bradley

Women’s Basketball

Iowa will next play tomorrow against Michigan

Iowa St. will next play tomorrow against Oklahoma

Drake 86
Valparaiso 50
Drake will next play tomorrow against Loyola Chicago

UNI 70
Loyola Chicago 41
UNI will next play tomorrow against Valparaiso

Pleasantville Man Killed in I-80 Collision

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 5:37 am

A Pleasantville man has died following a crash involving three semi trucks on Interstate 80 Friday.

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Arctic Air to Settle In Through New Year’s Day

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 5:01 am

Dangerous, arctic air is settling in to ring in the new year.

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Tonight is the Night the “Puttin on the Ritz” New Year’s Variety Show Hits the Stage

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


Tonight is the night as the “Puttin on the Ritz” New Year’s Variety Show will take the stage at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.

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Knoxville Man Charged with Multiple Felony Drug Charges

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


A Knoxville man was arrested Thursday following the execution of a search warrant in the 700 block of south Lincoln Street in Knoxville.

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Safe Travel Advised for New Year’s Holiday Weekend

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

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

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Resolution Run Postponed until Next Saturday

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

The New Year’s Resolution Run created by three Knoxville High School students was originally scheduled for today has now been postponed until next Saturday, January 6th, due to the potential extreme cold temperatures.

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Visitors Limited at Pella Regional Health Center Due to Increase in Flu Patients

Posted: Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 4:55 am

Pella Regional Health Center has placed limitations on visitors due to an increase in flu cases.

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Knoxville Recreation Center Helping Residents with Resolutions

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

With 2018 just around the corner the Knoxville Recreation Center is letting people know how they can help them get started on their New Year’s Resolution.

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City of Pella Continues Focus on Housing in 2018

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

One of the key areas the Pella City Council will focus on in 2018 is increasing housing development in the community.

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Marion County Public Health Reminds Residents to get a Flu Shot

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

Marion County Public Health wants to remind residents to get their flu shots.

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Ice Skating Rink at Caldwell Park to Open January 3rd

Posted: Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The City of Pella Parks Department has set the official opening date for the new ice skating rink at Caldwell Park.

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Arctic Air to Settle In Through New Year’s Day

Posted: Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Dangerous, arctic air is settling in to ring in the new year.

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