Archive for June, 2018

Sunday, June 17

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 7:07 am

Birthday Winner: Mollie Evinger
Anniversary Winners: Ron & Shelly Robinson

Saturday, June 16

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 7:06 am

Birthday Winner: Lily Brandon
Anniversary Winners: Jay & Sherry Weldon

Pella Softball Drops Two at Oskaloosa Invitational

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 6:00 am

The Pella Softball team could not topple tough competition at the Oskaloosa invitational tournament Saturday afternoon.

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Knoxville Softball Splits Two In Oskaloosa

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Softball Squad split two games in Oskaloosa on Saturday.

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Melcher-Dallas Softball Wins One And Loses One At OM Invitational

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 5:53 am

Melcher-Dallas split a pair of games in the Orient-Macksburg Invitational on Saturday.

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Pleasantville Softball Split North Mahaska Tournament, Twin Cedars Fall in Two

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 5:52 am

After a slow start to the North Mahaska tournament, the Pleasantville softball team finished strong to split a pair of games.

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Mustang Baseball Gets Back on Track with Tourney Win

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 5:52 am

For the second year in a row the PCM baseball team captured a title at the West Marshall tournament after a pair of wins.

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Mason Daniel Get First Sprint Car Win At Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 5:49 am

Mason Daniel grew up in California dreaming of driving a sprint car.

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Man Who Drowned at Lake Red Rock Friday Identified

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 5:01 am

Authorities have identified the man who drowned at Lake Red Rock Friday.

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Knoxville City Council to Discuss Renaming Young’s Park Baseball Field

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Knoxville City Council meets in regular session tomorrow.

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Population Estimates Show Slight Decline in Marion County

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:59 am

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The latest population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau showed another slight decline in population for Marion County and many adjacent counties, while other neighboring counties see continued growth.

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KNIA/KRLS Wishes a Happy Father’s Day to Marion County

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:58 am

Today is Father’s Day, a day of celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

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Heat Advisory Continues Through Today

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:57 am

A heat advisory is in place for most of Central Iowa through today.

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Candidate for Governor Fred Hubbell to Visit Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Democratic Party nominee for Governor Fred Hubbell is traveling to Knoxville for a meet and greet at Corigliano’s Pizza on Wednesday, June 20th.

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Drought Relief Seen Throughout Region

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Photo by Elizabeth Edwards

Photo at Pella Regional by Terri Lautenbach Chapman

Most of Marion County is no longer experiencing drought, however, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, abnormally dry conditions remain in place.

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Broken Brake Light Leads to Drug Charges for Knoxville Man

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:54 am

A Knoxville man was recently arrested on drug trafficking charges.

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Governor Discusses Career Academy of Pella Apprenticeship Program

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:53 am

Governor Kim Reynolds was in Pella Tuesday morning to discuss the new apprenticeship program at the Career Academy of Pella.

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Knoxville’s Suicide Prevention Task Force Renamed as Marion County Coalition for Suicide Prevention

Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Knoxville’s suicide prevention task force has renamed itself as the Marion County Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

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Alvada Rozenboom

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 4:06 pm

Funeral services for Alvada Rozenboom, 84, of Bussey, IA will be held at Van Dyk-Duven Funeral Home in Pella. The services are currently pending.

Jerry F. Hummel

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 12:32 pm

Jerry F. Hummel, age 77 of Pella, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Comfort House of Pella. Arrangements are pending with the Garden Chapel Funeral Home of Pella.