Archive for July, 2018

Day Six of Marion County Fair is Today

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Day six of the 2018 Marion County Fair is today.

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Knoxville Student Donating Steer Sale Proceeds to Cancer Center

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:58 am

One Marion County Fair 4H competitor, Knoxville High School student Mckayla McGill, is donating the proceeds of her angus steer sale premium to the Holden Cancer Center for Melanoma Research.

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Students in Pella Taking Proactive Approach to Classmates Using Drugs

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:57 am

A group in Pella is trying to make the community aware of growing drug use among youth, and among those helping are the students impacted by the trend.

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Knoxville’s New Tennis Courts Nearly Complete

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Construction of the new tennis courts across from Knoxville High School is nearly completed.

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Renovation Ongoing as Pella Historical Society Nears Infrastructure Fundraising Goal

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Renovation of the Scholte House and development of the new Scholte Gardens are ongoing at Pella Historical Society.

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Knoxville Chamber to Hold Pair of Ribbon Cuttings Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:54 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and ambassadors are holding two ribbon cutting ceremonies this Saturday, one for KNX Fitness and Training, and the other for Karizma, Aussie Agencies, and the Marion County Tribune’s new building.

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Corn and Beans Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:53 am

The USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service released its weekly crop report for the week ending July 15.

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Representative for Congressman Loebsack to Hold Marion County Office Hours

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative at the Marion County Courthouse for open office hours today.

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Tickets on Sale for Kiss Me, Kate by Union Street Players

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 4:51 am

Union Street Players presents Kiss Me, Kate this summer.

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Debbie Riddick

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 12:16 am

Funeral services for Debbie Riddick, age 55, of Douglasville, Georgia and formerly of Oskaloosa will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa.

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Pella City Council Amends, Approves Ordinance Allowing Minors into Microbreweries

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 8:06 pm

The Pella City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance allowing minors into microbreweries with restrictions at their meeting this evening.

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Marion County Beef Show Results

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 3:28 pm

Beef Showmanship

Champion Senior Beef Showman: Max Hinners
Reserve Champion Senior Beef Showman: Lane Vanderlinden
Champion Intermediate Beef Showman: T.R. Putz
Reserve Champion Intermediate Beef Showman: Cody Metcalf

Cow-Calf Show

Champion Cow-Calf: Addison Wall
Reserve Cow-Calf: Colton Metcalf
Producer of County Raised Steer: Wall Farms
Reserve County-Raised Steer: Lane Vanderlinden

Market Beef
Champion Rate of Gain: Lane Vanderlinden
Reserve Beef Rate of Gain: Kaden McGill
Champion Market Heifer: Travis Mitchell
Champion Slick Sheer Beef: Lane Vanderlinden
Reserve Slick Sheer Beef: Kaden McGill
Champion Angus Heifer: Danika Park
Reserve Angus Steer: Trent Jolly
Champion Charolais Steer: Max Hinners
Reserve Champion Charolais Steer: Matthew Fallis
Champion Chianina Steer: Heston Irving
Reserve Champion Chianina Steer: Mackenzie Putz
Champion Hereford Steer: Silas Hoeing
Champion Maine-Anjou: Lane Vanderlinden
Champion Shorthorn Steer: Lane Vanderlinden
Champion Shorthorn Plus: Cameron Hiemstra
Reserve Shorthorn Plus: Lauren Phillips
Champion Cross Light-weight: Travis Mitchell
Reserve Cross Light-weight: Liam Jackson
Champion Cross Medium-weight: Ty Van Vliet
Reserve Cross Medium-weight: Michayla McGill
Champion Cross Heavy-weight: Deacon Boot
Reserve Cross Heavy-weight: Emma Yoder
Grand Champion Market Beef: Addison Wall
Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef: Lane Vanderlinden
3rd place: Max Hinners
4th place: Deacon Boot
5th place: Emma Yoder
Champion County Raised Steer: Addison Wall

Breeding Beef
Champion Angus Heifer: T.R. Putz
Reserve Angus Heifer: Lauren Philips
Champion Charolais Heifer: Clay Collins
Reserve Charolais Heifer: Clay Collins
Champion Chianina Heifer: Cody Metcalf
Reserve Chianina Heifer: Colton Metcalf
Champion Hereford Heifer: Austin Bishop
Reserve Hereford Heifer: Austin Bishop
Champion Main-Anjou Heifer: Austin Bishop
Reserve Main-Anjou Heifer: Heston Irving
Champion Shorthorn Plus: Riley Thill
Champion Simmental Heifer: T.R. Putz
Reserve Simmental Heifer: Reece Wallace
Champion Foundation Simmental: Heston Irving
Reserve Foundation Simmental: Reece Wallace
Champion Other Breeds Heifer: Madyson Thill
Reserve Other Breeds Heifer: Ty Van Vliet
Champion Crossbred Heifer: Ryder Thill
Reserve Crossbred Heifer: Silas Koenig
Grand Champion Breeding: Cody Metcalf
Reserve Grand Champion Breeding: Ryder Thill
3rd place: T.R. Putz
4th place: Riley Thill
5th place: Clay Collins
Champion County Raised Heifer: Ryder Thill
Producer of County Raised: Thill Farms
First Year Showman Award: Austin Bishop
Champion Prospect Calf: Addison Wall
Reserve Prospect Calf: Erin Nossaman

IN DEPTH: Lt. Governor Adam Gregg

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A distinguished guest was at the Marion County Fair over the weekend.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lt. Governor Adam Gregg.

Ron Hughes

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:12 pm

Funeral Services for Ron Hughes, age 61 of Knoxville, will be held on Saturday, July 21st at 11:00 a.m. at Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Mckayla McGill on Showing Animals at the Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with FFA South Central District Vice President and 4H County Council Vice President Mckayle McGill about showing animals at the fair.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Schools Summer Projects

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses summer projects.

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 12:01 pm

1999 Dutchman motor home, 59,000 miles, 1 slide out, new air conditioner compressor, flat screen TV and DVD included.
641-891-6642

For Sale

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 11:58 am

Retro drop leaf table and 4 chairs – $75
Matching hutch – $75
Desk and chair – $15
641-891-3083

Tuesday, July 17

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 7:51 am

Birthday Winner: Angie Hall
Anniversary Winners: None

Walkoff Suicide Squeeze Ends Knoxville’s Season

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:02 am

The Knoxville and Grinnell baseball teams sure know how to give fans their money’s worth, as the two squads have provided extra inning baseball in both of their two meetings in 2018. After the Panthers took the regular season matchup in 10 innings, the Tigers got their revenge on Monday night when they won a 7-6 thriller in 11 frames in the class 3A district final.

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