Archive for August, 2018

Pella Drops One Spot in Week One Volleyball Ratings

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:56 am

After a week’s worth of volleyball action, the Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union rankings are beginning to show some of the early season progress of high school teams.

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Knoxville Hosts Saydel For Home Opener Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:55 am

The Knoxville Football Squad looks to get its first win of the season in the Panthers’ home opener in Ken Locke Stadium tonight.

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Twin Cedars Volleyball Falls To Meskwaki Settlement

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:53 am

The Twin Cedars Volleyball Squad lost to Meskwaki Settlement Thursday night in four games.

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Pleasantville and Melcher-Dallas XC Compete at Wayne

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville and Melcher-Dallas cross country teams were back in action last night traveling to Corydon for a Wayne Invitational.

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Twin Cedars Looks For First Win Tonight Against Seymour/Moulton-Udell

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:51 am

Twin Cedars looks to week two for its first win of the season as the Sabers host Seymour/Moulton-Udell.

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Melcher-Dallas Looks To Turn Fortunes Around Against Lenox

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:51 am

The Melcher-Dallas Football Squad hosts Lenox as the Tigers make the nearly three-hour journey to Melcher-Dallas tonight.

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Little Changes in Latest Drought Report; Additional Relief Expected This Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:01 am

While the latest U.S. Drought Monitor Report showed little change in local conditions, most of this week’s rainfall was not included in the latest data.

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Marion County Public Safety Night Out on September 11th

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 5:00 am

The second annual Marion County Public Safety Night Out is scheduled for September 11th in commemoration with 9/11.

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Community Information Meeting on KCSD Project Next Week

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville Community School District is holding a community town hall informational meeting on September 12th about the schools next project.

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Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Central College September 13th

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:57 am

A man who spent time as a child in a concentration camp in Belgium during WWII before being rescued by the British is coming to Pella to share his experience.

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Lengthy Prison Sentence for Knoxville Man After Drug and Robbery Arrests

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:56 am

A Knoxville man received a 12 year prison sentence Thursday after agreeing to a plea deal.

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Meditate with Central College’s Labyrinth

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:55 am

Central College has created a place of refuge for all to help boost mental and spiritual health on campus.

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HCI Holding Bucket Bash in October

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:54 am

HCI Hospice Care Services in Knoxville is holding their annual 6th Bucket Bash on October 13th at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Marching Band Competition Season Begins Soon

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:53 am

Many area high school marching bands will have their first performance of the year this evening a football, with competition season starting soon.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Hires Emergency Department Doctor

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:52 am

Knoxville Hospital and Clinics has hired a new doctor in their Emergency Department, as Dr. Logan Miller has joined its medical staff.

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Red Rock Activities Wrapping Up This Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 4:51 am

Weekly activities wrap up this weekend at Lake Red Rock.

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PCM Volleyball Gets Back on Track with Win Over DSM North

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 10:51 pm

The PCM volleyball team got a bounce back win last night defeating Des Moines North in three sets.

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Ralph J. Van Wyk

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 4:14 pm

Funeral services for Ralph J. Van Wyk, age 87 of Sully, will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, September 4th at the First Reformed Church in Sully.

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IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

What does one U.S. Senator think about the Knoxville VA, the Kavanaugh nomination to the Supreme Court, the Farm Bill, and more?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Chuck Grassley from New Hartford during our Marion County magazines.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses an early retirement plan and changes to donations at they relate to Title IX, as well as early enrollment counts in the district.