Archive for September, 2018

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – September 30, 2018

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 22 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Norm Kneip

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 9:27 am

A Mass of Christian Burial for Norm Kneip, age 79 of Knoxville, will be held on Wednesday, October 3th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church.

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Sunday, September 30

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 7:30 am

Birthday Winner: Don Jones
Anniversary Winners: Mike and Lisa Kingery

Top 10 Showdown Looming at Pella Volleyball Gym Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 6:00 am

A showdown between conference rivals will likely have playoff implications as two teams gunning for a trip to state this year meet at Pella High School Tuesday.

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Knoxville Cross Country Meet To Be Made Up Thursday

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 5:58 am

After being rained out last week, The Knoxville Cross Country Invitational will be held.

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Pleasantville Football Wears Pink Uniforms for Good Cause

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The Trojan football team may have lost Friday night’s game to Pella Christian, but it was a bigger than football type of night in Pleasantville, as they held a pink out game.

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Trick Play in Overtime Gives Simpson Football Win Over Wartburg

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 5:50 am

An aggressive “go for the win” two-point conversion play call gave the Simpson Storm football team a one point victory in overtime against undefeated and reigning conference champion Wartburg 37-36 Saturday afternoon in Waverly.

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Changes Announced To Friday Format At 2019 Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 5:48 am

The Knoxville Nationals format is changing.

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Knoxville Council Meets Monday Evening

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 5:00 am


A lease for Knoxville’s dog park is on Monday night’s City Council agenda.

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Knoxville FD Holds Open House on October 11th

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville Fire Department will be observing Fire Prevention Week with an open house on Thursday, October 11th.

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Legendary Knoxville Tennis Coach Attends Dedication

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 4:56 am


Joel Tonda returned to the school where he forged a winning tradition for the tennis program; and Knoxville High School repaid him for his efforts, by naming its new tennis complex in his honor.

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Hettinga’s Bond Revoked After Latest Arrest, Awaits October Sentencing

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 4:55 am

A Pella man arrested for several drug-related felonies this week while he was out on bond following a guilty verdict for charges related to an April 2017 incident will be held until his sentencing in October.

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Suicide Prevention Group Plans Next Moves

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 4:54 am


Plenty of people have shown an interest in helping to bring down Marion County’s suicide rate; now, the real work is underway as these volunteers start to implement a plan to combat the problem.

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Pella Fire Department Hosting 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast October 6th

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 4:53 am

The Pella Fire Department is hosting their second annual breakfast event to kick off Fire Prevention Week.

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Drivers Warned to Take Care During Harvest Season

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 4:52 am


Drivers will need to pay more attention and watch out for farm equipment they can’t see while on rural roads during the harvest season.

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Habitat for Humanity and Vermeer Partner for Project

Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 4:51 am

In celebration of Vermeer Corporation’s 70th anniversary and what would have been Gary Vermeer’s 100th Birthday, the Vermeer Charitable Foundation contributed to several projects with Marion County’s non-profit organizations, and Habitat for Humanity was a recipient of one of those gifts.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – September 29, 2018

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 33 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Saturday, September 29

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 7:57 am

Birthday Winner: Bill Hatch
Anniversary Winners: None

Saturday’s Live Radio Sports Guide

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 6:03 am

Saturday, September 29th Football Broadcast Schedule

FM 92.1 KRLS – Central vs Buena Vista – 12:35 p.m. pregame 1 p.m. kickoff
AM 1320 FM 95.3 KNIA – Simpson at Wartburg – 12:35 p.m. 1 p.m. kickoff

Pella Christian Methodical in Win Over Pleasantville

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 6:01 am

In a clash of Marion County squads, it was Pella Christian that methodically moved the ball in a 35-0 shutout of Pleasantville, as heard live on 92.1 KRLS and the KNIA3 stream.

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