Archive for September, 2018

Pella Pulls Away Early in Rout of South Tama

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:58 am

Pella scored less than a minute into the game and never looked back in a 56-6 win over South Tama last night in a game heard live on www.kniakrls.com.

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Knoxville Football Loses To Grinnell In Frustrating Fashion

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:58 am

What started out as a seemingly easy touchdown drive to start the game for Knoxville, ended in a Panthers loss to Grinnell last night in Knoxville’s homecoming by a score of 19-7 as heard on KNIA.

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Twin Cedars Storms Back To Bite Baxter In Wild Affair

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:52 am

For the second week in a row, the Twin Cedars Football Squad was involved in a wild score fest as the Sabers came from 24 points down in the third quarter to post a 66-to-64 win over Baxter last night.

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PCM Stays Undefeated with Beat Down of Saydel

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:52 am

Like a warm knife through butter the PCM Mustangs ran right through the Saydel Eagle defense on their way to a 50-7 dominating win.

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Central Looks to Get to Halfway Mark Undefeated

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:50 am

With a win today, the Central College football team will make it to the halfway mark of the season with an undefeated record.  The Dutch host Buena Vista for homecoming at Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium.

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Melcher-Dallas Get In Too Big Of A Hole To Dig Out Of Against AGWSR

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:50 am

The Melcher-Dallas Football Squad fell down early and never could recover in a 63-14 loss to AGWSR on Friday night.

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Storm Come Off Bye Week to Face Wartburg

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:50 am

The Simpson Storm football team has had two weeks to prepare for the reigning conference champion Wartburg Knights, as Simpson is coming off their bye week with a 2-1 record and will travel to Waverly today.

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Highway T-15 Expected to Reopen at Dam Today

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:01 am

Highway T-15 at the Lake Red Rock Dam is expected to reopen today.

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Knoxville HS Celebrates Homecoming with Parade

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 5:00 am


Homecoming week hit its peak on Friday in downtown Knoxville.

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Iowa Secretary of State Looking for More Voters

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:58 am


Iowa’s Secretary of State says even though the state has some of the heaviest voter participation in the country, he’s determined to make sure everyone who wishes to cast a ballot has the opportunity.

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Lt. Gov. Gregg to Attend Future Ready Iowa Summit in Pella

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg is scheduled to attend the Future Ready Iowa Summit in Pella on Monday.

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Knoxville Man Faces Domestic, Witness Tampering Counts

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:56 am


A man from Knoxville is facing numerous charges, after police arrested him Thursday on a warrant charging him with counts ranging from domestic abuse to witness tampering.

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Friends of the Pella Public Library Holding Book Sale in October; Seeking Volunteers, Donors

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:55 am

The Friends of the Pella Public Library are gearing up for their next sale to support programs at the library.

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Kids Turn Out for Super Hero Roll and Read

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:54 am


Dozens of children and families came to Marion County Park on Saturday…to meet with both superheroes and real-life heroes.

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Marion County Republicans Hosting County Forum

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:53 am

The Marion County Republicans are hosting a candidate meet & greet at Pella Pizza Ranch.

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Bank Celebrates Reopening After Melcher-Dallas Fire

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:52 am


The downtown area of Melcher-Dallas continues to rebuild from the fire which damaged or destroyed a number of buildings; and one business marked the occasion with an open house for its customers.

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North Mahaska Schools Aim to Continue Development of Literacy, Workforce Programs

Posted: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 4:51 am

Leadership with the North Mahaska School District hopes to continue positive progress this academic year.

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Week 6 Area High School Football Scoreboard

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 10:38 pm

South Tama       6
Pella High      56
F

Grinnell          19
Knoxville            7
F

Pella Christian   35
Pleasantville             0
F

Saydel                7
PCM               50
F

Mason City           0
Indianola         42
F

Baxter                   64
Twin Cedars    66
F

Melcher-Dallas       14
AGWSR                 63
F

Football Friday Night Feature – Week Six – Finding the Stripes

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Trevor Castle breaks down a growing concern in Iowa High School football and all sports — a decline of the availability of those who keep order on the fields and courts around the nation.

Football Friday Night Profile – Week Six – Blaise Cooper

Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Derek Cardwell introduces us to Melcher-Dallas wide receive Blaise Cooper, who is confident about where the team can go after their victory over Twin Cedars Last Week.