Archive for November, 2018

Twin Cedars Girls Ends Long Losing Streak By Beating Orient-Macksburg

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 5:53 am

The Twin Cedars Girls Basketball Squad broke a 23 game losing streak last night by defeating Orient-Macksburg 42-32.

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Trojans Dominate in Home Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville girls’ basketball team was able to do everything they wanted and then some last night, as they blew by Eddyville-Blakesburg 50-20 in their home opener.

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Melcher-Dallas Girls Open Up With Close Loss To Wayne

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 5:51 am

Melcher-Dallas girls were in a battle and fell to Wayne last night in their opener 43-41.

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Simpson Men’s Basketball Upsets #10 Platteville

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 5:50 am

The Simpson Storm men’s basketball team picked up an upset victory over #10 Wisconsin-Platteville Tuesday night 97-86 with a huge second half.

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Knoxville’s VA Acquisition Following Initial Steps, Will Take Time

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 5:00 am

There will be a number of small steps taken at the beginning, as Knoxville goes about the process of acquiring the former Veterans Administration campus for redevelopment; but if things go according to plan, the end result will be a big leap forward for the city’s housing market.

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Pella City Council Approves Partnership with Historic Pella Trust

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:59 am


The Pella City Council approved a partnership with Historic Pella Trust for a learning walkway from the Tuttle Cabin to the Sunken Gardens Windmill at their meeting Tuesday.

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City of Indianola Continues Work to Build Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:58 am

Despite a vote by the Warren County Board of Adjustment to deny the City of Indianola’s plans to build a wastewater treatment plant north of the city, the city will not end the process of building a new one.

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Knoxville Chamber Joins Regional Chamber Partnership

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:57 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is joining forces with their counterparts in Des Moines and elsewhere in the region.

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Pella Historical Society Celebrating the Holidays

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:56 am

Pella Historical Society and Museums will be celebrating the holidays.

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Helping Hand of Indianola Assists Residents During Holidays

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:55 am

Helping Hand of Indianola has been serving the residents of Indianola since 1982, with the mission to provide food and clothing for the residents of Indianola free of charge.

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Knoxville Rec Center Ready for Post-Thanksgiving Rush

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:54 am

Lots of Knoxville residents will have a four-day or even a five-day weekend; and with all that extra time on their hands, anyone looking for something to do is encouraged to come out to the Rec Center.

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Red Kettle Campaign Officially Starts in Pella Monday

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:53 am

Bells will soon be ringing at the Pella Hy-Vee and Walmart for the annual Red Kettle Campaign.

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Warren County Board of Supervisors Approves Capital Loan Notes

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:52 am

The Warren County Board of Supervisors met in regular session Tuesday.

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Pleasantville City Council Examines Urban Renewal Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:51 am

The Pleasantville City Council met in regular session Monday. Proceedings started with a public hearing on an amendment to the Pleasantville Urban Renewal area.

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First Church Providing Free Thanksgiving Meal

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:50 am

First Reformed Church in Pella is inviting anyone as they are to share in fellowship this holiday season over a free Thanksgiving Day meal.

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Rotary Club of Indianola Participates in Ride to End Polio

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:49 am

The Rotary Club of Indianola recently participated in the Ride to End Polio, a fundraising effort spread around the world supporting the cause to end polio.

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Public Offices Close Down for Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:48 am

For many people, Thanksgiving will mean a four-day weekend; and this will include many government employees, who will be off on both Thursday and Friday.

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Local Non-Profits Encouraging Donations During Giving Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:47 am


Those looking to make contributions to charities during the holiday season can do so on Giving Tuesday.

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Santa House Opening Saturday in Indianola

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:46 am

The Indianola Chamber of Commerce is opening the Santa House this Saturday during the Shop Local Small Business Saturday event.

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Area Basketball Scores 11/20

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 7:50 pm

High School
Girls
Knoxville 48
PCM 40
FINAL

Pella 63
Mt. Pleasant 37

Pella Chr. 44
Montezuma 47
FINAL

Eddyville-Blakesburg 20
Pleasantville 50
FINAL

Orient-Macksburg 32
Twin Cedars 42
FINAL

Wayne 43
Melcher-Dallas 41
FINAL

Indianola 30
SE Polk 63
FINAL

College
Women
Westminster, MO 63
Central 58
FINAL

Men
Central 105
Grinnell 96
FINAL