Archive for December, 2018

James Joseph Billingsley

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 8:43 am

Memorial services for James Joseph Billingsley, age 74 of Prairie City, will be held on Saturday, January 5th at 11:00 am at the Prairie City United Methodist Church.

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Wednesday, December 19

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 8:00 am

Birthday Winner: Greta Roorda
Anniversary Winners: Norman & Dee Robinson

Pella Boys and Girls Have Little Trouble with Newton

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 6:01 am

There was not much doubt on who would come out on top last night in Newton, as both Pella basketball teams won convincingly against the Cardinals in a Little Hawkeye Conference doubleheader.

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Knoxville Boys Come Back; Girls Check Off Another Conference Foe

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:59 am

For three quarters, the Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad looked like it was not their night as the Panthers were down by 15 points at one time to Centerville, but the Panthers caught fire and came from behind to beat The Big Reds 76-71.

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Pella Christian Boys Rally for First LHC Win, Girls Fall to Unbeaten Grinnell

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:58 am

Pella Christian and Grinnell split a basketball doubleheader last night as heard live on the KRLS2 stream at www.kniakrls.com. The Tiger girls stayed unbeaten with a 66-29 romp, while the Eagle boys pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 65-46 win.

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Indianola Basketball Splits Doubleheader Against Dallas Center-Grimes

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:57 am

The Indianola boys basketball team used a strong second and third quarter to take down the Dallas Center-Grimes Mustangs 71-56, while the girls couldn’t survive a tough Fillies run in the fourth as the Indians fell 62-51 to split the doubleheader.

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Melcher-Dallas Closes Out 2018 With A Split

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:53 am

The Melcher-Dallas basketball Squads spilt their games with Seymour last night.

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Trojans Take Two from Roadrunners

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville basketball teams defended their home court on Tuesday night defeating Interstate-35 in a pair of games.

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PCM Splits Pair with Roland-Story

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The PCM Mustangs split a pair of games on the road at Roland-Story Tuesday with the girls falling 58-29 and the boys winning 66-56.

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Twin Cedars Completes 2018 Portion Of The Basketball Season

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:51 am

Twin Cedars was swept by Lamoni last night.

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Central Men, Women Wrap Up 2018 Year with Road Games

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:50 am

Aggressive defense sent the Central College women’s basketball team into its Christmas break with a comfortable 73-55 victory at Iowa Wesleyan University Tuesday night.

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Simpson Places Four on D3Football All Region Team

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:50 am

The Simpson Storm football team continues to earn honors after their stellar year, as they place four players on the D3football.com 2018 All-West Region Team.

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Session Examines Knoxville’s Entry Into Regional Chamber Partnership

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce’s new association with a regional partnership of other chambers will allow its members to have wider access to services, while allowing the local staff to concentrate on more immediate concerns.

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Pella Streetscape Plan Draws Concern, Disagreement Among City Council, but Passes

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:59 am

At what was a final presentation of Pella’s Streetscape master plan, frustrations from the Pella City Council became clear about the direction of downtown upgrades coming in the next four to eight years.

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Simpson College Using Simpson Promise to Help Students Attend College

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:58 am

In order to allow Iowa kids who normally may not be able to afford attending postsecondary education, Simpson College has for a year now been offering the “Simpson Promise”.

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Pleasantville City Council to Hold Hearing on Jasper Street Project

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:57 am

The Pleasantville City Council met in regular session Monday.

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Several Projects Approved by Pella City Council at Final 2018 Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Webster Park Design Concept

Two public hearings relating to the proposed Webster Park housing project were held at Tuesday’s Pella City Council meeting.

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Indianola City Council Uses Work Session to Set Budget Prioritization Items

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:55 am

A work session was held Monday evening with the Indianola City Council, city staff, and residents to review results of a survey given out on budget prioritizations.

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Marion County Treasurer’s Office Warns About Real ID Compliance Hassles

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:54 am

Anyone who flies frequently or routinely goes into federal buildings may face a headache in the next couple of years, as the federal Real ID act goes into effect.

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Pella Jazz Student Receives National Recognition

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:53 am

A Pella High School jazz drummer recently earned national recognition.

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