Today's Front Page for August 31st, 2015


Weather Advisory

..Flood Warning in effect until Tuesday morning…

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Flood Warning for The South Skunk River at Colfax…or From the Jasper-Polk County Line…to the Jasper-Marion County line until Tuesday morning. At 6:45 AM Saturday the stage was 13.9 feet…or 4.1 feet below Flood Stage. Flood Stage is 18.0 feet. No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast…rise to Flood Stage early Monday morning. Continue rising to 18.7 feet…or 0.7 feet above Flood Stage…Monday
evening. Go below Flood Stage Tuesday morning.

Today's Local News

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is now the VFW Auxiliary.

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Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:51 am

Surgeons at Pella Regional Health Center are now using fluorescence imaging technology to further enhance the vision, precision and control of minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgery.

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Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 3:00 pm

An estimated crowd of between 1,500 – 2000 people attended a rally on Sunday at Young’s Park in Knoxville in support of the memorial placed near the Freedom Rock.

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Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 6:00 am

West Elem project

Bid packages are being accepted for the West Elementary expansion and renovation project.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:51 am

The final score was about as ugly as the weather on Friday, as Twin Cedars ran it up over English Valleys on the gridiron Saturday, 74 – 8.

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Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:50 am

For the first time in program history, the Central College football team welcomed a visitor from outside of the country onto their team’s practice field last week.

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Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 5:47 am

Domination would be a word that could be used to describe the final night of sprint car racing at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday.

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Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 6:00 am

Much like the start of the 2014 football season, the first offensive play for Pella High was a passing touchdown last night, as the Little Dutch decimated Washington, 42 – 24.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 4:29 pm
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