Today's Front Page for September 1st, 2015


Current Cancellations & Delays

School Announcements

Pella Community Schools will be dismissing 2 hours early with no afternoon preschool (Tuesday)

Weather Advisory

..Flood Warning in effect until Thursday morning…

The Flood Warning continues for
The South Skunk River at Colfax…or From the Jasper-Polk County
Line…to the Jasper-Marion County line.
* Until early Thursday morning.
* At 1:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 17.4 feet…or 0.6 feet below
Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…rise to Flood Stage late this afternoon. Continue rising
to 18.3 feet…or 0.3 feet above Flood Stage…Wednesday morning.
Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Thursday
morning.
* Impact…At 15.5 feet…Storm sewers are closed. Water affects
nearby agricultural land.

Today's Local News

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 2:15 pm

Governor Terry Branstad announced his appointments to Iowa’s STEM Advisory Council on Tuesday.

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Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Vermeer Corporation had a big presence at the Iowa State Fair. What’s behind their efforts?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mark Core and Teri Vos with Vermeer.

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Hannah Cross, Mike Ostlboom, and Noelle Martin discuss their first week of college at Central.

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Knoxville Farm and Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Knoxville Police Officer Kyle Keller to talk back-to-school safety tips.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 6:00 am

For a first game of the football season, last Friday seemed pretty tame compared to past Week One games that our area schools have had to endure.

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Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 5:59 am

The key play that put Knoxville in position to beat Newton on Friday night was a hook and lateral play that gave the Panthers a first and goal from the Cardinals ten with 12 seconds left.

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Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 5:58 am

There wasn’t much the Pella Christian football team did wrong last Friday in their 48 – 11 shellacking of PCM.

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Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 5:51 am

It was indeed a learning experience for the Twin Cedars volleyball team last night, beginning the season with a three-set loss to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 1:29 pm
Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 8:03 pm
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Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 4:29 pm