Though the 50th annual Sprint Car Nationals officially get their start Wednesday night in Knoxville, the racing atmosphere is already well underway in the Marion county seat, and the same is true across the Des Moines River in Pella.
Despite a history of having to battle the weather, the conditions for “Ag in the City” for Thursdays in Pella were about as good as anyone could have hoped for, as was evident by the large crowd that turned out for the event.
“Ag in the City” comes to Pella this week for Thursdays in Pella, and with the return of the event comes the latest chapter in the popular challenges between the mayors of Pella and Knoxville.
Central Electric Company of Pella will pay the City of Pella nearly $800,000 in damages for breach of contract regarding the installation of underwater lights at the Pella Aquatic Center where two boys from Kansas City recently drowned.
An event held at the Pella Aquatic Center by a chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes turned tragic Wednesday night, when two missing campers were found lying on the bottom of the pool.