Posts With Keyword ‘pella’

Former Central Football Players Again Organizing Annual ‘Coach Schipper Golf Tournament’

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 5:56 am

A recently-established memorial golf tournament in honor of Central College football coach Ron Schipper will be held late next month.

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Local Youth Basketball Team Claims Regional Basketball Title

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:00 am

A group of 7th grade boys from Pella won the championship of the Pace Setter Great Four State Championship in Minneapolis over the weekend.

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Marion County PM Sports Page – Karting Champions Cole & Drew Janssen

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 7:30 pm

A national title in any competition is a remarkable – often once-in-a-lifetime – feat; but a pair of brothers from Pella found a way to replicate that success and crank out a jaw-dropping four Grand National titles on the International Kart Federations biggest stage. On this week’s Marion County PM Sports Page program, 15-year-old Cole and 13-year-old Drew Janssen welcomed KNIA/KRLS Sports Director Eric Gotschall into their shop to talk about what it meant to be a go-kart national champion, how they got there, and what they hope the future has in store for them. You can listen to all three parts of the interview by clicking the links below.

IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 1
IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 2
IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 3

Karting Champs to Talk on ‘PM Sports Page’

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 5:59 am

Cole (27) and Drew (29) Janssen race head-to-head at the IKF Grand Nationals – photo courtesy Rowdy Jordan

As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS, brothers Cole and Drew Janssen of Pella recently returned from a trip to South Dakota after capturing a seemingly unheard of four combined International Karting Federation Grand National titles.

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Pella Man Claims National Bowling Crown in Classified Singles

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 5:59 am

A Pella man finished the 2012 United States Bowling Congress season as the top bowler in his division.  

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Pella Swimming Club Opens State-Level Competition Today

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 6:00 am

A small contingent of swimmers from Pella heads to Iowa City today to compete in a multi-day meet against the best in Iowa.

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Iowa Games Gold for Girls Basketball Team from Pella

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 6:00 am

A group of 7th grade girls from Pella competed in the Iowa Games 6th/7th Grade Girls 5-on-5 Basketball competition earlier this month and came home with a gold medal – winning the competition.  

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Bulls Opt to Trade Korver

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2012 at 5:57 am

Kyle Korver may be on the move yet again.  

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Pella Softball Outlasts Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 6:02 am

Pella scored two runs in the fifth inning and made the lead stick in a 2-1 victory over Knoxville in softball last night.

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Pella Shuts Out Knoxville In Baseball

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:02 am

Jacob Dewaard’s five hit shutout helped the Pella Baseball Squad beat Knoxville last night 5-0.

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Pella Farmer’s Market Gets Started

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:27 am

The Pella Farmer’s Market kicked off yesterday. While it was too early in the year for the market to have many vegetables, lettuce and other leafy greens were on sale, along with vegetable plants and spice plants that have already started to grow.

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Pella Hydrant Flushing Underway

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Pella City Crews have started flushing fire hydrants. Curtis Jones at the Water Treatment Plant says they flush the hydrants a few times a year as a preventative maintenance measure.

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Pella 2nd; Knoxville 3rd At Panther Tennis Invitational

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at 6:00 am

Pella finished second and Knoxville was third at the Knoxville Girls Tennis Invitational yesterday.

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Pella Police Report

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 6:19 am

Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report
04/08/12 to 04/14/12

During the week of April 08, 2012 to April 14, 2012, the Pella Police Department received
164 calls for service, issued 13 citations, 21 warnings, 41 parking tickets and arrested 5 people
resulting in 7 charges.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Pella School Board Recap

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Summer maintenance projects, transportation department purchases and technology upgrades were among the key items of business at this week’s Pella School Board meeting. Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling spoke with KNIA/KRLS News about what each of these areas would include, why they’re important to the district and where the funds will come from.


Let’s Talk Pella – Protection from Spring Sunshine

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Sunshine and unseasonably warm temperatures already this spring have had more people spending time outdoors. However, just because it’s only April doesn’t mean that the sun’s rays cannot harm our skin. Dr. Jennifer Palmer with Iowa Dermatology offers advice and helpful tips on ways to protect our skin from too much sun exposure.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Project Update

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The mild winter and unseasonably warm spring has allowed more opportunities for public works projects for the City of Pella. Public Works Director Denny Buyert provides an update on some of the larger projects the city has undertaken, as well as discusses what tasks lie ahead in the coming weeks.

47th Panther Relays Rained Out On Sautrday

Posted: Sunday, April 8th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Early morning rain and the threat of more showers out a damper on the 47th Annual Panther Relays yesterday.

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Scott Elliott

Posted: Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Funeral services for Scott Elliott, age 52 of Pella, will be Monday, April 9th at 10:30am at the Third Reformed Church in Pella.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Jim Van Engelenhoven

Posted: Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The current legislative session is winding down. State Representative Jim Van Engelenhoven joins us again this week to talk about some of the issues that remain and lawmakers’ desire to end the session on time.