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Day Four of Marion County Fair is Today

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Day four of the Marion County Fair continues today.

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Pella City Staff to Provide Additional Information Regarding Minors in Microbreweries

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council is expected to review a tabled ordinance that would allow minors into microbreweries at their meeting Tuesday.

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Knoxville City Council to Set Public Hearing on Rezoning of 502 E Main St.

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville City Council meets in regular session this evening.

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Vermeer Dedicates Founders House to Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Vermeer Corporation celebrated the company’s 70th anniversary with a dedication ceremony at the home of Vermeer Founders Gary and Matilda Vermeer Friday afternoon.

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Online Registration Now Open for Knoxville Schools

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Online school registration is now open for the Knoxville Community School District.

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Pella Police Department Highlighting Various Scam Safety Tips Over Summer

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:55 am

The Pella Police Department reminds all residents to be vigilant about ongoing scams over-the-phone and online at all times.

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Pleasantville City Council to Hear Update on Jasper St Project

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:54 am

The Pleasantville City Council meets in regular session this evening.

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Pella Library Hosting Paranormal Presentation

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:53 am

The Pella Public Library invites the community to a presentation titled, Paranormal Iowa – Tales of Ghosts, UFOs, and Mysterious Creatures.

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Congressman Loebsack to Hold Marion County Office Hours

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative at the Marion County Courthouse for open office hours Wednesday.

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Additional Lake Red Rock Activities Return This Weekend

Posted: Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 4:51 am


A wide range of free activities return to Lake Red Rock this coming weekend.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 7-15-18

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 22 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Marion County Fair Continues Today

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Day three of the Marion County Fair continues today.

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Knoxville City Council to Set Public Hearing Date on Zoning of 502 E Main St.

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville City Council meets in regular session Monday.

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Unwarned Thunderstorm Knocks Down Trees in Pella Friday

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Widespread storm damage was reported in and around Pella for an unwarned strong thunderstorm Friday afternoon.

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Judge to Reconsider Motion to Vacate Judgment in Carter vs. Carter Civil Trial

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:56 am

A hearing to reconsider the motion to vacate the judgment in the Jason Carter civil trial took place Thursday.

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Central College President Emeritus Remembers Governor Robert Ray

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Governor Robert Ray speaks at Central College Commencement, 1982.
Photo from The Pelican Yearbook, Central College Archives

Central College had a special connection with former Governor Robert Ray, who passed away earlier this week.

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Third OWI Leads to Five Years in Prison for Minnesota Man

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:54 am

A Minnesota man was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday.

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Central College Professor Weighs In on Supreme Court Nomination

Posted: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:53 am

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley speaking with Supreme Court Nominee
Brett Kavanaugh

Central College Political Science Professor Andrew Green believes the Senate confirmation of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Michael Kavanaugh will come down to a few key senators when the process begins.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 7-15-18

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 32 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Unwarned Thunderstorm Knocks Down Trees in Pella Friday

Posted: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 5:01 am

Widespread storm damage was reported in and around Pella for an unwarned strong thunderstorm Friday afternoon.

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