Today’s Local News

Pella Historical Society Celebrating Founding Family This Week

Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 5:51 am

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Pella Historical Society is holding its first ever week-long celebration of the founding of the city and the organization aiming to showcasing its history.

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Pleasantville Water Boil Order Lifted

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 12:31 pm

According to the Pleasantville Public Works Department, the water boil order has been lifted.

Saturday Chase Ends with Arrest of Wanted Ottumwa Man

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 6:01 am

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The name of the man involved in an early morning chase Saturday has been released.

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Knoxville School Board to Hear West Elementary Project Update

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session Monday.

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Casey’s Returning to City of Pella Zoning Commission Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:59 am

Casey’s General Store is returning to the City of Pella’s Planning and Zoning Commission to seek approval for a revised site plan and zoning change at a disputed site.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors Mulls Construction Options

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:58 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday.

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Boil Advisory Continues Through the Weekend for Parts of Pleasantville

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:56 am

Parts of the City of Pleasantville are under a water boil advisory until at least Monday morning.

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Hydropower Project Progressing at Dam After Two Years of Work

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Ames Construction crews and Missouri River Energy Services staff are now entering the 3rd year of work at the Lake Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

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National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Staging and Storage Facility Under Construction

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:54 am

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Construction has begun behind Rib Shack on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Storage and Staging Facility.

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Work Continues on Major Road Projects in Pella into Fall

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Major road construction projects are on schedule in the city of Pella, according to Public Works staff.

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VanderEcken Sentenced to Ten Years

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:52 am

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Justin Dean VanderEcken of Melcher-Dallas has been sentenced in regards to the baseball bat assault of Kenyon Reed in May.

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Construction to Cause Congestion Near Pella Schools’ Main Campus

Posted: Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 5:51 am

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Parents getting ready to drop off kids at Pella Schools may have challenges due to construction in the community.

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Chase Ends with Arrest of Wanted Ottumwa Man

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 7:43 am

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UPDATE: The name of the man involved in an early morning chase has been released.

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VanderEcken Sentenced to Ten Years

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Justin Dean VanderEcken of Melcher-Dallas has been sentenced in regards to the baseball bat assault of Kenyon Reed in May.

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Recent Rains Lift Dry Conditions Over Much of Region

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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For the first time since May, precipitation and soil moisture has been reported near normal conditions in Marion County.

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Casey’s Marketing Company to Submit New Site Plan and Zoning Change Proposal Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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With legal action still pending in courts, the issue of a potential new Casey’s General Store in Pella is once again returning to the agenda of a city government board.

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Boil Advisory Continues for Parts of Pleasantville

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Parts of the City of Pleasantville are under a water boil advisory until at least Monday morning.

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T-15 North of Idaho Drive Down to One Lane Beginning Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Closures are expected along some county roads this month.

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Iowa State Savings Bank Appreciation Picnic Draws Seven Hundred

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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Knoxville’s Iowa State Savings Bank held its annual customer and community appreciation picnic Friday.

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Knights of Columbus Partnering with Local Businesses for Intellectual Disabilities Campaign

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:55 am

The Knights of Columbus in Pella are beginning their annual campaign for persons with intellectual disabilities today.

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