Archive for December, 2018

Central College Back in Action This Week

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 5:50 am

Central College athletes return to the court and mat this week.

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Thorup Sees First Responder Shortage as Key Matter for State House

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 5:00 am

Jon Thorup is splitting his time these days between his regular job as a state trooper, and his upcoming role as State Representative, and he says he plans on hitting the ground running when his term begins.

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Chilly Start to the New Year Expected

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:59 am

A roller-coaster of winter weather conditions will dip to the low side as the new year begins and 2018 ends.

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Marion County Ready for Further Snowstorms This Winter

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:57 am

Marion County got another taste of winter for the weekend, but so far there have been no logistical problems for the crews with the Marion County Road Department.

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Pella Marching Dutch Perform in Orlando During Spring Break Trip

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:56 am

Photo by Pella Band Co-Director Dameon Place

The Pella Marching Dutch participated in two different parades over 1300 miles away during winter break.

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New Year Serves As Reminder to Get Documents in Order

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:55 am

The new year serves as an important reminder to get family documents in order, including wills.

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ATV, Off-Road Vehicle Registration Deadline is Today

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:54 am

Today is the final day to renew your off-road vehicle registration, if you want to avoid the late fee from the state.

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Pella Football Alumnus to be Honored at Sugar Bowl Tuesday

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:53 am

Photos by Drake Athletics

A Pella High School alumnus who finished his school and football career at the end of this year will be recognized for his off-the-field efforts Tuesday night.

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Simpson College Hosting Youth Basketball Night Wednesday

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:52 am

Simpson College is hosting a Youth Basketball Night event on January 2nd, with all Indianola Basketball Association athletes able to enter free of charge.

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Changes in Tax Laws Could Impact Everyone Filing for 2018

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:51 am

The turn of the calendar means it will soon be time to prepare your income taxes; and one expert says sweeping changes in the tax code mean virtually every taxpayer will be impacted by a change in one way or another.

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Pella City Offices Closed for New Year’s Holiday

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:50 am

Several City of Pella Buildings will be shut down on New Year’s Day.

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Indianola Residents Allowed to Light Off Fireworks Today

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:49 am

Any Indianola residents hoping to celebrate the new year by lighting off fireworks can do so today during a specific time period.

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Knoxville and Marion County Offices, Other Locations Closing for New Year’s Day

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:48 am

The holiday season winds down as government offices and some companies shut down on Tuesday for New Year’s Day; but many shops and restaurants will remain open for the day.

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Pella Basketball Alumni Gather for Competitive Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:47 am

A night of fellowship and fun brought together generations of Pella basketball athletes and fans during the annual Dutch Madness alumni games Saturday.

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City and County Offices Closed Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 4:46 am

City of Indianola and Warren County offices will be open on Monday for New Year’s Eve, before being closed to celebrate New Year’s Day Tuesday.

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Paul Lewis

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2018 at 6:33 pm

Funeral services for 90 year old Paul Lewis of Oskaloosa will be held Wednesday, at 1pm at the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa. Burial will be in the Coal Creek Cemetery southwest of Oskaloosa.

The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. The family will be present at the Bates Funeral Chapel from 11am until service time at 1pm on Wednesday to greet friends and relatives.

Sunday, December 30

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2018 at 7:31 am

Birthday Winner: Lacee Zickel
Anniversary Winners: None

Back To Basics For Knoxville Wrestling During Break

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2018 at 6:00 am

With the New Year just a couple of days away, the Knoxville Wrestling Squad is busy trying to get more reps for the younger wrestlers, and making sure the experienced guys keep refining their skills.

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Indianola Girls Basketball Shooting Well from Long Range

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2018 at 5:57 am

The Indianola girls basketball team is 4-4 to start their season, with good outside shooting being a large part of several of their wins.

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PCM’s Roland Up for Wrestler of the Year

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2018 at 5:52 am

Fresh off winning a state title last year, PCM’s Lucas Roland was recently recognized as a top 15 finalist for the 2019 Dan Gable Wrestler of the Year in Iowa.

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