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  • Burn ban to be lifted at 11 a.m.

    Marion County's burn ban will be lifted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14. 

    April 14, 2014

  • Reeds.jpg Bussey pair facing several charges

    Two Bussey residents are charged in a pair of thefts in Otley and Pella on April 5 and April 11. 

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • supes in Pville.jpg County awaits Pleasantville Memorial Hall proposal

    The Marion County Board of Supervisors met with representatives from the City of Pleasantville and Memorial Hall Commissioners from the Rose City, to discuss the status of transitioning the hall from County ownership to the City. 

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tom Hoefling.jpg Hoefling's gubernatorial campaign focused on grassroots

    Longtime political activist Tom Hoefling of Lohrville is hopeful that his grassroots campaign, nurtured with the conservatism of Iowans, will gow into a term as Iowa's next governor. 

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chandler and fountain.jpg Fountain to come on this morning

    The fountain at Central Park is expected to be turned on this morning (Friday, April 11). 

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 93.jpg Pella Community Calendar of Events

    April 10-19

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • City Council approved change orders The Pella City Council approved a resolution Adopting Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, Receiving Bids, Estimate of Cost, Making Award of Contract and Approving the Contract for Furnishing the Street Light Poles for the 2013 Underground Conver

    April 9, 2014

  • NASA photo Pella students participate in NASA's Space Settlement Design competition This year four students from Pella HS got the opportunity to participate in NASA's Space Settlement Design Competition (SSDC). PHS students traveled to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas where they joined approximately 200 other students from

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Food For Fines during National Library Week During National Library Week (April 14-19) the Pella Public Library will accept non-perishable food items in exchange for overdue fines. One food item will equal $1 in fines; two food items equal $2, etc.; up to a one time maximum of $5. Food items d

    April 9, 2014

  • Chair Davis-Kovarik's vision of Strawtown comes to light A chair in a room. A room with walls. Walls that hold hundreds of years of stories and secrets untold. Familiar and comfy. So familiar that the natives take it for granted. Hundreds of people drive by every single day. Only a handful (if any) glance

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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