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  • Marion County Fair Queen applications now available 2014 Marion County Fair Queen Applications are now available in area high school offices, the Knoxville Raceway Office and the Marion County Extension Office. The Marion County Fair Queen Competition is open to girls ages 16-21 and offers a great way

    April 3, 2014

  • Braley photo Braley Talks Local Economic Issues with Pella Business and City Leaders Braley Talks Local Economic Issues with Pella Business and City Leaders

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pella Garden Club Tulip Time Flower Show set Pella Garden Club presents its 52nd annual Pella Tulips in Design Show on May 1,2 and 3, 2014 at the Pella Historical Village. The show theme is "Dutch Fun for Everyone" , " Fun With Color" commerating 52 years involvement in Pella Tulip Time by Pel

    April 3, 2014

  • Book contest photo Write Place chooses 2014 Book Contest winner The Write Place has chosen the winner of its 2014 Book Contest: Clyde Witt of Sagamore Hills, Ohio. Witt’s Lost in the Tallgrass is a coming-of-age historical novel, set in Kansas in the early 1900s, which follows fourteen-year-old Russell Starke as

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lots of fun scheduled at PCGS Spring Fling Make plans now to join us on Saturday, April 5 for Pella Christian Grade School's Spring Fling 2014 Fundraiser. This year the event will take place at the Pella Christian High School. Event organizers are excited to bring Dairyland Donkey Basketball

    April 3, 2014

  • Mathcounts 2 Local students compete at the MathCounts Regional Competition Mathcounts is a middle school mathematics competition held in the United States. Its founding sponsors include the CNA Foundation, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The competition is

    April 3, 2014 2 Photos

  • New Money Smart Week Contest helps Iowans understand investing The Pella Public Library is participating in the DASH for the Stash, a new contest during Money Smart Week (MSW) Iowa, April 5-12. The statewide winner will be awarded $1,000 to open or add to a retirement investment account, thanks to the MSW partne

    April 3, 2014

  • Going on an International Trip? Protect Yourself with Vaccines If you are preparing for travel outside of the U.S. — whether it is for a vacation or a mission trip — find out which vaccines you need to protect yourself from diseases that you may be exposed to in other countries. Many vaccine-preventable diseases

    April 3, 2014

  • Character Counts! Hosts Community Breakfast The Pella Community Character Counts Organization will host a Youth Leadership and Character Development breakfast on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Central College beginning at 7 a.m. The goal of the breakfast is to update residents of Pella on project

    April 3, 2014

  • Area mayors combat sexual assault In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, a record-breaking 32 mayors in the region are signing proclamations urging their communities to work against sexual violence. In Marion County, the mayors of Pella, Knoxville, Pleasantville, and Me

    April 3, 2014

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