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  • Red_Rock_artist_rendering_A_.jpg Construction firm hired for hydropower project

    The Boards of Directors of Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) and Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (WMMPA) have approved moving forward with the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project and have chosen Ames Construction, Inc., as the general contractor.

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  • 93.jpg Pella Community Calendar of Events

    March 27 - April 6

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  • City Council addresses the issuance of bonds The Pella City Council approved resolutions at its regular meeting Tuesday night in accordance with the issuance of $3.2 million in general obligation bonds. The council approved the sale of the bonds to FTN Financial Capital Markets of Memphis, Tenn

    March 27, 2014

  • County park photo Progress being made at county park in Knoxville Progress has been made on Marion County Conservation's project to rehabilitate the lake at the County Park in Knoxville. Conservation Director Steve Edwards said that the lake was built in 1961. When constructed, the maximum depth of the lake was at

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Secondary Roads' Five Year Plan The Marion County Board of Supervisors approved the Secondary Road Department's Five Year Plan on Tuesday. This plan is required to be done by April 15 to receive funding from the Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Authority. The plan h

    March 26, 2014

  • Public Housing loses health insurance The 2010 federal health care law has forced Knoxville Public Housing, and other small housing agencies in Iowa, to discontinue offering health insurance to its directors. Health insurance was a benefit offered to Knoxville Public Housing Director Jan

    March 26, 2014

  • Pella Garden Club to host floral design program, potluck Pella Garden Club is hosting a guest day floral design program at 11 a.m., followed by a pot luck salad luncheon at noon on Wednesday April 2, 2014, at Scholte Church, 501 Franklin St. Guest designer Sandy Gossman from the Ames Garden Club with demon

    March 26, 2014

  • Tom VW photo USP works on spring production Union Street Players, Pella's award-winning community theatre is working on their spring production, "Ham Buns and Potato Salad" a thoughtful comedy about small town Iowa. The show is being directed by Central College's Ann Wilkinson, who recently wo

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bird photo Business good for Pella Parks and Recreation Business is picking up for the Pella Parks and Recreation Department, as it makes the transition from pushing snow to preparing to mow. Parks Supervisor Chandler Nunnikhoven and his crew have been busy lately interviewing summer seasonal employees. W

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • PCHS play photo PCHS concludes theatre season with "Our Town" this weekend Pella Christian High School will be presenting their spring drama, Our Town, this Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, 2014. Both performances will begin at 7:00 pm in the Vermeer Auditorium at Pella Christian High School, 300 Eagle Lane. Written by

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo