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  • AF Band1 Blair to play for home crowd Brenna Blair has played trumpet with the United States Air Force Band on large stages all over the world, but it was coming back to play for her hometown Pella crowd for which she was most eager.“There’s nothing better than coming home to play for th

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Annual Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest weekend set The Pella Convention & Visitors Bureau along with Marion County partners; Red Rock Lake Association, Red Rock Army Corps of Engineers and the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce are preparing for the 4th Annual Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest.Thirty hot air bal

    June 19, 2014

  • Dole 2 Pella's Dole to be ordained Jeffrey A. Dole, from Pella, will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at St. Raphael Catherdral in Dubuque, Iowa. Rev. Mr. Dole is a fourth-year theologian at the North American College in Rome. A graduate of Pella High School (

    June 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • clock tower.jpg Supervisors approve change order

    In a special meeting Wednesday morning, the Marion County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a change order for the courthouse clock tower project. 

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Supervisors 2013.jpg Supervisors to meet with DHS

    Facilities planning for Marion County's future is ongoing, and the latest chapter includes finding a home for the few Department of Human Services employees who remain in the County. 

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Supervisors 2013.jpg $195K change order on special supervisors' agenda

    The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in special session Wednesday, June 18, at 8:30 a.m., to discuss a $195,000 change order regarding the courthouse clock tower project and to discuss the future of the Department of Human Services' lease with the County. 

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • IPTV's Wardell to visit library June 25 at 2 & 3 p.m. 603 Main StreetDan Wardell, popular host of the IPTV KIDS Clubhouse, will travel to 68 local communities this summer as part of the eighth annual Reading Road Trip Tour.Now in its eighth year, IPTV’s Reading Road Trip Tour featu

    June 17, 2014

  • Intersection discussed, more work needed in Clock Tower The Marion County Supervisors heard from State Representative Greg Heartsill during their regular meeting on Tuesday morning, June 10. Heartsill told the Supervisors that he’s had discussions recently regarding dangerous intersections across the stat

    June 17, 2014

  • Lake Red Rock programs for June 18-22 There’s always something happening at Lake Red Rock! Check out these great upcoming programs:Let’s Go Mudding! (Meet at the North Overlook Beach - north end of parking lot)Fri., June 20 - 1:00 p.m.-PlayscapeWho doesn’t love to get down and dirty in t

    June 17, 2014

  • Tulip Time Quilt Show winners named Viewer’s Choice Awards for the 2014 Tulip Time Quilt Show were announced at the June meeting of the Pella Area Quilter’s Guild. Ballots were given to each visitor to the Quilt Show, and winners were determined from completed ballots that were returne

    June 17, 2014

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