Central College students Wyatt Crosby, junior, and Terry Hefel, sophomore, spent the week prior to the spring semester at Leighton State Bank. They were two of 44 students to take advantage of Central College’s Career Kickstarter program.
The time has come for the Pella Chronicle’s annual Honor Roll, a time we take to honor the local businesses in our community. This year, we’re highlighting Two Rivers Cooperative, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month.
The Community 1st Credit Union Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to 818 Forward with Faith of Pella and a $1,000 grant to the Pella Early Learning Center on Jan. 10.
The Marion County Employer’s Council of Iowa will host Dr. Sarah Derry, who will present on the STEM BEST Program. Learn how to become a business partner and create leaders out of students in your community.
Just in time for the holidays, Dr. Bob Boerigter—retired commissioner of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA), an NCAA Division II conference—has published a collection of personal essays titled “Things Were Different Then.”
Dutch Greeters welcomed Déjà vu Consignments, Creative Inspirations and Roose Adventures to their new, shared space on Dec. 13 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Marion County Bank’s halftime entertainment at last week’s Pella vs. Pella Christian basketball games earned the schools a $3,175 donation from the bank.
Ring-O-Matic has officially appointed ELB Equipment as the new exclusive distributor of Ring-O-Matic products in Australia and New Zealand, effective Dec. 10, 2019.
Each year, thousands of tourists travel to the Amana Colonies, the largest National Historic Landmark in Iowa. Settled by German immigrants, this cluster of villages is home to vibrant festivals, unique shops and well-known restaurants. Many of the visitors are kids, eager to enjoy their fir…
DES MOINES — Bank Iowa Corporation announced on Dec. 2 that it has closed on the acquisition of First State Bank of Colfax. The purchase brings the second-largest family-owned bank from $1.3 billion in assets to $1.4 billion in assets and adds a 23rd community to the list of those the bank serves.
Thunder Creek Equipment and its parent company, LDJ Manufacturing, announced that Brad Jungling has been appointed as the company’s newest president on Dec. 2. Jungling joins Thunder Creek and LDJ from Pella Corporation, the Iowa-based building products manufacturer.
Vermeer Corporation Chair of the Board Mary Andringa was inducted into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame at their annual conference on Nov. 20.
Precision, Inc. was congratulated by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and other state leaders on the new Precision Pulley & Idler (PPI) facility in Maysville, Ky.
On Nov. 11, Farm Bureau Financial Services employees recognized their veteran colleagues for their military service, presenting them with handcrafted quilts.
Theisen’s Home • Farm • Auto announced that 242 nonprofits in 24 Theisen’s store communities have received a total of $350,000 in awards through the company’s 2019 More for Your Community grant program.
Have you ever felt like your alarm clock is a starter’s pistol setting off a marathon sprint? In this hectic world, each day can seem like a never-ending race of deadlines, appointments and to-do lists. Then there are kids to pick up and drop off, emails to answer, dinners to make. And we mu…
Vermeer Corporation held a special flag-raising event in support of Vermeer team members who have served or are actively serving in the United States military.
DES MOINES – MidAmerican Energy Company encourages customers struggling to pay their energy bills to seek assistance through state low-income home energy assistance programs.
Mortenson of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is partnering with Iowa OSHA Consultation and Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. by enrolling their project, Vermeer Plant 7 Rebuild, in the WORKSAFE program.
Pella Knights of Columbus’ 21st campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities received a record $27,004 from the community this year.
Eighth graders from Pella Community and Pella Christian Schools had the opportunity to learn about careers in manufacturing at Pella Corporation during the month of October.
On Oct. 9, Vermeer Corporation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and officially celebrated the opening of Shop 48, a facility where innovation becomes reality.
The Marion County Development Commission (MCDC) announced on Oct. 7 that nominations are now being accepted to honor 10 young professionals in the Red Rock Area.
Hundreds of sixth and ninth grade students from surrounding communities gathered in the Vermeer Global Pavilion to participate in Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4.
Precision, Inc. gave students a personal look at manufacturing and the impact of Precision pulleys around the world for Manufacturing Day 2019.
DES MOINES–There’s a feeling of uncertainty about Iowa’s economy, according to survey results released today by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry.
This Week's Circulars
Beverly J. Kucera died at eighty-eight in Bloomington, MN on January 1, 2020. She was born in Ivanhoe, MN. After completing a teaching degree, she moved to Hopkins, MN. There she met Allan, her husband of over forty-five years. They started raising a family in Illinois, then Missouri. Afterw…
- That memorable first state basketball title
- Winter-related announcements: Friday, Jan. 17
- More snow, ice expected tomorrow
- American Legion recognizes flag contest winners
- Pella Police Report
- Woman reports bathroom sexual assault
- Old Man Winter visits Pella
- Supervisors approve final site plan for Sanctuary Garden Farms
- Two Rivers Cooperative celebrates 100 years
- Pella students graduate from UI
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