Police say a Knoxville man made multiple threats toward law enforcement, including that he planned to place bombs on or near the cars and residences of police officers.
The Pella School Board decided they will not proceed with the development of a full-time early childcare center owned and operated by the school district during a two-hour work session on Oct. 14.
Central College students are standing up against injustice and bringing awareness to human trafficking during their annual Walk for Freedom.
Pella residents had the opportunity to hear from city council candidates before voting at the polls during a forum co-hosted by the Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance and 92.1 KRLS on Oct. 10.
Central College will welcome Rafael Rosado, a prolific storyboard and graphic novel artist, to showcase his work from Oct. 23 to Nov. 15 in the Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts.
Friends of the Pella Community Center provided a potential renovation concept for the Pella Community Center to city council during their meeting on Oct. 8.
On Oct. 9, Vermeer Corporation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and officially celebrated the opening of Shop 48, a facility where innovation becomes reality.
From colonialism to polygamy, to Apartheid and the sheer size of the African continent, Shelley Bradfield had no trouble capturing her audience’s attention with her presentation on South Africa.
The Pella City Council approved a professional services agreement with Civil Design Advantage (CDA) to conduct master planning services for a tulip field at the city’s old power plant site.
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.
Central College’s Central RED Society will hold a Lunch ‘n’ Learn session focusing on the Central Teacher Academy on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room in Graham Annex.
Dan and Mary Nance of Oskaloosa are celebrating the release of their first children’s book, “Greubie and the Cats,” which was published by the Write Place this fall.
Jason Carter, the man acquitted of murder earlier this year, has filed again to have a civil verdict that found him liable for his mother’s killing set aside.
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.
Maria Andrade, a native of the Cape Verde Islands and the 2016 recipient of the World Food Prize, will present Central College's annual World Food Prize lecture.
Pella Christian High School’s class of 1954 celebrated their 65th class reunion on Aug. 30. Pictured in the front row from left to right are Arlene Goemaat Vander Laan, Glenda De Jong Klyn, Nelva Monsma Fox, Francis Van Ee Rus and Marlene Boerfyn Dykstra. Pictured in the back row from left t…
Kevin McFarland of Pennsylvania recently purchased a painting titled “Pella.” McFarland is inquiring if members of the community have any knowledge or information regarding the painting.
October is National Pumpkin Month, and this fruit is particularly rich in vitamins A, C and E, as well as potassium and iron. It is low in calories since it is about 94 percent water. Interestingly, pumpkins were once considered a remedy for freckles and snakebites. This delicious recipe com…
Pella native Maria Rose Belding was recently honored with The George H.W. Bush Points of Light award on behalf of George H.W. Bush’s legacy foundation.
OTTUMWA — In July, Iowa Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks said she was thinking about running for Congress in the wake of Rep. Dave Loebsack’s decision not to seek re-election in 2020. Six weeks later, she’s in.
Central College’s music department will have four performances in October, including two shows that bring middle school and high school kids to campus.
At approximately 8:04 p.m. on Sept. 29, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a reckless driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of the 800 Block of Highway 92 just west of Knoxville.
On Sept. 25, Mayor James Mueller presented length of service awards to a number of city of Pella employees at the annual Employee Recognition Breakfast:
If you’ve driven down the country roads of Marion County in the last eight years, you’re sure to have noticed the brown and white signs which mark the spot where places such as country schools once stood.
- Dutch heritage mural unveiled
- Historic Pella Trust celebrates 25 years
- Vermeer Corp. celebrates opening of new Shop 48
- Pella School Board will not proceed with childcare center
- Police: Man threatened to kill cops
- Chase Carter honored by GPAC
- Marching Dutch to host competition
- Local illustrator celebrates book launch
- Pella Police Report
- The Well to raise money for wheelchair lift
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