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Marion County Sheriffs’ Report 9/24/22

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 23 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: SIX PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, TWO VEHICLE UNLOCKS, TWO DEBRIS IN THE ROAD WAY CALLS, TWO ACCIDENTS, TWO RECKLESS DRIVERS, TWO WANTED PERSONS, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, ONE JUVENILE, ONE PARKING COMPLAINT, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE DEER AND ONE RESCUE CALL.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Kelli Lynn (Haning) Reynolds

Graveside services for Kelli Lynn (Haning) Reynolds will be held on September 30th at 10:30 a.m. at Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville. Kelli’s family would like to invite you to wear your favorite sports team attire to the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to her family for their disbursement later.
KNOXVILLE, IA
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BGM rallies for five-set win over L-S volleyball

SULLY — Lynnville-Sully and BGM played five sets of volleyball on Thursday. The largest margin of victory in any of those frames was five points. And three were decided by the smallest possible difference. Unfortunately for the Hawks, BGM rallied for a 25-22, 23-25, 20-25, 25-23, 18-16 road win...
LYNNVILLE, IA
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Drought Persists, Some Localized Relief in Latest Report

A bit of drought relief came with severe thunderstorms that impacted the region this past weekend, according to the latest national report. The U.S. Drought Monitor still shows widespread severe drought continuing in most of Marion and Warren Counties — but areas that received more than two inches of rain — and in some cases, closer to 4-5”, were downgraded to moderate drought, including Pella and Lake Red Rock.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Knoxville City Job Openings Announced

Knoxville City Manager Heather Ussery said the city is looking to fill three positions. “The city actually has some employment opportunities to highlight. All are full-time positions. We have a Records Clerk position open in the police department. A Firefighter Paramedic for the fire department and a Program Supervisor for the recreation center.”
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Marion County Board of Supervisors to Meet Tuesday

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday at 9 a.m. They will discuss a Class C Native Wine License including Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales – for Thunder Creek Winery. They will discuss a Class C Liquor License Renewal including Sunday Sales for VP Venue LLC dba The Gathering Grounds.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Pella Food Shelf Feeling Impacts of Several Clients in Need

The Pella Community Food Shelf has been dealing with an uptick in use for services for several months in the wake of increasing prices for food and the expiration of many pandemic-related benefits. Director Melissa Zula says they’ve also faced the higher price of purchasing while acquiring certain goods, and...
PELLA, IA
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Top-Ranked Pella Cross Country Teams Hitting Home Stretch

The regular season is two weeks from turning into postseason competition for the top-ranked in 3A Pella Cross Country teams, and while buzz has surrounded some of the state’s best distance runners, they aren’t taking anything for granted. Pella Head Coach Doug Cutler says they’ve done their best...
PELLA, IA
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Collins is Top Fundraiser for Cancer Event

Knoxville High School Junior Natalie Collins was the top individual fundraiser for the Knoxville Cancer Relay this year. She took the day off from school to raise funds and run. She ran 31 miles and raised a total of $2,300. Collins had a special reason for raising money, her mother...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Pella Football Homecoming Spoiled by Newton

After a promising first half that saw the Dutch extend their lead just before halftime, it appeared Pella was heading toward its first footballl win of 2022. But Newton dominated the final 24 minutes, scoring three times to ultimately win 21-14, as heard live on the KRLS2 stream Friday during homecoming celebrations in the Tulip City.
PELLA, IA
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Newton football ends long losing skid against Pella

PELLA — A dominant rushing attack led Newton’s football team to its first win over Pella in more than a decade. The Cardinals rushed for 391 yards, averaged 8.1 yards per carry and held a 19-13 advantage in first downs during a 21-14 road win over the Dutch in the Class 4A District 4 opener for both teams.
NEWTON, IA
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Pella Captain Haase to Attend FBI National Academy

Pella Police Captain Paul Haase is now undergoing special training over the next several weeks out of state. Haase is heading to the FBI National Academy for leadership training after applying for the prestigious program. Haase is thankful for the opportunity to bring back what he learns in December. In the meantime, many of the duties of Haase will be done by Chief Shane McSheehy and Lt. Shane Cox.
PELLA, IA

C-M volleyball scores sweep of Montezuma

COLFAX — In a rematch of last year’s South Iowa Cedar League Gold Quad championship match, Colfax-Mingo got a bit of redemption against Montezuma on Thursday. The Tigerhawks hosted the Bravettes and sent them home with a 25-16, 25-14, 25-9 loss during an SICL matchup. It was the...
MONTEZUMA, IA
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Pleasantville Cross Country Hopefully Long Layoff Won’t Affect Recent Momentum

It’s been almost two weeks since the Pleasantville cross country teams hit the course for competition. The last time the Trojans ran was in their home invitational on September 12th, and their next meet is scheduled to be this Thursday at Chariton. In their home invite on the 12th, Pleasantville had one of their best meets of the season. With the long layoff in between meets, Trojans head coach Aaron Fichter says that they are focusing on the positives of that meet to try and maintain their momentum ahead of the meet Thursday.
PLEASANTVILLE, IA
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Pella School Board to Review Certified Annual Report

The Pella School Board will review the certified annual report at their meeting Monday. The report is filed annually with the Iowa Department of Education, and details assets, liabilities, revenue, and expenditures for all funds in the district from the previous fiscal year. The board will also consider the annual...
PELLA, IA
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