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New Sharon, IA

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NM SPLITS WRESTLING SEASON OPENER

NEW SHARON – Injuries and illness have plagued the North Mahaska wrestling team as they begin the 2022-23 campaign, but not the spirit. The Warhawks opened the season with a 42-29 win over New London and fell to an experienced Lisbon team 63-12. The Warhawks filled 11 of the 15 weights with seven freshmen, three juniors and a senior. In the match with New London, North Mahaska won seven matches including four forfeits and three pins.
NEW SHARON, IA

C-M boys hoops no match for North Mahaska

COLFAX — North Mahaska showed why its going to be one of the top teams in Class 1A this season. The Warhawks brought back a large majority of players from last year’s state qualifying team and cruised past Colfax-Mingo’s boys’ basketball team on Tuesday. North Mahaska...
COLFAX, IA
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Central Iowa man reunites with good Samaritans who saved his life

NEWTON, Iowa — Noah Kimmel was driving to his parents' home in Newton on Oct. 15 when his life was changed in a blink of an eye. The 24-year-old paramedic, who is also in the Army Reserve, doesn't remember much about that morning as he was traveling just outside of Newton. He recalls getting off work in Knoxville and going home to Pleasantville to work out. After that, he was traveling to his parents' house.
NEWTON, IA
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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 12/1/22

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 30 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: TEN PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, FIVE RESCUE CALLS, FIVE EXTRA PATROLS, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, TWO THEFTS, ONE LIVESTOCK ON THE ROADWAY CALL, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, ONE FRAUD CALL, ONE FIRE ALARM, ONE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY CALL, AND RETURNED ONE PHONE CALL.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Knoxville Bowling Squads Both Place 5th At Newton

The Knoxville Bowling Squads were in Newton on Saturday for an invitational. The boys placed fifth with a team score of 2363 led by Donovan Binns shooting a high series of 350 and he along with Tristan Carter shared team high game with a 189. The girls were also fifth with a team total of 1742 led by Brigette Renard, who had a high series of 249 while Jayden DeMadeios had the team high game of 143. The Panthers are in action on Friday afternoon against Newton at Statesmen Lanes in Oskaloosa.
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Four-Day Nationals Tickets on Sale

Tickets are currently on sale at the Knoxville Raceway for the running of the Knoxville Nationals in August from the 9th through the 12th. The only tickets that are on sale at this time are the 4-day Knoxville Nationals ticket packages. David Hays, ticket manager at the Knoxville track tells...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Knoxville School Board Elects Board Officers

The Knoxville School Board met in regular session Monday night. Elected as president for the board will be Cheri Gerdes for another term while the vice president elected was Monica Sullivan. Among the items discussed included a partnership with Little Creators Club and considering the initial request for the 2023...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Merry-N County Christmas

Merry-N County Christmas, a drive-through lighted holiday display at Marion County Park continues this weekend. There are over 65 lighted displays this year. Sponsored by THRIVE Knoxville and the Marion County Historical Society, the Merry-N County Christmas route has expanded this year due to increased displays, so visitors will see many changes as they wind through Marion County Park.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Crossroads of Pella Seeking Help with Adopt-a-Family Program

Those wanting to find a way to help others for Christmas can do so through Crossroads of Pella. Several families have signed up to receive gifts through Adopt-a-Family; Assistant Director of Crossroads Chris Allen says they are seeking those who will take those lists and make the holidays brighter. Those who want to help with the Adopt-a-Family program can do so by emailing info@crossroadspella.org or calling 628-1212.
PELLA, IA
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Pella Christian Bowling Teams Swept by Bondurant-Farrar

The Pella Christian bowling teams were swept by Bondurant-Farrar Saturday, with the boys falling 2638-1880 and the girls 2044-1682. The Eagles boys squad was led by Caleb Seieroe with a two-game score of 321, followed by Alex Van Gorp at 275 and Evan DeJong at 275. Dani Roose led the Pella Christian girls with a two-game score of 279, with Caitlin Veenstra not far behind with a score of 266 and Alexa Klaasen posted a 217.
PELLA, IA
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Day Three of Kerstmarkt, Tour of Homes Continues

The most festive three days of the season in Pella wrap up today with the Christmas Tour of Homes and Kerstmarkt Dutch Christmas Market. Several activities, including the Pella Festival of Trees, Union Street Players shows, and others, are ongoing throughout the community as well. The Tuttle Cabin is open...
PELLA, IA
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Fareway Installs New Car Charging Station

Through a partnership with MidAmerican Energy, Fareway has been able to host electric vehicle fast-charging stations in several locations. One of those sites is Fareway in Knoxville. Fareway has long recognized the importance of conserving natural resources. Starting in 1955, the company began heating their stores by reclaiming heat generated...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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OSKY’S 35TH ANNUAL LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE TOMORROW

One of Oskaloosa’s most beloved holiday traditions makes its return tomorrow night. The 35th annual Lighted Christmas Parade is happening at 7pm in downtown Oskaloosa. This year’s theme is Christmas Canvas, and Oskaloosa Main Street Director Amy Brainard says that even now, in its 35th year, the parade is still growing.
OSKALOOSA, IA
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Three people set to run for two open Eddyville City Council seats

Three Eddyville residents returned their nomination papers indicating they would like to be candidates to fill the two vacant positions on the Eddyville City Council. Persons whose names will be on the ballot for the January election are: Wade Francis, Laura Johnston and James Sutton.
EDDYVILLE, IA
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Kerstmarkt, Christmas Tour of Homes Continue Through Saturday

The most festive three days of the season in Pella have officially kicked off with the Christmas Tour of Homes and Kerstmarkt Dutch Christmas Market. Performances from local students, including the Pella Christian High School Band, Pella High School Advanced Choir, and the Duchesses, were highlighted on the Molengracht as shoppers visited vendors for unique hand-crafted items and festive Dutch food.
PELLA, IA
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Pella Winter Sports Recap – 12-3-2022

— Pella Girls Wrestlers Nab 5th in Newton. The Dutch girls wrestling team competed in Newton Saturday. Isabella Smith 2nd (2-1, 1 forfeit, 1 pin) Jasey Olson 2nd (3-1, 2 pins, 1 med. forfeit) Ellison Ritzert 2nd (1-1, 1 pin) Emmalee Spurgeon 1st (2-0, 1 pin, 1 inj. default) A....
PELLA, IA
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Sinterklaas Returns to Pella

The famous Dutch version of St. Nicholas made his return to the Tulip City Saturday morning. Many residents and visitors braved near-zero degree wind chills to welcome Sinterklaas to town during an annual parade and brief ceremony on the Tulip Toren. Sinterklaas Day in the Netherlands is celebrated on December 6th, and for many years, Pella Historical Society has celebrated his arrival on the Saturday before or during that date. Additionally, the Tulip Time Town Crier Kelvin Bokhoven made a proclamation at the Tulip Toren, with words from Pella Mayor Don DeWaard and Burgemeister Randy Sikkema. It was also the first public appearance for new Tulip Queen Cheyne Plants and her Royal Court of Anna DeNooy, Avery Verhoef, Ellie Wogen, and Tatum Carlstone. Following the parade, dozens of children were able to take a picture Sinterklaas and meet the new court at the Scholte Church, where they also received a treat for the holiday.
PELLA, IA
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IN DEPTH: Leighton State Bank Celebrates 25 years in Pella

Leighton State Bank is celebrating 25 years in Pella. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve Fopma, President and CEO. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | Subscribe to In Depth Podcast.
PELLA, IA