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Two years removed from his brother’s death, Pella (Iowa) soccer star Ethan Poulter finds strength and purpose  USA TODAY High School Sports

Ethan Poulter recently led Pella (Iowa) to a Class 2A state soccer title. Turns out, he played for more than just for the love of the game.

From the archive: Pella's Korvers are the first family of Iowa basketball  Des Moines Register

Kirk Korver — the youngest of the Korver brothers from Pella — died March 27, 2018 at the age of 27.

Pella High School Community Remembers Impact of Kirk Korver  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Many in Pella have spent the last few days mourning the loss of the youngest member of one of the most admired families in the community. Kirk Korver, 27, died ...

2019 Tulip Queen Nominations End Tuesday  KNIA / KRLS Radio

The deadline for high school seniors to be a part of the Tulip Queen selection process is Tuesday. The five girls selected to be on the Tulip Court this November ...

Pella High School Student Dies Overnight, School Providing Grief Counseling  KNIA / KRLS Radio

A Pella High School student has died. In an email to the community, Superintendent Greg Ebeling shared that Peyton Tighe, a junior, passed away overnight.

'You will always have four sons,' Kyle Korver tells parents at brother's funeral

At their family's church Monday morning, brothers Kyle, Klayton and Kaleb Korver shared Bible verses and spoke of their youngest sibling, Kirk, who died last ...

Pella Tribute Turns State Title Game Into Much More Than Football  WHO TV Des Moines

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Waves of grey towels , not Pella Dutch green, spiraling through the UNI-Dome. "The color grey is the universal color for asthma ...

Second-ranked Mustangs rout Roland-Story  Newton Daily News

PELLA — The Prairie City-Monroe offense came into Friday night's football game with Roland-Story averaging more than 30 points in its first two games.

Pella, Football Town, USA  WHO TV Des Moines

PELLA - The town of 10000 is known for many things: The Tulip Festival, Dutch Letters, and more and more, Football. Pella High School is the traditional power ...

Holiday Heroes effort will help kids shop for Christmas  Journal Express

PELLA — After shopping with cops and firefighters for Christmas presents during last year's Holiday Heroes event, local kids had one more gift to give — a ...

Cardinals notch win in program's 1000th game; Area Prep Football Roundup  Newton Daily News

In Week 3 football games, area high school teams went 3-2 and all were on the road. Newton, Prairie City-Monroe and Colfax-Mingo claimed victories while ...

Football squad gives a hand to band  Journal Express

PELLA — The Knoxville Panthers didn't give the school band many reasons to play Friday in a home-field loss to Pella, but they won the band's heart the next ...

Dordt lands Iowa transfer Clayberg  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa | The Dordt College football program just got a whole lot better.

Osky high school jazz band season wrap-up  Oskaloosa Herald

OSKALOOSA —The high school jazz bands had a great winter season, said Director Rich Waddington.

Iowa governor unveils apprenticeship ‘playbook’  Sioux City Journal

PELLA, Iowa — A new online “playbook” is available to guide Iowa employers, high schools and students interested in establishing a registered apprenticeship ...

Panthers fight to the very end against Pella  Journal Express

In a Class 3A battle of Marion County varsity boys' basketball teams Tuesday, Jan. 16, the Pella High Little Dutch held on to beat the Knoxville Panthers 65-57.

Bravo Concert Series names acts for upcoming season  Journal Express

NOXVILLE — Music and magic mix in the line-up for the 2018-19 Bravo Concert Series. Four shows for the season were announced to a crowd of about 50 ...

2018 Tulip Queen Finalists Have Been Selected  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Twelve high school seniors have been selected as finalists to become part of the 2018 Tulip Time Royal Court. The girls will perform a three-minute presentation ...

Iowa high school football: Live updates and instant reaction from Week 6  Des Moines Register

The Register's Cody Goodwin brings you live analysis and updates from the top Iowa high school football action in Week 6.

High School Insider: Pella no longer slouch on diamond

Pella went 15-19 two years ago. Last year's squad finished 26-14. This season's team is ranked No. 2 in Class 3-A after starting the season 12-0.

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for August 27, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 8/27-9/2)

Dallas Center-Grimes football hopes to battle back after missing 2016 playoffs

GRIMES, Ia. — Motivation can take on many forms, and in the case of the Dallas Center-Grimes football team, it sounds like reminders from coaches about last ...

Waukee volleyball star Haley Bush to participate in Senior Classic  Dallas County News

Though the high school season may be over, volleyball continues on for Waukee senior Haley Bush. Announced earlier this week, the Iowa Girls Coaches ...

Superintendent contract extended three years | Local News  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — The Knoxville School Board handed out several administrator contracts Monday, and among them was a three-year extension to superintendent ...

The gift a father gave to his daughter before he died  Des Moines Register

Lexi Hewitt of Pella had yet to shoot her first buck deer. She wanted to follow in the footsteps of her late father. She felt him with her that day.

Meet the Des Moines Register's All-Iowa football team

The Des Moines Register's All-Iowa football teams are here, and each one of them — from Class 4A all the way down to Eight-Player — is loaded with talented ...

Election profile: Congressman Dave Loebsack (D)  Journal Express

Background. Loebsack has represented Iowa's 2nd District since 2007. He is a professor emeritus at Cornell College, where he taught for 24 years. His outlook.

Congressman Loebsack visits Lincoln Elementary | Southeast Iowa  Journal Express

U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack stopped by Lincoln Elementary Friday, Sept. 1 to tour the school with Principal Rich Schulte and to meet staff and students.

Hubbell huddles with health providers about Medicaid  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — Fred Hubbell gathered with health care providers Friday at the home of Iowa's flag maker to stitch together a solution to Iowa's complex Medicaid ...

Why many Iowans won't be able to watch state wrestling on TV

Are Iowans tuning in to high school sports, or left with a blank screen?

The Well will serve Knoxville with new resource center  Journal Express

PELLA — The Well, a ministry that helps people move from struggles to stability, is creating a resource center and thrift store in Knoxville. Its new facility will be at ...

Dordt focused on next step forward  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The Dordt football team is coming off a strong season, but spring practice has a tone that rings true for teams at the top or those.

Bucket list leads to woman's first plunge at age 98  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — It was about time Virginia Kirkpatrick got her feet wet.

Farewell Angelina rolls toward Knoxville show  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — Fiddler Andrea Young claims a unique fame as she rides in the back of a minivan on her way to a gig in Jasper, Indiana.

Former Band Teacher Pleads Guilty to Three Counts of Sexual Abuse

FLOYD COUNTY, Iowa -- A former band teacher in the Pella Community School District has pleaded guilty to three counts of third-degree sexual abuse.

Marion County Sheriff Report | Community  Journal Express

Tuesday, May 16. Deputies responded to 34 calls, including five paper *service* attempts, two inmate transports, four follow ups, two dog calls, seven traffic stops, ...

Bulldogs fall short, EBF wrestlers improve to 28-3 in duals  Ottumwacourier

PELLA — Records, sometime, can be deceiving. Case in point, look at Tuesday night's dual between two area wrestling teams in Pella. On paper, it would ...

Effectiveness Of Sexual Assault Prevention Education For High School Students Questioned

Attempts to educate students about sexual assault in a high school setting sometimes lack effectiveness, IowaWatch interviews with teachers, administrators and ...

Former Iowa band teacher gets probation in 1 of 2 sex cases against him

A former Iowa band teacher, facing sex charges in Marion County, has been given probation in a Floyd County sex abuse case.

New Tea Room replacing gift shop in Scholte House  Journal Express

Maria's Tea Room will replace the gift shop in the Scholte House on April 17. The gift shop was turned into a tea room as the Historical Society found the need ...

Grinnell schools welcome new teachers, counselors and leaders

Classes at Grinnell Community Schools are well underway as are sporting events, school functions and various clubs. Since last spring, there are several staff ...

Sexting lawsuit against County Attorney dropped after settlement  Journal Express

UPDATED: 1:46 p.m., July 17, 2017. KNOXVILLE — A federal lawsuit over a sexting case that was filed against Marion County Attorney Ed Bull was dismissed ...

Carter asks judge to throw out verdict in mother's killing  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE - Jason Carter's attorneys have asked a judge to throw out the civil trial verdict that recently found him liable in the wrongful death of his mother, ...

Mueller crowned 2018 Knoxville Nationals queen  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — Jamie Mueller was crowned the 2018 Knoxville Nationals Queen in a ceremony held Tuesday at the Marion County Fairgrounds.

CHS marching band, color guard place well in competition  Centerville Daily Iowegian

The Centerville High School Marching Band competing in the Marching Band Classic in Fort Madison. Marching band members include Blayne Bailey, Julianna ...

From Young Man to Marine: Graduation in San Diego  KCRG

Three months of high-intensity training culminates in the coronation of the earned title of United States Marine.

Samantha Hedrick driven to succeed for Newton

The swimmer is one of the state's best for multischool program.

Salon makes grand headlines with transition  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — After two decades in the hair care business, Heidi Wallace looked at ease with a huge pair of scissors Monday. She's also easing back into life in ...

Football coach leaves for CCA | Local Sports  Journal Express

Pleasantville varsity football coach Gabe Bakker has announced he will be leaving the school to be the head coach at Clear Creek Amana.

Vaske moves to Districts for Class 3A Golf action  Journal Express

Knoxville's varsity golf team was fourth at the Class 3A Sectional Golf Tournament Friday, May 11 at the Lakeview Country Club Course in Winterset.

West Lyon strikes up the jazz band, earns district title  Sioux City Journal

Drew Balta's heart sank a bit on Monday as Paul McEntaffer announced the second-place finisher in Class 2A at the Northwest Iowa District Jazz Band Festival ...

Former school employee charged with sexual exploitation | Local News  Journal Express

Knoxville police have charged a former Knoxville School District employee with sexual exploitation.

Cardinal Regiment peaks in performances  Newton Daily News

With 125 members, the Newton High School Cardinal Regiment utilizes the talents of about 14.5 percent of the NHS overall enrollment, making it one of the ...

New teachers in Newton Community School District  Newton Daily News

Teachers new to the Newton Community School District for the 2012-2013 school year include the following:

Austin McCarl dominates for 1st win | Local Sports  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE – Austin McCarl drove the TKS Motorsports #2KS to a dominating win in the Ford Season Opener at the Knoxville Raceway ...

Successful hoop coaches take on new challenges at Dordt  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – A couple of basketball coaches with fairly impressive resumes find themselves in a new spot, accepting the challenge of navigating ...

Carson Macedo takes Ultimate ASCS Challenge | Local Sports  Journal Express

OSKALOOSA – Jumping into the Tony Stewart Racing No. 14 for the first time didn't phase Lemoore, California's Carson Macedo at Tuesday's Sage Fruit ...

Kid clips Stewart, sprint stars to win charity cart event  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE — Tony Stewart had a shot at pulling ahead to win his charity go-cart event Thursday, if not for the guy in third.

Brobst – Lakin  Quad City Times

Alyssa Brobst and David Lakin were married August 2, 2014 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Clinton, IA. A reception followed at Eagle Point Park Lodge.

Newton's Jenkins signs to play Creighton softball  Newton Daily News

Versatility is a premium for any athlete. Newton High senior Sydney Jenkins has versatility in spades, especially on the softball diamond. The multi-sport athlete ...

NXN Heartland Girls Team Scores: Wayzata Holds Strong  MileSplit

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Gas line break reported near Park Lane, West Pleasant Street  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE – Around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, a natural gas line break was reported near Park Lane and West Pleasant Street.

Des Moines Community Playhouse Presents 'Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka'  Newton Daily News

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the musical, “Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka,” Friday through Dec. 18. Tickets may be purchased online at ...

Knoxville runs past Clarke | Local Sports  Journal Express

Although it may not have been their best effort of the year, it was a 74-55 win and the Panthers will not give it back. Sometimes it is hard to.

Hoke recognized for service | Local News  Journal Express

The Society for Human Resource Management, Southeast Iowa Chapter, presented Lynette Hoke of Knoxville with a token of their appreciation for her *service* ...

No injuries after camper bursts into flames at campground  Journal Express

LAKE RED ROCK – A family camping at Ivans Campgrounds by Lake Red Rock had their weekend cut short after a fire decimated their RV camper. No one was ...

Jim Carrey mixes laughs with advice at Iowa college graduation

Funnyman Jim Carrey gave some serious advice about self-discovery, fear and happiness to students graduating from an Iowa college Saturday. He also.

Schmeh bids farewell to Knoxville | Local Sports  Journal Express

KNOXVILLE – A line of friends came to bid Tom Schmeh farewell before leaving to be with family in New York. Bob Baker, executive director of the National ...

Iowa and U.S. Representatives, Senators see mental health as priority  Journal Express

Both Iowa and U.S. representatives and senators, agree that Iowa's mental health crisis is a multifaceted problem, with no easy solution.

West Lyon makes most of first state bid  Sioux City Journal

West Lyon's boys basketball team had never earned a berth at the state tournament until 2012.

Photo Flash: WILLY WONKA at Des Moines Community Playhouse  Broadway World

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the musical, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Dec. 2-18, 2016. Tickets may be purchased online at ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 200m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 200 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

US Top 50 Sophomore Boys Indoor Returnees By Event

Check out the nation\'s top 50 boys returnees among the class of 2019 (sophomore) for the upcoming indoor season.

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter hurdles.

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