Concerns expressed about increase in prescription drug abuse
Looking back on 2013, there is a trend that concerns not only law enforcement, but those in the medical field. That is the abuse of prescription drugs.
Theater holds many memories for Schwanebeck
Walking around the work-in-progress that is the Village Theater with Curt Schwanebeck, one cannot help but be intrigued by the history that not only the building holds, but that Schwanebeck remembers.
Pleasantville Sno*Ball Festival is this weekend
Pleasantville High School will crown its Sno*Ball King and Queen at Friday's boys' basketball game. The Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce, for the fifth year, will continue the Sno*Ball celebration on Saturday with a day full of activities.
Coaches vs. Cancer total at $55,000
Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer Organizer Jim Uitermarkt reports that the total fund raising effort from Saturday's event stands at $55,000.
- Silent auction raises over $15K A final tally of Knoxville's 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer donation is not available yet, but we do have some figures to report.
Good Shepherd donates to charities
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church has donated $888 each to Knoxville's Backpack Buddies Program and to New Covenant Church's End of Month Meals.
Schedule for tomorrow's Coaches vs. Cancer event
Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer organizer Jim Uitermarkt has shared a schedule for tomorrow's (Saturday, Jan. 25) events.
Coaches vs. Cancer fund raising continues
Cash donations, silent auction donations and shirt sales for Saturday's Coaches vs. Cancer game in Knoxville are on pace with 2013. Organizer Jim Uitermarkt expects another successful event.
Red Kettle Campaign raises over $43K
Donations to the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign in Marion County in 2013 totaled $43,434.65.
Stevensons serve on Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmers Advisory Committee
Two terms as president of the Knoxville FFA were just the beginning of Chasen Stevenson's agricultural leadership. Today, he and his wife, Justine, serve on the Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmers Advisory Committee.
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