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Friday evening parade cancelled
Jason Brown concert will be performed at the Pella Memorial Building at 7:30 p.m.
Friday's concert moved to Memorial Building
Brown was raised 5 miles outside of Pella
- Tulips, Pella left under blanket of snow - See slideshow By the looks of a tulip on Friday morning around Pella, you would think their petals would easliy fall apart. But not Pella's tulips. These tulips have withstood rain and snow, cold winds and temperatures. They stand tall, proud and strong. Determined not to give in.
- The Tulips Are Standing Tall Despite the Snow!
- Tulip Queen coronation moved indoors, all outside activities cancelled - See slideshow Due to the rain/snow and cold temperatures all of Pella's Tulip Time parade and stage related activities for Thursday were been cancelled. For the first time in the history of the event, the Tulip Queen coronation and Parade of Provinces were relocated indoors to Second Reformed Church in Pella. During the event 2013 Tulip Time Queen Marlee Bokhoven was crowned and her court was officially introduced by Pella's Burgemeester Randy Sikkema.
All Thursday parade, stage activities cancelled
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- Over 2,400 take part in Klompen Classic Robyn Friedman (left) and Danny Ducharme (right) were the overall winners during Wednesday night's Klompen Classic. Friedman, of Newton finished with a time of 18:59 and Ducharme, of Pella, finished in 16:30. A total of 2,415 runners participated in this year's event. Proceeds from the Klompen Classic benefit Crossroads of Pella. All of the money raised stays in our community and helps local families. Crossroads is a local non-profit agency where free counseling is the trademark.
- Tulip Time 2013 Pella’s Tulip Time celebration begins today. The celebration will continue tomorrow and Saturday. The first Tulip Time in 1935 was planned in just two weeks following Pella High School’s very successful performance of an operetta called “Tulip Time in Pella.” Prompted by local businessman Lon Wormhoudt and Central College President Irwin Lubbers, the Chamber of Commerce discussed holding an annual Tulip Day or festival to promote and commemorate Pella’s Dutch heritage. Six committees were formed and they immediately went to work. Pete Kuyper, founder of the Rollscreen Company, now Pella Corporation, was a firm believer in and backer of such a festival. For more information about the event visit http://www.pellatuliptime.com/ or pick up a Tulip Time Special Section at the informational windmill on the square.
- Students learn, take tour of bank Teach Children to Save is a national program that organizes bank volunteers to help young people develop a lifelong savings habit. The program was founded by the American Bankers Association in 1997. MidWestOne bank has been participating in the prog
- Klompen Classic set for tonight
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