Today's Front Page for January 16th, 2017


Current Cancellations & Delays

The Knoxville Snow Ordinance will be in effect from 10pm Monday–8am Tuesday. Any vehicle parked on a street may be ticketed and towed.

Schools

Knoxville Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Pella Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Pella Christian Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Pleasantville Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Twin Cedars Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Melcher-Dallas Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Lynnville-Sully Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Sully Christian Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Peoria Christian Schools on a 2hr delay (Tuesday)
Stepping Stones in Knoxville-AM preschool canceled…daycare will operate as normal (Tuesday)
Morning Headstart in Knoxville is cancelled (Tuesday)
Montgomery Street Preschool morning classes are cancelled (Tuesday)

Community

Morning distribution at Pella Food Shelf is cancelled (Tuesday)

Weather Advisory

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITY…BELOW A QUARTER MILE…AND NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS…DRIVING WILL BE HAZARDOUS WHEN VISIBILITY FALLS
RAPIDLY. PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL AND DRIVE WITH
CAUTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING, SLOW DOWN, USE
YOUR HEADLIGHTS, AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

Today's Local News

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 8:35 pm

Knoxville Police Chief Dan Losada tells KNIA/KRLS News due to the anticipated ice, the Knoxville Snow Ordinance will be in effect 10 p.m. Monday until 8 a.m. Tuesday to allow plows to salt & sand the streets.

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Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 4:46 pm

After dealing with slick roads for most of the day today, residents may have difficulty traveling tonight for a different reason.

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Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Story slams are coming to Pella. What’s a story slam?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pastor Steve Mathonnet-Vander Well and Mike Montgomery, with Second Reformed Church, in Pella.

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Representative Greg Heartsill tells us about the Legislature’s efforts to pass a balanced budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which is about $117 million short according to the Revenue Estimating Committee.

Today's Local Sports

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 6:01 am

After running the first round of the gauntlet that is the Little Hawkeye Conference, Pella Christian returned to same-class competition in a Saturday evening doubleheader sweep against rival Des Moines Christian, as heard live on KNIAKRLS.com.

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Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 6:00 am

Following a physical pair of conference tilts Friday night, Pella lit up the scoreboard in a pair of wins against PCM at Pella High School Saturday afternoon.

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Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad traveled to Cedar Rapids Xavier Saturday, and for a half, the Panthers not only stayed with the Saints, but were leading at the half by two points.

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Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad fell behind early to Carlisle and could never recover in a 55-35 loss to the Wildcats.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 3:12 pm
Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 10:17 pm
Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 1:48 pm
Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 6:39 am