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Crash injures three
A single-vehicle crash sent three
Federal funding is now approved to continue design of the
Unemployment rate rises
Mayor visiting state capitol to discuss VA
Knoxvilles mayor is traveling to the state capitol Thursday morning to speak with the chair of the House Iowa Veterans Committee about the future of the VA Campus. Mayor Harv Sprafka tells KNIA/KRLS News that both he and
City Council approves budget
The Knoxville City Council approved the 2009-10 city budget earlier this week. Next years levy rate is slightly higher than last year at $15.04 per $1,000 of taxable valuation. Thats according to Knoxville City Manager Dick Schrad. He says the general fund budget is $3.17 million, up $40,000 from last year. Schrad says the increase is due to built in costs, including a 3.25% wage increase from a union labor contract for some city employees.
Pella Christian continues state tournament play this afternoon. The Eagles will play Fort Dodge-St. Edmund in the semifinals of the Class 2A state boys basketball tournament. Tip-off is at 3:45 at Wells Fargo Arena with coverage starting at 3:30 on 92.1 KRLS. Pella Christian is 25-1 on the year.
Officials determine cause of Pleasantville illness
An illness which affected over 70 Pleasantville residents last week was determined to be the norovirus, which can cause vomiting, diarrhea and fever to up to 48 hours, with no long term effects. That’s according to Kim Dorn, Marion County Public Health Director. She says the virus was spread by infected people not staying home from school or washing their hands, which transmitted the virus quicker.
The Pella FFA held their banquet Tuesday night. FFA Advisor Mark Williams says about 124 students and parents attended the event held at the
Students donate blood
Friday is deadline for Dollars for Scholars applications
Friday is the deadline for Pella Dollars for Scholars applications. According to the scholarship organization, applications must be mailed to Pella Dollars for Scholars by tomorrow. Last year, 177 graduating seniors received a total of $70,000 from Pella Dollars for Scholars. Awards are given to students at
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