Archive for April, 2017

Keitges To Run At Drake Relays In The 1500

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:59 am

There will be a little Knoxville Black and Gold to accent the Blue Oval at the 108th Drake Relays today.

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To Give Help, Habitat for Humanity Needs Help

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:58 am


Habitat for Humanity of Marion County is asking the public for help.

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Arrow Pointing Up for 15th Ranked Pella Christian Girls Soccer Team

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:58 am

With a 5-3 overall record, the Pella Christian girls soccer team has crept into the class 1-A rankings, and is just one win away from matching its victory total from all of 2016.

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Pella Police Department Joins Pella Fire in Recognizing National Donate Life Month

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:57 am

April is National Donate Life month, and local emergency personnel are aiming to raise awareness.

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Knoxville Superintendent is OK with Scrapped Reading Program

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:56 am

A state reading initiative that was designed for 3rd graders who struggle with reading was recently scrapped by state lawmakers.

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Pella Police and Marion County Sheriff’s Office Taking Back Prescription Drugs Today

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Those with expired or unused prescriptions are encouraged to participate in a biannual drug drop off today.

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Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast is Today

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Morning Kiwanis will have their annual pancake breakfast today.

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Jefferson Intermediate Students Raising Funds for Water to Thrive

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:53 am

Central College’s Water to Thrive student leaders kicked off the Jefferson Intermediate School Water to Thrive Penny War.

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City of Knoxville Seeking the Public’s Input

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:52 am


The city of Knoxville is still seeking the public’s opinion for the Knoxville Comprehensive Plan.

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Second Drake Relays Decathlon Title for Brondyke

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:52 am

A former NCAA Division III All-American while at Central College, Kurtis Brondyke finished on top in the decathlon at the Drake Relays men’s division, securing his second career title on the famous blue oval at Drake Stadium.

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Pleasantville Boys Golf Getting Valuable Experience

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:52 am

At the halfway point of the season, the incredibly young Pleasantville Trojan boys golf team has faced some of the top competition around the area, and gained valuable experience to build on for their golf careers.

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Central Student Receives Fulbright Award to Germany

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Central College senior Garrett Southwick of Scottsdale, Ariz., has won a 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Germany.

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Top-three League Finish for Dutch Men’s Tennis Squad

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:50 am

By blanking Simpson College Thursday to the tune of 9-0, the Central College men’s tennis team secured a third-place finish in the Iowa Conference.

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Second Weekend of Racing At Knoxville Is Tonight

Posted: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:49 am

The second races of the season at the Knoxville Raceway is set to get underway tonight.

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Paul “Junior” Pottorff

Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 9:30 pm

Funeral services for Paul “Junior” Pottorff age 87 of Knoxville will be Monday May 1st at 10:30am at the Winfield Funeral Home.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 4-28-17

Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 3:20 pm

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IN DEPTH: Iowa Flood Center

Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Cedar Creek drains southeastern Marion County, as well as parts of Mahaska, Lucas and Monroe counties. The Cedar Creek Watershed Management Authority had a special guest this week.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Larry Weber, with the Iowa Flood Center.

Pella Man Arrested Following Overdose Death Faces Additional Charges for Separate Incident

Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 1:11 pm

A Pella man out on bond from an arrest related to the possible overdose death of a woman was taken into custody again for separate charges a week after the initial incident.

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Let’s Talk Pella – National History Day

Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Sixth grade students at Jefferson Intermediate School discuss their participation in the National History Day competition. They next travel to state on May 8th.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Warm Weather Municipal Codes

Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Arlene Worrell, Community Service Officer with the Knoxville Police Department to talk about Knoxville Municipal Codes for spring and summer time weather.