Archive for June, 2017

Governor and Lt. Governor Tour Tornado Damage

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 2:23 pm

Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Governor Adam Gregg, and Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Mark Schouten toured areas affected by Wednesday’s EF1 tornado that impacted the western half of Marion County.

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IN DEPTH: The Secret to Happiness

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local author has a new children’s book. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Karen Fitzsimmons, author of “The Secret of Happiness.”

Let’s Talk Pella – Campground Safety

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Park Ranger Tracy Spry discusses fireworks rules and other safety tips ahead of the 4th of July holiday at area campgrounds.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Texting and Driving and Fireworks

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Chief Dan Losada with the Knoxville Police Department about the driving and texting laws and fireworks.

Dorothy Vande Kieft

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 11:56 am

Funeral services for Dorothy Vande Kieft, age 92 of Prairie City, will be held on Friday, July 7th at 11am at the Prairie City Christian Reformed Church.

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5 ft Bucket for a bobcat, Tire Rims

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 10:09 am

For sale: 5ft bucket for a Bobcat
86 Ranger Tire Rims

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Reconditioned Bikes

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 10:08 am

For sale: Reconditioned Bikes

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Wheelhorses, Trailer

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 10:06 am

For sale: 2 Wheelhorses, 28 ft Enclosed Trailer

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Estate Sale

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 10:06 am

Estate Sale: Friday, June 20th 3-6pm
Saturday, July 1st 7am – 12pm

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Friday, June 30

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 7:57 am

Birthday Winner: Phil Hoffman
Anniversary Winners: Brad & Lisa Thomas

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 6-30-17

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 7:39 am

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Wednesday’s Tornado Rates EF1, Travels Nearly 18 Miles Through County

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 6:02 am

The National Weather Service has completed the preliminary survey of a storm that damaged several buildings and snapped power poles and trees in the western half of Marion County Wednesday evening.

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Governor Kim Reynolds to Tour Storm Damage Near Pleasantville

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 6:01 am

Governor Kim Reynolds and Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Mark Schouten will tour agricultural and home damage in Marion County today.

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Knoxville City Council Shows Support for the KEDC

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville City Council met in regular session Thursday.

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Knoxville Baseball Outlasts Chariton To Sew Up Outright SCC Crown

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 6:00 am

29 combined runs and two extra innings, that is what it took for the Knoxville Baseball Squad to outlast Chariton last night 16-13 to clinch the outright South Central Conference title.

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Extra Law Enforcement to Enforce Traffic Laws for 4th of July Holiday

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Area law enforcement reminds everyone to stay safe over the Independence Day holiday.

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Pella Baseball Falls to Gilbert, Joins Softball Team at Home Against Grinnell Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Four walks and three errors led to a six-run fourth inning as Gilbert came from behind to beat the Pella baseball team 10-8 last night in non-conference action.

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Former Melcher-Dallas Business Manager Sentenced

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 5:58 am


A former Business Manager for the Melcher-Dallas School District was sentenced to 3 years probation and a $1,000 fine Thursday, following a deferred judgment for first degree theft.

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Late Score Gives Knoxville Softball Win Over Chariton

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Softball squad defeated Chariton 4-3 on Thursday after taking the lead late in the game when Katie Keitges scored the go ahead run on a wild pitch in the top of the seventh inning.

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Fireworks Remain Banned at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds everyone that possession of explosives or explosive devices of any kind, including fireworks and other pyrotechnics, on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property is prohibited.

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