Archive for October, 2018

Simpson Swimmer Noah Nelson Awarded Weekly Honor

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 5:50 am

Simpson swimmer Noah Nelson was recently awarded Performer of the Week honors after his recent performance on Saturday.

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A KNIA/KRLS News Special Edition News Magazine: The District 28 House Race

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 5:04 am

Dr. Bob Leonard discusses the issues with Republican house candidate Jon Thorup and Democratic candidate Ann Fields.

SCRAA Holds Public Hearing Monday

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 5:02 am

The South Central Regional Airport Agency held a public hearing Monday evening for a resolution to advance into the land acquisition phase.

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Early Voters Can Cast Ballots Up to Election Day

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 5:00 am


For those who can’t wait until Election Day, absentee ballots are still being taken weekdays and Saturday from now through next Monday.

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Central Students and Staff Help Communities with Annual Service Day

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:59 am

Central College students, staff, and faculty spent their Tuesdays lending helping hands throughout central Iowa during the annual service day.

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Indianola and Iowa Wild to Build Ice Rink at Pickard Park

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:58 am

The City of Indianola is receiving a new ice rink at Pickard Park this winter, courtesy of the Iowa Wild.

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Marion County Road Department Preps for Winter Plowing

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:57 am


Warm weather can turn to freezing temperatures and snow with little warning this time of year; so the Marion County Road Department is gearing up for battling winter weather…however bad it may be.

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Tulip Queen’s Announcement Party Tickets Available Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:56 am

Tickets are on sale tomorrow for the annual Tulip Queen’s Announcement Party.

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Indianola Public Library Hosts Trunk or Treat

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:55 am

The Indianola Public Library held their first annual Trunk or Treat event Tuesday night, with different city departments invited to attend and show off their equipment to trick-or-treaters.

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Lunch and Learn Deals with County Employers Needing Workers

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:54 am


The business climate in Marion County has evolved to a point where the strategy has shifted from attracting new companies, to strengthening the ones which are already here.

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Gov. Reynolds, Dr. Christopher Peters to Campaign in Pella, Indianola

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:53 am

Republican candidates for office on November 6th will be making a stop in Pella today.

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Indianola Police Department Warns of Winter Weather Preparedness

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:52 am

With temperatures dropping, the Indianola Police Department wants to remind drivers to stay safe on icy roads.

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Knoxville Public Library Launches Food for Fines in November

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:51 am

If you have any overdue books at the Knoxville Public Library, instead of paying off your fine with money you can offer canned food instead.

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Clinton St. Roadwork in Indianola Nearing Completion Despite Delays

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:49 am

Work is progressing on Clinton St. in Indianola, after several setbacks caused delays to the project.

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Marion County Humane Society Ends Successful Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:48 am


Today marks the end of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and Marion County Humane Society says there’s been a definite upsurge in adoptions during October.

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Central Student Athletes and 92.1 KRLS Partner for Food Drive

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:47 am

Before and during the final home football game of the fall for Central College, student athletes partnered with 92.1 KRLS to collect donations for the Pella Community Food Shelf.

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Indianola School District Approves Facilities Upgrades

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:46 am

The last phase of the facility upgrades at the Indianola School District is nearing completion, after recent upgrades over the last several years to the baseball and tennis facilities, a new playground at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, asbestos abatement, a new heating system, and now the new school administration building.

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St. Paul Lutheran Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:40 pm

The St. Paul Lutheran Church in rural Lacona will hold a Thanksgiving Dinner Sunday November 4th from 11:30am-1:30pm.

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IN DEPTH: Fania Davis as heard on 1320 AM/95.3/94.3 FM KNIA and 92.1 KRLS

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

What is restorative justice? Join us Today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Civil Rights activist Fania Davis.

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