Archive for November, 2018

Melcher-Dallas Opens Up BGC Play Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 5:51 am

Melcher-Dallas will open up Bluegrass Conference play tonight against Ankeny Christian.

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Pins push Central to easy wrestling win

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 5:50 am

Piling up the points early and often, the Central College wrestling team streaked past Augustana College in a 46-4 win Starting with a forfeit at 125 pounds for Chase Poston, Central won the first nine matches of the night, including four pins, a technical fall and a major decision.

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Potential Flooding a Concern with Rain Expected Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 5:01 am

A potential winter storm impacting northwest Iowa make bring moderate to heavy rainfall to south central Iowa, beginning overnight tonight through Sunday.

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Marion County Special Olympian at Coin Flip for Big Twelve Championship Game

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 5:00 am

One Special Olympian from Marion County will be front and center at tomorrow’s Big Twelve Championship Game, as she helps with the opening coin toss.

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Pella City Council to Hear Streetscape Update Soon

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council will hear a final report about the design concepts of the downtown Streetscape meeting soon as the project enters the next phase.

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Holiday Extravaganza to Kick Off Christmas Season Tonight in Indianola

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The 2018 Indianola Holiday Extravaganza takes place tonight on the Indianola downtown square.

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Blue Christmas at Knoxville Church to Help with Pain, Grief at Holidays

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:57 am

It’s a time of peace, joy and laughter; a description of Christmas, which for many people simply doesn’t ring true.

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Sinterklaas Coming to Pella Saturday

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Sinterklaas is coming to Pella this weekend.

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Girl Scouts Hosting Cake Auction Tonight in KNIA Indianola Office

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Local girl scout service units are hosting a cake auction during the Indianola Holiday Extravaganza event.

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National Meth Awareness Day Aims at Prevention, Education

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:54 am

Methamphetamine has grown from a street drug problem to one affecting society’s mainstream, as its highly-addictive nature draws users further and further into the darkest aspects of abuse.

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Albia Man Receives Probation for Theft of Nearly $8000 from Pella Walmart

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:53 am

An Albia man has been sentenced to probation in connection to stealing nearly $8000 from the Pella Wal-Mart.

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Indianola Fire Department Warns Residents to Take Precautions While Decorating

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:52 am

As the Christmas holiday quickly approaches, the Indianola Fire Department has several safety tips for residents wishing to put up decorations.

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Harvest Winding Down After Being Slowed by Weather

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:51 am

The fall harvest season is nearly over, and those in agriculture in Iowa are hoping to put the difficulties they’ve been facing this fall from bad weather and economic troubles behind them.

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Local Farming Operations Receive Funds from Trump Tariff Payouts

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:50 am

Several area farmers will receive aid from the US Department of Agriculture after retaliatory tariffs struck the soybean and hog industry.

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Knoxville Community Chorus Gets Ready for Holiday Concert

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:48 am

The members of the Knoxville Community Chorus have been singing Christmas carols well before the holiday season, getting ready for one of their big performances of the year.

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Dollars for Scholars, Marion County Bank Fundraising at Pella-Pella Christian Games

Posted: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:47 am

Multiple fundraisers will be held during the Pella-Pella Christian basketball game this evening.

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IN DEPTH: Simpson College Orchestra as heard on AM 1320 and FM 95.3/94.3 KNIA

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 11:13 pm

Music can take us on wondrous journeys. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Linda Benoit with Simpson College.

David Paul Flattery

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 8:54 pm

David Paul Flattery age 62 of Knoxville passed away on Tuesday November 27th. Memorials may be given to his family and will be distributed in his memory. The Winfield Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Christmas Drama

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 7:44 pm

The Federated Fellowship Church in Pella will hold their Christmas Drama “Heaven’s Got Talent” on Friday December 7th at 7:00pm and Saturday the 8th at 2:00pm.

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Dubuque Drive Reopen After Flooding

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 2:05 pm

A portion of Dubuque Drive near Wildcat Creek, which has been closed since early October due to flooding, has been reopened.