Today’s Local News

Knoxville School Board Advances Tennis Courts Project

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville School Board met in regular session Monday.

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Severe Weather Chances Increase Wednesday and Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to return to much of the state Wednesday and Thursday.

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Board of Supervisors to hear request for Knoxville Library Capital Campaign

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:58 am


The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session today.

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SCRAA to Review Environmental Assessment at Quarterly Meeting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The South Central Regional Airport Agency (SCRAA) will meet for the first time since the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors voted to leave a 28E agreement with Pella and Oskaloosa to build an airport in northern Mahaska County.

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Continued

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:56 am


On Monday the jury trial in the civil wrongful death lawsuit of Shirley Carter was scheduled to begin.

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Work Resumes on Upstream Side of Lake Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:55 am

High water levels at Lake Red Rock have subsided and Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) has authorized upstream work to resume on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

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Strikeout for Cancer Games Tonight in Pleasantville

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:54 am


Pleasantville High School will host the first ever Strikeout for Cancer baseball and softball games this evening.

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Stories of Einstein Coming to the Pella Opera House

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella Opera House is welcoming the most famous scientist of the 20th century during a special performance in July.

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Knoxville Food Youth Initiative to take Three Week Break

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Food Youth Initiative’s summer lunch program will be taking a break following this week’s meals as the program coincides with the Knoxville summer school schedule.

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Central College Sustainability Projects Ongoing This Summer

Posted: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The Central College sustainability department has been hard at work this summer aiming to improve practices in both power use and food consumed and produced on campus.

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IN DEPTH: The CCC in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What was the Civilian Conservation Corp doing in Knoxville during the Great Depression? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with author Linda McCann, from Shell Rock.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville’s Long Term Plan

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with City Manager Aaron Adams about Knoxville’s long-term planning.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Amateur Radio Club Field Day

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Kevin De Reus and Roger Stubbe with the Pella Amateur Radio Club discuss the national field day exercise conducted this past Saturday.

Click here to learn more about the club.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 6-26-17

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 12:48 pm

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Knoxville School Board to Discuss Possible City Partnership

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session today.

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Renovation at Pella High School Continues With Students Away for Break

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Construction at Pella High School is at full steam ahead as students are out for summer break.

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Ashlee Dethrow Named 2017 Marion County Fair Queen

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 5:58 am


The 2017 Marion County Fair Queen Competition was held Saturday evening.

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7th Annual Red Rock Balloonfest Set for July 7th through 9th

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 5:57 am

> Photo Courtesy of Balloonfest Organizers

The Red Rock Lake Association, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Pella Convention & Visitors Bureau is preparing for the 7th Annual Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest.

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Pleasantville to host Strikeout for Cancer Games

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 5:56 am


The first ever Pleasantville Strikeout for Cancer baseball and softball games will be played tomorrow evening.

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Pella Amateur Radio Club Simulates Emergencies During Field Day Saturday

Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 5:55 am

A group of area amateur radio enthusiasts contacted numerous individuals from around North America Saturday.

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