Today’s Local News

PACE Alliance Honors Hall of Fame Recipients at Annual Membership Meeting

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 10:10 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic (PACE) Alliance honored five individuals, organizations, and businesses by presenting the annual Hall of Fame Awards this morning.

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Grass Fires a Nuisance in Marion County

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 6:00 am


Fire crews have responded to numerous grass fires over the past week.

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Major Winter Storm Likely to Have Lesser, But Still Treacherous Impact Locally

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:59 am

A winter storm passing through the northwest half of the state may make travel treacherous for those heading that way over the weekend.

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Red Rock Retro Radio Theater to Perform in Knoxville and Pella

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Red Rock Retro Radio Theater will be performing “Neighbors,” at the Living Word Fellowship Church in Knoxville tonight and at Joan Kuyper Farver Auditorium in Pella on Saturday.

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Pella Community School District to Host Early Childhood Information Meeting

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Parents of kids becoming school age can learn more about the Pella Community School District’s early childhood programs at an upcoming meeting.

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Warm Weather Brings Green Thumbs

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:56 am

Recent warm temperatures across the area have residents anxious for spring and summer activities.

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Cabaret Coming to Pella High School to Highlight Choir Programs

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Vocal Music Director Michelle Chaplin says Cabaret is returning Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th.

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Knoxville High School Jazz Band to take part in IHCC Jazzfest

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville High School Jazz Band will take part in 24th annual Indian Hills Community College Jazzfest this Saturday, February 25th.

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Pella Bands, Instrumental Soloists to Perform This Weekend

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:53 am

Pella High School’s band program is featuring performances this weekend.

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Quit Smoking Classes at Knoxville Hospital and Clinics

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Hospital and Clinics is offering an 8-week smoking cessation class beginning Monday, March 6th.

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Mary Evers Nursing Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The Auxiliary of Pella Regional Health Center is seeking those in need of financial assistance in order to pursue a nursing career.

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IN DEPTH: Home Equity Lines of Credit

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s a Home Equity Line of Credit? How do they work, and what are they used for?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pennie Sommar, with the Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Assistant City Administrator Corey Goodenow discusses a pair of zoning ordinances relating to special use permits and variances with the Board of Adjustment, and previews the upcoming budget public hearing on March 7th.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Sixth Annual Fundraising Extravaganza

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we sit down with Maureen Nichols and Marci Boyd with the Knoxville Raceway Charitable Organization to talk about their upcoming Sixth Annual Fundraising Extravaganza.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 2-23-17

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 8:01 am

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National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Utilizes New Staging Building

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 6:00 am


The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum was able to utilize their new staging building for the first time as the first sprint car was loaded into the building for storage.

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Mahaska County to Explore Legal Options to Leave Regional Airport Project

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors is moving forward in exploring legal options in regards to leaving the Regional Airport project.

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Notice of Hearing and Statement of Charges Against Knoxville Superintendent of Schools

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Board of Educational Examiners of the State of Iowa has issued a notice of a hearing and statement of charges against Knoxville Superintendent of Schools Cassi Pearson.

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Record Warm Weather Transitions Into Winter Blast

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:57 am

Another day, another temperature record falling in Marion County.

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Burning Leaves Leads to Garage Fire in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:56 am


Knoxville Fire and Rescue and the Knoxville Police Department responded to a garage fire located at 801 E. Washington St. in Knoxville just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

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