Today’s Local News

Mail Carrier Hits Sedan Traveling South on Main in Pella

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 2:55 pm

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Nobody was injured when a U.S. Postal Service vehicle hit the side of a Ford Focus at the corner of Main and Elm in Pella.

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IN DEPTH: “A Chrismoose Mystery”

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A Pella author has the perfect book for the young children of Pella to find under the Christmas Tree this year.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lois Vermeer, author of “A Chrismoose Mystery.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Festival of Nativities- Merna Furney

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Merna Furney tells us about the Festival of Nativities, a gathering of more than 150 depictions of the holy family at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 17.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 12-9-16

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 29 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE EXTRA PATROL, FIVE MOTORIST ASSISTS, THREE ACCIDENTS, ONE WELFARE CHECK, FOURTEEN ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, TWO ATTEMPTS TO LOCATE, ONE CIVIL ISSUE, AND TWO FOLLOW UPS. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 59 CALLS INCLUDING 6 911 CALLS.THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 48 SUBJECTS.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Active Shooter Training Proves Effective

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics did three active shooter and emergency lockdown procedure drills yesterday, using a strategy known as the ALICE plan.

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Pella City Council Moves Forward with Washington Street Plans

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council will look to proceed with an ordinance to remove parking and a five-ton load limit on Washington Street from Hazel to East 1st.

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Knoxville Comprehensive Plan Consulting Firm Holding Informational Meeting

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:58 am

JEO, the Ankeny consulting firm hired by the city of Knoxville to develop a new comprehensive plan over the coming year will be holding an informational meeting Thursday, December 15.

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Casey’s to Remove Building from Property Donated to Pella Historical Society

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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At a meeting Monday, Pella Historical Society & Museums (PHSM) board members voted to remove the current Casey’s building on the northwest side of the Pella square.

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Iowa Beef Checkoff Passes

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced Thursday that the vote on the Iowa Beef Checkoff, a referendum to reinstate the fifty cents given to the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association per head of cattle sold, has passed.

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Pella Regional Health Center Welcomes 500th Baby of 2016

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Born Tuesday, Bryson Zander McCloud has already made history.

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Flu Vaccinations Important Before Christmas

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:54 am

Flu season and the holiday season run roughly together, according to Marion County Public Health Director Kim Dorn.

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Blackwood Quartet to Sing Gospel Favorites at Pella Opera House Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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A gospel group with a famous legacy will be at the Pella Opera House tonight.

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Knoxville Community Chorus Performs Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Community Chorus performs their first of two winter concerts tonight at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

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Local Author Writes About “A Chrismoose Mystery”

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:51 am

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A local author is sharing the joy of the holiday season with a new children’s brook.

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Union Street Players to Wrap on The Christmas Post This Weekend

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 5:49 am

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Union Street Players will wrap up their holiday production of The Christmas Post this weekend.

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Casey’s to Remove Building from Property Donated to Pella Historical Society

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 1:05 pm

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At a meeting Monday, Pella Historical Society & Museums (PHSM) board members voted to remove the current Casey’s building on the northwest side of the Pella square.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville-Kim Dorn-National Influenza Vaccination Week

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Marion County Public Health Director Kim Dorn discusses the importance of the flu vaccination in protecting ourselves and others.

Let’s Talk Pella – World War II Memorial Dedicated

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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World War II Veteran Walter Roorda shares his memories from Pearl Harbor 75 years after the attack.

IN DEPTH: Climbing Mt. Everest

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 12:14 pm

A local couple recently climbed Mt. Everest. What was it like, and what did they learn?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bryan and Amanda Schlotterback, from Knoxville.

Pella Regional Health Center Welcomes 500th Baby of 2016

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 9:22 am

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Born Tuesday, Bryson Zander McCloud has already made history.

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