Today’s Local News

IN DEPTH: New Journey Church

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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There’s a new church coming to Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pastor David Woodcock, with New Journey Church, Knoxville.

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Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report – 08/21/16 to 08/27/16

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 1:55 pm

The Pella Police Department engaged in the following activities during the week of August 21, 2016, to August 27, 2016:

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Let’s Talk Knoxville- Senator Amy Sinclair- Legislative Leadership Conference

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Senator Amy Sinclair discusses her time at a leadership conference for state legislators.

Let’s Talk Pella – Community Foundation Changes

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

President of the Pella Community Foundation Jim Brandl discusses the Grow Pella initiative.

Anyone interested in more detailed information about how Grow Pella works and how it could be a benefit to them in their estate planning should contact Jim Brandl directly by e-mail at jbrandl@iowatelecom.net, or contact the foundation through www.pellacommunityfoundation.org

Governor Launches Future Ready Iowa Alliance in Pella

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 10:51 am

Pella High Student Amanda Stanley speaks at the Future Ready Iowa press conference.

Pella High Student Amanda Stanley speaks at the Future Ready Iowa press conference.

Governor Terry Branstad launched the Future Ready Iowa Alliance at the Career Academy of Pella this morning.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 08-29-16

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 19 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, FIVE EXTRA PATROLS, ONE RETURN PHONE CALL, THREE ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE VIOLATION NO CONTACT ORDER, ONE SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, ONE RESCUE, ONE BURGLARY, ONE DOMESTIC, ONE HARASSMENT, ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT, ONE REPORT OF LIVESTOCK IN THE ROADWAY, AND ONE CIVIL MATTER. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 55 CALLS INCLUDING 4 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 46 SUBJECTS.

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Overnight Fire Destroys Martin Marietta Building

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:01 am

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A fire destroyed a building at the Martin Marietta Aggregates plant in Harvey early Sunday morning.

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Knoxville Music Boosters Raises More than $4,400 for Band Uniforms Over the Weekend

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville Music Boosters raised approximately $4,400 for new band uniforms over the weekend.

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Pella School Board to Review Goals and Property Purchases Today

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The Pella School Board will review their board goals and construction projects at their meeting today.

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Women Land and Legacy Group Possible in Marion County

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:58 am

A Women, Land and Legacy group is under consideration for interested women involved in agriculture to create a Marion county chapter.

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Pella HyVee Aims to Fill Pella Food Shelf During Move to The Well

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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HyVee partnered with the Pella Food Shelf on Saturday to provide a boost to the non-profit before its big move.

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Cedar Creek Watershed Protection Meeting

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:56 am

A meeting of the South Central Iowa Watershed Management Authority is taking place next week.

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Two Local Farms Earn Environmental Award from Governor’s Office, DNR, and Dept. of Ag

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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The Iowa Governor’s office, Department of Agriculture, and Iowa DNR presented 94 Iowa farm families with the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award during a ceremony at the Iowa State Fair.

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Film Showing at the Knoxville Public Library

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:54 am

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A Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa titled “Throne of Blood” will be shown at the Knoxville Public Library September 15.

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Pella Community Foundation Establishes a New Giving Opportunity

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:53 am

The Pella Community Foundation Board of Directors approved the creation of a new program called Grow Pella.

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Marion County Democrats Picnic and Pie Auction

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Marion County Democrats will soon hold their annual Picnic and Pie Auction.

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Local Schools Striving to Help Middle School Students Transition Into Teen Years

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:51 am

While students are adjusting to their regular classes as school starts around the county, many of the challenges they face are ongoing throughout the academic year.

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Knoxville Music Booster Fundraisers Successful

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 9:07 am

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The Knoxville Music Boosters raised approximately $4,400 for new band uniforms over the weekend.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 08-28-16

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 25 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE PARKING COMPLAINT, TWO EXTRA PATROLS, TWO RETURN PHONE CALLS, EIGHT ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, TWO RECKLESS DRIVERS, ONE WELFARE CHECK, ONE FOLLOW UP, ONE VIOLATION NO CONTACT ORDER, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE REPORT OF ATV’S IN THE ROADWAY, TWO RESCUES, ONE REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE, AND ONE REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 93 CALLS INCLUDING 9 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 46 SUBJECTS.

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Women, Land and Legacy Chapter May come to Marion County

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 6:00 am

A Women, Land and Legacy group is under consideration, for interested women involved in agriculture to create a Marion county chapter.

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