Today’s Local News

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 1; Nutrition

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again, the kids are back to school. What role does proper nutrition play in helping our kids do the best they can in school? In the first part of a five part Back to School Series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Julie Miller, Child Nutrition Director with the Knoxville Public Schools.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella High School Changes

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Principal Eric Nelson discusses ongoing renovations and traffic flow changes at Pella High School.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Miracle Playground Construction

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Ernie Smith with the Knoxville Morning Kiwanis as he continues work on the 4th phase of the Miracle Playground at Youngs Park.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 8-21-17

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 12:35 pm

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Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report 08/13/17 to 08/19/17

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 10:51 am

The Pella Police Department engaged in the following activities during the week of August 13, 2017 to August 19, 2017:

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Cloudy Skies Expected During Peak of Eclipse

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 9:45 am

Today’s solar eclipse may be difficult to see throughout much of the region.

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Knoxville School Board to hold Special Session Tuesday

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 8:57 am


The Knoxville School Board will meet in special session Tuesday.

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Slight Risk of Severe Weather in Place Today Statewide

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 6:15 am

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has a slight risk of severe weather in place this evening and overnight.

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Pella Dancer Wins 58th Annual Iowa State Fair Bill Riley Talent Search

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 6:01 am

A recent Pella High School graduate earned a top honor at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

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Dylan Morse to be Sworn in to the Knoxville City Council

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville City Council will meet in regular session today.

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Knoxville Back to School Night is Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 5:58 am


With students set to go back to school this week, the Knoxville School District will host their Back to School Night tomorrow evening.

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Peace Tree Brewing Company Getting Set for their annual Brews and Muse Event

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 5:56 am

Peace Tree Brewing Company will host its annual Brews and Muse event on Saturday, September 23rd from 4:00 to 10:00 pm in Knoxville.

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Prairie City Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 5:55 am

A Prairie City man is heading to prison after he pled guilty to drug and eluding charges in Federal Court.

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Ruck For Vets to take place Saturday

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 5:54 am


V.F.W. Post 3519 in Knoxville will hold their Ruck for Vets event this Saturday.

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Traffic Flow Changes Made at Pella High School Over the Summer

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 5:53 am

As renovations near completion and with school approaching, administrators at Pella High School are reminding the community about traffic flow changes near the building.

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Knoxville Music Boosters Car Wash is this Saturday

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Music Boosters will hold their Annual Car Wash On Saturday, August 26 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

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Local Businesses and Residents Continue Earning High Marks at Iowa State Fair

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 5:51 am

Local residents and businesses continue to earn high marks in the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

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Pella Dancer Wins 58th Annual Iowa State Fair Bill Riley Talent Search

Posted: Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 6:22 pm

A recent Pella High School graduate earned a top honor at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

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Slight Risk of Severe Weather in Place Tonight and Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 3:32 pm

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has a slight risk of severe weather in place for both tonight and tomorrow.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 8-20-17

Posted: Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 2:22 pm

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