Today’s Local News

Heat Doesn’t Topple Record for First Day of Fall; Chance in Place Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 5:01 am

While temperatures didn’t quite break records for the first day of autumn in Marion County, more heat is expected this weekend.

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Pleasantville Man Receives Two Felony Charges after Damaging Two Law Enforcement Vehicles

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 5:00 am


A Pleasantville man was arrested following a domestic assault which later resulted in two law enforcement vehicles being damaged and an officer being injured.

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Van Meter Man Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of Child in Pella

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:59 am

A Van Meter man accused of sexually assaulting a child in Pella has been sentenced after reaching a plea agreement.

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2nd Annual Wheels and Wings Memorial Ride is Today

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:58 am


The 2nd annual Wheels and Wings Memorial Ride is today.

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Low Interest Emergency Physical Loss Loans Available to Producers

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:57 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency announced that physical loss loans are available for 10 counties in Iowa, due to four separate disaster events.

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Nana Jana 5K Fun Run to be held Today

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:56 am

The 7th Annual Nana Jana 5K Fun Run will be held today.

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PACE Alliance Herfst Feest Activities Held Today in Pella

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:55 am

Activities continue throughout the day today for the annual Herfst Feest in Pella.

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7th annual HCI Hospice Care Services Bucket Bash will be held Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:54 am


The 7th annual HCI Hospice Care Services Bucket Bash will be held tomorrow.

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Marion County Democrats Hosting Candidates During Fundraiser Sunday

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:53 am

Numerous candidates for state elections will be in attendance at the Marion County Democrats Potluck and Pie Auction.

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Governors Volunteer Awards Ceremony Set for Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:52 am

Volunteers in Marion County will be recognized Monday as part of the Governor’s Volunteer Awards Ceremony in Pleasant Hill.

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IN DEPTH: Employee Recruitment and Retention

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

How do businesses and institutions find and keep good employees? A recent presentation at the PACE Alliance quarterly meeting in Pella offered some ideas. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Diane Finnerty, with the Central Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium and the University of Iowa.

Let’s Talk Pella – Marching Dutch Invitational

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Some of the best bands in central Iowa are gathering to kick off the marching band competition season this weekend in Pella.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Fall Prevention Week

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Registered Nurse Nastia Speck about Fall Prevention Week next week and what people can do to prevent falls.

Heat Advisory in Place Throughout Iowa Today

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 10:39 am

Unseasonably hot weather for the first day of fall as led to a heat advisory for most of Iowa, and may break records throughout the state.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 9-22-17

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 8:44 am

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Three Candidates Announced for Knoxville City Council Election

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 5:02 am


Knoxville will see three candidates run for city council with only two spots available in the upcoming November 7th city elections in Iowa.

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Two Contested Races Highlighted in Tulip City Elections

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 5:01 am

According to the Marion County Auditor’s Office, two races will be contested in Pella.

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Former Twin Cedars High School Teacher Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation by a School Employee

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 5:00 am


A former Twin Cedars High School teacher was sentenced Thursday for one count of sexual exploitation by a school employee.

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Former Pella Spanish Teacher Receives Prison Time for Sexual Exploitation Charges

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:59 am

A former Pella Spanish teacher accused of sending explicit messages to students has been sentenced.

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Stolen Car Lands Knoxville Woman Behind Bars

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:58 am


A car stolen from a business parking lot in Knoxville landed a Knoxville woman behind bars.

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