Today’s Local News

Accident with Injuries on Highway 92

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:05 pm

A multi-vehicle accident took place on Highway 92 west of Knoxville Saturday afternoon. A car and a truck were involved in a collision in the westbound lane, with multiple injuries transported from the scene.

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Winning Ticket Drawn at Knoxville Raceway for Sprint Car Raffle

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Out of a barrel filled with 10,000 tickets, one named emerged; and Christopher Owsik of Jackson, New Jersey is now the owner of a brand new sprint car…courtesy of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Pella Community Working to Add School Resource Officer

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:59 am

The first major step in adding a school resource officer in the Pella community was completed this week when the Pella School Board approved funding nearly half the cost of the hire at their meeting.

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Indianola School District Working on Goals Set in August

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:58 am

With the holiday break signifying the halfway point of the school year, the Indianola School Board reflected on the goals set forth by Superintendent Art Sathoff in September.

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Downtown Knoxville Store’s Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Expansion

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:57 am

One downtown Knoxville store is now two boutiques in one; a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon at Furniture Boutique marked its merger with the adjacent Chic Boutique into a single larger store…which now offers an eclectic array of items for sale.

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Vermeer Corporation Collects Over 70,000 Pounds of Food in Annual Food Drive

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:56 am


In what was a trying 70th anniversary for Vermeer Corporation, employees came together to collect thousands of pounds of food for those in need throughout central Iowa.

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Warren County Courthouse Auction Today

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:55 am

A liquidation auction will be held for all remaining items in the Warren County Courthouse today.

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KMS Band Holds Holiday Concert at Knoxville Public Library

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:54 am

No silence in the library on Friday afternoon, as the Knoxville Public Library hosted a performance of holiday music and other songs by the Knoxville Middle School band.

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Pella Historical Society to Host Windmill Winterim Classes

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:53 am

Pella Historical Society is hosting their Second Annual Windmill Winterim Classes in January.

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Warren County Conservation Hosting Ice Fishing Course

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Warren County Conservation is hosting a clinic to learn the basics of ice fishing in the new year.

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Pleasantville City Council to Get Updates on Street Project, Developments

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:51 am

The Pleasantville City Council will meet Monday.

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Christmas Tree Pickup in Pella Begins Dec. 31st

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:50 am

Christmas trees in Pella will be picked up December 31 through January 4.

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KNIA and KRLS Get Ready for Continuous Holiday Music

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:48 am

The upcoming Christmas holiday means continuous Christmas music here on KNIA and KRLS.

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Pella Basketball Teams Kickstart Food Drive Competition

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:47 am

What started as a typical gift exchange between the teams for the holidays turned into a competition to fight hunger locally.

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KNIA Broadcasting Live on Indianola Square Today

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:46 am

The KNIA Big Red Radio is broadcasting live on the downtown Indianola square today, collecting non-perishable food donations for the Ellis Law Offices Radio Food Drive.

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Roads Reopen in Rural Marion County After October Flooding

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 2:59 pm

Portions of Briggs Street and Coolidge Street closed off due to flooding in October have now been reopened.

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IN DEPTH: Midwestern History Matters as heard on AM 1320/FM 95.3/94.3 KNIA and 92.1 KRLS

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Let’s Talk Indianola – Warren County Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Bass

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Indianola, we talk with Warren County Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Bass about the recovery from the June windstorm as heard live on AM 1320/FM 95.3/FM 94.3 KNIA.

Let’s Talk Pella – Project Lead the Way

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Middle School Science and Engineering Teachers Susan Lyons and Josh McCollam and David Neumann with Cargill discuss a donation of a 3D printer by the manufacturer to the school.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Holiday Fire Safety

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of Let’s Talk Knoxville, we meet with Knoxville Fire Chief Cal Wyman to discuss holiday fire safety; as heard on AM 1320/FM 94.3/FM 95.3 KNIA and FM 92.1 KRLS.