Today’s Local News

2018 Tulip Queen Finalists Have Been Selected

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 10:15 pm

Twelve high school seniors have been selected as finalists to become part of the 2018 Tulip Time Royal Court.

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911 Services Down in Marion County, Pella Call Centers

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 8:30 pm

KNIA/KRLS News has learned the 911 system in Marion County is down.

Local officials are working to resolve the situation. Pella’s 911 services are also out at this time. In the meantime, in an emergency, Marion County residents should call 641-828-8801 and those in the Pella area should call 641-628-4921.

The one to count on for today’s news and information is KNIA/KRLS.

IN DEPTH: Beth Ripperger and the Broken Skull Challenge!

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A Marion County native will compete on a reality TV show–Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge — tonight Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Beth Ripperger, from Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville Public Library Activities and Expansion Project Update

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Director of the Knoxville Public Library, Roslin Thompson about activities coming up at the library as well as an update to the library’s expansion project.

Let’s Talk Pella – OPERAtion Pink

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Pella Opera House Board Members Bobbie Van Vark and Dr. Doug Kanis discuss OPERAtion Pink, coming to the Pella Opera House this Saturday at 11 a.m.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 10-17-17

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 8:20 am

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Knoxville Public Library Receives Grant for the Capital Campaign Expansion Project

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 5:00 am


The Knoxville Public Library’s “Connect to the Next Edition” capital campaign will be awarded a $425,000 Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) Grant from the Enhance Iowa Program.

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Pella City Council to Review Municipal Airport Agreement, Lamppost Lounge Liquor License

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council will review a resolution approving continued municipal airport management with Classic Aviation at their meeting this evening.

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Knoxville City Council Agrees to Wait Longer Before Conducting Another Community Survey

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:58 am


The Knoxville City Council met in regular session Monday.

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Tulip Queen Finalist Voting Ends Today

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:57 am

Today is the final day to select the 12 finalists that will have the opportunity to become the 2018 Tulip Queen.

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Knoxville Alum Takes Part in Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:56 am

A Knoxville High School alum recently competed on the TV show Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge which is broadcast on Country Music Television (CMT).

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Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg to Stop in Pella Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:55 am

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg touring storm damage
in Pleasantville in June 2017

Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg are making two stops in Pella this Wednesday.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack to be in Knoxville Today

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:54 am


Congressman Dave Loebsack will be visiting Knoxville today.

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Vermeer to Host Walk-in Hiring Event

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:53 am

Vermeer Corporation will be hosting their first walk-in application and interview event at the Vermeer Global Pavilion on Tuesday, October 24.

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Regional Directors To Hold Traveling Office Hours in Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:52 am

Regional directors from U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s office will hold traveling office hours throughout the month of November in all 99 counties in Iowa.

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Peggy Hofer Receives Quarterly DAISY Award

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:51 am

Pella Regional Health Center has announced that Peggy Hofer in Surgery is a DAISY Award recipient.

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Area Beggar’s Night and Trick or Treat Dates

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:49 am

Area Beggar’s Night and Trick or Treat Dates:

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Tickets Available for 55th Annual Tour of Homes

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:47 am

Tickets are now Pella’s 55th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes November 30th through December 2nd.

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Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report 10/08/17 to 10/14/17

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 3:07 pm

The Pella Police Department engaged in the following activities during the week of October 08, 2017 to October 14, 2017:

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IN DEPTH: The Little Shop of Horrors

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Little Shop of Horrors is coming to Central College Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with theater professor C.D. Adamson and student actors Alex Kozikowska, from Beloit Wisconsin, Devin McCain, from Pella, Ben Rockswold, from Plato, Minnesota, and Noel Martin, from Solon.