Today’s Local News

Day Six of the Civil Trial of the Homicide of Shirley Carter

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 6:08 pm

Day six in the civil trial of the homicide of Shirley Carter began Monday with the continuation of the testimony of husband Bill Carter which began on Friday.

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Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report – 12/03/17 to 12/09/17

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Pella Police Department engaged in the following activities during the week of December 03, 2017 to December 09, 2017:

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IN DEPTH: Being an Eagle Scout

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What does being an eagle scout mean?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pella Boy Scouts Colton Edwards, Christian Williams, and Jack Stratton.

Let’s Talk Pella – National Board Certification Renewal

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Jefferson Intermediate Science Teacher Bethany Tangen talks about her renewal of her National Board Certification.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – I-PLEDGE

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with School Resource Officer Kyle Keller about I-PLEDGE and the Knoxville Police Department’s partnership with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 12-11-17

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 11:44 am

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Civil Trial in the Homicide of Shirley Carter Continues this Week

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 5:00 am


The civil trial in the homicide of Shirley Carter continues this week.

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Pella Elementary Teacher Renews National Board Certification

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:59 am


An elementary teacher in the Pella Community School District is among a select group of teachers in the county participating in a nationally-renowned program.

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Knoxville School Board to Review First Draft of the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:58 am


The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session today.

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Central College Celebrates Holidays, Reveals Douwstra Renovation Details at Candlelight Concert

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:57 am

The Central College community celebrated the holiday season with annual tradition over the weekend.

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Supervisors to Discuss Request for Proposed Southwest Urban Renewal Area from the City of Pella

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:56 am


The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session tomorrow.

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Vermeer Chair Remembers Father’s Legacy in New Book

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:55 am


Vermeer Chair Mary Andringa is remembering the legacy and history of her family in a new memoir.

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Dan Gable to Visit Knoxville and Pella Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:54 am


National Wrestling Hall of Fame Distinguished Member, Olympic gold medalist wrestler and 15-time NCAA championship coach Dan Gable will make a two stops in Marion County tomorrow.

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Pella Opera House Kicking Off 2018 Season at Holiday Hoopla Even

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:53 am

The Pella Opera House is launching the 2018 season at a special “Holiday Hoopla” event later this month.

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Knoxville Police Partner with Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division For Tobacco, Alternative Nicotine and Vapor Product Education and Enforcement

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:52 am


The Knoxville Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of Knoxville youth.

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Pella Police Hosting Next Coffee with a Cop Thursday

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:51 am

The Pella area community has the chance to meet officers with the Pella Police Department at their next Coffee with a Cop event.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 12-10-17

Posted: Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 9:00 am

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Knoxville School Board to Review First Draft of the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Posted: Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 5:00 am


The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session tomorrow.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack’s District Representative to Hold Office Hours Monday

Posted: Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 4:58 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in Marion County tomorrow for open office hours.

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Coker Pleads Not Guilty to Two Counts of Child Endangerment Causing Bodily Injury

Posted: Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 4:56 am


A northwest Marion County man pled not guilty Thursday to two counts of child endangerment causing bodily injury, a class D felony.

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