Today’s Local News

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 5-28-17

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 10:38 am

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Integrative Counseling Solutions to host Business After Hours

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce monthly Business After Hours will take place Wednesday.

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VFW to Honor Memory of Veterans During Special Ceremony This Weekend

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:59 am

VFW Post 5242 is organizing Pella’s Annual Memorial Day program.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors to discuss Fireworks

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:58 am


The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in special session Tuesday.

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American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Sell Poppies Friday

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The Pella American Legion Auxiliary and VFW gave out poppies in exchange for donations to help those who served our country now suffering from injuries sustained while in action.

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Arkansas Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Sexual Exploitation of a Knoxville Minor

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:56 am


An Arkansas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Pella Police Department Promotes New Lieutenant

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:55 am

The Pella Police Department has promoted Bret Haupert to Lieutenant.

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Knoxville School Board to fill Vacant Seat Quickly

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:54 am


On May 8th, Vickie Reed took her spot on the Knoxville School Board replacing long-term board member Leslie Miller.

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Pella Police Department Sees Uptick In Scams Over Past Month

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella Police Department has seen an increase in the number of scams reported to their call center.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Asking Public to Buckle Up

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:52 am


From May 22nd through June 4th, state and local law enforcement agencies across Iowa will be stepping up seat belt enforcement.

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Central College Graduate Appointed as Acting Lt. Governor

Posted: Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Just one day after she was sworn in as Iowa’s 43rd Governor, Kim Reynolds is naming a Central College graduate to be her Acting Lt. Governor.

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Habitat For Humanity Dedicates 50th Home Built in Marion County

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 3:04 pm


Habitat for Humanity dedicated their 50th home built in Marion County on Saturday.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 5-27-17

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 1:52 pm

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Accident in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 10:37 am

Knoxville Fire and Rescue and the Knoxville Police Department are on the scene of an accident at Third and Douglas in Knoxville. One person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Strong Thunderstorms Possible This Afternoon and Evening in Southern Iowa

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 6:01 am

A slight risk of severe thunderstorms has been issued for areas of Iowa south of I-80.

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“Rescue Task Force” Training Held in Knoxville for Local First Responders

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 6:00 am


Local law enforcement as well as fire and EMS agencies recently participated in “Rescue Task Force” training in Knoxville.

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Habitat for Humanity to Dedicate 50th Home Today

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 5:58 am


Habitat for Humanity of Marion County will celebrate the completion of their 50th home built at a dedication ceremony today.

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Knoxville High School Class of 2017 Graduation Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 5:56 am


The Knoxville High School Graduation Commencement Ceremony will take place tomorrow afternoon.

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Enjoy Your Holiday, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 5:55 am

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock is reminding everyone to play it safe this weekend when enjoying the lake during the Memorial Day holiday.

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Flooding Causes Suspension of Upstream Work at Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

Posted: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 5:55 am

This week, Missouri River Energy Services suspended upstream work at the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

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