Today’s Local News

Kiwanis 23rd Annual Family Fun Fair

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville Noon Kiwanis is sponsoring the 23rd Annual Family Fun Fair in Auld Park.

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Police Remind Drivers About Keeping Kids Safe

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

Pella PD Cars August 2015

Now that school is out of session, many kids will be out and about throughout local communities.

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New Knoxville Dance Studio

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:58 am

A new dance studio is opening in Knoxville. Elite Dance by Nicole will offer competitive and recreational dance lessons to dancers from age 2 and half to 18.

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Christian Opportunity Center’s Board of Directors a Family Affair with Three Generations of Vander Molen

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:57 am

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PHOTOGRAPH: Jacob Vander Molen (pamphlet) served on COC’s Board from 1973-1979, while his son Larry (left)
served from 1995-2001, and Larry’s son Troy (right) is in the first year of his second three-year term

Christian Opportunity Center has been around for nearly 47 years and for 16 years and counting the Vander Molen family has been represented on the organization’s Board of Directors.

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Marion County Photo Contest Coming to a Close

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:56 am

Marion County Extension and the Marion County Development Commission are sponsoring the annual Marion County Photo Contest. Categories include scenic, wildlife, and people.

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Staff Work Continues With School Out in Pella District

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:55 am

Class may be out, which means many students are enjoying their summer vacation.

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Garage Sale Benefiting Knoxville Dance Team

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Dance team is holding a garage sale.

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Free Lunches Offered for Kids in Pella This Summer

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

Second Reformed Church in Pella will once again offer free meals to kids in need this summer.

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New Knoxville Dog Park Registration

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

Registration for the Paws and Pals Dog Park in Knoxville will be held next weekend.

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Lake Red Rock Programs for June 3-8

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 5:51 am

Summer activities continue this coming weekend at Lake Red Rock.

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IN DEPTH: Sleep Better

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

May is Better Sleep Month.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jennifer Kain, with the Sleep Center at Pella Regional Health Center.

Let’s Talk Pella – Memorial Day Ceremony in Pella

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

The American Legion and VFW in Pella held a special Memorial Day Ceremony yesterday afternoon to remember the lives of those who served in the United States military. On today’s program, hear some of the poetry, songs, and tributes made, and also learn about some of the places and branches local veterans have served in, and why Memorial Day is important to them.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Superintendent Cassi Pearson- End of School Update

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Superintendent Cassi Pearson Shares about graduation and summer school programs.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 05-30-16

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 27 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SIX MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, TWO RETURN PHONE CALLS, TWO REPORTS OF DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, ONE ACCIDENT, ONE REPORT OF HARASSMENT, TWO DOGS, TWO FOLLOW UPS, SEVEN ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE ANIMAL CARCASS IN THE ROADWAY, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, AND ONE JUVENILE.

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Knoxville Water Works Focused on Safety

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Water Works takes a wide range of precautions in order to secure water quality in Knoxville.

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Seatbelt and Texting While Driving are Main Focuses This Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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This Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Iowa State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will have increased patrol efforts on Iowa roadways with the main focus on seat belt usage.

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Primary Elections Closing In

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Marion County’s Primary Election Day is closing in.

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Memorial Day Service Held in Pella to Honor Service Members’ Lives

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Veterans who have passed away were honored at an annual ceremony in Pella yesterday.

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Firecracker 5K Supporting Veterans

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:56 am

The 9th Annual running of the Firecracker 5K will take place in Pleasantville this summer.

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Central College Professors Recognized for Educational Efforts

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:55 am

Six Central College faculty members received awards this spring for outstanding commitment, energy and innovation.

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