Today’s Local News

Lightning Strikes Home in Pella Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 5:01 am

Lightning struck a house at 1018 210th Place in Pella Tuesday evening.

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Knoxville Chamber Hosts “Road Diet” Forum

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 5:00 am


Now that Knoxville’s “road diet” along Highway 14/Lincoln Street is set to become a reality, the focus shifts to how it will be implemented by the city and state – and received by the public.

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Severe Weather Chances Increase on Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:59 am

Severe weather chances increase Thursday as a cold front pushes through the state.

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“Your Life Matters” Sponsors Speaker Presentation

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:58 am


A speaker coming to Knoxville this week deals with the serious subject of preventing suicide in a light but candid manner.

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Pella City Council Adopts Several Ordinances Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:57 am

The Pella City Council approved second and third readings for several ordinances at their meeting Tuesday evening.

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DNR Needs Volunteers Saturday at Elk Rock

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:56 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is calling on volunteers to help out this weekend, with cleaning up and making repairs in its state parks.

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Nominations Remain Open for Tulip Queen Through Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Community members can nominate high school seniors to be a part of the Tulip Queen selection process.

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Library Series Features Book on Nile Kinnick’s Life

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:54 am

The Knoxville Public Library continues its Lifelong Learning Series on Wednesday, with a presentation on the life of one of the University of Iowa’s most beloved football players.

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Celebrate Recovery Holds Kick-Off Event at The Well September 27th

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:53 am


Celebrate Recovery is holding a kick-off event at The Well in Pella.

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GOP Candidates Host Veterans Forum

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Veterans from Knoxville and Marion County had a chance to meet with two key Republican candidates, and discuss issues which directly affect them.

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Central Theatre Department to Present Blithe Spirit

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:51 am

The Central College theatre department presents Blithe Spirit at the Pella Opera House to launch Homecoming festivities.

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PCM Celebrating Homecoming This Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 4:49 am

PCM is celebrating homecoming this week.

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Rain Drops on Marion County Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 7:49 pm

Main Street in Pella at 11:30 a.m.

Rounds of showers and thunderstorms dropped rain over most of the county today.

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Lightning Strikes Home in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 5:51 pm

UPDATE at 7:10 p.m.: Lightning struck a house at 1018 210th Place in Pella earlier this evening.

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IN DEPTH: HCI Bucket Bash

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A local nonprofit that helps us find comfort at the end of life is holding its annual fundraiser in Knoxville–the HCI Care Services Bucket Bash.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Azure Christensen, Foundation Executive Director of HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Nana Jana Fun Run

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with Dan Dennison about the Nana Jana Fun Run.

Let’s Talk Pella – Changing of the Season

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm


Dr. Paul Weihe, Biology Professor at Central College, discusses what to look for during the changing of the seasons from summer to autumn in south-central Iowa.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – September 18, 2018

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 21 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Hay Bale Fire in Rural Columbia

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 8:50 am


No injuries are reported at a hay bale fire near Columbia on Tuesday morning.

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Knoxville City Council Modifies City Hall Hours

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 5:00 am

The City of Knoxville has made a slight change to its staff hours, combining the four-day schedule implemented six months ago with a presence at City Hall on Fridays.

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